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  1. Helpful tips on tricky words

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know the difference between 'advice' and 'advise'? Advice (n)- an opinion If you give someone advice, you give them suggestions or guidance as to what they should do in a particular situation. Advise (v)- to suggest or recommend ...

  2. Book Wrap

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... a mentally disabled character are tricky affairs. They can easily descend into condescension, sentimentality or quirkiness and end up as mawkish junk. These three titles are outstanding examples ...

  3. 'Leftover' relief donations diverted

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a media backlash over Guangdong Charity's idle funds. Professor Deng Guosheng, an expert on non-governmental organisations from Tsinghua University, said allocating funds was tricky ...

  4. Group marks 60 years of tactful prying into the bedrooms of HK

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... by problems or illnesses related to sex or reproduction. Humour has always been an important element in its campaigns, given the need to get messages across to the public about tricky subjects without ...

  5. Final stretch

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cost. But the trouble is it's tricky to define success in politics. One common test is to ask yourself if you're better off at the end of a leader's term in office than ...

  6. Lawyers stand up for the weak and disadvantaged

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Mark Daly regards himself more as a human rights activist than a lawyer. 'I use the law to promote human rights,' said the Canadian advocate with a 15-year history of helping disadvantaged groups- from Vietnamese boatpeople to asylum seekers. He and law partner Peter Barnes have just lost one tricky case, an effort to require the government ...

  7. Two Caravans

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... tricky third novel. ...

  8. Well in control of your future

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wu and the airport. He describes that branch as a Shaolin monastery where you meet all sorts of people, from illegal workers to foreign helpers, and face tricky situations. Then he joined ...

  9. Baby Love

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... an Argentinean woman who agrees to trade her womb for a sham marriage with Manu and, thus, a French passport. Instead, the inevitable happens. The deal between Manu and Fina gets tricky as love rears its ...

  10. My wild and weird years as a vet in HK

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... sticking out of a hole in its abdomen'. There were also many tricky pet traders. 'Many mongrel puppies became 'panda dogs' after they were dyed in unusual colours, ...




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