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  1. Spanking only teaches violence

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the US where spanking is widely used and even allowed in schools. My experience is that spanking only teaches children that you can solve problems with violence. Is that what you want your ... problem with them. Talk with your children and explain why certain things are wrong. Get angry with them if they are totally out of line, but do not use violence. I think that we would get a much ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cuts Pacific trip after troop deaths

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Avarua

    ... of parliamentarians in the Pacific, compared to 18 per cent globally, and accounted for just a third of the workforce in many parts of the region. Violence against women was “all too prevalent in our part ...

  3. Sack panel on family killing, critics urge

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy As row erupts over his linking of violence with migrant policy, probe chief insists he was misrepresented Critics say the panel investigating a recent family killing case should be dismantled even before its work begins, because its chairman last week blamed immigration policy for much of the domestic violence in Hong Kong. Chairman Aaron Wan Chi-keung reportedly told ...

  4. Living Silence in Burma

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... violence has cowed people in the country into 'political passivity'. There's also humiliation, which the military uses. One tale she tells is of townsfolk ordered to paint ...

  5. Beijing appeals to Muslims after al-Qaeda threat

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said he hoped people would understand 'the truth of the July 5th incident', referring to the outbreak of ethnic violence in Urumqi, capital of the autonomous region, that claimed more ... the violence,' Mr Qin said. 'China and Muslim countries have a long-standing tradition of understanding and respecting each other... the foundation of our relationship was built on mutual respect, ...

  6. The Baader-Meinhof Complex

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... offence; if 1,000 stones are thrown, it's political action.' So reads a communique issued by the far-left Red Army Faction during its campaign of violence in West Germany in the 1970s. ... should look at the motives behind the violence, serves well as a narrator. But Herold's line is hardly taken up by Edel; there's a lack of inquiry into the psychology of the faction ...

  7. Taking it to the streets

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Panel on Welfare Services at the Legco where the domestic violence ordinance was being discussed. The ordinance enables a party to a marriage, or someone co-habiting with a member ... 'It was in 2005 when The Society of Truth and Light did a lot of things to go up against same-sex couples, and now it opposes them being protected by The Domestic Violence Ordinance,' ...

  8. Cries for revenge after extremist murdered

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Killing of Sunni leader raises fears of a new wave of violence across Pakistan Angry mobs screaming for revenge rioted in the heart of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, yesterday after attending funeral prayers for the slain extremist Sunni leader Maulana Azam Tariq. The situation has raised fears of a fresh wave of sectarian Muslim violence across the country. 'We ...

  9. Towards an ideal democracy

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Russian economy, election violence in India and the Philippines and that all of Central and South America are anarchies disguised as democracies. In 'Lessons from America' (July 11), he ... there is Hong Kong, quite small thus easy to manage. It is a political 'open book'. It need not fear violence erupting at the polls, there are no religious conflicts or threats at borders. ...

  10. Two killed in ethnic clash at toy plant

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... fears any form of ethnic violence, ordered an investigation and told major internet chat rooms to remove postings about the incident. The trouble at the Shaoguan factory of Early Light ... the factory security department's indifferent reaction to Han workers' complaints finally triggered the violence. A police officer from the Shaoguan Public Security Bureau declined ...




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