The Japanese chef who dished up sushi for North Korea's ruling dynasty for 13 years believes no one should be upset by the North's firing of a long-range missile.Thursday, 13 December, 2012, 2:32am
Hey, World Water Day is tomorrow
Let me introduce World Water Day to you all. Unlike Earth Hour in which we switch off our lights on March 31, World Water Day seems to be less well-known.
The event was started by the United Nations in 1993 and is held on March 22 every year.21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
A chorus of voices is opposing media attempts to be exempted from a proposed anti-stalking law, with some criticising the paparazzi as seeking to rise above the rights of others.
Singers, actors and other entertainers are among critics arguing an anti-stalking law is badly needed.21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Mobile phones and the internet have long widened the scope for stalking. If this form of harassment poses a bigger problem now than a decade ago, the various technological developments would be a contributing factor. For all of that time the government has been in possession of a report from the Law Reform Commission proposing that stalking be made a criminal offence.4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The government plans to make stalking a crime, 11 years after that was first proposed by the Law Reform Commission.
Under the proposed law, released yesterday for a three-month public consultation, stalkers will face up to two years in jail and a fine of up to HK$100,000.20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Do you have the 'warrior gene'?
I believe that I am a peaceful man, longing for harmony: I never shout at lazy students (yes, they do exist at Asia's No1 university, HKUST); and I never used to beat my two boys when they were small and very naughty. As a scientist, however, I like creative solutions and am ready to take big risks.10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Obnoxious and rude employees can do terrible damage to both their colleagues and their company
Book The No Asshole Rule
Author Robert Sutton
Publish Date 2007
Number of Pages 1807 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
What has triggered this massacre madness in the United States?
Questions have been raised as to what triggered Cho Seung-hui's mass murder at a university in the United States. Most of us have settled with the answer that he was simply mad.22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Advantages of reading books
Reading books has many advantages.
Firstly, reading books can help you improve your reading skills. This may help in exams because you have learned to read fast.
Secondly, reading books can help you expand your vocabulary if you check new words you come across in the dictionary.22 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Stalking laws, if introduced, would combat harassment by debt collectors, say government officials.
The number of reports of crimes relating to debt collectors fell last year to 1,903 from 2,355 the previous year.15 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Earth is our home - take care of it
The universe is fascinating. There are so many stars and planets.
I am especially interested in Mars. We may be able to live on Mars in the future, so I want to find out more about it.
The universe is mysterious and huge. There are many places for us to explore.9 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Make mainlanders feel at home
Every day 150 mainlanders are given the right of abode in Hong Kong. Many of them are children, but only a small portion of government resources is allocated to help them better adapt to their new environment.
This has exposed them to various problems in school and society.8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
The review of the privacy law was conducted by the Law Reform Commission between 1989 and 2006. A subcommittee looked into five areas: protection of personal data, interception of communications, stalking, civil liability in invasion of privacy, and media intrusion of privacy.1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
1 Business is like a constant state of warfare in which you sleep with the enemy every day. Your assets include business friends and others whose self-interest is identical to yours. 'As assets, your permanent and temporary allies, friends and friendly enemies must be plotted for, sculpted, moulded and sent off to do no particular end in sight,' writes Stanley Bing.13 May 2006 - 12:00am
Conflict is a part of life: conflict at school (That's my seat!), conflict at home (Do we have to watch this?) and conflict at work (I'm doing all the work!). But conflict isn't necessarily bad if you know how to deal with it. Handled well, conflict strengthens a relationship. Handled poorly, it causes resentment. Here are six tips to help you conquer life's daily battles.6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am