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Aggression

Is North Korean rocket launch really an act of aggression?

Scientists and technicians at the General Satellite Control and Command Center on the outskirts of Pyongyang watch the launch of the Unha-3 rocket. Photo: AP

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

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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

Stalking law 'has to cover media'

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

Balancing privacy and press freedom

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

Proposed law would create crime of stalking

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

Feeling aggressive? It could be your 'warrior gene' in action

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

Butting out the bullies

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

Publisher Sphere

Number of Pages 180

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Letters

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

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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

Case for stalking law still being examined

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

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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

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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

Intrusion fears unresolved

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

this book at a glance

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

Sort it out!

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

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