Beryl Cook

Rewards reflect improved quality

The South China Morning Post implemented its integrated journalism training and staff development programme in 1993.

Our needs analysis was based on the changing requirements of the Hong Kong environment as it moves towards 1997.

Tuesday, 28 May, 1996, 12:00am

Loving couple's tragic secret

AH-WAI and Ah-wan (not their real names) are a loving couple in their 20s. They live their lives around two sons, and AIDS.

The husband, Ah-wai, tested HIV-positive five years ago after an operation. Ah-wan, a few months pregnant with their second son, tested negative.

But they were determined to save their relationship, which has lasted 11 years.

16 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Welfare's prize guys toast radio show

YOUR marriage might be on the rocks, but call a new RTHK radio phone-in devoted to on-air discussion of family problems and you could win a toaster.

The Social Welfare Department is offering $10,000 worth of home appliances in a bid to tune life-education programmes on to a more commercial wavelength.

16 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Rules for schools tightened

EDUCATION Department inspectors will be able to seize documents from suspected unregistered schools under legislation expected to be adopted soon.

The Education (Amendment) Bill 1993, to beintroduced in the Legislative Council this month, will help the Government prosecute illegal and unregistered schools.

8 Apr 1993 - 12:00am


REFERRING to Beryl Cook's article headlined, ''ESF set to lose shorter school days'' (South China Morning Post, February 10), I would like to point out that Beaconhill and Kowloon Junior School parents had not merely rejected the proposal, but had actually voted in favour of maintaining the present school system of winter and summer hours.

D. GRIFFIN (Parent) Kowloon

15 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

New look for schools plan

A STEP-BY-STEP ''cookbook'' to a new scheme helping parents, teachers and students to tackle drug abuse, gangs and suicide is being issued by the Education Department.

The department has also issued 2,800 Understanding Student Suicide kits to 1,400 primary and secondary schools, and is lining up doctors and psychologists to talk to students.

4 Jan 1993 - 12:00am