Computer Science

Adopting cats

Listen to Polly talking about the charity work she does. Then answer the questions and fill in the forms about the cats available for adoption

1 When did Polly get her first cat?

a. when she was a teenager

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 12:00am

Models need more than looks

Modelling is more than posing for the camera or doing something for fun. It is a profession requiring talent, skills, courage and the right attitude, like most jobs.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Forgive Ruby for rude video

A video taken by a Secondary Five student called Ruby is circulating on the internet. In the video, she points out some pronunciation mistakes made by a teacher at a public examinations centre. Her arrogance and bad attitude in the video have made many people criticise her.

15 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Gripping read as friends go on the run to save precious cat

The Last Free Cat By Jon Blake Published by Hodder ISBN 978 0 340 94474 5

Authors of youth fiction like to set their novels in the future, which gives them the freedom to create a world exactly as they want it. Jon Blake's setting for The Last Free Cat is futuristic , but not so bizarre that readers will dismiss it as impossible.

31 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Almost 5'4'

Almost 5'4' by Isobella Jade Friday Books HK$108

17 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Job transfer costs bipolar nurse dearly

A nurse who had bipolar disorder complained to the Equal Opportunities Commission yesterday after the Hospital Authority transferred her to a clerical job that paid a third of what she had been earning.

28 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

An invisible girl in a wacky future

The Wall and the Wing Laura Ruby Published by HarperCollins ISBN 978 0 00 721008 4

Set in the not-too-distant future in New York City, Laura Ruby's The Wall and the Wing is imaginative, exciting and funny.

It is definitely one of the most original reads of the year.

25 May 2009 - 12:00am

My So-Called Love

My So-Called Love Barbie Hsu Hsi-yuan, Eddie Peng Yu-yan, Joseph Chang Hsiao-chuan, Easton Tung Ming-hsiang Director: Leading Lee

The publicity literature touts My So-Called Love thus: 'After Cape No7, Taiwan's most talked about movie of 2008.'

8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Parents angry over late notice of fee increase

A delay in informing parents of a hike in tuition fees for the new academic term has landed a local kindergarten in hot water.

The failure on the part of the Greenfield English (International) Kindergarten (Tung Chung) to inform parents of the HK$310 rise in monthly tuition fees before the summer holiday began has incurred the wrath of parents.

20 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Ali brothers guide super Shaheen to edge of title

Asghar nets five times, while Akbar and Asif weigh in during 12-1 rout of Macau

Shaheen smacked in a dozen goals past clueless Macau to move a step closer towards retaining the South China Premier League title for a second successive year.

8 May 2006 - 12:00am

Last chance to submit your ideas for the waterfront

I agree the government should clean up and protect Victoria Harbour. Because of the limited land and the development of commercial buildings, the government has reclaimed the harbour. This has affected marine creatures and ruined the appearance of the harbour.

22 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Designer reaches for the sick bag to add a welcome splash of colour

When British multimedia designer Oz Dean flew to Hong Kong from Sydney in 2000, he must not have been feeling too well. For it was on that flight that Oz stared at an airplane sick bag and came up with the idea of 'Design for Chunks'.

Since then, he has organised three annual contests to adorn the banal in-flight sick bag.

6 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

3D advances pose exciting challenges

I have big hopes for the future of three-dimensional (3D) illustration. I believe that 10 years down the road every photograph we take will automatically convert to 3D and we will be able to move furniture around in our photos just like we do in real life.

16 Nov 2004 - 12:00am


Ruby's Wish

Shirin Yim Bridges

Chronicle, $125

24 May 2003 - 12:00am

Sensible decision

I would like to thank TVB Jade for its live Olympic Games coverage of the badminton mixed doubles final on September 21.

The station was originally scheduled to take a break for cartoons at 2.30pm but it continued to show the final between Indonesia and China which turned out to be an extremely exciting match going right down to the wire. Eventually the Chinese won.

25 Sep 2000 - 12:00am