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Angry teachers take discipline too far on China's Children's Day

In one of child abuse, a five-year-old boy was nearly smothered with a quilt, while in the other seven kindergarten children had their arms cut with scissors. The offender in both cases was their teacher.

Monday, 3 June, 2013, 7:46am

Wenger appoints German debt collector at Arsenal

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger. Photo: Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed his faith in German economic efficiency by saying it was the reason why defender Per Mertesacker had become the club's debt collector.

24 Jan 2013 - 3:09am

Firefighters say bosses lied over disciplining staff

An angry firefighters' union accused management of lying after a letter sent to the union over disciplinary action contradicted what the fire chief publicly told the media.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson



Nearly 25 years after Janet Jackson's brother released Thriller, and seven of its nine tracks made the Billboard top 10, it's nice to see that at least some one in the Jackson family is still putting out music.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Education provides solid foundation

Students graduating from university will usually find it easier to get a job, but that doesn't necessarily mean that university education is a guarantee of success.

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Training is the key

Motivational speaker Denis Waitley doesn't believe in mind over matter. In town for a private dinner lecture to a small group in the luxury marketing trade, the behavioural psychologist thinks success comes from training, practice and preparedness. 'If you train enough, even if you don't believe, you can still do it,' he says. 'It's not just attitude.

28 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Discipline issue

Should district councillor Alex Ho Wai-to be disciplined by the Democratic Party after nearly six months' detention in the mainland for hiring a prostitute? Should Mr Ho have to answer to anyone for what happened? Share your views: write to us.

30 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Victory in the battle for self-esteem

Eighteen teenagers in military uniform set off, following the whistled commands of their coach. With perfect discipline and precision, they struck at their target.

Watching this display, it's hard to imagine that these are the same San Wui Commercial Society Secondary School students who are said to have behavioural and learning difficulties.

21 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Disciplinary disputes to be settled sooner

Misbehaving civil servants can be dealt with in just three weeks under a new mechanism to shorten disciplinary procedures.

At present, it takes about seven to 18 months to handle cases which involve a hearing. Even without a hearing, it can take up to nine months.

11 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Watchdog raps ATV

The television and radio watchdog disciplined ATV yesterday for showing a medical documentary with close-ups of surgery while children might have been watching.

The Broadcasting Authority issued an 'advice' - the lowest form of punishment - over the programme Innovations because it was shown in the afternoon during 'family viewing hours'.

12 Nov 1999 - 12:00am