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League of Communists of Croatia

Adulthood brings great responsibility

Eighteen is a meaningful number for many people, because it is the age when we enter a new stage of our lives. When we are young, we always want to be an adult, but once we are 18 years old we really have to grow up.

Tuesday, 8 February, 2011, 12:00am

letters

More transparency in government

Two officials at the Leisure and Cultural Services Department have been overpaid housing allowance by a total of HK$1.73 million, according to recently published government accounts.

2 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

A long life is nothing without love

Research has shown that Hongkongers are the second longest-living people in the world, with an average lifespan of 82 years. But I don't think this means that old people in Hong Kong are happy. Many children pay for the needs of their parents but they seldom care for them. For example, they seldom have dinner with their parents - they think that helping their parents financially is enough.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

The dilemma faced by the mainland

China has become one of the leading countries in the world, but it faces fundamental problems that need to be solved immediately.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

letters

Sporting spirit on display

I took part in three events - 800 metres, 400m and long jump - at our school's Sports Day.

Although I did not win any medals, I made a lot of friends.

17 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

letters

Treat the disabled as our equals

The Equal Opportunities Commission was established in Hong Kong in 1996 to ensure we have a fair and just society.

The commission hopes to eliminate all kinds of discrimination and make sure every individual is treated with respect. But sadly, discrimination is common in this prosperous city, especially against the disabled.

14 May 2009 - 12:00am

Quiz winners receive cash awards for year-long US scholarship

Three Form Five students who took part in an online quiz received scholarships for a year-long exchange programme in the United States.

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Learning from documentary making

My friends and I joined a documentary-making competition. It had three categories. Our team made an 11-minute short film on the topic Science, Technology & Environment. It was called Mobile Phone & Communication. To our surprise and delight, we won top prize.

3 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

school news

Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School

Sports day was kicked off with a prayer for sportsmanship, friendship and good will on October 8.

Athletes were encouraged to break their own records and to to accept both defeat and victory with grace.

The cool weather was a blessing to the athletes, who competed in the semi-finals.

10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

letters

Family members are there for you always

A lot of teens find their parents aversive and become rebellious. They tend to rely on their friends and lovers, with whom they share secrets.

Some might even see their parents as 'bad guys' because of their strict rules. I believe the 'strict treatment' comes from a mother or father's love for their children.

27 May 2008 - 12:00am

A new chapter

The next generation of language teachers help Form Three students in their school learn English with story books they wrote and illustrated themselves. Having completed 10 books, the Form Six students at SKH All Saints' Middle School in Mongkok plan to extend the project to make the reading sessions a regular event.

7 May 2005 - 12:00am

Second edition OF ONLINE PAPER

The second issue of an online English newspaper by SKH Holy Trinity Secondary School students will be launched tomorrow.

Student Ideal Masterpiece Post (Simpost) was first launched in December to provide English reading material for A-level students.

28 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Top honours for Brown House

Brown House emerged overall champions at the 17th athletic meet organised by SKH Tsoi Kung Po Secondary School which drew 537 athletes and hundreds of very active spectators.

14 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Pakistanis are marginalised, study finds

Hong Kong's more than 11,000 Pakistanis are being marginalised by language difficulties and discrimination when they try to find jobs, homes or schools, according to a study released yesterday.

The survey of 200 Pakistanis found 81 per cent regarded employment as their most serious problem, followed by housing (68.5 per cent) and children's education (55.6 per cent).

26 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Teens close generation gap

Young and old joined together to bridge the generation gap during a day of music and fun at the Warehouse in Aberdeen.

More than 2,000 elderly people and 100 youngsters gathered at the youth centre for the Unlimited Creativity Carnival.

7 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

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