My son's teacher has said he is not good at problem solving, which is ridiculous. He has been in after-school maths programmes for two years and can do all his multiplication tables. He is very good at solving problems rapidly. How can I prove her wrong?Tuesday, 2 April, 2013, 10:38am
I don't think parents should argue in front of their children. Two weeks ago, my classmate told me that her parents had a row in front of her and it scared her. She said she was worried about her family.6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
'Baseball is ninety per cent mental and the other half physical.' Yogi Berra - former American baseball player
I'll see you at half-time.
Who or what is .........?
1 my other half
a. the person I am married to or in a relationship with
b. the person I sit next to at work
2 half-time24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
Report on law reform was lost in black hole
The recent focus on the dismal record of the administration in taking forward the reports of the Law Reform Commission is welcome and may provide some comfort to those who have contributed to the commission's work.3 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
Most of us are flooded with emails, text messages and phone calls at work everyday.
Trying to respond to each and every one of them - perhaps out of the anxiety that we may miss something if we don't - often interrupts our train of thought and flow of concentration and that may render us less effective at work.8 May 2010 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is no longer a harmonious society; as much as a quarter of the adult population across different age groups say they sympathise with using 'radical means' to force the government to respond to their pleas.16 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Almost everyone has times in their professional life when it seems everything is going their way. As if by magic, ideas and suggestions are all finding favour, new business keeps materialising, plans fall into place, and problems that had looked insurmountable suddenly resolve themselves.10 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Vickie Sek is quick to point out that her job is not for the dilettante or the faint of heart. Clearly, the role of director of the jewellery and jadeite department for international auction house Christie's does radiate a certain glamour, but that comes with long hours, hard work and a tough year-round travel schedule.13 Mar 2010 - 12:00am
Downsizing from a large flat to a small studio space does not necessarily mean an equivalent scaling down of comfort or living standards.
People who are serious about living in a confined space can use a number of tricks to make their home as comfortable and efficient as possible.
The key is to keep things visually clean and simple.12 Mar 2010 - 12:00am