Writing during this festive season, I recall two happy episodes when my now grown-up children were small.Sunday, 23 December, 2012, 12:21pm
Santa Claus … It’s almost time for the world’s favourite bearded fat man to gee up his reindeers again.23 Dec 2012 - 12:06am
Once upon a time it was an unremarkable village in the former East Germany, with a rather misleading name: Himmelpfort, or Heaven's Gate, though there is not that much heavenly about it.18 Dec 2012 - 4:08am
Gangsters in one of Canada's most crime-ridden cities can expect a special greeting card this Christmas - from a local police chief dressed as a jolly Santa Claus carrying a machine gun and wearing SWAT gear.
The card was being mailed out this week to "prolific offenders, property offenders and persons known for drug and gang activity", said police in Abbotsford, near Vancouver.13 Dec 2012 - 5:35am
Nothing could be much worse at this time of year than for a young child to write to Santa Claus but get no reply back from the North Pole. The good news is in Hong Kong, this does not happen.9 Dec 2012 - 3:59am
Obama begins Asia swing17 Nov 2012 - 1:17am
Raising funds for charitable causes is not easy at the best of times. But when the economic outlook is uncertain, it becomes even more challenging. The record sum of more than HK$16.5 million raised by Operation Santa Claus is, therefore, impressive. It is a credit to the many people who took part in the campaign, from schoolchildren to the senior executives of multinational corporations.19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Deacons, the city's oldest and largest independent law firm, has become a major donor of Operation Santa Claus.
Lilian Chiang, a senior partner of Deacons, said the decision was made because the charities which the Operation Santa Claus supports were well-deserving.16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Li & Fung Group's staff flexed their muscles and used their creativity to make the group's first year as a major donor to Operation Santa Claus a huge success by raising HK$180,000.9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The cheers and laughter of some 100 athletes from nine corporate teams filled the air at the Ma On Shan Sports Ground as they gathered to have fun and raise money for Operation Santa Claus.
They were taking part in the first corporate sports day to be organised by the annual fund-rasing appeal co-sponsored by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Staff from Maxim's Group rolled up their sleeves this Christmas to create 150 multicoloured sand bottles to give to members of the Boys' Brigade Hong Kong - a beneficiary of Operation Santa Claus (OSC) this year.30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Creativity is in full flower when Rothschild's employees turn their minds to raising money for Operation Santa Claus at their Christmas party.
In past years, they have auctioned their services when, for example, a managing director offered a five-course champagne dinner for four at his luxurious flat. Another bought breakfast for colleagues for 10 days.29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Philanthropist Laura Chen has an ambitious goal. She wants to eradicate hepatitis B.
Chen, head of the Zeshan Foundation, a private philanthropy arm of the Chen family, which made its fortune as a property developer through the Hang Lung Group, is confident the goal is achievable, although it will take time.27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
As the world prepares for the arrival of Christmas Day, intrepid Young Post reporter Dennis Goodboy caught up with Santa Claus before his big trip.
Dennis: So let's get right to the point, why no presents for dogs?24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
David Bruce Hong made his first contact with Operation Santa Claus in mid-December when he joined the appeal as a major donor.
A week later, the holiday booth his company set up at Pacific Place was raising money for this fund-raising campaign organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am