Theodore Roosevelt

Beijing cool on warming deal

In his own way, Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, was deeply concerned about the environment.

Thursday, 20 March, 2008, 12:00am

Hong Kong Faces

A labour of love has bloomed into a decade-long career for teddy bear enthusiast Gloria Chan Ching-yee, who has striven for perfection in each one she has created since she began learning the craft, and hopes to inspire the same passion in others

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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Children need to have a caring family

It is the parents' responsibility to look after their children, but recent reports indicate that some of them are not doing a good job.

Nowadays, both parents work so they take turns to care for their children who are sometimes left alone at home.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Theodore Roosevelt

Excerpts from Theodore Roosevelt's speech 'The strenuous life' in Chicago on April 10, 1899:

14 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Jetset teddies enjoy the bear necessities

Teddy bears may be renowned for having picnics, but that just doesn't cut it for the modern bear - it's a holiday in Europe or nothing.

That, at least, is the experience of one bear, whose Hong Kong medical student owner has become the first international client of a wacky new section of the travel industry - European holidays for teddy bears.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Words of inspiration

'People ask the different between a leader and a boss ... The leader leads, and the boss drives'

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

26th president of the United States

8 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Size's consistent star can be the Gem of Sha Tin

Champion Australian trainer John Size holds all the aces in the $2 million Tung Chung Handicap at Sha Tin this afternoon where his three entries, Dr More, Gem Of India and Liberal's Choice, each has strong claims to add to his tally. The best chance from Size's trio is consistent Gem Of India, who has missed the frame just once from 12 local starts.

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

A big hug for that unbearably cute cuddly

THE TEDDY BEAR made its mark as a Christmas novelty 90 years ago and is now considered the most popular stuffed toy in the world.

It takes its name from United States President Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt who, in 1902, refused to shoot a black bear tied (probably by a sycophant) to a tree during one of his hunting trips.

1 Dec 2000 - 12:00am