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  • Sep 22, 2014
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Trust can be as crucial as profits

Three months ago, Cheung Kong was still adamant that its sale of Apex Horizon hotel suites was perfectly lawful. It shrugged off criticism that it was exploiting a legal loophole that enables buyers to evade a special stamp duty aimed at dampening property speculation.

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 2:47am

Coping with teenage children

Fred and Sally first took their 13-year-old son Matthew for therapy after his school caught him smoking cannabis for the third time. They have a good relationship with their son, however, and he is sorry for letting them down.

25 Nov 2012 - 11:04am

For HK youngsters, trust is the answer

Teenagers consider trust to be the most important aspect in a relationship, according to a survey.

The Church of United Brethren in Christ's social service division surveyed 3,207 students, aged 12 to 23, over the past two months on their perception of love. Forty per cent of respondents had dated before.

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Take Two

The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything

by Stephen M.R. Covey

20 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Guiding light in a fog of ethics

If you want to know about the social mood on the mainland, you need only watch The Courtyard of the Qiao Family - a recent television series adapted from true stories about a merchant family in Shanxi in the late Qing dynasty.

10 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Distrust in government at record low study finds

Distrust in the government has dropped to a record low since the handover, a University of Hong Kong poll has found.

Only 8 per cent of the 1,012 people interviewed this month said they did not trust the administration, down 7 percentage points from December.

17 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Luckless Brains Trust can make mark this time

The return to a good track should be all the concession that's required for smart Brains Trust to take a leap into Class Two company and return to the winning list at Happy Valley tonight.

Brains Trust, a four-year-old by Last Tycoon, has had dreadful luck in his two starts since winning impressively at Sha Tin on May 29.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

What is the secret to a good relationship?

Elizabeth Cheung, 15

Being an understanding and forgiving friend. Always try to see the other person's point of view - your friend may have done something wrong, but listen to her explanation first. Everyone makes mistakes. Forgive her for her mistakes but remind her not to make the same one again. An understanding and forgiving friendship can last longer than you expect.

6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

How to restore trust in the government

The demonstration on July 1 put paid once and for all to the nonsense that Hong Kong people are only interested in money.

They are interested in the broader welfare of their city which they know is intimately tied up with an open, free and transparent society. They value the rule of law. These are precious rights that are hard won and harder even to maintain.

5 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Super Shine shows promise

SUPER Shine won well last season under Kevin Manning for trainer Stephen Leung and all the signs yesterday pointed to him being on the verge of a return to form.

The six-year-old has had bleeding problems but is exactly the type of horse with which Leung excels.

Yesterday, Super Shine kept on very strongly to the line in the race won by Trust Myself.

13 Oct 1996 - 12:00am