Show a little kindness

Children at Think International, a Hong Kong kindergarten and primary school, have been even kinder than usual to one another this past week.

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 12:00am

Cornering cowardice

On May 22, a 27-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her mainland boyfriend at the Futian border crossing after she approached him with a new, Hong Kong boyfriend. The woman ran for almost 50 metres with her killer in pursuit.

31 May 2009 - 12:00am

If you enjoy it, you're probably good at it

Everyone has their own talents and abilities. We shouldn't discriminate against others.

Take students and teachers for example. Some students are good at mathematics while others are good at English.

Some teachers are good at science so they teach the subject.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Virtue or vandalism?

Is the mass concreting of rural paths throughout the New Territories a pointless make-work exercise for the construction industry or does the programme serve a useful purpose for hikers? Share your views. Write to us.

28 May 2006 - 12:00am

Six core virtues of humanity

Psychologists are generally brought in only when things go wrong. They are not like plumbers or politicians, who are called upon to fix problems in systems that they, or a member of their fraternity, had a large say in developing.

20 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Graduates urged to uphold traditional virtues

Young people must be ready to face challenges in their careers with modesty and perseverance, pupils at a speech day heard.

Speaking at Sha Tau Kok Government Secondary School, North District education officer Wong Hon-po said graduates should strive for success no matter what profession they entered.

21 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Rights a privilege, not a gift

Once again James Chu has hit the bull's-eye. I refer to his letter concerning 'rights' (South China Morning Post, March 19).

25 Mar 1997 - 12:00am


ON September 26, your columnist Kevin Sinclair wrote a diatribe against Vietnamese refugees - 'With one voice we say - Go home Viets', which I charitably assume was written as a parody of the Western 'gutter press'.

5 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Let's show that we really care

RECENTLY, there has been a lot of criticism of Filipino maids.

However, I think it is totally ridiculous to be so critical.

Most high-ranking government officials and the better-off class enjoy the convenience of having a Filipino maid to help tend to their children and do other menial chores.

4 Mar 1993 - 12:00am