We need a Tougher Drug Test

September 30, 2010 0
According to official statistics from the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, the number of reported abusers under the age of 21 has increased by 18% to 2729 last year. This shows that more and more young people are abusing drugs and the problem of drug abuse among school students are getting more and m.........Read More

Urgent review of consumer protection needed

September 30, 2010 0

Dear Editor

I am writing on behalf of the Consumer Right Concern Group to report on a service-related complaint which our group has received recently. According to statistics from the Consumer Council, service-related complaint rose from 22,427 cases in 2006 to 29,247 in 2008. Many of these cases in.........

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Technology: the Curse of Mankind

September 30, 2010 0

Before you doubt the title of this article, ask yourself: Is technology an absolute blessing to mankind? No one on earth can deny the improvements of humans’ lives brought by technology. If technology is so perfect, everyone will spare no pains to advance it and make our world an ever-better p.........

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Stop Checking and Start to Communicate!

September 30, 2010 0

Imagine you are chatting with your friends online, do you expect that the conversation will be read and examined by others after some time? It is not natural for anyone to expect this but this is actually the situation that many children are facing. Nowadays, some parents would like to check their c.........

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Should schools stop using liberal studies textbooks

September 30, 2010 0

Dear Editor

I read with interest the editorial in your newspaper on the issue of schools defying no-textbooks advice, dated on September 28 2009. I came up with some opinions on this issue at once and would like to share them with readers on the topic below

Should schools stop using Liberal Studies .........

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Pseudo-models

September 30, 2010 0

Thanks to the media and the model agencies, a considerable number of young ladies are pumped out last summer. Right before June, some of these nameless girls were ordinary students like you and me. Some were working part-time and some were idling the days away. These girls, aged between 17 to at mos.........

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Hong Kong youngsters, the road to success

September 30, 2010 0

Nowadays, parents are more and more concerned about the intellectual development of their children, buying them food with high nutritional value or asking them to join tutorial schools in order to boost their intelligence, there are actually a number of qualities and skills that are important for ch.........

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HistoricSites

September 30, 2010 0

Hong Kong has done much to build its reputation as a modern, cosmopolitan city, but it has not put much effort into preserving or restoring its historic sites. Write an essay discussing the benefits and drawbacks of preserving Hong Kong’s past.

Hong Kong, being an international financial and commerci.........

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Healthy Competition, never too early

September 30, 2010 0

Life is a battlefield and nothing ever falls from the sky. In our daily lives, competition is unavoidable, even if it involves a tiny, insignificant matter like fighting for a bus seat, we always need to compete with others for our own interests. This is a winners’ world and second place equal.........

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Competition is an essential element to children

September 30, 2010 0

It is all agreed that the world is changing rapidly. Everyone has to equip themselves in order to compete with others. In this society, competition is unavoidable even is our daily lives. Many people feel that competition is an important part of adult life and so children should be exposed to compet.........

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Children’s privacy and parents’ rights

September 30, 2010 0

What would you feel if someone reads your text messages, e-mails or online chat records? I am sure you will feel frustrated, uncomfortable and even angry toward that person. However, what if that person is your parent? Would you feel the same way too

Nowadays, some parents would like to check their .........

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Cash or Credit cards?

September 30, 2010 0
Advancement in technology always leads to convenience as well as controversies. While credit cards can make life easier and be a great tool, if they aren't used wisely, they can become a huge financial burden. Credit is using tomorrow's money to pay for something we get today. The ‘Buy.........Read More

Advice to friend: to choose accounting or music

September 30, 2010 0

Hi! Are you doing well these days? I’ve received your previous letter and I know that you’re struggling about the subject choice. I’m glad that you asked for my advice. Take it easy, Mary. I’d suggest you choose accounting as the major course in university, and treat music as.........

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Advice to a friend on what subject to take

September 30, 2010 0

Dear Mary

How are you? I bet you are quite busy now, preparing for your graduation exam. I am also working hard for it. Let’s work hard together! I know you are worrying about which subject to take because you are interested in music but it is not a promising subject. Actually, I think that is.........

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Advice on what subject to choose: accounting or music

September 30, 2010 0

Dear Mary

Thank you for your letter. I do miss you too. We haven’t met each other for so long. I’m quite O.K. these days and how about you? Let me tell you one thing – I have a new girlfriend. She’s called Wai Yee. She’s cute and I love her so much. I’ll let you s.........

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A Step to Crack Down Drug Abuse

September 30, 2010 0
In the past few months, drug abuses in schools seem to become most commonplace. People are no longer stunned when hearing that students are taking drugs in their classrooms. The government has been alerted to this problem and has introduced a voluntary drug-testing scheme for secondary schools, to b.........Read More

Wall of Freedom is our treasure!

September 30, 2010 0

Freedom of expression prevails in our society. To keep abreast of times, our school is thinking of having a Wall of Freedom on which students can voice their opinions in writing. The launch of this new measure has aroused a bunch of questions on the abuse of freedom and its effectiveness. In order t.........

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Teenage suicides

September 30, 2010 0
Dear EditorI am writing to express my concern on the spate of student suicides in Hong Kong during the last few months. Cases of people committing suicide at an early age are not uncommon in Hong Kong and the problem is really grave, the public is beginning to ask 'why' and 'who' sh.........Read More

Should children be involved in competition?

September 30, 2010 0

In recent years, competition has become an indispensable part of our lives. All of us, including even children, are involved in competition. This has stirred up much controversy over whether children should be exposed to competition. With the irreplaceable importance of competition, children should .........

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Responsibility≠Violation of Privacy

September 30, 2010 0

Since the last decade, the bonding between parents and children has been weakening. The worrying quality of family relationship stems form the mistrust between the two generations. While some parents think that their children send out suspicious messages, some children regard their parents as suspic.........

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Job Prospects First, Passion Second

September 30, 2010 0

Every year university graduates face the same problem: what kind of career should I choose? Even though they are capable of doing different jobs, the choice between job prospects and passion often puzzles them. While some think that job prospects are the main concern, others believe that passion is .........

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