Singapore

Parents, limit your kids' playing time

POKEMON GO CRAZE FROM READER EUNICE LI DAN YUE

The Pokemon Go game has captivated people worldwide.

It is especially a hit with young people, but their interest in it should not be allowed to get out of hand to the point where it adversely affects their studies.

Perhaps parents should step in before this craze leads to game addiction.

They should restrict the hours during which their children are allowed to play the game.

For example, during the weekdays, it should be strictly banned.

And children should be allowed to play the game for only one or two hours during weekends.

Nevertheless, the game does have its advantages.

I recently overheard a woman tell her friend how she enjoyed playing the game with her nieces, aged 10 and 12.

Therefore, Pokemon Go can be an activity for the whole family to bond over.


I am concerned that architectural design approval was given for the railings in Friday's cover story. It is against design practice to have such horizontal parallel bars. The railings should have vertical bars. And this should be rectified for all units in the condo.

- Reader Vincent Zhang, referring to our report "It's not a balcony, it's a roof garden" 
(The New Paper, Aug 26, above)


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