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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... a visit to the North Korea Human Rights Film Festival at City University. Born in Jilin in 1963, he flex with his family to North Korea to escape the turbulence of the Cultural Revolution when he ... believes she narrowly avoided falling victim to human trafficking. "I was worried that I would be repatriated, but then I sensed something was not right. There were men waiting for me ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Study suggests that humans on Mars may start to die after just 68 days

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Oxygen breakthrough needed before planet can be colonised, study finds Humans on Mars may die after 68 days Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a study says. Oxygen levels would start to deplete after about two months ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thin line between apes and humans

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... the civil rights movement had gripped America and shaken that nation into facing up to issues of freedom and basic human rights. “I was struck by how these films were about violence, fear, hatred ... way of being- they make the mistake of seeing them not in their own right but on a trajectory towards humanity," he says. Since the release of Charles Darwin's On the Origin ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Chinese International School's student human rights group

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... International School (CIS) have made it their mission to champion human rights issues across the school. Their commitment and maturity has been a revelation- and inspiration- to grown-ups around them, especially Brian Kern, the English teacher they invited to guide them. A member of Amnesty International's human rights education team before he joined CIS four years ago, Kern was keen to share ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - ANTHROPOLOGY

    Men and violence- how they size up one another and why numbers count

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by MCT

    ... hypothesis is right". Critics have a problem with the larger hypothesis at hand: that evolution left its mark on psychology. In their attempt to fuse the humanities with the sciences, ... and his postdoctoral assistant, Colin Holbrook, have spent nearly four years chasing the notion that humans, particularly men, supersize or shrink a mental picture of their adversaries ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 19, 2014

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by AGENCIES

    ... by briefly lowering its wings, below its body. The manoeuvre caused the eagle to dive, reducing the aerodynamic load on its wings. AFP   Ancient kangaroos walked like people Kangaroos hop, right ... not hop as their modern-day relatives do. Rather, they walked on two legs similar to humans. The study focused on a group of big-bodied, short-faced kangaroos called sthenurines that lived ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Urban heat island effect big factor in climate change, Hong Kong records show

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by Wyss Yim

    ... Wyss Yim Heat from human activity a big factor in climate change, HK records show CO2 not our only contribution to warming Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements ... in our city? Climate change is defined by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change as that attributable directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... protest movement. International and local schools are treating these events as a "teachable moment" in civics education, humanities, history and media relations. What's more, all ... be right," says Tim Kaiser, upper school principal of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS). Soon after the Occupy protests emerged last month, school administrators encouraged ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... believe in, such as being conscious of the environment to preserve the planet for the future, but we are not fanatical about it. We are aware of human rights and respect for people, ... Anjali Hazari life@scmp.com An IB education stresses human values, but does not foist a specific ideological position on students, a former senior educator tells Anjali Hazari An open mind ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 12, 2014

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:02am by AGENCIES

    ... of the human immunodeficiency virus that it employs to fuse with and enter cells. Reuters   New dinosaur species found in Venezuela A group of international scientists have discovered the remains ... philosophy. A hi-tech scan of Descartes' skull revealed a massive bony growth in his right sinus, near the bridge of his nose, said medical anthropologist Philippe Charlier, reported ...




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