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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: In the City of Dragons, by Mike Smith

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by Guy Haydon

    ... Guy Haydon In the City of Dragons by Mike Smith Windsor 3 stars Guy Haydon Mike Smith says his second self-published book of Hong Kong stories is named not after the city's fabled dragons, but his real-life characters- people "that are, to various degrees flamboyant, capricious, selfish, ambitious and aggressive". It is no surprise then that it is hard to warm ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... can they play in future?” Lam is among many residents in north Lantau alarmed by the government’s ambitious proposal to turn the area into a regional transport and economic hub, scrapping ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    China's Dragon King Bridge connects two architectural concepts

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... just a connection", but a key public space within the Dragon King Harbour River development. Recreational, ecological and touristic programmes will be integrated into the construction ... than 10 years, this overlap was interesting for us," Van de Water says. "We didn't want to make a superficial reference to Chinese culture [such as with a dragon or yin-yang ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Hong Kong-style milk tea takes centre stage at cultural exhibition in Taiwan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is on the national heritage list. Unesco-listed herbal tea will also be presented, alongside the Tai Hang fire dragon dance, Tai O dragon boat water parade and Yu Lan Ghost Festival, which all feature ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology

    Word of mouth: Language-recognition software takes off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by Jamie Carter

    ... is Nuance's Dragon Dictate. It's now in its fourth version, and much improved since I tried it two years ago. As well as recognising more words more accurately, it's now far easier to go back and both edit and make the inevitable corrections without having to touch the keyboard. The accompanying free Dragon Recorder app for smartphones isn't new, but where once it was used ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Converted Mini the wheel deal for budding DJs

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:11pm by James King

    ... tubes teamed with an array of mirrors and speakers that all generate a sound and light show that would grace party spot Dragon-i. The source of the spectacle? Well here's the really fun ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    'Dragon' sequel hopes to soar like original movie

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram DreamWorks studio has invested much hope in 'How to Train Your Dragon' sequel soaring and scoring like the original animated movie, writes James Mottram Dragonsaviour or slayer? At Cannes this year, there seemed to be an awful lot riding on How to Train Your Dragon 2. The sequel to 2010's surprise animation hit, about a young Viking who befriends ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    DJ Steve Aoki has a lot of new projects on his plate

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53pm by LAT

    ... on a game-changing suite of new initiatives, he's lobbing more than cake to change the shape of his career. Late next month, Aoki will drop Neon Future Vol1, the most ambitious- and uncharacteristically ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, once known as Mos Def, puts politics at the heart of his music

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Richard Lord

    ... ambitious The Ecstatic, an eclectic collection of musical and lyrical journeys unconstrained by traditional notions of song structure. Smith started to use the name Yasiin Bey after he completed ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Sneaker reboot: Hong Kong brands Clot, Gram and Cipher push luxury trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by Jing Zhang

    ... the label in Hong Kong in 2007. Britons Gregg Murfin and Matt Arrowsmith later acquired the label and are rebooting it with very ambitious plans. "The design direction and aesthetic for Cipher ...




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