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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Exhibition celebrates ink painters from Hong Kong and Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:11am by LINDA WANG

    ... to depict an urban life that has been affected by the rapid socioeconomic development and reformation of southern China. "The process of urbanisation has not only changed traditional values ... painting urban life] has opened a new path for future artists." Wong believes artists in southern China are more likely to experiment with the medium: "The north is deeply grounded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1554593/exhibition-celebrates-ink-painters-hong-kong-and-shenzhen
  3. Lifestyle - Travel

    Superyachts the latest prestige purchase for China's mega-rich

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:58am by AFP

    ... Traugott Kaminski, head of China operations for Italian yacht-maker Sanlorenzo, brought two yachts to the mainland in 2003. "There were no regulations, no port, no yachting culture," he ... or 15 years ago. Nobody expected China would become the biggest market worldwide, and the same thing will happen to the yachting industry," Kaminski says. In another parallel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1568400/superyachts-latest-prestige-purchase-chinas-mega-rich
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:29pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Stress would weigh on her and she would find relief by throwing her china plates and cups into the sink. "As the caregiver, you are in control of your actions, so you have to hold your ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1578473/gwen-kao-guiding-light-alzheimers
  5. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Saving the Market from Capitalism, by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... even booming, traditionally frugal China has issues. "China is not a country in equilibrium," the economists write, adding that the nation's epic trade surplus aggravates inflationary pressure. Worse, contrary to popular assumption, China was rocked by the global financial crisis, they say, citing evidence of a slowdown across the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574187/book-review-saving-market-capitalism-massimo-amato-and-luca-fantacci
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How the law is changing divorce in Hong Kong- the 'graveyard of marriages'

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... to make financial claims in Hong Kong after being divorced somewhere else," McNally says. "So you can get divorced in China and the wife can come to Hong Kong, if she can get over the jurisdictional hurdle, then she can apply for financial relief in Hong Kong. In China there was often a very unfair result for the wife." Dearle explains why disenfranchised spouses will still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1574206/court-ruling-changes-nature-prenup-settlements-hong-kong
  7. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Slaughter by Ethan Gutmann Prometheus Books Pity anyone who enters China's penal system for any reason. Even "prisoners of conscience"- Uygurs, Tibetans, ... streak. Reporters including him "can be clueless jerks", he says. For The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem, he admits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... forces at the end of the Chinese civil war, in 1949. The “lost army”, the Kuomintang’s 93rd Division, spent decades wandering the region between China, Myanmar and Thailand, trying to find a home ... called Santikhiri, meaning “hill of peace”) you could be forgiven for thinking you were in southwestern China: menus and signs are in a strange mix of Chinese, English and Thai, Yunnan noodles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong
  9. Lifestyle - Books - RELATIONSHIPS

    Book review: Good Chinese Wife, by Susan Blumberg-Kason

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong by Susan Blumberg-Kason Sourcebooks When Susan Blumberg-Kason sought legal help in the US to leave her Chinese husband ... a single kiss, he proposes, explaining: "In China, couples traditionally date only if they plan to marry." So on the same night she agrees to go out with him, he sets a date ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574183/book-review-good-chinese-wife-susan-blumberg-kason
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong Ballet Group continues to inspire

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:25pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... her childhood in China, including a spell in Hong Kong, and Campbell says that she felt a special connection with the region. Above all, however, "she was a person who genuinely wanted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1576101/hong-kong-ballet-group-50-continues-inspire-students

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