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  1. Charity begins with patient waiting

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and of drinking culture in general, is somewhat restricted. She defines binge drinking as five drinks over one evening more than once a month. By these oversimplistic standards, five drinks more than once ... their word that they will. RODERICK KAR, Tai Hang Cheers to studenthood A professor from Chinese University's public health school has warned that university students may drink alcohol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585364/charity-begins-patient-waiting
  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the oldest civilisations, we have a vast and much evolved cultural heritage which without doubt is superior to the commercial culture in the west, which revolves around its cartoon characters, soft drinks and fast food', displaying the self-righteousness and bigotry he claims to despise. It is as if he is the spokesman for one vast Asian culture. Moving the goalposts in the middle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424913/letters
  3. Letters

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by drink-driving teenagers. I do not accept that drinking is encouraged by cheap access. I believe it has more to do with one's culture and upbringing and how alcohol is regarded in your household. ... teenagers from underage drinking. You do read news reports about drinking and driving and it can have tragic consequences. But again I do not think the zero tax on wine is linked with this. Most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984188/letters
  4. letters

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Enhancing the city's culture Hong Kong is a good place for relaxing, for shopping, for eating. But what about our cultural development? We should better protect our cultural relics. For example, when we renovate old parts of a town, we shouldn't demolish all the buildings. More cultural events should be organised through speech or music competitions, and museum exhibitions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705910/letters
  5. A beautiful relationship

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'then another one if you like after that- but you must drink it hot- don't let it get cold.' And this is at an 11am business meeting in his office in the Central Plaza tower with its ... comparisons can be a rather modest form of hospitality. What happened at this event serves to illustrate the certain love affair this city has developed with Italian culture (a culture whose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/964745/beautiful-relationship
  6. When everybody sues, we all lose

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... to have suffered. By the way, I was a bit drunk at the time. As a 19-year-old I was permitted to drink in pubs, although I was still legally a minor - the age of majority then was 21. But, ... of the bumpy path, but for allowing me to drink to excess while under its care. I might also sue the pub for selling me the beer, and even my family for not bringing me up to be alert to the dangers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430254/when-everybody-sues-we-all-lose
  7. Lo Kai-yin

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The jewellery designer turned lecturer on East Asian studies tells Yvonne Lai why Hong Kong needs to move from commercial to cultural awareness. 'I rise by 5.30am because I'm ... these days is exciting. I work with the government on broadening awareness of culture, which in Hong Kong is not that easy, because we have not been brought up with it. We have been brought up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606364/lo-kai-yin
  8. The buzz

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Adam Wright People don't get much for free in this consumer-crazy town of ours- apart, of course, from all the awesome free food, drink and films we mentioned in our Going Out ... free of charge, so knowledge-hungry patrons won't have to spend a cent. Sadly, the offer does not extend to the awesome Pixar 25th-anniversary exhibition at Sha Tin's Cultural Museum, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967441/buzz
  9. Opportunity to improve HK must not be missed

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or feeling frustrated at the lack of top-quality cultural activities available. But the report, prepared by management consultants, neatly summarises what it describes as the 'gaps' we need ... and the legal system. But when it comes to quality of life, we lag. Indeed, New York, London and Singapore are well ahead in terms of the environment, education, culture, arts and entertainment. We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423603/opportunity-improve-hk-must-not-be-missed
  10. Talkback

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there was no supermarket and few other places to get drinks and a snack. Hawkers selling their wares on the street are part of Hong Kong's culture. Although the products hawkers sell may not be as clean ... liked to buy food and drinks from hawkers when they were in parks with their parents. However, as no new licences are now issued for hawkers, there is no opportunity for a younger generation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616478/talkback

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