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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Fashion house retrospective lands in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:31am by DANIEL KONG

    ... for Pradasphere after its debut at Harrods in London earlier this year. The exhibition is a condensed look at the fashion house with a focus on the 25 years that Miuccia Prada has been at the helm. ... is remarkable how work from two or three decades ago is completely compatible with work from last season. Prada is often thought of as a house that radically shifts from one season to the next. ...

  2. Lifestyle

    High rent, low salaries: how young Hongkongers are scheming to secure subsidised housing

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 06:22pm by Elaine Yau

    ... to qualify for public housing. As incredible as it seems, Wong's drastic action makes sense in light of the dire housing opportunities for young people in Hong Kong. Wong must apply for public housing as a single person because his mainlander wife is considered a non-resident. The HK$14,000 he earned at the warehouse exceeded the HK$9,670 salary cap for single candidates, which led ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is on to build the world's first commercially viable 3D-printed house. British architects Foster + Partners is going even further- it is printing a house for the moon. We are told the technique has the potential to produce medical ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Rewind book: The House Without a Key, by Earl Derr Biggers (1925)

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The House Without a Key by Earl Derr Biggers Bobbs-Merrill It's still possible to visit the Halekulani, the Hawaiian hotel where columnist Earl Derr Biggers wrote the first Charlie Chan novel, The House Without a Key. Named after one of the hotel's bars, the novel centres on the killing of a Boston luminary, Dan Winterslip, who lived in a Hawaii house ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Lone crusader Mok Yim-hay takes on the Housing Authority and wins

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 05:47pm by Elaine Yau

    ... he took the Housing Authority to court to recover outstanding management fees. The odds seemed no better two years ago, when he switched the battleground to the Lands Tribunal and chose ... residence two years later, in 2001. The remaining two blocks required extensive structural repair and did not go on sale until 2013. The Housing Authority retained ownership of the six disputed ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    YouTube's top celebrities draw packed houses of adoring admirers at FanFests throughout Asia

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Scott Murphy

    ... Scott Murphy YouTube's top video stars draw throngs of adoring admirers at FanFest eventsin Asia, writes Scott Murphy Viral idols It's late May and a security team patrol the outdoor grounds of Singapore venue SCAPE while a series of blockades k ...

  7. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    By Malene Birger is the latest Scandinavian fashion house to open

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:36am by Divia Harilela

    ... design aesthetic. The historic 1860s building may reference the city's past, but its interiors are sleek and modern; staffers enjoy perks that include an in-house chef, free yoga classes, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Playlist: Sam Giles, DJ and founder of Volklore Menswear

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by Kylie Knott

    ... of the inimitable James Spader. The rest of the show is pretty poor, but it helps pass the time while I’m waiting for the next instalments of House of Cards and Game of Thrones. What artists I’m following: ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: Frank Braley and Hong Kong Sinfonietta

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 07:18am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Mixed feelings on blend of experimental and classic Frank Braley Plays Mozart Hong Kong Sinfonietta City Hall concert hall A blend of experimental work and all-time classics on Friday night left music lovers with mixed feelings, but their appreciation for home-grown artists was uniform. The full-house audience rewarded with long applause Ken ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, November 23, 2014

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:05am by AGENCIES

    ... the UK have been targeted, including a gym in Manchester, a house in Birmingham, and an office in Leicester. "The website, which is based in Russia, accesses the information by using ...




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