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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Author Chan Koonchung finds humour in China-Tibet dynamic

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Chan Koonchung satire shows how inequalities of power warp the China-Tibet relationship, writes Kate Whitehead Punctured by humour The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver by Chan Koonchung (translated by Nicky Harman) Penguin Random House 5 stars Chan Koonchung's latest work to be translated into English is not your average Tibet novel. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Informal art groups look to preserve the city's heritage through their sketches A sketch in time It's a tough hike up Eastern Street ... so just enjoy the process," he says. Queenie Chan Kwan-lei flips through her sketchbook and remembers places she's drawn. "You sit for a while and draw what you see. I can ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    How US director’s film was nearly derailed by a storm with Ai Weiwei

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:02pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com A US director convinced Ai Weiwei to act in his crowdfunded film, but a spat with the artist nearly derailed the project, writes Bernice Chan Kicks up ... bernice.chan@scmp.com ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Christopher Dewolf, Bernice Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... Text: Christopher Dewolf, Bernice Chan, Darren Wee There's something for everyone in Macau. Here's three ways to get the best out of the city YOU OLD CHARMER The past decade has transformed Macau from sleepy backwater into the gambling capital of the world, with an accompanying onslaught of tourist-trap kitsch. But there is a real city beyond the baize and slot machines, one ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - WINE

    Wine documentary lets genie out of the bottle

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:09pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan Challenged to document the rise and fall of two Bordeaux vintages, vintner and filmmaker Warwick Ross came up with a 'wine thriller', writes Bernice Chan Rumbles ... Chinese, Danish and Canadian intelligence, marine and naval officers, including the one-legged admiral Chan Chak, eluded the invading Japanese forces and left Hong Kong on Christmas Day 1941. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tai Po’s indie star in the making

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:11pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... I call hard work." He is happy if 10 people come to one of his shows, but is starting to think bigger. He hopes film director Fruit Chan Kuo will consider using Tai Po in part two ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Internships have become a necessity for graduates to secure jobs

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by CYNTHIA CHAN

    ... Cynthia Chan life@scmp.com The job market has become so competitive that even well-qualified graduates need to secure internships to find work Pride of placement Twenty-three-year-old Baptist University graduate Trista Hon has reason to be excited. She is about to start working at BDO, an international accounting company, after beating many others for the position. Hon ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong 'a hot-bed for modern day slavery'

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Lured to Hong Kong with fake promises of employment, vulnerable women often end up trapped in the sex trade, writes Bernice Chan Slaves to their fate ... for the region because it considers itself a just city and many groups are available to help. Now it needs to move the process forward." bernice.chan@scmp.com ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: does a high sugar diet lead to myopia?

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... "There simply haven't been any large-scale, double-blinded randomised control studies that support or revoke this association," says Dr Orlando Chan, a specialist in ophthalmology from ... to refractive properties of the eye," Dr Chan says. "Studies also show that the prevalence of myopia in diabetic patients is considerably higher." Myopia is thought to be the result ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    A fairer share: Hope grows to solve subdivided housing problem

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com As a low-rental flat scheme that puts poor families in touch with philanthropic landlords gains traction, hope grows for others seeking to escape the hell of subdivided housing, writes Bernice Chan share Kicking a ball back and forth in a small passageway in their three-bedroom flat in Yau Tong, Shing-shing, three years old, and Billy, five ...




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