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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Germ warfare: Hong Kong’s never-ending fight against viruses

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:57pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... experts. One is a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, the other is Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers), a close relative of the Sars virus. “If we look at the numbers from earlier this year, we can ... In the case of Sars, a global pandemic was averted, but it’s still too early to tell what impact H7N9 and Mers will have on the world. Bird flu erupted onto the scene in Hong Kong in 1997, when ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    GiliGulu, a new album compilation, aims to popularise local indie music- and food

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by Bernice Chan

    ... participating include lo-fi alternative rockers Dada Baba, alt-metal band Chock Ma, and Cantonese reggae sextet Sensi Lion. One track is called Bird Speech, and evokes the atmosphere of Bird Street ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Trouble in paradise: Langkawi struggles to hold onto Unesco geopark status

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... THE ISSUES facing the park, the one that gains the most attention from naturalists is the feeding of eagles. Langkawi is home to brahminy kites (also known as red-backed sea eagles), a rusty red bird with finger-like-feather-tipped wings and snow-white bellies. Feeding the birds has become one of Langkawi's most popular tourist activities. Abdullah, a short, happy man with a cigar smoker's husky voice, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Susan Jung

    ... his first book, Au Pied de Cochon, and love the quirky illustrations (mostly of pigs, birds, seafood and other ingredients) and photos, one of which turns food porn on its head: it shows ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs

    Book Now

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... AFROJACK Landing on many "Greatest DJ lists" even before dropping his debut LP, the 26-year-old Dutch DJ/producer makes his debut bow in Macau. Expect an evening of thumping bass and hot mixes with crowd-pleasers Ten Feet Tall and As Your Friend. October 4, 11.30pm, Club Cubic, City of Dreams, Cotai, Macau, HK$400 (early bird until September 22), HK$450 cityline.com ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: the height of rudeness

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... never, ever noticed that. It never occurred to me before you mentioned it, even though I have a bird's-eye view of your thinning hair." ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Settling in

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... per set. The feathers and birds in trees were handpainted for HK$5,000 by local artist/illustrator Karl Hung (Sing Win Factory Building, 15 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, tel: 2345 9989). ...

  8. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Designer builds vintage home on the island of Ibiza

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by MICHAEL PAUL

    ... with nature and the earth here," explains Legrand. "I love the trees full of birds, the sub-tropical flowers and cooking with the produce from my organic vegetable garden and orchard." ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Morgan Freeman is often cast as the voice of authority, and 'Lucy' is no different

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by James Mottram

    ... learning. A spider is not taught how to make a web. It's hatched knowing. A bird is not taught how to make a nest." And a Freeman was not taught how to act? "Maybe. Maybe not," ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... Thomas Bird The little-known beaches of Shenzhen's Dapeng peninsula are nurturing a fledgling culture of surf, sand and sun devotees, writes Thomas Bird Let it rip Reaching deep into the South China Sea, Dapeng marks Shenzhen's eastern periphery. The peninsula is named after a mythological bird first mentioned in the classic collection of Taoist fables Zhuangzi: "When ...




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