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  1. 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
  2. Lifestyle

    Crime storeys: property owners battle bid-rigging between estate managers and contractors

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Elaine Yau

    ... the Property Owners' Anti-bid Rigging Alliance. Their battle against collusion in maintenance and renovation work has since gathered support from dozens of other estates. The seeds ... players including consultants, contractors and property management staff. If they collude with members of owners corporations to engage in corrupt deals, the secretive nature of such crimes make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1569318/property-owners-fight-bid-rigging-between-estate-management-and
  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan's fashion style has made her a global sensation

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:39am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Peng Liyuan's sense of style has made her an international sensation. But will other powerful women on China's political scene follow her sartorial lead? Flower behind the throne Looking striking in a cobalt blue qipao-style knee-length dress, China's first lady Peng Liyuan's recent public appearance alongside her husband, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1579356/chinas-first-lady-peng-liyuans-fashion-style-has-made-her
  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Henning Larsen Architects' projects in China aim to be human-scale rather than monumental to foster a sense of community and well-being Danish architects take space and light approach With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1581030/danish-architects-take-space-and-light-approach
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - CARS

    GM China's licence plate texting app raises safety, privacy concerns

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com GM China developing device that would allow users to contact drivers of other cars Worries over licence plate texting app Ever returned to your ... there was a way of contacting them? A new app being developed by GM China would allow users to text drivers of other cars by snapping photos of their licence plates. John Du, director of GM's China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580098/gm-chinas-licence-plate-texting-app-raises-safety-privacy
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... around the world each year. The answer: 41 per cent of our global two billion tonne annual output goes up in flames. China and India were found to have the most rubbish burned by residents, while China, Brazil and Mexico burned the most at rubbish dumps. Much of the world's air pollution can be blamed on burning refuse, including discarded plastics, electronic devices, furniture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Caroline Haven in Causeway Bay is a blend of new and old Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... through the ground floor of these enormous buildings. It's a blessing and a curse, lending the area a distinctive atmosphere but leaving it vulnerable to property developers, which are slowly acquiring flats inside the buildings that make up the neighbourhood. "I hope the property companies don't get majority ownership, because if they don't tear down these buildings, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1579285/caroline-haven-causeway-bay-blend-new-and-old-hong-kong
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Settling in

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

    ... and wanted to transform it from a rental property into an elegant pied-à-terre for their increasingly frequent visits to the city. “The apartment hadn’t been renovated for many years,” says Hui, ... “The couple’s home in China is very different to what we created in Hong Kong, but they were looking for something different,” says Hui. “It wasn’t about recreating what they already had.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1576746/settling
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... China. But his fortune was no protection against a devastating accusation: that he was a South Korean spy. His life turned upside down, Jung suffered months of torture and three years in prison. ... to China, where his business connections helped him avoid repatriation. He offered defectors the chance to leave through China for Vietnam for just 500 yuan- "barely enough to cover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580205/north-korea-human-rights-film-festival-offers-tales-horror-heroism
  10. Lifestyle - Books - SHORT STORIES

    Book review: The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Kit Gillet

    ... the ultimate power in China, Zhou has little choice but to struggle against the seemingly impossible task demanded by his superiors, while performing weekly self-criticisms to take the blame ... tale of post-Mao China. Within the pages of Livings' debut book, the everyday struggles of a handful of Chinese men and women take on an almost poetic tone. At their core, each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579141/book-review-dog-stories-jack-livings

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