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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... such as the 1995 air navigation order, which requires non-commercial drones weighing seven kilograms or more to apply for a new permit for every flight. Under the order, the Civil Aviation Department ... to monitor a global study of drones by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. But regulation is a complex issue, especially as the government has its own uses for drones. The Lands Department ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Revamped museum will shift focus to local works

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:04pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Department has now decided to cover up the unfortunate shade with a far more modern, light-grey cladding when works are expected to start next year- provided the Legislative Council agrees ... a chance to break away from the rigid structure set out by civil servants in the past. "New curators have been working on shows proposed by their predecessors three years ago," he says. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - SOUTH ASIA

    Book review: This Divided Island, by Samanth Subramanian

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet This Divided Island by Samanth Subramanian Penguin India 3 stars Kit Gillet "Gradually, in my head, the boundaries between these slices of time- between wartime and post-war Sri Lanka- melted away. The phrase 'post-war' lost its meaning," journalist Samanth Subramanian writes in This Divided Island. When it comes to the decades-long civil war ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    3.1 Phillip Lim will not rush its expansion into the mainland

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:36am by Jing Zhang

    ... It's a "culture, rather than a machine", she says. Despite the brand's rapid rise, they only added a human resources department a year ago. "We have 125 employees and I make ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Charley Lanyon

    ... some small but significant steps, with the issue of a paper on disability discrimination in 2007 followed by a Buildings Department manual in 2008 requiring all new structures to include ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Personal, by Lee Child

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Guy Haydon

    ... Department agent, Casey Nice, in a race against time that takes them to Paris and London, as they try to stop a suspected attack on other world leaders. While asking questions in a tough city ...


    Sven Gevers

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Kylie Knott

    ... and emailed a photo and asked for his suite to look like the billboard. We had to lean on our contacts to open a large department store after hours to borrow furniture to accommodate his request. My ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Academics pledge to help students who boycott classes over suffrage row

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:12pm by Luisa Tam

    ... academics are getting behind the fight. Dr Benson Wong Wai-kwok, assistant professor at Baptist University's department of government and international studies, says more than 250 academics ... the understanding of civil disobedience, it is important to let them know more about how university students can take an initiative against the political discrimination imposed by the Beijing authorities. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Taking the fight to liver disease

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:08pm by David Wilson

    ... cent admitted they had a drinking problem. According to the Health Department, binge drinking is defined as consuming five glasses or cans of alcoholic drinks in a row. The survey also found ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - AVIATION

    Book review: Hong Kong High, by Cliff Dunnaway

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Simon Parry

    ... International Airport ("one of the most efficient and user-friendly airports in the world"), the Civil Aviation Department (providing "a safe, efficient and sustainable air transport ... Simon Parry Hong Kong High: An Illustrated History of Aviation in Hong Kong by Cliff Dunnaway Odyssey Publications 2 stars Simon Parry The history of aviation in Hong Kong is jam-packed ...




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