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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... and teacher said yesterday. “The government should do more by allocating resources to preserve the living heritages.” Ip applied to mainland authorities last year for Yip Man wing chun ... of Cheung Chau island, is excited that her clan's traditional dish, vegetable tea, is part of the city's living heritage. "It takes several days to prepare the dish, which has about ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... going on fishing trips with his family and learning the skills of the trade. But these days, it's hard for fishermen to make a decent living in Hong Kong. Many are forced to take a break ... except for gillnetting, longlining, handlining and cage-trapping, in order to conserve the seabed to create a sustainable fishing industry. Around 1,400 vessels are affected, and Lai's ...

  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Australian Parliament drops plan to segregate veil wearers in public gallery

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... or coats reaching mid-thigh- an ensemble often denounced by conservatives as "bad hijab"- instead of a traditional chador that covers the whole body. A senior cleric of Isfahan, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... achieve something and that there's value in my existence," she says. Chan was also encouraged to take up a job. Life has not been easy since her divorce, as both children are living ... is a surveyor. His daughter, 21, is a registered nurse at the Tuen Mun Hospital, and his younger son, 20, is studying physics at the University of Science and Technology. The family lives in public ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Adoptees reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... the building on Hing Hon Road where she was found and said she wanted to reassure local birth mothers that their children could lead happy lives. "I want to let mums that were forced or had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Generation O: Hongkongers increasingly 'overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed'

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... aided by the bad air and a slack attitude towards healthy living, a survey covering eight regions across Asia shows. Researchers coined the term "Generation O" to describe highly ... respondents, compared with the regional average of 64 per cent and 62 per cent, respectively. About 51 per cent said they led healthy lives, compared with 72 per cent across the eight regions. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... of people on the waiting list "look nicer" but could not genuinely resolve Hong Kong's housing problem. "There are over 700,000 families living in public rental housing. You ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by ANNEMARIE EVANS

    ... by the Conservancy Association as a living dictionary of local village culture and dialect. "Hakka and Wai Tau language are my first languages," says Hau, but with fewer and fewer people speaking ... Annemarie Evans 'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive Robert Hau Kun-sun can trace back his family's ancestry an incredible 28 generations. He ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Tai O is known worldwide for the quality of its shrimp paste, but the processing of the salt-rich additive is slowly becoming a part of history Village losing its taste for century-old flavour If a smell can represent ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... people live longer, to have stronger memories, to have better control of their emotions. But upgrading like that is not an egalitarian project, it's an elitist project." He argues ...




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