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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - CONSERVATION

    Most marine parks don't protect aquatic life, say Australian researchers

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Experts say many protected zones differ little from nearby openly fished areas Marine parks fail to live up to expectations Most of the world's protected marine areas ... for longer than 10 years, larger than 100 square kilometres and isolated by deep water or sand. Only marine parks with four or all five of these criteria were effectively boosting conservation ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Miniscule midge survives in frozen Antarctic environment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... in the Antarctic ice before emerging for 10 days to mate and lay eggs on the continent's equally hostile surface, and then die. Apart from resistance to freezing and intense ultraviolet radiation from ... as the Antarctic midge," said a statement from Washington State University, which took part in a project to sequence the midge's genome. What the team found surprised them- the midge's ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - LYNAM UP ROBIN LYNAM

    New club celebrates the wider world of whiskies

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Robin Lynam

    ... this convention, but some Canadian and Japanese distilleries prefer to be identified with the Scottish style and have defiantly spelled it whisky. Today the old convention is barely observed. Taiwan's ... Nara, whose parents are Japanese and Taiwanese, lived and studied in Canada for around a decade, but was born in Hong Kong and wants to bring his hometown up to speed on his passion. His moment ...

  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

    ... collections to retail interiors. "A lot of my favourite restaurants are here, and so is my favourite furniture store. I used to visit, and now I live here, and I find that funny," he says. The new boutique is on Great Jones Street near the Bowery, an area that's going through a period of gentrification. "The canvases on the walls make it feel like my apartment. I live ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    How Monopoly came to dominate board games

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Richard Lord

    ... about life- there's a philosophical aspect to it. It's about people competing for limited resources Patrick Chugh, founder of the Hong Kong board games club And in the 1970s, San ... for generations is that it offers a classic gameplay that appeals to kids, parents and grandparents alike," the Hasbro spokeswoman says. "It allows players to live the fantasy of buying ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Taipei Biennial sounds a warning about our treatment of the world

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Frazier

    ... and more robotic, automatic, " Bourriaud says. "We are more and more machine-driven. When I wrote Relational Aesthetics, cellphones were not really present in our everyday lives. We did ... readily riffed off Bourriaud's propositions. "We have exploited the natural resources of the earth without limit," Hau said at the opening ceremony. "We are experiencing rising ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Internet radio takes off in the city

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:59am by Elaine Yau

    ... charges, RagaZine attracts 250,000 listeners each week, 500 of whom pay HK$30 a month for live access to its programmes. "Dick and I had served as hosts at other online radio stations before. ... their brief to cover a spectrum of subjects the way conventional broadcasters would, veterans of the scene say. "At first, online radio stations served as a pulpit for anti-establishment ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - RACISM

    Racial stereotyping in Hong Kong's textbooks undermines harmony

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:17pm by Bernice Chan

    ... of people in various working positions". These included the estimated 180,000 Filipinos living and working in Hong Kong, most of whom were domestic helpers who "make an indispensable ... is to live up to its self-styled status as "Asia's world city". It is unfortunate that young children are having to relate racial identities to particular roles, she says, adding ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Inner Enemies of Democracy, by Tzvetan Todorov

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... Todorov, who has written more than 20 books, gets especially bogged down in the doctrine peddled by Christian theologian and philosopher Augustine, whose influence pervades neo-conservative ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cost limits expansion of small-class teaching

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:16pm by Linda Yeung

    ... lessons. The teacher is lively and we have more chances to ask and answer questions," says Form Two student Alester Tsang. Junior form students at the school are split into either classes ... at 25. The teacher is lively and we have more chances to ask and answer questions Alester Tsang, Form Two student But there is no sign of a similar move in the secondary sector. "It is now ...




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