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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Sepideh is a film about an Iranian girl who wants to be an astronaut

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... conservative south feel that young females should not be staying out late at night; doing so puts their lives and good name unnecessarily at risk. Even though Sepideh aspires to make it big in astronomy and go far in life to honour her deceased father, her widowed mother would be happier if she took the more conventional route of learning how to cook, and marrying a good man. A filmmaker ...

  2. Vintage interiors with a contemporary touch

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:18am by John Lam

    ... a specific piece. It takes a lot of knowledge and passion.” She describes Hong Kong as an “interesting” market for vintage homewares, due to the limited amount of living space, which hinders many ... have landlines these days, telephones from the 1930s remain highly sought-after. Since no one wants to live in a place that looks like a museum, the key to nailing the vintage look is to mix ...

  3. News - World - TOURISM

    Great white sharks draw tourists to Cape Cod in Massachusetts despite fears

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:00pm by AP

    ... released last month by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found the number of great white sharks off the eastern US and Canada was surging after decades of decline. Conservation ... the opposite of the panic depicted in Jaws. "White sharks are this iconic species in society and it draws amazing amounts of attention," said Gregory Skomal, a senior marine fisheries ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Put the land back in Hong Kong farmers' hands

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:05pm by FEINI TUANG

    ... greater than its carrying capacity, it is essentially living off the natural resources of other countries. But if everyone in the world were to lead the same lifestyle, we would need ... agriculture continue to give way to property development? The noted environmentalist, Vandana Shiva, called "creating, conserving, rejuvenating" fertile and living soil "the most ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cosplay queen just wants to have fun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Mathew Scott

    ... them advice." Cosplayers have had a bit of a tough time in recent years with the more conservative of Hong Kong's thought police questioning the effect that living out such fantasies ... obsessives dusting off their costumes before the annual Ani-Com & Games fair kicks off at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, which this year runs from July 25 to July 29. You ...

  6. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Melting of ice may doom Antarctica's emperor penguins, scientists warn

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... "Implementing a marine protected area in the Ross Sea could help buy time to avoid extinction and to put in place needed conservation and greenhouse-gas mitigation strategies," said Dr Stephanie ... Species Act- as it already does for polar bears. They also call for marine reserves to be created to buffer the fish stocks that penguins need to survive. "The population is declining. Unless ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Finally, a heritage project to be proud of in PMQ

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 12:57pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says by going beyond the façade of conservation, heritage officials got it right with PMQ, offering hope for other projects Revived spirit Pull down old ... the government in league with developers through property sales has ensured an insensitivity to our past. The conversion of the former Marine Police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui to 1881 Heritage has ...

  8. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... a decent living now. But we don’t want to give up WONG GHAI-TAI, FARMER "Landowners don't want to rent long-term as they are afraid that farmers will refuse to leave when they want ... hectares in Kwu Tung still owned by government, policy makers have to do more to achieve its touted aim, says Edward Yiu Chung-yim, an associate professor of geography and resource management ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - WAR

    Book review: No Good Men Among the Living, by Anand Gopal

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... Laura King No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban and the War Through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal Metropolitan 4 stars Laura King Anand Gopal wisely chooses to tell the war's story from the personal perspective of three characters: a Taliban commander, a US-allied Afghan official, and an Afghan housewife who claws her way out of a suffocating village existence ...

  10. Home Network settings to gain utmost access to the internet

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:10pm

    ... Q: I am living in an apartment of size around 2,000 sq. ft. I have a huge music library in iTunes (more than 500GB) on my iMac in my study room. How can I access the master music library ... into different audio zones and consider AV control solution that allows distribution of media sources into multiple zones.   Answered by Terence So, Head of HKT Smart Living Engineering Experience: 10+ ...




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