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  1. Lifestyle

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

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

    ... Elaine Yau Elaine.yau@scmp.com Homeowners at dozens of estates are fighting what they perceive as bid-rigging between estate management and contractors, writes Elaine Yau Crime storeys ... 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
  2. Lifestyle - Books - ARTS

    Book review: Creativity: The Perfect Crime, by Philippe Petit

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:45pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Creativity: The Perfect Crime by Philippe Petit Riverhead Books 2 stars Richard James Havis Creativity is still a hotly debated topic in the scientific community, and neuroscientists have not yet properly addressed the reasons why one individual may appear to be more creative than another. Science has proved that technical skills are generally a result of sustained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1513470/book-review-creativity-perfect-crime-philippe-petit
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Diao Yinan is mixing commercial and artistic success with crime drama 'Black Coal, Thin Ice'

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... Rachel Mok Diao Yinan has struck a seam of success with his stylish, somewhat abstract crime drama, writes Rachel Mok Daydreams made real Mainland director Diao Yinan appeared determined ... Bear (for best film) and the Silver Bear (best lead actor) for Liao Fan. It is also proving to be a commercial hit on the mainland. The crime drama revolves around a cop-turned-security-guard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1508194/diao-yinan-mixing-commercial-and-artistic-success-crime-drama
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: banned for four years, No Man's Land depicts crime in the mainland

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by Andrew Sun

    ... it ends up being more captivating than disturbing. An arrogant and opportunistic big city lawyer, Pan Xiao (Xu Zheng), represents a falcon-poaching crime boss in a small dustbowl town. He gets ... in film noirs like Blood Simple or Fargo. As the crime boss, Duo Bujie looks and drives like he belongs in a Mad Max movie, but the tragic-comic trials and tribulations endured by his henchman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1496730/film-review-banned-four-years-no-mans-land-depicts-crime-mainland
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sydney police crime photos from 1950s and 1960s make for an intriguing exhibition

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green A violent past comes into focus at intriguing exhibitions of Sydney police crime photographs, writes Sue Green Skewed visions It's just a city street, rather bleak, empty ... at the Museum of Sydney, doesn't depict an innocuous scene: it's a crime scene. But it's more than just context. "The forensic gaze is intimate and intense, sceptical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1453998/sydney-police-crime-photos-1950s-and-1960s-make-intriguing
  6. Lifestyle - Books

    e-/audiobooks: Fiction by James Kidd

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by James Kidd

    ... is one of the great names in modern crime fiction. While her "Inspector Wexford" series will ensure her name will survive, The Girl Next Door is just one of her many standalone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579140/e-audiobooks-fiction-james-kidd
  7. Lifestyle - Books

    e- and audiobook reviews: Fiction

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by James Kidd

    ... to burgle the club after it closes: Jean has already been stealing from his workplace and needs to repay his debt before his crime is discovered. Their plans are scuppered when they find the dead body of a Greek man who had only recently arrived in town. It is not long before Maigret arrives to sip spirits, bemoan human frailty and uncover the usual plethora of crimes. Gareth Armstrong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574191/e-and-audiobook-reviews-fiction
  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Asian-American Ed Lin lives the Great American Dream

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:46pm by Ajay Singh

    ... and the mainland, owned small hotels. A financial journalist who has been described as the voice of a new generation of Chinese-Americans, Lin is the author of five novels, including a crime series set ... a young night-market foodstall owner in Taipei who tries to find out who killed his high school girlfriend. As in the crime novels of one of his literary mentors, Raymond Chandler, Lin's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1569171/asian-american-ed-lin-lives-great-american-dream
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Roam alone: tips for the single traveller

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:22pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... with high crime rates and anywhere with political instability, such as Afghanistan and Iraq, should be taken off the agenda. It's also advisable to do your research before visiting a country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1574227/roam-alone-tips-single-traveller
  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Recycled clothes shaping up as the next fashion trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by GDN

    ... to polyester made from petroleum. The prospect of clothes recycling makes fast fashion seem a lesser environmental crime. From a sustainability perspective, the Swedish cotton recycling scores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1574296/recycled-clothes-shaping-next-fashion-trend

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