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    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Let's Drink to Our Pleasure- Pu'er Tea and Teaware Exhibition Drinking tea is a much-loved Hong Kong custom, and pu'er is the most popular type of tea. The exhibition looks at its history and characteristics, and includes displays of lidded cups and accessories. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha ...

  2. Competition goes global

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the United Nations as a unique part of the local cultural heritage, Wong developed the KamCha Competition. The coffee and tea association and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) have ... Tanya Lind Milk tea is an important part of the local culture. Simon Wong, chairman of the Association of Coffee and Tea of Hong Kong, estimates that the city consumes an average of 2.5 ...

  3. What's on

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the history and characteristics behind pu'er, along with a valuable collection of lidded cups which people use to drink Chinese tea. It is running at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum until July 31. ...

  4. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... with obesity as the new norm. Physical inactivity – coupled with a culture that promotes cheap, convenient foods high in fats, salt and sugars – is deadly.” In 23 out of 36 European countries, more ...

  5. Oasis in the concrete wilderness

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... everything of heritage value except the Forbidden City. 'We think differently,' Mr Qi said confidently. 'The old should be kept old, and it should be preserved with cultural protection ... different from Beijing's, where the city government has obliterated its cultural heritage and is turning the city into an unliveable, environmental disaster. By contrast, the Shangri-la ...

  6. Culture holds the key to improving the health of the city's ethnic minorities

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The number of people from ethnic minorities, especially South Asians, is growing rapidly in Hong Kong and their culture is very different from Chinese lifestyles in terms of religion, ... their needs and how they can be best addressed if we are to build a harmonious society. An individual's lifestyle reflects the complex relationship between their culture and the broader society. ...

  7. The man selling tea to China- and brewing a premium culture

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it difficult. It might be possible in other countries. We've looked at Singapore and possibly Taiwan, where there is more of a premium tea culture than there is in Hong Kong. We stock more than 220 ...

  8. Facelift just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... facility run by the university's school of Chinese medicine. 'The building itself is a cultural and historical landmark, and traditional Chinese medicine is an important element in Chinese culture,' said Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, associate dean and director of the school's clinical division. The tenement, renovated at a cost of HK$28 million, is a project under ...

  9. Chinese food culture needs to be changed, health officials say

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Chinese food culture, which tends towards the greasy side, has to be changed before it brings more health hazards to the public, health officials say. However, Assistant ... over-reliance on baby and infant formula, which may provide more nutrition than needed, community medicine consultant Dr Leung Ting-hung said. 'It is also Chinese culture for babies to be chubby ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... in the local culture - whether that means joining firewalk rituals or getting high with shamans. "If the way to get in with these healers, who know the use of hundreds of plants, is to sit ... relationship with the village chief helped his work in exploring the benefits of kava, a plant with stress-relieving properties. Pacific island cultures have consumed a beverage made from pounded kava ...




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