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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Medical simulation centres teach doctors how to cope with a crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Medical simulation centres aim to teach doctors and nurses how to cope with a crisis before it occurs in the operating theatre, writes Kate Whitehead Stress ... and train all the different professionals working together in a crisis situation. It can get very tense for those in the hot seat," says Dr Tung Wai-kit, the centre's honorary director. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - OS X Yosemite

    First look: Apple's new OS X Yosemite offers sleek new styling, privacy and security

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:49pm

    ... access Spotlight by using the command-space bar keyboard shortcut. Users can look up information from Wikipedia, Maps, Bing, iTunes and other sources, as well as convert units of currency ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Stuntmen a dying breed in Hong Kong says daredevil expert, as Hollywood comes calling

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by YVONNE TEH

    ... the 1990s- Police Story III and Crime Story, Thunderbolt (1995), Full Throttle (1996), and 1998's Extreme Crisis, the last of which Law directed. Law received a Hong Kong Film Awards best action design nomination for his work on Extreme Crisis. And while the action flick was lauded for its impressive pyrotechnic prowess, it wasn't without flaws. That Law hasn't directed since ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's white elephants? Jury still out on Cyberport and Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Slow on the uptake Cyberport and Science Park are fraternal twins of sorts. Both government initiatives were conceived in the wake of the 1997 Asian financial crisis to encourage ventures in fast-growing fields of innovation from biotech to information technology- a way to diversify and shift Hong Kong away from its reliance on real estate ...

  5. 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

    ... in case of a crisis can be disastrous." Conservancy Association assistant campaign manager Roy Ng Hei-man argues that maintaining a degree of sufficiency will help stabilise food prices ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Ten tips to lower blood pressure

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by David Wilson

    ... of the cuff deflating," say health magazine editors, Sarí Harrar and Suzanne Steinbaum in their new book on tackling hypertension, which talks of a "blood pressure crisis". High blood ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: History and Popular Memory, by Paul A. Cohen

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:14pm by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis by Paul A. Cohen Columbia University Press 4 stars Amy Russell History is often imbued with bias ... and political study of the nature of history and how we remember it, particularly at times of crisis. Anchoring his reasoning in an accessible selection of examples from around the world, Cohen explains ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... and Beijing. What's more, Ito says, in Italy at least, gelato has proven recession-proof, and the economic crisis of recent years resulted in an attendance boom. "People started looking ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Social Climber

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Jamie Carter

    ... is vital and fascinating, thinks McInnes, who likens it to a universal currency. "Like any currency, it can hold its value if others continue to value it, or it can slowly be eclipsed." ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - THEATRE

    Producer Cameron Mackintosh backs musicals with new ideas, faith and money

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:10pm by GDN

    ... We were too close to the royal wedding and the economic crisis. But the show's just been wonderfully revived in Colchester, is going on a six-month tour, and has been a great success ...




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