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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Saving the Market from Capitalism, by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... inflationary pressure. Worse, contrary to popular assumption, China was rocked by the global financial crisis, they say, citing evidence of a slowdown across the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). Despite the scope of the crisis blamed on bankers, little has been done to prevent future meltdowns, they write. Their advice is that, instead of preaching at failed states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574187/book-review-saving-market-capitalism-massimo-amato-and-luca-fantacci
  2. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... pollution crisis. The solution, he writes, is a riddle-rich faith with roots stretching deep into Chinese culture: Daoism (or Taoism), the ancient religious philosophy. "You could argue ... has the heft to resolve China's environmental crisis. The faith's emphasis on working with rather than against nature seems smart, but at its heart, it is contradictory- as even its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581698/book-review-sacred-mountains-allerd-stikker
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tales of horror at North Korean film festival Businessman Jung Gwang-il was part of North Korea's elite. The Chinese-born Korean graduated from a military school and was granted rare admission to the secretive state's ruling party. His acumen brought him an award from late dictator Kim Jong-il for earning much-needed foreign currency from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580205/north-korea-human-rights-film-festival-offers-tales-horror-heroism
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Overblown Triennale in need of a unifying theme

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:13am by David Frazier

    ... press conference, a reporter asked Morimura, now 63 and looking like a well-preserved game show host, whether he chose the theme out of a sense of personal crisis and a fear his own work would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1579178/overblown-triennale-need-unifying-theme
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Album of the week: They Want My Soul, by Spoon

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:45am by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Madeline Gressel They Want My Soul Spoon Loma Vista Is there anything more stressful these days than finding affordable rent? Here we are in the wake of the economic crisis, the first generation in generations who can expect to make less than our parents. Medication is everywhere, but who can sleep? Everything is expensive, everyone is mercenary, and there's a sneaky, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1574177/album-week-they-want-my-soul-spoon
  6. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided insight into historical events, and perhaps nowhere is this better expressed than through art and narrative. Where crisis and trauma have been experienced, artworks and stories find power. Through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  7. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1541751/medical-simulation-centres-teach-doctors-how-cope-crisis
  8. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Charitable banker in it for the long run

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... will also support local charity the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women (ACSVW) and its crisis helpline, RainLily. Lam wanted to support the association after learning the horrific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1576103/fit-fab-charitable-banker-moyee-lam-it-long-run
  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... developed their medical services industries. After the Asian financial crisis, for example, Thailand's government directed its tourism officials to market the country as a hot destination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574197/treatments-fly-asia-top-destination-medical-tourism
  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Visitor, by Liam Matthew Brockey

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:46pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... and spent the final years of his life dealing with the church in Japan and China. The church in Japan was in deep crisis, with the government engaged in ruthless persecution that created thousands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1569123/book-review-visitor-liam-matthew-brockey

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