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  1. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Life and Death in the Garden, by Kathryn Meyer

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China by Kathryn Meyer Rowman & Littlefield Before the Nazis invaded Poland, the second world war ... manoeuvre, according to Meyer, who has form in this field: another Meyer book, Webs of Smoke, exposes the history of the global drug trade. The ghetto Garden is awash with dirty heroin, which ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks: non-fiction

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... her attention because of deaths from accidents, crime and drugs. Although the simplest answers are usually the right ones, Melinek discovers that sometimes the causes of death are not obvious. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... depressed to very high, so it's like a miracle." On the face of it, official figures on drug abuse may seem encouraging. The Security Bureau's narcotics division shows a decline ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Opium and Empire, by Richard J. Grace

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by David Wilson

    ... warmongering antics, he seems a bit of a cad. Similarly, Matheson can seem a bit of a sleaze. According to scholar Julia Lovell, he bought his parliament seat with drug money. So Grace may be guilty ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Lindsay Lohan, problem child of Hollywood, is trying to fix her image with a run in a West End play

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by GDN

    ... of convictions for drink and drug offences in 2007, and confessed later that year to an addiction to both. In recent years the film parts have got smaller and the ignoble headlines splashier, involving ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Videogame: Dark Dreams Don't Die, by Access Games

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... objects. That creates some fascinating possibilities, like the option to transport yourself onto a moving plane that you know will soon be struck by lightning- all to interrogate a drug pusher ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - EDUCATION

    Book review: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?, by Yong Zhao

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Wilson

    ... that can shade into child abuse, according to Yong, who reports the pressure never stops- no naps nor Sundays off. Yong, who has devised language-learning computer games and designed schools ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    E-/audiobooks: non-fiction

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... couched in sexual terms; meals at cheap joints are commonly laced with drug-related metaphors. The Stanford professor also shows linguistic cues to predicting the prices of dishes: high-end ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Book depicts Thai monarch as pawn of country's elite

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Eimer

    ... When Thaksin launched a war against drugs in early 2003, close on 2,500 people were killed in just three months. Far more worrying to the royal circle was Thaksin's growing relationship ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Hong Kong Police Man by Chris Emmett

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by William Wadsworth

    ... knit and underfunded special duties unit, he recalls the drug-addled waterfront crime of Western, and compellingly illustrates his team's reorganisation and subsequent busts. However, just ...




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