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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Russian regimes complicit in people's vodka addiction

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... and figuratively- from one government to the next, from war to peace and economic boom to bust, all while well and truly sauced on the lethal clear liquor. That's the argument Mark Lawrence Schrad makes in Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State. His case is amply sprinkled with the juicy details that emerge after any good p***-up, such as how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1464701/russian-regimes-complicit-peoples-vodka-addiction
  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Photographer travels the world collecting people's inner thoughts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:16am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Photographer Mario Cacciottolo is travelling the world, documenting people's personal experiences, writes Bernice Chan A moment to collect your ... and his most powerful Someone Once Told Me moment. "I consider myself to be a curator of people's secrets," he says. "I'm hugely moved by the fact that people will tell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1427877/photographer-travels-world-collecting-peoples-inner-thoughts
  4. Lifestyle - Books - CARS

    Book review: The People's Car, by Bernhard Rieger

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Simon Winder The People's Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle by Bernhard Rieger Harvard University Press In August 1955 the millionth Volkswagen Beetle came off ... fetishised machinery, and here The People's Car is most interesting. The term "Volkswagen" is perhaps the most enduring vestigial remnant of Third Reich terminology - "the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1223788/book-review-peoples-car-bernhard-rieger
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... at RTHK's Studio One dedicated to Iberian culture was discussed over lunch at the China Tee Club. The show went ahead and its success allowed me to turn a single concert into an entire project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1070383/tastemaker-stacey-rodda-founder-music-beyond-borders
  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan's fashion style has made her a global sensation

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:39am by Jing Zhang

    ... most young people in China crave luxury Western fashion. In a forum on the online version of People's Daily, one user said, "Peng's preference for a Chinese fashion label ... Ensemble at the Political Department of the People's Liberation Army in 2009. As Xi ascended power, Peng shied from the limelight to prepare for her new role as the spouse of a future state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1579356/chinas-first-lady-peng-liyuans-fashion-style-has-made-her
  7. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    'Closest thing China has to a presidential debate': face-off between two geeks over a mobile phone

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 08:24pm by Chris Luo

    ... on Smartisan’s very first smartphone model T1, was highly anticipated on the internet and was a first in China’s technology industry’s history. At the centre of the storm was Wang’s 30-minute video ... With over 2.5 million people watching the debate live, it was the most anticipated live broadcast in the website's history, Youku told South China Morning Post. The debate's replay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1581473/battle-geeks-chinas-first-live-tech-debate-clicks-28-million
  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Collapse of Civilisation, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:15pm by David Wilson

    ... point, a fictional scholar representing an imagined future China- the Second People's Republic- laments how the Enlightenment's children ditched reason during the early 21st century. ... inland towns and shunts more than 250 million citizens to high ground. Cue the Second People's Republic of China, a bastion of efficiency amid the turmoil besetting liberal democracies, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546503/book-review-collapse-civilisation-naomi-oreskes-and-erik-conway
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Former Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke hits the decks

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Okereke says, he uses "other people's music to tell a story", with songwriting "it is completely your voice. I don't miss songwriting because I am still writing ... "sensual" and "libidinous", "standing at the crossroads of club history, old-school soul and modern electronic R&B, with a distinctively British twist". Doubt indeed blends ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1581053/former-bloc-party-frontman-kele-okereke-hits-decks
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    London's National Gallery explores sources and varieties of colour in the history of painting

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... of Newcastle and the Wellcome Trust to study how people's eyes distinguish between colours under different light conditions. You'd think that a painting and a really good laser print or book ... Victoria Finlay A London exhibition opens our eyes to the amazing variety of pigments in the history of painting, writes Victoria Finlay For the love of colour In 2008 British artist Roger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1556123/londons-national-gallery-explores-sources-and-varieties

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