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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 - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... Nobel Peace Prize. Books behind him include On China, a love letter to the People's Republic, which he favours accommodating. In World Order, it is described as a pillar of global ... David Wilson life@scmp.com World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History by Henry Kissinger Penguin 3 stars David Wilson Love or loathe him, Henry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1600849/book-review-world-order-henry-kissinger
  7. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Photo artists from across Asia shed light on women's plight

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by Lana Lam

    ... clothing meant to preserve their modesty, but the rules are widely flouted. Another Iranian artist, Shadi Ghadirian, 40, said she hoped her work would expand people's perception of women ... The theme draws from the history of Iran, she said, but is not a direct commentary on conflict or gender inequality, as people can draw on their own experiences when seeing the pictures. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1619531/photo-artists-across-asia-shed-light-womens-plight
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... In the past few weeks, more than 100 teachers and academics have delivered public lectures at Tamar Park, a buffer zone near the protest sites, covering such topics as history, young people's ... Karmel Kingan and Linda Yeung life@scmp.com Educators see the pro-democracy protests as a chance to teach students about civics, history and even comparative governments Road scholars One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1618576/protests-offer-students-chance-learn-about-social-issues
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China's outspoken transgender queen of modern dance talks about her tough road to the top

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 10:41am by Kathy Gao

    ... the People's Liberation Army ballet school. Besides the rigorous dance training, he also had to undergo weapons training and later rose to the rank of colonel in the PLA dance troupe. He grew up ... was waiting for the right moment, she says. I would have died many times if I had cared about people's opinions Jin Xing, modern dancer "When I was 20, I wasn't qualified. At 30, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1620668/chinas-outspoken-transgender-queen-modern-dance-talks-about
  10. Lifestyle - Books - GEOPOLITICS

    Book review: The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power in Asia, by Bill Hayton

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... Ben Richardson The South China Sea – The Struggle for Power in Asia by Bill Hayton Yale University Press Disputes over the South China Sea can seem as unfathomable as the storm-swept waters that batter its contested cluster of tiny islands, uninhabitable rocks and semi-submerged reefs. Bill Hayton's superb and timely book, The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1618390/book-review-south-china-sea-struggle-power-asia-bill-hayton

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