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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Restaurants proliferate as Europe's top chefs head to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:32pm by Mischa Moselle

    ... of unintended consequences or the butterfly effect- or perhaps just a delicious irony. Europe's fragile economy has led a number of its culinary talent to seek more attractive rewards on our ... more attractive than those in Europe, especially in France, Italy and Spain, the key exporters of concepts and cooking talent. European chefs working here are not eager to return home, as job ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Woody Allen balances the drama and the humour with his latest Europe-based film

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Richard James Havis

    ... spent making films in Europe, where he has always been popular, and where Magic in the Moonlight is made. Macnab says that until fairly recently, he thought Allen was in terminal decline. " ... intellectual snobbishness, and pessimism. Although he now shoots in Europe, Allen still lives in Manhattan, making his movies abroad during the summer. The island, which frames many of his films, has ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

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

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

    ... could hardly be less hospitable. Meyer graphically describes the vermin infesting its walls and naked corpses cluttering the stairwells. Despite death's prevalence, the economy ... Meyer's Wild East exposé powerfully proves there was more to the second world war than the ructions in Europe. Life and Death in the Garden is all the more memorable for the improbably poetic name ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy by Saskia Sassen Belknap Press 4 stars David Wilson Now is a dire time to be poor, according to Columbia University sociology professor Saskia Sassen. In this scathing assessment of advanced global capitalism, Sassen says that as inequality widens, have-nots face expulsion from their jobs and homes. Displaced ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Italian label Valextra keeps it simple

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:00am by P RAMAKRISHNAN

    ... Scarpella. "And the worst!" interrupts Bettari, jokingly. "In America and Europe, they see something they like, they buy it. It's simple," says Scarpella. "Customers ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Global approach to education is key for tomorrow's workforce

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by Luisa Tam

    ... globalised economy." ...

  7. 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

    ... confused about his gender identity, and as a boy wished a lightning strike could magically transform him into a girl. After studying in the US, Jin worked in Europe for a number of years ... on to dance and choreograph many acclaimed productions, taking her troupe to Europe and the US. She also appeared in stage plays and movies and served as a judge for talent contests. Her frequent ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Book reviews: Lavish tomes offer insight into architects' work

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by Richard Lord

    ... said Asia's architectural emphasis on light over solidity is more in tune with his own instincts than Europe's. The work of Ando, winner of the Pritzker Prize in 1995, leaps from ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Us, by David Nicholls

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by James Kidd

    ... of a travelogue. The Petersens are embarking on a Grand Tour of Europe to bid farewell to their son, who is leaving home to study photography at art school. This journey- from France via Belgium ... another- seemingly on separate paths. Us is a fine book, just one that is easier to admire than to love Douglas remains in Europe to track Albie down and, so he hopes, win back Connie's heart. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    French jewellery company has designs on mainland expansion

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:43pm by Bernice Chan

    ... but with different coloured stones and in three sizes, have been a hit in the city. Now they're catching on in Europe as well. Larpin says mainland clients are more conservative and prefer white ...




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