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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the 1960s there was no electricity in Tai O so the family had to grind shrimp meat manually. "But once the power supply reached us, my father bought machines for that process. This halved ...

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    Blind Bin-Bin gets futuristic glasses to help him 'see' via pulses on tongue

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:11pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang in Shenzhen emily.tsang@scmp.com Device uses a camera and electric pulses on the tongue to describe shapes and perspective Blind Bin-Bin gets glasses to help 'see' Guo Bin, the seven-year-old Shanxi boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack a year ago, says he will work hard to master a new orientation device- although he finds the technology "a ...

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    Welfare benefits not enough for rent

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by CALVIN LIU

    ... such as management, installation and renewal fees. Many of those polled said they could not afford their rent on top of additional miscellaneous charges such as water and electricity bills. "So bad, so ...

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    Trainer Brian Cha aims for another sporting record- by shooting hoops

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Stuart Lau

    ... this month by leading a team of 800 people to break the Guinness record for the most electricity generated by cycling in a 24-hour period. Cha hopes to go for the hoop record in March. The tight ...

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    Officials stay in air-conditioned car after hitting woman

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... added. Monday's accident occurred around noon when the justice bureau vehicle knocked down the woman, who was riding an electric bike. A photograph taken by a bystander shows a woman sitting ...

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    An independent thinker unfazed by his disability

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in a German-designed electric wheelchair. He navigates his way around the MTR transport system easily, and the computer on his wheelchair allows him not only to steer but also to recline the chair when he ...

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    Carmen Yau: an amazing work in progress

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 02:56pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... she graduated she could still walk, albeit with a stick. Now she uses an electric wheelchair and sometimes needs two hands to lift up the phone when her hand muscles are weak. Yau knows she ...

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    Down, out and waiting to be evicted

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... millions of dollars for flower pots instead of helping to relocate them. "It's noisy and hot here and there's no electricity, so I could not read, write, sing and play my guitar ...

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    Shangri-la cuts waste by giving food to the needy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the hotel to reduce electricity and water costs. "This is a win-win situation. We can save the environment while saving our operating costs," Lombardo said. "Guests are very ...

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    Armless Cherie Yeung turns a tragedy into a life of inspiration

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... without her arms. The 23-year-old lost both arms to the shoulder in an electrical accident when she was nine, but it did not stop her from exploring her talents and pursuing her dreams. She has ...




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