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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ACADEMIC EXCHANGE

    The truth about the EU

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Riots against austerity measures, soaring unemployment and a bleak economic outlook: the recent news from Europe has been somewhat gloomy. But Europe still has its strengths, say experts in European studies. Academics from four universities - Baptist Univ ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Euro woes force Florentine institute to seek mainland sponsorship

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Hugh Chow

    ... in contributions from private funds and a decline of funds from public sources since 2009, says the latest annual report. As the euro-zone crisis intensified last year, fewer visitors and a cut ... in the 17-country euro-zone bloc. As growth on the mainland slows, companies there continue to seek new markets and acquisitions overseas. Shandong Heavy Industry Group bought a 75 per cent stake in Italian ...

  3. Business - Money

    Winklevoss twins plan IPO for Bitcoin-tracking stock

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... and gained in prominence amid the euro zone sovereign debt crisis as more people questioned the safety of holding their cash in the bank. But others dismiss the currency as a Ponzi Scheme ...

  4. Business - Companies

    European car buyers enjoying price wars: analysts

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 03:05pm by AFP

    ... according to analysis carried out by Observatoire Cetelem, such offers enable households to save up to 11 per cent on the purchase price of a new car. The euro zone’s economic crisis and rising ... Agence France-Presse in Frankfurt The European car market may be slowly showing signs of stabilising after years of crisis but cut-throat price wars still offer car buyers the chance ...

  5. Property - International

    Safe and sound

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 03:41pm by Richard Warren

    ... expects London's new-build residential market to continue performing strongly next year. "Despite the euro-zone crisis, London remains in many buyers' eyes a relatively safe haven ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Saving the Market from Capitalism, by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... inflationary pressure. Worse, contrary to popular assumption, China was rocked by the global financial crisis, they say, citing evidence of a slowdown across the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). Despite the scope of the crisis blamed on bankers, little has been done to prevent future meltdowns, they write. Their advice is that, instead of preaching at failed states ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Album of the week: They Want My Soul, by Spoon

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:45am by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Madeline Gressel They Want My Soul Spoon Loma Vista Is there anything more stressful these days than finding affordable rent? Here we are in the wake of the economic crisis, the first generation in generations who can expect to make less than our parents. Medication is everywhere, but who can sleep? Everything is expensive, everyone is mercenary, and there's a sneaky, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided insight into historical events, and perhaps nowhere is this better expressed than through art and narrative. Where crisis and trauma have been experienced, artworks and stories find power. Through ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Charitable banker in it for the long run

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... will also support local charity the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women (ACSVW) and its crisis helpline, RainLily. Lam wanted to support the association after learning the horrific ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... developed their medical services industries. After the Asian financial crisis, for example, Thailand's government directed its tourism officials to market the country as a hot destination ...




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