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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    How to renovate your home without blowing the budget

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:41am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of what they want, and think they can save money by going straight to the contractor. But if they are expatriates who do not speak Cantonese, communication problems inevitably occur. Lehar says ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Rewind, film: A Town Like Alice, directed by Jack Lee (1956)

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by James Kidd

    ... alongside a group of expatriates. The men are sent to prison camp. The women and children are marched towards safe passage to Singapore. When Mrs Holland, the wife of Jean's employer, dies, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Blue Notes: Brazil

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Robin Lynam

    ... it into funk. Inspired perhaps by the presence in Hong Kong of expatriate South American musicians such as Mascarenhas and guitarist Orlando Bonzi, jazz musicians have been incorporating a little more ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    e-/audiobooks: Non-fiction by Charmaine Chan

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Blumberg-Kason about returning to the city and burying memories of a bad marriage; and Stephanie Han, who explores what it's like to feel "typically Hong Kong" but being expatriates ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: "… and the Moon Dances" directed by Garin Nugroho (1995)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:58am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis … and the Moon Dances Sri Rahayu, Pramana Padmodarmaya, Wiwiek Handawiyah Director: Garin Nugroho Indonesia's most internationally famous director is a Welshman, Gareth Evans. The expatriate filmmaker directed The Raid and The Raid 2, martial-arts action films which won critical acclaim. But Indonesia has had its own filmmaking genius since the 1990s: ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Comfort zone

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... Text John Butlin After an ultra-modern Tokyo existence, a globe-trotting family wanted a 'light and bright' holiday feel for their leafy Deep Water Bay sojourn. Comfort zone Text Catherine Shaw / Styling David Roden / Photography John Butlin   When it comes to creating a nest in Hong Kong, newly arrived expatriates tend to seek comfort in the familiar, recreating ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Top tips to turbocharge your metabolism

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:51pm by David Wilson

    ... Terrace, Central, Hong Kong. For Thai spices, visit Kowloon City, where Thai expatriates flock. For Indian spices, try the area behind Chungking Mansions around Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Organic ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Expat writer gambles with Macau and HK cards

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:28am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... Jingan Young Expat takes a gamble on pathological protagonist British novelist and journalist Lawrence Osborne is no stranger to the thrilling complexities of expatriate life, having lived and worked in Paris, New York City, Mexico, Istanbul and now Bangkok. Following on from the critical and commercial success of The Forgiven, which was named one of the best books of 2012 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    Designers creating craft-driven furniture gain foothold in local market

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:02am by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... this as an opportunity to express his feelings about life as an expatriate in Hong Kong. "My work is inspired by the place I live," says the designer, who has also worked in the US, Italy, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Don and Bridget Brewster of Agape International Missions on combating Cambodia's child sex traffickers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... worsened the problem. "It can be traced back to the justice system set up by the French colonisers which protected the rich and the expatriates. When the French left, power went to the Khmer ...




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