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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Former Wall Street trader sets up centre to teach kids the value of money

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:05pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Instead of settling into domesticity, however, she has leveraged her professional expertise into a sideline by setting up Pinnacle Learning Centre, which teaches financial literacy to children ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com A former Wall Street trader hasset up a learning centre that teaches youngsters to appreciate the value of money, writes Elaine Yau Saving graces Since her ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Hong Kong-style milk tea takes centre stage at cultural exhibition in Taiwan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Tea time at Hong Kong's Taiwan exhibition Thousands of cups of Hong Kong's "silk-stocking" milk tea will be served to visitors at an exhibition in Taiwan showcasing the city's cultural heritage. Intangible cultural heritage will take centre stage at Hong Kong Week 2014 in Taipei, the third annual showcase presented ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese curator warns Hong Kong: don't turn into a 'cultural Galapagos'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and inward-looking, the city will be just another part of China. "Historical reasons, taxation, infrastructure … and the use of English … made Hong Kong an international city and the centre of a network ... School. Nanjo will put together training programmes for artists and curators at the school, which is the educational division of the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Programmes will involve intensive ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Sistine Chapel Choir makes its Hong Kong debut but misses mainland

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com But negotiations with Beijing for a mainland performance in Asian tour did not succeed Choir from Vatican has its Hong Kong debut The Vatican's famed Sistine Chapel Choir made its Hong Kong debut last night at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui, after negotiations with Beijing to allow a performance on the mainland failed. They sang a total ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Picturesque Music- A Yuan Dynasty Painting Reinvented

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:39pm by ALEXIS ALRICH

    ... Alexis Alrich life@scmp.com HK Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall Reviewed: September 19 If a movie needs a soundtrack, does a live concert need visuals? Not really. Living, sweating and breathing players are plenty to keep us engaged. It's risky to add a possibly distracting element, but this concert with the combined Chinese orchestras of Zhejiang and Hong Kong ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    Chinese designer Zhu charms Milan fashion world with plans for Krizia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... the tradition of Krizia but obviously we will have more creativity, something more, something fresh." As it is a private company, it is unclear how much financial trouble Krizia was in before Zhu ...

  7. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    By Malene Birger is the latest Scandinavian fashion house to open

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:36am by Divia Harilela

    ... that take centre stage. Fluid dresses and tops are embellished with handmade tassels inspired by ethnic cultures, while rich textured fabrics and chunky knits look like they've been transposed ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art collective's pink tears draw attention to Johannesburg's run down buildings

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by GDN

    ... joined Arboleda for the urban art project they dubbed "Beware of Colour". It is intended to revive conversation about the dilapidation of the city's centre and the lack of adequate ...

  9. 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

    ... one of the top 100 global thinkers by Foreign Policy. In her view, the cause is over-sophistication. The expertise that spawned slippery financial instruments including credit default swaps ...

  10. Lifestyle

    New manager hopes to grow the HK literary festival

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Kate Whitehead

    ... four months doing an intensive Cantonese course. It was a chance encounter with the Financial Times ' Angela Mackay, who is on the festival's board, that led her to volunteer for last ...




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