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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Against the odds

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and is in serious financial trouble. Yet he's one of the lucky ones: a study by the University of Hong Kong found that one in five gamblers attempt suicide. The survey of 3,685 people who sought help at the Caritas Addicted Gamblers Counselling Centre, in Tsuen Wan, between 2003 to 2012, also found that 22 people considered taking the lives of their family members. "Gambling is like ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS REVIEW


    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:20pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai life@scmp.com In-between City Contemporary Dance Company Cultural Centre Studio Theatre Reviewed: September 26 City Contemporary Dance Company's latest work offers three new pieces, two created by company dancers and one by guest choreographer Anh Ngoc Nguyen. Born in Vietnam, Nguyen completed his studies at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and has ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS REVIEW

    Mamma Mia!

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:20pm by Kevin Kwong

    ... in the second act. The unstable sound system meant some of the singing wasn't audible in Act One. Niamh Perry, as Sophie, (above centre with Jasmin Colangelo and Sally Frith, who play friends Lisa ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Ermenegildo Zegna gets big-screen treatment

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by DIANA D'ARENBERG

    ... in London's financial district, the film "moves away from the concepts of the traditional gentlemen, the traditional rich, the elite and the people in power, to arrive at the concepts ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    US music school makes impression on Hong Kong music hopefuls

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:20pm by ALEXIS ALRICH

    ... mini-residencies at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, St Paul's Co-Educational College, the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, Diocesan Boys' School and Baptist University. The ensemble, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: The Accidental Diplomat, by Maurice Baker

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... at a hawker centre in the city state. Detectives arrested the men, forced them to have haircuts and locked them up for one night. This action provoked Malaysian student demonstrations against ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Epic film about Xiao Hong tested both the director and leading lady

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:28pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... literary pantheon- including Xiao Hong's long-time lover, Xiao Jun and writer-revolutionary Ding Ling- is depicted in this sprawling drama. But Xiao Hong occupies centre stage for most ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, September 28, 2014

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:21am by undefined

    ... Centre for Tropical Agriculture, Indonesia's Bogor Agricultural University and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, stress the wasps are harmless to humans and animals. AFP ...




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