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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. Lifestyle

    The 99-year-old who can't afford to eat... and why red tape is forcing Hongkongers to go hungry

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 11:19am by Elaine Yau

    ... That should be a cause for celebration, except it's long been a challenge for her to get three square meals a day. A former cook, Wong has survived on the government's elderly financial ... along with lunches for underprivileged students and food banks distributing tinned food and other dry goods and later even fresh produce. Last month, its Lai Chi Kok centre began distributing ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Martial arts fitness craze gives Muay Thai a leg up in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:49pm by Mark Sharp

    ... Fitness Centre, describes the recent growth of Muay Thai in the city as "significant". He says it's popular because it is straightforward and has comprehensive skills. "Many ... are very passionate, we are also willing to nurture and invest in them to compete in tournaments," Li says. The third type is those with a lot of financial backing that sell private training ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETROSPECTIVE

    Mong Kok: 50 vibrant years in Hong Kong's crowded corner

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 09:36am

    ... to review some of the most colourful scenes witnessed in Mong Kok over the last half century (and beyond) as the district is once again at the centre of our photographers' attention. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: scratching the itch

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:46pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... from pain-sensing neurons to nerve cells that influence itch intensity," says senior investigator Professor Chen Zhou-feng, director of Washington University's Centre for the study ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Global approach to education is key for tomorrow's workforce

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by Luisa Tam

    ... is in a unique position, considering its geographical location, history and its strong reputation as an international financial centre. Education, therefore, must look forward and be progressive ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... on the process, as well as meeting a need," he says. Elsewhere in the US, Behrokh Khoshnevis, director of the Centre for Rapid Automated Fabrication Technologies at the University of Southern ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS REVIEW

    A Celebration of Dance

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:37pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai life@scmp.com A Celebration of Dance Hong Kong Ballet HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre Reviewed: October 25, 2.30 and 7.30pm The programme Hong Kong Ballet has chosen to celebrate its 35th anniversary reflects where the company stands today- dancing of an admirably high standard with a repertoire that is rich and varied, yet prone to odd lapses of judgment. George ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Women embrace extra weight- in the gym

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... as at the end of 2013, up from only 17 per cent in 2004, according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. CrossFit- the weightlifting meets gymnastics meets high intensity interval ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dot 2 Dot is a director's love letter to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:37pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... of a Korean actress to be in tune with the "Korean wave" phenomenon, but realised the financial and logistical hurdles were too great. So, for the sake of convenience, he went ...




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