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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Is Malaysia fit to lead widened search for missing flight MH370?

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Now that the operation is moving into a new, much wider stage, Beijing should demand better co-operation to find missing plane Is Malaysia fit to lead search for flight 370? Nearly eight days after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday made the first definitive comments on how the Boeing 777-200 carrying ...

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    Conquering 100 miles with the mind

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 06:00pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... helping to overcome it and to be mentally stronger. Doing ultra is not about just physical fitness – far from it. I’ve really not trained a lot for this grand slam; it’s really just the mental aspect that’s most important. Again the guys who dropped out, ran 20 hour grand slams, I took 26 hours. They’re in the mid-20s, super fit, but they didn’t finish and I did. Why? Maybe it’s ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    In search of green in China's Silicon Valley

    Posted May 31st 2013, 05:39pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... I take my running shoes with me wherever I go. Across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, round and round the padang in Georgetown, Penang, under freezing conditions in London, Ontario... my trusty trainers have been the best travel companions ever. ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Local races: the spring/summer collection

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 04:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang The sleeved tops and running capris have been pushed to the back of my wardrobe, and the tank tops, singlets and shorts that have been in hibernation since November last year have regained prime position. As the beads of sweat trickle down m ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Why Hong Kong’s trails are some of the best in the world for running

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 01:42pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang Ben Swee, a Singapore running coach and fitness trainer, recently made two trips to Hong Kong in the span of three weeks. Unlike most visitors here, however, the main draw wasn’t the food, the finance hub, of the famed Lan Kwai Fong parties. It was the running. Swee was among the around 150-strong Singapore contingent that participated at the RaidLight Lantau 100km ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HKEx must not tamper with its sound listing rules

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:14am by Albert Cheng

    ... that warns of the dangers of conforming rigidly to one standard. One should never, it says, "cut the feet to fit the shoes". Equally, one should not cut the head to fit any hat. The metaphorical feet and head of the stock exchange are both sound and functional. The last thing we want to do is disfigure them just to fit the "new economy" companies such as Alibaba. Albert ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Social campaign can promote values fit for a modern China

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 06:42pm by STEPHAN MOTHE

    ... Stephan Mothe Stephan Mothe backs cultivation of etiquette and values of China Dream Social campaign can promote values fit for a modern China While breakneck growth and urbanisation have brought the Chinese people unprecedented prosperity, many feel that the values and behaviour accompanying this development have not kept pace. The state's efforts to address this have been ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don’t let Hong Kong remain the ‘worst city for cyclists’

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:06pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... This is despite the global trend of embracing them for being zero-polluting, an inexpensive way to commute and helping improve a community's fitness and health. With climate change and obesity being ... beneficial. A rental scheme and places to lock up bikes would help reduce air pollution and improve community fitness. What better way to start the day than to cycle smugly past rows of drivers fuming ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The pros and cons of working past 60

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... considered in a wider context. Ideally, employees should be allowed to work as long as they are physically and mentally fit. A compulsory retirement age is arguably age discrimination. Many who ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Blumberg stays on course in his Grand Slam bid

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:29pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... but it’s constant up and down, and the uphills are a little too steep for me to run because I’m not fit enough. So I hiked the uphills. I wanted to go sub-24 – obviously my first goal was to finish ...




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