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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... devotees from Kathmandu and India ply the route from Jomsom (the district's capital) up to the border with China. An hour-and-a-half later and we are in Muktinath- or, more accurately, ... trek to the Thorong Pass (5,416 metres)- part of the famous Annapurna circuit- or a four-hour descent past swaying barley fields and striated stony cliffs to Kagbeni (2,820 metres), the gateway ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Simon Birch, 17 years in Hong Kong, is taking his talents elsewhere because of red tape over exhibition spaces

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by Enid Tsui

    ... District is built, it will "magically" transform Hong Kong- but Birch is not holding his breath. The artist remembers the bright-eyed lad who came here from Britain and found a land ... that have hit the bureaucratic brick wall here. A year ago, he convinced Foster + Partners to help build a temporary art museum on the site of the future M+ in the West Kowloon Cultural District ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... the zeitgeist of the time." Dhillon visits a different district each week to hunt for new pieces. "I like window shopping. I always discover new things on visits to the same district ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    China's Dragon King Bridge connects two architectural concepts

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Van de Water says, because the local government considers bridges a significant part of the future development of the district. In China, this is a rare example of a bridge playing a role ... for another 12 bridges in the district. Van de Water recently finished a book on what it means for a Western architect working in a different cultural context (You Can't Change China, China ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Beauty Fix: Elemis Biotec Sonic Skin-Radiance Facial

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by HETA SHAH

    ... Text: Heta Shah BEAUTY FIX: Elemis BIOTEC Sonic Skin-Radiance Facial Elemis has developed five, result-driven "Biotec" facials using a fusion of three targeted stimuli — actives, touch and electric technology — to enable the skin to renew and repair. Dodging the chaos of Causeway Bay's shopping district, I make my way to 10/10 Space to meet Helen Brown, senior UK ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Dai pai dong an endangered species in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Some districts lost all their old street side eateries. Kowloon City, which had been home to 68 dai pai dong, had none by 1984. The numbers have been shrinking elsewhere ever since. But it's not all doom and gloom. It seems there is some room for manoeuvre, and the licensing regulations are not hard and fast, at least, in some districts. "In the hawker policy review a few ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong's ethnic minority students lag in Chinese language skills

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... resources and skills in assisting their children in further studies. They also recommended a one-stop education consultation platform in the regional education offices in different districts under ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... although regulations strictly limit flights in populated areas. Rural districts remain a more welcoming environment for drone flying, where farms can embrace the technology to evaluate soil ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Visitor photos put different spin on exhibition in Beijing

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... is very important. Sometimes art can achieve more than politics." thereview@scmp.com Today Art Museum, Building 1, Pingod Community, No32 Baiziwan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Beijing's Dashilar neighbourhood gets a sensitive makeover

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... and revitalising at the same time." First settled in the 14th century, Dashilar became a prosperous business district in the Qing dynasty before falling into decay in more recent decades. An attempt ... of its history it was Beijing's central business district, where a lot of the old teahouses, opera houses, silk shops, the city's first stock exchange and cinema were, and yet ...




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