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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Russian regimes complicit in people's vodka addiction

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... and figuratively- from one government to the next, from war to peace and economic boom to bust, all while well and truly sauced on the lethal clear liquor. That's the argument Mark Lawrence Schrad ... an eye on its people. It gave the authorities a cheap, powerful way to keep the masses drunk, divided and often poor, but it was also very lucrative for the government. "The macabre beauty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1464701/russian-regimes-complicit-peoples-vodka-addiction
  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ... countries of the developing world? Over the past 30 years, China's urban population has increased by 500 million and it is planning to add another 300 million by 2030, meaning one in every ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... at RTHK's Studio One dedicated to Iberian culture was discussed over lunch at the China Tee Club. The show went ahead and its success allowed me to turn a single concert into an entire project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1070383/tastemaker-stacey-rodda-founder-music-beyond-borders
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Photographer travels the world collecting people's inner thoughts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:16am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Photographer Mario Cacciottolo is travelling the world, documenting people's personal experiences, writes Bernice Chan A moment to collect your ... and his most powerful Someone Once Told Me moment. "I consider myself to be a curator of people's secrets," he says. "I'm hugely moved by the fact that people will tell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1427877/photographer-travels-world-collecting-peoples-inner-thoughts
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET SECURITY

    Spotlight on China's hackers after accusations against PLA unit 61398

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... on a Zhejiang University site read: "The graduate school has received notice that unit 61398 of China's People's Liberation Army (located in Pudong district, Shanghai) seeks to recruit ... a US information technology security firm, sparked controversy by blaming a special unit of the People's Liberation Army for launching a series of cyberattacks on US companies, the shadowy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1219328/spotlight-chinas-hackers-after-accusations-against-pla-unit
  6. Lifestyle - Books

    The complications and contradictions of China in a time of great change

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Kit Gillet

    ... wouldn't have been possible to write this kind of book if I hadn't lived there and watched people's lives evolve.   Do you think your eight years in China coincided with extraordinary ... Kit Gillet Complex contradictions in China's time of great change Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker, recently left China after eight years covering the country, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1486849/complications-and-contradictions-china-time-great-change
  7. Lifestyle - Books - AFRICA

    Book review: The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair, by Michael Deibert

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by GDN

    ... Rory Carroll The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair by Michael Deibert Zed 4 stars Rory Carroll Central Africa seldom commands outside attention. Its torments play ... of the world became so wretched, and of the many actors responsible: Congolese politicians and warlords, predatory neighbours, hypocritical Western governments and a hapless UN. An American who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1432582/book-review-democratic-republic-congo-between-hope-and-despair
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    It would be even more surprising if the PLA did not resort to cyberspying

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... on Shanghai-based Unit 61398 of the People's Liberation Army. Some critics, such as the Post's popular columnist Alex Lo, have expressed incredulity that such professional cyberwarriors would ... Chinese handwriting on a crucial document, and they listed the northern province of Hebei as a "district of Shanghai". The People's Liberation Army began life as a guerilla force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1170235/it-would-be-even-more-surprising-if-pla-did-not-resort
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    In debate on price of new medicines, a middle ground needs finding

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Hari Kumar

    ... Sovaldi promised a 90 per cent chance of recovery for those affected by hepatitis C. [Drug firms' policies] are simply putting profits before people's lives Dr Jennifer Cohn ... home to 75 per cent of the world's poor and the cost of the drug would put it out of reach of the most vulnerable groups. This "is simply putting profits before people's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1489467/debate-price-new-medicines-middle-ground-needs-finding
  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Mai Jia's newly translated first novel gives readers a glimpse of enigmatic China

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by James Kidd

    ... of the nation's political and security elites. A final irony: Mai Jia worked for almost two decades as an intelligence officer in the People's Liberation Army. Like Rong, he also has another name: ... James Kidd Mai Jia's first novel to be translated into English is challenging, but leaves readers wondering about China, writes James Kidd Cracking the code Decoded by Mai Jia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1453975/mai-jias-newly-translated-first-novel-gives-readers-glimpse

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