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  1. Scary pictures

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rong Xiaoqing Taking snapshots of New York's major buildings and bridges used to be routine for the many millions of tourists who visit every year. Boring to some, perhaps, but just about as harmless as it gets. But this is not so anymore. In these p ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Hobby turns into career for lesbian erotica writer

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:22am by Kate Whitehead

    ... it anywhere. That definitely helped the genre take off," she says. What began as a hobby for Bliss has become the couple's way of life. When Manchoulas' company suggested she relocate, ...

  3. Aquarium landscapes

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Mr Chow has turned his hobby into a business- he owns an aquarium shop in Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok. He says beginners can start with basic fittings such as the aquarium tank, a filter, ... to HK$30,000 for an advanced set-up. 'You need to install good-quality equipment, such as a chiller, to maintain a complex ecology in the tank, and that costs a lot,' Mr Chow says. The hobby ...

  4. Treasure of a hunt with thrill of GPS guidance

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Which is the key invention of all time. Fire? The wheel? The internet? True, each of these ideas was handy but, surely, none made such an impact as GPS. In case you have been living on Mars, GPS stands for Global Positioning System and means ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Local turns hobby making perfect replicas of buses into thriving business

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:07am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Model start-up on the road to success Bus fanatic turned model maker Chu Man-hin has turned his hobby into a career. The 22-year-old started making 1:13 scale models of buses about three years ago, and now sells the remote-controlled replicas overseas for up to US$3,200 each. Now he's thinking of taking the business to a new level, concentrating ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOBBIES

    Mini cityscapes bring a whole new perspective to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... cultural make-up: the lanterns of the Mid-Autumn Festival. "I took lots of photos of lanterns and had to go to many stores and make notes about them," Chan says. For her, the hobby offers ... is attracting a wide audience because it has the cute factor to appeal to youngsters and a nostalgia factor for older people. Semi-retired lawyer Macy Kwan Mei-see picked up the hobby about five years ...

  7. Comment - Blogs - MEDIA

    Warwick Reid's legal hobby draws attention 'for all the wrong reasons'

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 04:10pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... I hope. Reid Legal is a little hobby thing that has got the attention of the international press for all the wrong reasons." Reid’s new work has triggered outcry from Hong Kong’s legal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Shamed prosecutor Warwick Reid says new legal firm is just a hobby

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... years in 1990 for taking HK$12.4 million in bribes - told the Post the ReidLegal company was only a hobby and he had been working as a bus driver to make ends meet. But despite his assurances he ... are reserved for lawyers."   Shamed prosecutor says legal firm is 'just a hobby' ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Financier finds trading lessons in marathon hobby

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com For Citic Securities' Eddie Lam, races like the Standard Chartered event sharpen his thinking Marathons give financier job edge Eddie Lam Yat-ming has clocked up 25,000 kilometers on his runs over the past 20 years, equal t ...

  10. Business - China Business - WINEMAKING

    Richard Parsons, former Citigroup chairman, eyes profit with wine hobby

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Milan Ex-Citigroup boss raises glass to new venture Former Citigroup chairman Richard Parsons, whose career in banking and media saw him at the helm of the industries' biggest companies, is betting that he can make money in retirement in ...




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