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  1. Victoriana revisited

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... If you are lacking indoor space, but want to surround yourself with plants, a terrarium could be the answer. The miniature, private worlds occupied by lush greens and tiny figurines have begun gaining favour with young design enthusiasts and creative type ...

  2. 'Hobby breeders' may face tighter puppy-sale laws

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... government proposal. More than 70 per cent of animals sold at pet shops came from hobby breeders, said Carmen Chan Wai-man, executive officer of Happy Animals. Another 4 per cent are imported and 22 ... Too many commercial breeders disguise themselves as 'hobby' breeders to escape regulations, and it should be stopped, she said. Animal welfare groups were told in a meeting ...

  3. Swiss artist folds his childhood hobby into art, crease by crease

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen We've all made a paper plane at some point in our life, but Swiss artist Sipho Mabona has taken his childhood hobby to a new level. Mabona was in town on Monday to open ... mother taught him to make a paper plane when he was five years old. He studied psychology in college and became a primary school teacher. He stuck with his hobby, however, and got better. His ...

  4. Small wonders

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... All schoolchildren learn to make paper planes when they are young, but one man has taken his hobby to a whole new height. Edwin Cho Chi-kong has always had a passion for model planes. Like most good hobbies, it started in his youth, when he made model aircraft from plastic kits bought from toy stores. He spent hours assembling the models and then meticulously decorating them ...

  5. Odd hobbies

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Exercises by John Millen Poppy is doing a school project about people with unusual hobbies. She talks to two people. Listen to the interviews and then answer these questions. 1 How does James correct Poppy at the start of the interview? a. he tells her he doesn't have much time b. he questions the word she has used to describe his hobby c. he tells her he doesn't like ...

  6. Growing enjoyment of hobby farming

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their own food, but hobby farming is becoming a trend. People have always loved to get away from the city during weekends, and enjoy the quiet life in the countryside. Now, during their spare time, ... Seeing an opportunity to allow more people to enjoy hobby farming, Lau began to rent out his farmland. He divided it into sections for tenants to plant whatever crops they liked. 'I teach ...

  7. Ocean Park fish set for aquarium move

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Ocean Park is moving the inhabitants of its Atoll Reef to the new Grand Aquarium over the next few weeks, but not all of the marine life will stay in the park after the relocation. More than 2,000 marine animals will be transported down the hill to ...

  8. Fun hobby that rings the changes

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While the ringing of bells is mostly associated with church towers and Christmas, the use of handbells and chimes as a musical art form has long enchanted audiences in shopping malls and public places around Hong Kong. Handbell music is usually performed ...

  9. Asian Games can help citizens get involved in sport as a lifelong hobby

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and hobby fields. Statistics show us that a healthier lifestyle can lead to lower medical costs for people as they grow older. Given that we have an ageing population our public health care system ...

  10. A fish tank in the right place can bring harmony, wealth and happiness

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Walking into your home and seeing your beloved dog, cat, bird or turtle can bring wonderful feelings of happiness, love and companionship. However, some pets, such as fish, can increase your wealth, improve your health and help your career, ...




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