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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Labelling seen as one way to trim the rise in obesity in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Richard Lord

    ... that indicates potentially dangerous levels of salt, saturated fat and sugar. Chong says that with other issues of public nutrition policy, such as trans fats, Hong Kong has not enacted bans or other ... that are increasingly affecting developed societies such as Hong Kong. But while it's hard not to know that sugar's bad for you, particularly in excessive quantities, it can be equally difficult ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1556179/labelling-seen-one-way-trim-rise-obesity-hong-kong
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to make Hong Kong schools a hub for better health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... of the integrated education policy, under which special needs students are placed in mainstream schools. Hong Kong has become a regional leader regarding school health promotion On the whole, students ... but in practice, individual schools are free to choose the entry point and level of engagement. Hong Kong, fortunately, has been making its own efforts to promote school health. The Healthy School Award ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1476368/how-make-hong-kong-schools-hub-better-health
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Equality in schools has a long way to go in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Katelyn Chan

    ... minority children in Hong Kong have been given more attention in recent years. A Chinese-language curriculum targeting them is rolling out in September and last year the "designated ... to be done to achieve racial equality in Hong Kong mariana law, equal opportunities commission spokeswoman  The guidelines state that uniform rules should respect and take into account students' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556161/equality-schools-has-long-way-go-hong-kong
  4. Lifestyle - Travel

    Work scheme gives overseas youngsters a chance to experience Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Mark Sharp, JOHN KANG

    ... of this year, 73 visas had already been issued. Two-hundred French nationals annually can take advantage of the scheme. Teacher Clotilde Renaudin was already in Hong Kong, visiting a friend, when she ... Mark Sharp and John Kang Youngsters from overseas are making the most of an opportunity to experience life in Hong Kong for a year under a working holiday scheme,write Mark Sharp and John ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1558289/work-scheme-gives-overseas-youngsters-chance-experience-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Propaganda poster display offers look back to earlier Hong Kong strife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Lana Lam

    ... become especially fraught since Beijing issued a white paper asserting its authority over Hong Kong last month. The paper prompted claims the city's political freedoms were being whittled ... academic institution has already bought several of the 45 posters that will go on display. "They were issued in 1967 in China and used here to stir up trouble in Hong Kong, so they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556697/propaganda-poster-display-offers-look-back-earlier-age-hong-kong
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

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

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

    ... And in that we run the risk of losing sight of other issues. "Addressing the Chinese language problem is important, but it is only a response in part. Many minority students in Hong Kong fail [in ... Aayush Niroula life@scmp.com Mind your language: how minorities are being left in the margins The Chinese proficiency level of 60 per cent of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong aged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556164/hong-kongs-ethnic-minority-students-lag-chinese-language
  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Dai pai dong an endangered species in Hong Kong

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

    ... head bowed over a bowl of noodles listening to people chat, laugh and smoke- you can't get a more down-to-earth Hong Kong experience than that. And if the sweat isn't running down ... to settle on a subject. The Nat Geo Awards challenged filmmakers to make a five-minute documentary that paid tribute to the people and stories that reflect the spirit of Hong Kong. "Dai pai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1556158/dai-pai-dong-endangered-species-hong-kong
  8. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... unlikely. Noting that Hong Kong is a largely urban economy, Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man told the Legislative Council last year: "Redevelopment of the agricultural industry ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Rapidly vanishing farms have heightened concern about Hong Kong's over-reliance on food imports. It's time to give market gardeners a boost, writes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1555617/call-incentives-help-farmers-stay-land-and-boost-hong-kongs-self-suffiency
  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Inside the Observatory: How Hong Kong's weathermen make their predictions

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:46am by Bernice Chan

    ... a challenge even with the help of supercomputers Heads in the clouds The Hong Kong Observatory's central forecasting office occupies the entire seventh floor of its offices in Tsim Sha Tsui. ... can't be 100 per cent accurate lee kwok-lun, scientific officer, hong kong Observatory  "I like this work very much because I can have more information to have safe and fun trips," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1554128/how-hong-kong-observatory-combines-computer-modelling-and
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - GENDER

    Hong Kong starts to embrace transgender issues

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... As Hong Kong begins to grow more tolerant of transgender issues, one man who started life as a woman tells Kylie Knott his story "I didn't feel trapped in the wrong body, ... but after the 'W' case it seems people want to learn more about transgender issues. "There was a lot of ignorance in Hong Kong. People only associated transgenders with ladyboys ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1265976/hong-kong-starts-embrace-transgender-issues

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