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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Officials 'out of touch' in dispute over future of Hong Kong's country park enclaves

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams The future of Hong Kong's country park enclaves is being fought over by crusty rural leaders, rapacious developers, green groups and out-of-touch government officials, ... on the eastern horizon and lush green headlands to the north and south. The four restaurants in the village are busy; two have tables from which diners can admire one of the greatest views in Hong Kong ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... can solve the debt issue, the other problems of human trafficking and more egregious forms of abuse in Hong Kong will solve themselves." Holly Allan is manager of Helpers for Domestic ... Kong's ability to change. "Taiwan has these issues; Singapore has these issues; Malaysia and the Middle East have these issues. However, Hong Kong is a fertile ground for change because ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nobel laureates offer ideas on battling climate change

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... public health, air-pollution issues and so on. Having occasions such as the Nobel symposium is a big boost to our morale. "The highest level of the Hong Kong government is involved. I hope ... In the next 30 years, Asia will become home to 21 of the predicted 37 global megacities. "Hong Kong seems to be the ideal place to tackle these issues," says Schellnhuber. "It's ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... studies the impact of pollution on health and has no doubt that children growing up in Hong Kong now should expect shortened lives. "Our studies find that 10mg of particulate matter will cause two years of life expectancy lost. In Hong Kong, we are looking at 45mg to 50mg of such matter. Theoretically, this means 10 years of life lost." The World Health Organisation ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Jeff Koons brings artworks to Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Fionnuala McHugh Banality meets brilliance as US artist Jeff Koons brings his works to Hong Kong The cult of koons As you might expect from the world's most famous, most expensive, ... uncannily similar to a Hong Kong taxi's dashboard, ranged along its shoulders ("It's about co-dependency"); two are heaving a temple bell between them, the bell reproduced from ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - PET

    How to keep homes free of animal odours

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Vicki Williams

    ... try a black light- when used in a dark room it will reveal urine stains, even old ones. Simply outline the stains with chalk so you can find them after the room is lit. "Hong Kong homes have the advantage of not using as much wood or carpeting as those in many other countries, perhaps due to the high humidity. Most, if not all, of the tile floor surfaces in Hong Kong ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    The goods

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Abid Rahman

    ... Abid Rahman Abid Rahman 1. Neck candy The deluge of mid-market, American clothing retailers in Hong Kong has been met with equal parts excitement and indifference, according to The goods ... to raise awareness of male health issues. We fully support such efforts and heartily recommend that guys looking to grow a twirly, French duke-type moustache also invest in a dramatic Alexander ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in September 1946. He subsequently left Japan to attend a war crimes trial in Singapore, making a fatal stop-off en route in Hong Kong. Lane believes Wild "was about to use the Singapore hearings ... the crash inquiry in Hong Kong that they saw a "small flash" from the aircraft just before it fell from the sky. Further arousing suspicion, all the documents from Wild's office ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coast effective? The mammoth task of ridding Hong Kong's beaches of plastic rubbish

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Angie Bucu

    ... Angie Bucu Ridding Hong Kong’s beaches of plastic waste is a gargantuan task, requiring cooperation from the government, shops and restaurants – and every single one of us. Angie Bucu ... children have to look forward to when they visit the beach – in Hong Kong and elsewhere. Beach clean-ups are particularly popular at this time of year, with the International Coastal Cleanup, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: busy bodies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Think tanks- in various guises- have long operated in Hong Kong, with varying levels of efficacy, writes Jason Wordie Busy bodies As what passes for serious debate on who can (or cannot) stand for selection – sorry, election – to be Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017 gets bogged down in petty, intransigent detail, “think tanks” are regaining prominence, and more ...




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