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  1. Property - International - DESIGN

    James Cheng creates living spaces that enhances interactivity

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani property.post@scmp.com Hong Kong-born James Cheng has built his reputation on designing projects that make it easy for people to commune with one another Architect creates space that enhances interaction Hong Kong-born architect James Cheng has a slightly contrarian point of view when he considers the sustainability factor of his birthplace. "In a way, Hong ...

  2. Magazines - Good Eating - CHEF PROFILE

    Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal treats his cuisine like fashion

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by Tracey Furniss

    ... are prêt a porter, so when I make my collection here in Hong Kong, I do 11 or 12 dishes- but all these dishes I will never copy elsewhere." Benallal was mentored by two of the world's ... I come to Hong Kong, Brazil, Germany, London, everyone knows the Michelin guide- it's important." He now boasts five restaurants with three concepts- fine dining at Restaurant Akrame ...

  3. Magazines - Good Eating - ALFRESCO DINING

    More restaurants offer alfresco dining

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by Vicki Williams

    ... three months, Hong Kong will experience some of the best weather for alfresco dining. While the city is often considered as lagging behind its Asian neighbours in terms of alfresco options, ... with spicy ponzu, in addition to the restaurant's comprehensive brunch. Khaleel says Hong Kong diners are beginning to appreciate the alfresco experience more as they have more options, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    How mental toughness gives athletes the edge

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... earlier this year, Hong Kong amateur Tiffany Chan was staring defeat in the face. Watching her competitor sink a difficult putt, she knew she had to match her rival. After four rounds of play, ... It's about finding the opportunity in everything," says Laura Walsh, mental health counsellor and applied sports psychologist at LifeShift Hong Kong. Walsh has first-hand knowledge of what ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Review: The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Natasha Rogai

    ... an acclaimed trilogy of dance dramas based on his novels for Hong Kong Dance Company, where Leung was artistic director between 2009 and 2013. After retiring from that company, Leung set up his own group (confusingly called the Hong Kong Dance Drama Company) to bring together Chinese dance artists from Hong Kong and the mainland. This is its first production. A joint venture with the Hubei ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: Tong King-sum

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by John Batten

    ... creativity is proof that Hong Kong's "story" is not only about a frenzied entrepreneurial spirit, sweatshop labour and property development. Tong studied art subjects at the Chinese ... and bronze. He died in 2008, at the age of 68, and in this small retrospective exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, a range of Tong's sculpture shows his tight technical competence. He ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cheung Chau stars in documentary festival

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Bernice Chan

    ... from Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland: Tammy Cheung Hung, Lee Jong-wang, Ying Liang, Lee Chia-hua and Augustine Lam Wai-hung. All of them spent eight days and nights at the camp in Cheung ... because the craft has been passed down for generations and now his son is learning it. Hong Kong has fewer and fewer people making these traditional crafts." Like Chui, Chan was surprised ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... language development. As a cognitive science student at the University of Hong Kong, he studied how the brain processes languages, spent three years compiling a glossary of spoken Cantonese ... and linguistics experts are divided on the most effective ways of teaching the Chinese language. Tse Shek-kam, a professor at the University of Hong Kong specialising in Chinese language learning, argues: ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Home and cultural identity difficult to pinpoint for third-culture kids

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by Mabel Sieh

    ... in Hong Kong or anywhere else overseas and someone asks me that question, the answer is Israel. However, when I am in Israel, I'd always say: I am from Hong Kong," says Wiersch, a 17-year-old student at Sha Tin College. Born in Rehovot, Israel, the teenager moved to Sri Lanka with her family when she was three years old, then to Hong Kong when she was 10, and has lived ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    How to overcome a teary start to the school year

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by KRIS GIENGER

    ... confident about participating in class. Talk to him about his friends. Who does he like to play with? Often children in Hong Kong do not live near their playmates from school so they may not get ... to strengthen his friendships and interest in the coming school year, develop his independence and just be patient with him. Kris Gienger teaches at an international school in Hong Kong ...




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