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  1. Lifestyle

    High rent, low salaries: how young Hongkongers are scheming to secure subsidised housing

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 06:22pm by Elaine Yau

    ... not that young people don't mind sharing facilities, it's just that there's no way they can get a flat otherwise." The government should increase the supply of subsidised housing ... to qualify for public housing. As incredible as it seems, Wong's drastic action makes sense in light of the dire housing opportunities for young people in Hong Kong. Wong must apply for public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1633546/high-rent-low-salaries-how-young-hongkongers-are-scheming-secure
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Malta

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Tim Pile

    ... of foreign consulates housed in rambling colonial villas with sweeping views across Marsamxett Harbour. The best "X" of all, though, is the village of Marsaxlokk. Twenty minutes from ... in short supply, Malta is a "swim off the rocks" kind of place. This makes the Blue Lagoon on the neighbouring island of Comino even more special. Frosty white sands and luminous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1643781/destination-malta
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Li Xiaodong's prize-winning library brings tourism to Jiaojiehe village

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:26pm by James King

    ... over a new leaf. The Liyuan Library, in Jiaojiehe village near Beijing, is perhaps the biggest tree house on earth. It won the C$100,000 (HK$685,680) prize, which was established ... their houses. "Ninety-nine per cent of the materials can be recycled and the way the branches were attached to the building was very simple, so in four or five years it will be easy to replace old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1644583/li-xiaodongs-prize-winning-library-brings-tourism-jiaojiehe
  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Videogame: The Evil Within

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 11:11pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... lit perspective, The Evil Within runs the gamut of its many sub-genres: surreal and supernatural, grindhouse and artsy foreign, haunted house and silly slashers. And then there are the skewed horror gaming clichés: your gun is nearly impossible to aim, stealth rarely works, ammunition and health boosts are constantly in short supply, and even on "casual" level, it feels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1634179/videogame-evil-within
  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Shane Osborn's latest venture emphasises the food over the chef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:56pm by Mischa Moselle

    ... of seafood and pasta, although much of the produce will come from Japan. Osborn looked at getting supplies from the New Territories but said the supply wasn't consistent. Instead he ... Dell pork chop from a menu of modern European, brasserie-style food. Complete with a seafood bar, the restaurant also has a menu featuring pastas and risottos, some house-made charcuterie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1638894/shane-osborns-latest-venture-emphasises-food-over-chef
  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... an estimated 1.5 billion tonnes of construction waste annually, a printer supplied by WinSun Decoration Design Engineering is credited with building 10 single-storey houses in 24 hours, using mine ... on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is on to build the world's first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1628271/building-houses-3d-printing-technology
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, November 9, 2014

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 05:20am by AGENCIES

    ... Physicist to be CERN's first woman director Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti has been chosen to head CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, that houses the giant ... 1 per cent of its energy consumption in the first half of the year, compared with nearly 37,000MW in Germany. The new plant in Cestas will be capable of supplying electricity to a city the size ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1635100/short-science-november-9-2014
  8. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    Getting to grips with the problem of dry eyes

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:23pm by JEFF HUI YUNG-LAM

    ... Dr Jeff Hui Yung-lam life@scmp.com Not a dry eye in the house with these hints The arrival of winter in Hong Kong brings with it a welcome change of climate. It means cooler temperatures ... critical function of tears is that they supply oxygen and nutrients to the surface of our eyes. But it doesn't end there. Tears also help prevent infection by washing out foreign bodies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1634309/getting-grips-problem-dry-eyes
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Sustainable fish is catching on in Hong Kong restaurants

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Oliver insists on serving sustainable seafood at all his restaurants, and ensures everyone who is part of the supply chain acts ethically in a system the company has called the "Jamie Oliver ... tel: 2132 7898 The Banqueting House 2/F, 26 Kimberley Road, TST, tel: 2722 6768 Xi Shan Chinese Restaurant 3/F E-Max, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, tel: 2620 2312 Neptune's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1608937/sustainable-fish-catching-hong-kong-restaurants
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... families live in small houses and spend their days working the land. The food is delicious, but limited to the seasonal produce that the land offers.We stumble upon local beekeepers. After negotiating our way round the 30 or so active hives on the drive in front of their house, we obtain a few jars of honey. There is one karst that stands out from all the others, Pussan Yan ("the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1589278/rock-climbers-lured-karsts-getu-village

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