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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... as different macronutrients interact to regulate appetite and energy intake. In these animals, overall energy intake is less important than achieving the correct nutritional balance, Professor David ... and family is important for self-esteem, according to researchers at Waterloo University and Wilfrid Laurier University. The study, which involved 113 undergraduate students with a mean age of 20.3, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Mainland wine importers optimistic despite clampdown on gift giving

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:37am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham life@scmp.com The government clampdown on gift-giving on the mainland has caused wine importers some problems, but most are optimistic, writesMark Graham Grape wall of China ... splashing the cash on wining and dining; events featuring high-end Bordeaux and top-drawer bai jiu (rice liquor) are thin on the ground. Customs figures show the volume of wine imports rose by 5 per ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - FOOD

    Feast like a king: Modern restaurants seek to recreate Chinese imperial cuisine

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by ISOBEL YEUNG

    ... to travel more, so they want something more luxurious and special," says Peter Find, executive chef of The Ritz-Carlton. "As China becomes more prominent in the news, Westerners too ... Qing dynasty in the household of a government official named Tan Zongjun. "As the reputation of the Tan family cuisine became widespread, officials, literati and wealthy people were all ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    Estée Lauder's granddaughter Aerin designs opulent home interiors

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by P RAMAKRISHNAN

    ... footsteps. "Well, beauty is my heritage," she says. "And we have a family style; the importance of family. My home is my passion. I'm always happy to go straight home after work, ... portraits. "A quick way to transform a cold and clinical room is to add warm lighting," she says. Edgemere and Bedford floor lamps, and Hampton wall lights that vary from minimalist chic ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    HK-based designers have eyes on Woolmark prize

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:50pm by P. Ramakrishnan

    ... design hub, PMQ. "As everyone knows, rent in this city is a killer. To help young talent and emerging designers, we need more PMQs." In 2009, Polytechnic University graduate Lau took the leap to launch her own label. "Having worked in the business side of fashion I feel I understand the industry a bit better. It is not just about great design and aesthetics- as important ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art experts say Abramovic's performance piece should acknowledge similar work by her contemporary

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13pm by GDN

    ... stressed the importance of "nothing"- fails to acknowledge the influence of another contemporary artist who has made "nothing" central to her work. Mary Ellen Carroll, a New ... Hours, sees the artist appearing in the Serpentine's Hyde Park gallery from 10am to 6pm, six days a week, until August 25. It is billed as "a unique work created ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... at the end of a session, which helps to give them insight into different techniques and styles. "The most important thing is to have the guts to actually draw. You are not making a masterpiece, ... village," she says, pointing to a drawing. "A resident invited me to eat some turnip cake." Another of Chan's drawings depicts an elderly man in front of his tiny stall in Sham Shui ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Social Climber

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Jamie Carter

    ... the importance of mobile recently," says Dave Wallace, CEO of Heath Wallace. He thinks that the rise of mobile demonstrates that small devices are perfect for sharing and consuming content as well ... looking to expand elsewhere," says Mander. "As more and more Chinese websites come to international prominence and consider initial public offerings, Facebook's presence ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Meet the snake-savers: How two men have spent decades rescuing reptiles in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:14am by Charley Lanyon

    ... reputation," says Sargent. "A lot of people don't know much about snakes. That fear or ignorance leads to killing snakes for no real reason." In his experience, it is humans who ... "A few species that are found in Hong Kong are listed as at risk, but it doesn't mean the local snake population is at risk," says Dr Billy Hau Chi-hang, a principal lecturer ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    It's our right, say New Territories leaders fighting to keep small-house policy

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Elaine Yau

    ... for the right price. His clan are big landowners because his grandfather was "a big mandarin with money", Hau says. "I enjoy the benefits he left behind to the fullest." But he ... was the first group to voice support for the handover," Leung says. "We are an important force in stabilising Hong Kong." elaine.yau@scmp.com ...




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