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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... against official corruption since the People's Republic was founded in 1949. More than 30,000 government officials have been prosecuted for taking bribes since President Xi Jinping launched ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland research suggests that graft may have a physiological basis, and that some people's brains are hard-wired for bribery Is corruption all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545137/corruption-all-mind
  2. Lifestyle - Books - TECHNOLOGY

    Book: Virtual Unreality: Just because the internet told you so, how do you know it's true? By Charles Seife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... is an essential read for those who want to maintain their security. Seife starts with an extended metaphor that compares digital information with our DNA. Just as a real-life virus corrupts our DNA, so a computer virus messes with the information we get on a computer, so that we do things that are against our own interests. Worse, there are now legions of people skilled in manipulating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556101/book-virtual-unreality-just-because-internet-told-you-so-how-do-you
  3. Lifestyle - Books - WAR

    Book review: No Good Men Among the Living, by Anand Gopal

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... by the credulous-seeming Americans, is unrepentantly corrupt and keeps a young boy close at hand. (In Afghanistan, pedophilia is seen as a perquisite of authority.) The most conflicted but triumphant story ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556102/book-review-no-good-men-among-living-anand-gopal
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's white elephants? Jury still out on Cyberport and Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... joining one of the quasi tech complexes but ultimately decided against it. "For a start-up, all resources are constrained. Our biggest constraint is time, and given their locations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1556997/just-how-useful-have-cyberport-and-science-park-been
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

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

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

    ... rose from 23,444 in 2006 to 32,800 in 2011. A survey by the Equal Opportunities Commission in 2012 showed that students from South Asia accounted for 3.2 per cent of primary school pupils, ...

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

    Fish oil may not be a defence against heart disease, research shows

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:49pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Long-held scientific claims that omega-3 defends against heart disease may have been flawed, writes Sasha Gonzales Something fishy You've probably heard ... then it must be verified information," says Fodor. He says that he has nothing against oily fish, and acknowledges its value as part of a balanced diet. But he adds that there is no evidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1548813/fish-oil-may-not-be-defence-against-heart-disease-research-shows
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

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

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

    ... griped about schools not understanding their culture and needs. Last month, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) released a set of guidelines in response to inquiries over uniform policies ... 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
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    Choosing the right visa when migrating makes all the difference

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by WITHERS

    ... from hundreds of thousands a year to just tens of thousands. Against this backdrop, Hong Kong students who want to stay on to work in the country where they have attended university face ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556991/choosing-right-visa-when-migrating-makes-all-difference
  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Style Check: fashionable masks

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Jing Zhang

    ... Louis Vuitton and Hello Kitty. Of course this is more about function than form. Vogmask has N99 filter protection against "PM 2.5 particles, dust, germs, pollen, and other airborne ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1556169/style-check-fashionable-masks
  10. News - World - PUBLISHING

    Amazon unveils 'rent an e-book' monthly subscription plan for mobile devices

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... in subscription packages. Amazon would initially have many self-published books and titles from small and independent publishers but could use its market power to force the hand of major publishers, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556639/amazon-unveils-rent-e-book-monthly-subscription-plan-mobile-devices

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