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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK (1978)

    Rewind, book: 'The Sea, The Sea' by Iris Murdoch

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Clasper

    ... Oliver Clasper The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch Chatto & Windus Poor Charles Arrowby. The former doyen of the London theatre scene and ladies' man about town is desperate to get ... and the past. The first part of Iris Murdoch's Booker prize-winning novel deals with Arrowby's state of solitude (although it's a content one) in the barren and mystical landscape. Both ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Fingerprint scans may eliminate passwords, researchers say

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 08:43pm by AP

    ... users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans. The basement lab of the International Centre for Biometrics Research at Purdue University is where such emerging biometric technologies are tested for weaknesses before going mainstream. Iris and fingerprint scans as well as facial and voice recognition are just a few of the tools that can improve security ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must help to stop bloody ivory trade

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Li, IRIS HO

    ... Peter Li and Iris Ho Peter Li and Iris Ho say the Chinese thirst for ivory, so at odds now with conservation ethics, obliges officials to do more to curb its bloody trade Dark love ... at the University of Houston-Downtown. Iris Ho is wildlife campaign manager at Humane Society International ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Asset managers mull special yuan funds for big investors

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... opportunity for us," said Iris Chen, the chief executive of China Asset Management (Hong Kong), whose parent company is the mainland's biggest asset manager. "For example, foreign ... an opportunity for investors to invest in China Iris Chen, China Asset Management Private placement is the opposite of a mutual fund, in which securities are made available for sale on the open market. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme lets budding entrepreneurs build future ties

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem nazvi.careem@scmp.com Students build ties for future business Budding entrepreneurs from Baptist University are hopeful of one day exploring business opportunities in Nanjing and Taipei after taking part in an exchange programme with their peers from those cities. Iris Pan Yun-yao and Anson Hung Chun-fung, both studying applied physics at the university, were among 20 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits and myths: Will reading in bad light ruin your eyesight?

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 10:15am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... to adjust to variations in light level. When light is scarce, our iris muscles relax and our pupils dilate to take in more light onto our retinas, whereas in bright light, our pupils contract ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Lantau festival puts local flavour up on offer

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... villager in his 80s will sing out in the Tanka language what dowry the bride will get," said Iris Wong Po-yee of the Heritage Conservation Foundation. For those more interested in modern ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Behind the label: Emi&Eve

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by SARAH COTTEE

    ... The Iris Gold (below right; US$110), with its simple gold chain and clasp, has a more vintage feel to it and the soaring bird pendant (above right; US$35) is another favourite. Where can I get it? ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Woman activist arrested over last year's protest

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Woman activist held over march last year An activist who allegedly took part in an illegal rally outside the central government's liaison office last year was arrested yesterday, more than 15 months after the incident. Iris Yau Ka-yue, 21, was detained at the Lo Wu border checkpoint as she tried to leave the city to enter the mainland. She was taken ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    URA saves the day for 'danger' tenement owners

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 12:57pm by Olga Wong

    ... will comprise 72 flats and a commercial area with 300 square metres of community facilities. The authority's managing director, Iris Tam Siu-ying, said the application was accepted according ...




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