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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should copy US and simply do away with mandatory retirement

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... life. They rant about the realities of having to work into their 70s and even 80s. I take their complaints with a grain of salt since a good number of them also get joy and satisfaction from their prolonged work life. Some of them chose to continue to work because they love what they do; others do so because they have bills to pay. In the US, the number of people 65 and above who are part ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Why women live longer than men

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... the global longevity crown since 1985. Figures for longevity in Japan were pushed down in part as a result of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Hong Kong men also saw their life expectancy leap last ... found that variations in mitochondria could accurately predict life expectancy - but only in males. "Mitochondria are involved in life's most essential function, energy production, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    South Korean actor Song Kang-ho has big-screen staying power

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... at the end of 2013. So it's ironic to hear the actor say he initially turned the role down. "Given that it is a story depicting the early life of president Roh Moo-hyun, who passed away ... "Privately, I'm more withdrawn and sensitive than people might expect. But I do think that it's important to take on roles such as The Attorney and Thirst that present a different image ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    DJ Steve Aoki has a lot of new projects on his plate

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53pm by LAT

    ... a companion video series, titled Neon Future Sessions, will probably upend expectations for the long-haired head-banger who also sprays champagne on his audience. In the videos, Aoki interviews ... – to show I’m not some dumb, spoiled brat. I want meaning in my life STEVE AOKI After moving to Los Angeles in the early 2000s, however, Aoki experienced an epiphany once exposed to the aggressive ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Guide to the city's online food courier services

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:59pm by Nan-Hie In

    ... Nan-Hie In life@scmp.com Digital food couriers are taking off with the arrival of several newcomers, promising diners a wide variety of takeaway menus and to-the-door delivery. We put them ... of newcomer delivery.com expects more urban professionals in Hong Kong to embrace the online service, which he says is growing increasingly busy here and in other cities such as New York and London. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Album of the week: They Want My Soul, by Spoon

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:45am by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... generation in generations who can expect to make less than our parents. Medication is everywhere, but who can sleep? Everything is expensive, everyone is mercenary, and there's a sneaky, insidious suspicion that life is meaningless. This is Spoon's sad world and, sadly, it's a familiar one. In the hands of Spoon, however, that dissatisfaction becomes great art. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    e- and audiobook reviews: Non-Fiction

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Born into the Children of God by Natacha Tormey Harper Element (e-book) When the countdown began for the turn of the millennium, Natacha Tormey and her family expected ... he realised nothing beat the feeling. But first he had to learn the trade. An online virtual world, "Second Life", gave him that experience. He had to wait almost a decade, however, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Natural-born killer brings grieving author back to life

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Guy Haydon

    ... Guy Haydon Natural-born killer brings grieving author back to life H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Jonathan Cape Death runs like a tangled thread throughout the pages of Helen ... minutes after we'd set out, it happened- the thing I expected, but for which I was entirely unprepared," she writes. "A goshawk killed a pheasant. It was a short brutal dive from ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Sneaker reboot: Hong Kong brands Clot, Gram and Cipher push luxury trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by Jing Zhang

    ... within a captive market. Expectations run high. "I'd say Asian customers as a whole are most likely the largest buying group of fashion-forward sneakers and casual footwear in the world ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Celebrity chefs are beating a path to the city, but there's no guarantee of success

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:44pm by GILL RHYS

    ... Gillian Rhys life@scmp.com A fresh wave of celebrity chefs are looking to open restaurants in the city. But how will they succeed where others have failed? Appetite for risk Hong Kong ... to thrive. The mid-priced concept has proved a mixed bag for Jamie Oliver in Singapore, home to the first Jamie's Italian in Asia. "We haven't met everybody's expectations ...




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