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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 - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Good Morning, Mr Mandela, by Zelda la Grange

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Victoria Burrows

    ... that a reviewer might apply to, for example, a novel or historical non-fiction. While a reader expects a memoir to be factually correct, there is more allowance for personal and emotional musings than ... her life around serving and protecting Mandela, assuming a persona that is part-daughter, part-wolf mother, all the while eschewing a normal life, boyfriends and any chance of having her own ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cop turns exorcist in horror movie

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... Derrickson This cinematic retelling is expectedly gritty: it is set in South Bronx, New York, which- back when Sarchie was patrolling the streets- was one of the most dangerous boroughs in the entire ... Bana was faced with the additional pressure of playing a real-life person who made regular visits to the set, after Derrickson invited Sarchie to attend the shoots. But the actor was unfazed ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Is the music world ready for a gay superstar?

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by LAT

    ... for gorgeous, emotional balladry. His single Stay With Me has cracked the top 10 on Billboard's Hot 100, and his highly anticipated debut album, In the Lonely Hour, is expected to make a major dent ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Expectant mums aren't the only ones buying modern maternity wear

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang life@scmp.com Maternity wear is no longer about frumpy gowns, and pregnant women aren't the only ones buying it, writes Jeanette Wang Close for comfort When Reika Shetty started maternity wear store Mayarya in June last year, she never expected to have any "regular" women as customers. It turns out that 30 to 40 per cent of the growing clientele at her ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - RELATIONSHIPS

    Parents can help their children embrace third-culture identity

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:17pm by LORA LEE

    ... Lora Lee life@scmp.com How global nomads can help their children find their identity At the 20th anniversary celebrations of my son's soccer club, the head coach delivered a touching ... the parents' culture". Many organisations have a policy of rotating their expat employees every few years. But individuals who began their nomadic life as adults are different from adult third ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - THEATRE

    Producer Cameron Mackintosh backs musicals with new ideas, faith and money

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:10pm by GDN

    ... expecting to meet Citizen Kane: you get Peter Pan. Mackintosh, although now 67, has the unlined features and bright-eyed fervour of someone who has spent all his life doing precisely what he wants: ... Michael Billington British impresario Cameron Mackintosh is breathing new life into old musicals, writes Michael Billington The original Peter Pan Even by his own dynamic standards, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Eye in the sky

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:08pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... Chi Po-lin should believe in destiny. Named by his soldier father after the zeppelin airship- as transliterated into Chinese characters- the son has gone on to a life that involves the sky. ... of years ago, Chi realised he was not cut out for academic life, even though he went to university to study industrial management. What he really loved was photography, "so I worked part-time ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - LITERATURE

    Hong Kong Book Fair pulls in crowds but needs to attract bigger-name authors

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:07pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... designer Yuko Yamaguchi. "She is the third-generation inventor for Hello Kitty. We expect her to make quite a show in Hong Kong," says Chau. Marysia Juszczakiewicz, founder of the Peony ...




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