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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Dutch care home gives dementia sufferers illusion of normal life

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by

    ... An elaborate Dutch care facility for dementia sufferers is designed as a village to give residents the illusion of a normal life, saysJon Henley Seems like old times Jo Verhoeff twinkles; ... with dementia? Where might we want to live, maybe, one day? How would we like our life to be?'" The answer turns out to be this complex, completed in early 2010. A compact, self-contained model ...

  2. Investment opportunities abound amiddevelopment

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by DISCOVERY REPORTS

    ... The BOs that investors can look into cover commercial, investment and Islamic banking, insurance and takaful, and asset and wealth management. These opportunities will account for 71.9 billion ... capital funding. BO 4- Insurance and takaful The main attraction of takaful and retakaful is their combined 20 per cent forecast annual growth from 2010 to 2014, and 15 per cent from 2015 to 2020. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Exercise can stave off ageing

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... "When you reach a new milestone in your life, I think it's really good to do something challenging," says Leung, who trains for up to 90 minutes every day. "Being active makes you focused." Keeping active is known to add years to a person's life. A study by Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, published in August in the British Medical Journal, tracked 1,800 people aged ...

  4. Major IPOs herald exciting times ahead

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by DISCOVERY REPORTS

    ... value as of September last year. The country also operates the most comprehensive Islamic capital market occupying second place in Islamic insurance or takaful and third in banking. This EPP ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Another toothsome morsel from McEwan

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by JAMES

    ... a forensic scientist looking for signs of life on a threadbare carpet. Here, for instance, is our heroine, the luminous Serena Frome, striding towards her destiny: Tom Haley, a young writer at one ... the USA," Serena wonders. "For the first time in my life, I was proud of my Cambridge and Newnham connection. How could a serious university be new? And how could anyone resist me in my ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Madcap intensity drives satire of disconnected modern world

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BRON

    ... American suburban life that oscillates between acerbity and poignancy, between the ridiculous, the laugh-aloud funny and the plainly absurd, with an intensity that catches at your throat. ... tending George's affairs and taking reluctant responsibility for his brother's children, his pets and his roses. But just when you think Harry can't mess up his life any more ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Director Wes Anderson revisits the concept of family in latest offering 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... "Practically everything, in my experience of making a movie," Anderson says, "comes from somewhere in life, from some person who inspired something or some little memory." His body ... Cousteau inspired The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. But the pattern always circles back to family- and Moonrise Kingdom is no exception. From the rag-tag friends in his 1996 debut Bottle Rocket ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children use roleplay to learn about different jobs

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... and are good at. "How many occupations can we try out in real life? I'm not talking about changing jobs within an industry but different professions. That's why it's good for kids ... the opportunity to review her life goals. "I had time to really think about what's meaningful to me and [what I] want to do for the rest of my life. "I came up with the idea that in order ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Using comedy to cope with the difficulties of motherhood

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... mummies fastening their chastity belts to stave off a life cleaning projectile barf, poo and other horrors. Faking illness just to have time to herself and avoiding sex by inviting her children ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Many more PR firms promoting the arts in HK

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... marketing company- which still seasonally inundates this newspaper with requests for coverage (its client works hard in getting overseas acts to perform in Hong Kong)- life was, in general, simpler ...




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