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  1. Is a longer life a better life?

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth Snouffer healthpost@scmp.com A long life may not necessarily be a better life for some elderly folk, local experts say. Isolation is a problem, with about 20 per cent of senior citizens in Hong Kong living alone, says Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai of the department of social work and social administration at University of Hong Kong. Dr Edward Leung, president of the Hong ...

  2. Push your luck with a colourful home aquarium

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy The Chinese have been breeding carp for thousands of years and mutations of the Prussian carp have turned into the wonderful spectrum of goldfish. As many believe an aquarium in the home brings good luck, managing director Gilbert Chow at W ...

  3. Soulmates start new life in Boston

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... was like losing a piece of your life.' During a trip to Las Vegas in 2009, Keith popped the question. 'I totally thought he was going to propose when he took me to a fancy restaurant ... belief in doing the best on every occasion,' she said. Keith said: 'Jenny could have lived a stable and carefree life, yet she chose to take this adventurous path to begin our lives ...

  4. Reviving family life in a rundown zoo

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... children, teenager Dylan (Colin Ford) and youngster Rosie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones). Mee thinks his children need a change- to get away from the frenetic pace of life in Los Angeles. So hoping ...

  5. A new life in China for N Korea traders

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as harshly as the locals,' Xu said. 'But we don't have any prospects of climbing the social ladder, either. Life is much easier here and we have more freedom to go anywhere.' Her ...

  6. Seeing life in a new way

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on society, to discover their potential in life. He also spends time helping poor people and orphans on the mainland. 'I am blessed to have people supporting me like angels throughout my life ... and living a cynical life.' Tang believes he can gain insight without sight. 'In the dark, you have a clearer picture of the abilities of yourself, and of others, which you do not notice ...

  7. Olive branch brings life back to normal in Wukan

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... life and work in Wukan was back to normal and protest banners had been removed after a senior provincial Communist Party official offered concessions including the release of three young ... Lin relayed the results of the meeting to village representatives yesterday afternoon and they passed a motion to immediately remove banners, get back to normal life and drop a petition ...

  8. New life for old ferry as restaurant

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The Star Ferry company is hoping to boost its sagging revenues by tapping the fine-dining market. It will turn one of its old vessels into a floating restaurant, the ferry operator said yesterday. A retired Star boat ...

  9. So, has Anelka the appetite for life in China?

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as history has shown, big-name foreign imports do not always easily adapt to life in China. In 2003, former England international Gascoigne signed a nine-month contract with Gansu Tianma, but left ... But the two-time A-League Golden Boot winner flew back to his base on Australia's Gold Coast within a week, reportedly because of concerns about how his young family would adapt to life in Jinan. ...

  10. The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi by Peter Popham Rider Books In 1988- auspicious for the numerology-obsessed people of Myanmar, as much ... into the early years of Suu Kyi's pro-democracy struggle. Covering the whole of the subject's life until the ill-fated Saffron Revolution of 2007 and beyond, The Lady and the Peacock ...




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