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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Standard Life Investments to tap investment shift

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com The British asset manager plans big expansion in Asia as investors swing towards diversified products to look for better capital returns Standard Life to tap shift in market Standard Life Investments, the US$270 billion investment management arm of British-listed life insurer Standard Life, is planning a major expansion in Asia to exploit ...

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    My life: Chiu Kwong-chiu

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... father left us his rice business and I enjoyed making deliveries on my bike- I had more freedom than I could have asked for. This secluded life helped to keep me simple. When delivering rice ... to show that romanticism must have a human factor and that art is life, not just a job. I won the debate.   ANOTHER REALM I spent seven years in France doing a master's degree ...

  3. The real life lessons to teach about China's economic model

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... is no guarantee you won't be plunged back into poverty. Now that's a lesson far better taught in the classroom than learned the hard way in adult life. ...

  4. Dollar peg fits nicely with Hong Kong's way of life

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com We may have one country, two systems- but just how many currencies does China need? The answer from most in the financial world is to maintain the status quo, at least until the yuan becomes fully convertible. The fate of the Ho ...

  5. True-life theatre tale grips readers

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen India Dark By Kirsty Murray Published by Templar ISBN 978 1 84877 210 6 Kirsty Murray's new novel is based on the true story of a troupe of Australian child performers who toured Asia in the early 1900s. It tells what happened when these ...

  6. Big beasts are happiest when living a quiet life

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anna Woodfield Buffalo husbandry in China has a 4,000-year history. Hong Kong's buffaloes are descended from wild beasts that came originally from India. They have long horns, thick smooth hides and wide-splayed, hoofed feet. Buffaloes are intelligen ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ang Lee's Oscar shows Asian cinema has come of age

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Asian cinema comes of age A story about an Indian boy cast away at sea accompanied by a starving tiger has cemented Ang Lee as one of the world's master film directors. The Taiwanese filmmaker competed against the likes of Steven Spielberg and won his second Oscar for best director for Life of Pi. While he was not the hands-down favourite, his victory ...

  8. Life support

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... was one of a handful of locals trained as a community medical auxiliary by CWS and she undoubtedly saved the young mother's life and that of her baby's. 'I will always be grateful ... that was to change the course of his life and save countless others. 'I wasn't a doctor or a magician but I knew I had to do something,' he says. With no experience or money, he gave up his ...

  9. Life getting back to normal in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A drop in reported crime and a limited resumption of internet and mobile text-messaging services are two signs that life in Xinjiang is returning to normal, three weeks after almost 200 people died in ethnic clashes. Police in the regional capital, Urumqi, had reported an average of 20.5 criminal cases a day, including robberies, thefts, pickpocketing and fraud, from ...

  10. Humble Czech teacher gave me lesson in life

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair I have always liked to do things differently since my schooldays in California in the 1970s and '80s. Back then, if you were an exchange student in the United States, you went to Europe to broaden your horizons. I was the first to go in t ...




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