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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Single mainlanders are learning how to enjoy life on their own

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:41am by Andrea Chen

    ... are you going to get married?" The number of people aged 20 and above on the mainland who have never married has risen from 8.9 million in 2000 to more than 13.7 million in 2010, according ... To Sin-chi, from the University of Hong Kong, researched Chinese "leftover women" and found that single women with high disposable income enjoy a more glamorous lifestyle than their married ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Book review: The Riddle of the Labyrinth, by Margalit Fox

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Matti Friedman

    ... as the story's hero. Kober dedicated her life to solving the riddle. She never married, and her extensive correspondence contained just two mentions of a social life. There was hardly time. To aid her ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Read the winning entry in the RTHK-SCMP short story competition

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Irene Tsang

    ... Since I was the youngest, I never married because it was my job to take care of my parents in their old age. And then, after my parents died, there was no reason for me to think of getting ... their morning greetings familiar and friendly. They don't ever get me mixed up with other old women. I'm known for a name, for picking up what everyone throws out and that makes me a useful ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Fausto Puglisi, sometimes called the next Gianni Versace, says Chinese women suit his styles

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:48am by Divia Harilela

    ... and black lace, he was inspired to be a designer by his grandfather, and the women surrounding him. "I can't really say how it happened. My grandfather was obsessed with tailoring, so when ... "That was the moment when everything changed and people could really see my personal vision for fashion. Today, women have a lot of choice from brands like MaxMara to Armani. "As a young ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Somali novel shows war and hope in the eyes of women

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by GDN

    ... charted an East Africa ravaged by Mussolini's rule, by fictionalising her father's journey. This book focuses on women. The setting is 1987-88, a drought year of "unrelenting, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Actress Carrie Ng to co-direct first film

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Having built a successful career playing a series of scarlet women since the '80s, award-winning actress Carrie Ng Ka-lai is gearing up for a new role. She will make her directorial debut ... for Ng is that it places the spotlight on a group of women who are discriminated against because of the nature of their work. Perhaps because she has played a number of sex workers in films ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    British DJ, radio host and astrophysics fan Kissy Sell Out comes to Play

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... and awe a dancing crowd.   Kissy Sell Out, Apr 25, 10pm, Play, 1/F On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, HK$200 (women), HK$300 (men). Inquiries: 2525 1318   ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Bangkok

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by NICK TAYLOR

    ... creations at the Lalalove concession downstairs. The label makes heavy use of prints, splashing playful animal designs over pencil dresses, skirts and T-shirts that are cut for men and women ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

    Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... of improvement. But some of that research also flagged potential side effects from the herb, mainly gastrointestinal upsets. Among the herb group, some of the women experienced irregular menstruation. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: French Women Don't Get Facelifts, by Mireille Guiliano

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:11pm by GDN

    ... Zoe Williams French Women Don't Get Facelifts by Mireille Guiliano Transworld 2 stars Zoe Williams Mireille Guiliano, author of French Women Don't Get Fat and French Women for All Seasons, is back with yet another account of femininity seen through a prism of ethnicised self-hate. Facelifts continues on the theme of Seasons- which is to say, French women keep ...




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