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  1. News - China

    Artist Liu Bolin hides in plain sight at Beijing theatre

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 04:51pm

    ... team of painters painstakingly mimicked the colours and lines of the plush seats on their clothes, faces and hair. In China, people have maintained the red-themed uniformity lifestyle for a long time Liu Bolin “In China, people have maintained the red-themed uniformity lifestyle for a long time, especially common people. They have even injected the uniformity of behaviour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1309099/artist-liu-bolin-hides-plain-sight-beijing-theatre
  2. Lifestyle - Books

    The complications and contradictions of China in a time of great change

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet Complex contradictions in China's time of great change Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker, recently left China after eight years covering the country, but not before writing a book on China's Age of Ambition, due to be released in early May. He spoke to Kit Gillet.   What are the main characteristics of the age of ambition in China? It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1486849/complications-and-contradictions-china-time-great-change
  3. Lifestyle - Books

    The Book of Miracles, a 16th-century volume of weird illustrations is now available in facsimile editions

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Adam Wright

    ... of Germany. Several years later, Faber sold it to a private collector, but now anyone with an interest in either Renaissance art, mysterious phenomena or just plain weird goings-on can own a copy. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1486848/book-miracles-16th-century-volume-weird-illustrations-now-available
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Financial exchange regulators use computers to crack traders' code

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

    ... Reuters in London Regulators trying to translate exchange dealers' clever chat into plain English as they probe whether they are colluding to rig key rates Big brother tactics gain ... technology right now Sang Lee, Aite Group Financial regulators are now trying to translate such exchanges into plain English as they investigate whether dealers have colluded to rig benchmark foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1489469/financial-exchange-regulators-use-computers-crack-traders-code
  5. News - China

    Broadband browsing at 32,000 feet: Air China introduces new fast internet service

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com The system allows internet access at a promised speed of 20-30 megabytes per second Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers ... the stability of the wireless system. Even if devices were lucky enough to detect wireless signals, nine times out of ten connections could not be smoothly made.  Air China's new and improved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486189/web-browsing-32000-feet-air-china-upgrades-flight-wi-fi-system
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... of the temple's exterior walls. "Of course, Bagan isn't as well known yet as Cambodia's Angkor Wat or China's Terracotta Army," says Roy. "As Myanmar opens up, though, ... this majestic culture is sublime- a verdant plain, partly covered in stands of palm and tamarind, held in a bend of the languid Irrawaddy and framed by the hazy, silver-grey hues of faraway cordilleras. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1484024/solitary-refinement-bagan-myanmars-architectural-city-wonders
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GIGS

    Beijing band Carsick Cars feels that travel broadens its music

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... of North America, performing in more than 20 cities — from San Francisco on the west coast of the US, to major Canadian cities, and then back to New York for the finale — to promote their third ... beautiful." But the fact is that Carsick Cars have always been on the road — and they won't be applying the brakes any time soon. After the North American tour, they will embark on a two-month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1483716/beijing-band-carsick-cars-feels-travel-broadens-its-music
  8. News - World - FILM

    Norway gives China 87-year-old Monkey King film thought to be long lost

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oslo Norway will hand to China a copy of “ The Cave of the Silken Web ”, a classic Chinese film that had long been believed lost, the National Library of Norway ... existing copy. The film, inspired by a classic Chinese novel by Wu Cheng’en called Journey to the West, was restored before being sent to the China Film Archive. In the film, Tang Sanzang, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482795/norway-gives-china-87-year-old-monkey-king-film-thought-be-long-lost
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's domestic operating system draws inspiration from Apple

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 08:18pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Red Star, a North Korean operating system, has received a graphical upgrade that makes it similar to Apple's OS X First there was a North Korean tablet that came complete with a full version of Angry Birds Rio and contained more free apps than any of Apple’s iPads. And now, North Korea’s one and only operating system bears an uncanny ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1421528/north-koreas-domestic-operating-system-draws-inspiration-apple
  10. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific by Robert Kaplan Random House 4 stars Mark O'Neill In Asia's Cauldron, Robert Kaplan asks if there will be a war between China and the United States over the South China Sea. The American journalist and political commentator, who has written 15 books on foreign affairs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1476061/book-review-asias-cauldron-south-china-sea-and-end-stable-pacific

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