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  1. News - Hong Kong - RETROSPECTIVE

    Mong Kok: 50 vibrant years in Hong Kong's crowded corner

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 09:36am

    ... is one of the busiest districts in Hong Kong and a transport hub to reach most of the territory. The district has been occupied by pro-democracy protesters since September 29, after police fired tear gas at demonstrators in Admiralty, prompting supporters of the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement to occupy Nathan Road, Mong Kok's core. We've dug into the Post archives ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts scene takes cue from Occupy movement

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Arts scene takes cue from Occupy creativity The Occupy Central protests have had an unexpected effect: the past month of civil disobedience has ... suffrage" banner hung on the iconic Lion Rock last week. READ MORE: To view all the latest Occupy Central stories click here For the past month, the world has been treated to an explosion of protest ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Playlist: Sam Giles, DJ and founder of Volklore Menswear

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by Kylie Knott

    ... clothes here) and www.reddit.com/live/ tni9l91oob8x (for updates on Occupy Central). (As told to Kylie Knott)   ...

  4. Lifestyle

    The MTR is efficient, but will it be able to keep up with the city's social changes?

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:35pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Island, East-West and Sha Tin to Central. To cope with rising demand, particularly since the Occupy protests began, the company has implemented new measures, Cheng says. The number of people ... increasingly so during the first several weeks of the Occupy protests. Daily use rose to an average of 5.3 million passengers, up 20 per cent. There was a gap between trains of less than two minutes ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Meltdown in Tibet, by Michael Buckley

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... Ben Richardson Meltdown in Tibet by Michael Buckley Palgrave Macmillan Tonle Sap lake in central Cambodia acts as a giant overflow for the Mekong River. When monsoon floods submerge ... point to take photographs during a 2010 visit to Lhasa: "I find these perches occupied by men in full military regalia, with binoculars- and guns- trained on the Jokhang [Temple] ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Canadian artist reunites with his inner rebel in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by Richard Lord

    ... painting; I'm so much happier." He's also happier living in Hong Kong: a born rebel, he finds Occupy Central to his liking, especially the people behind the protest. "It's ... artist started his career not so much painting buildings as painting on them. The beautiful Japanese inks of his "Central Project" series transformed often ignored, grey urban areas ...

  7. Lifestyle

    Voices of reason

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:52pm by Kylie Knott and Gloria Chan

    ... polarised over the pace of democratic development. After two years in Britain, Li admits to feeling a sense of disconnect as she saw the Occupy Central protests unfold. "I wasn't going ...

  8. Lifestyle

    Creative young entrepreneurs help revitalise ageing Sham Shui Po district

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 05:57pm by Elaine Yau

    ... A boutique showcasing independent designers, local and overseas, occupies the ground floor; the middle level is used for DIY workshops and wine tastings, and the top floor is rented out to pop-up stores. They initially eyed premises in the PMQ compound in Central or on Star Street in Wan Chai, but the rents were too expensive, Yam says. By contrast, the threshold for setting up shop ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    Keep family ties strong, despite different opinions

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:49pm by LAM WING

    ... a growing number of family problems. The Occupy Central movement has divided society and impacted relationships within families and between friends. Some families are split on the pro-democracy ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Life after the goose feud: brothers open new restaurants in wake of Yung Kee battle

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:40am by Bernice Chan

    ... of the Occupy Central protests, especially since the restaurant has been open for almost four months. But the barricades have not extended to Wan Chai, and diners have been queuing up for his signature roast goose and char siu. The modest premises are a far cry from Yung Kee, the ornate, multi-storey dining palace in Central where he and his older brother, Kevin Kam Shung-hin, learned ...




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