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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    No request too small for Hong Kong's 'personal service providers'

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:26am by Elaine Yau

    ... to fill lonely evenings after splitting with his girlfriend, Zombie Tam Yik-hin set up a platform offering all manner of quirky personal services. No assignment is too strange or difficult. From ... with the most suitable person after a discussion with members. The degree of difficulty of each assignment can vary greatly, Tam says. "Some are very easy- like the time I was asked to go out ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... taking on three years of public relations work in Hong Kong – a city she still describes as “a place where anything could happen and [everything] was possible”. Eventually, Glass returned ... seems to have gone completely off the rails. "Do what you’re good at, and let people help you in the other areas. I’m a very organized person and for me it is comforting to create lists ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to make Hong Kong schools a hub for better health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... This issue deserves serious attention- as an unhealthy school environment can only breed unhealthy students. Health is important for both personal and societal development. The World Health ... school ethos, physical environments and school-community relations. Obviously, it is prevention taking precedence over treatment and a total approach to school health and improvement, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Mercury is toxic, but is still used in amalgam fillings

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Kate Whitehead

    ... that builds up in fish and the animals that eat them, including humans. A person with seven fillings absorbs about one microgram of mercury daily. About six micrograms are absorbed daily from food, ... 10 years ago after a heavy metal toxicity test showed her body had high levels of mercury. Her physician deduced this was directly related to her work as a dentist. Today, the private dentist ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Masterpieces of brevity in a short story collection

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Kidd

    ... story", related by another person to the narrator, explores how language creates love and sorrow, how intimacy overcomes distance, and how distance gets in the way. It ends with one ... making one wonder how personal all this writing is. Her simple but finely modulated sentences measure mental or emotional attitudes to situations odd or specifically mundane. Letter to a Frozen ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... are obvious: medicines, education, job opportunities, personal security and devices that make life more comfortable. Traditional societies, however, also possess attributes that are valuable: they have ... Natron, camping along the way. With me in our five-person group are Liymo, an armed national park ranger (a compulsory companion for a trek of this kind) and a Maasai guide. Eyasi is a seasonal ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... this vision of continued growth affect the quality of teaching procedures, practices, and assessment? As a long-standing IB educator, I have personally known of instances of inconsistencies ... "I like this aspect of the IB, because it's all a matter of what the student achieves in relation to the assessment criteria, which are the same worldwide. This also provides equal ...

  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Haider Ackermann is a designer who prefers to shun the limelight

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:18pm by Divia Harilela

    ... Dior. I would love him to come back because he is the person that made me dream. Not many people can do that. If people carry us away and make us travel with our minds it's such a luxury these days. We are not able to do that any more," he says. Travelling has been a big theme in Ackermann's life- both personally and in his collections. Colombian by birth, he was adopted ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Loneliness can develop into a life-threatening condition, say researchers

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:09am by DAVID TAN

    ... of loneliness). After controlling for variables, the only factor that remained significant in determining likelihood of death was a person's perception of their loneliness. This finding has an impact ... at the University of Chicago. He found that extreme loneliness can increase an older person's chances of premature death by 14 per cent. Cacioppo's team has done many studies into the health risks ...

  10. 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 said Monday. The delivery of the silent film from 1927 is expected to arrive in Beijing on Tuesday. Diplomatic relations between both countries have been tense since Chinese dissident Liu ...




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