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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... Angharad Hampshire With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles. Angharad ... to leave. "Will became very concerned about the air pollution as he is an ultra-marathoner," says Haldane. "He was really noticing the air quality when he was running, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... with woks, steamers and choppers? Finally, there's Pollution. A miserables musical featuring the songs of Air Supply, set in a haze of grey air, with lots of smoke machines. The audience could ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    In India, caste system ensures you are what you eat

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... into the kitchen of, say, a Tamil Brahmin, he or she will "pollute" it and the entire kitchen will have to be washed. A high-caste person can only accept food or a drink from someone of a similar ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... water- it was deemed too polluted for the stuntman to fall into). Nolan, whose films have grossed in excess of US$3.5 billion, didn't even study cinema- he read English literature ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Razing the dead Mirroring the world of the living, the property market for the dead in Hong Kong faces issues of high demand, low supply and astronomical prices. Columbarium niches are so expensive here that many choose to have their ashes laid to rest on the mainland. Personally, I want my cremated ashes scattered – not in Hong Kong, for it is polluted enough, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Mark Peters

    ... upon themselves? Of course, we've seen this all before in The Simpsons Movie, in which the same thing happened to Springfield following Homer's pig poop polluting, but Under the Dome ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: din city

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by ALEX WONG

    ... Pollution," but Hong Kong's unrelenting construction is. And it's music to no one's ears.   ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... the population density tends to be much, much higher, especially in countries like China, India, Thailand, Korea and Japan. This gives you enormous problems with issues like pollution. Take, for example, ... and trapping pollutants. Add to that Asian people’s love of cars as status symbols and you have real problems with air quality, not to mention traffic congestion.” However, it’s the double whammy ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Megacities of Asia Part III: The rise of the 'Megaregion'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am

    ... beneath the figures to the higher social costs that come with urbanisation, in terms of things like the increases in pollution, in childhood mortality, in maternal mortality, in family ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - ASIAN MEGACITIES PART I

    The rise and rise of the Asian megacity (and why 'metacities' are the next big thing)

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Vanessa Collingridge

    ... of congestion and pollution. For me, and most other people, it was still worthwhile." Yin Jingjing, a 27-year-old pursuing an MA in language and intercultural studies in Shenzhen, has a story ... not bad and certainly not unbearable, though the traffic is worse out in the suburbs." Even the ubiquitous pollution doesn't bother her. "It's really not that bad. In fact, ...




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