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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press US study linking the Asian staple of budget eating to an increased risk of heart disease has sparked a passionate South Korean defence Battle lines drawn on the instant ... way out of the poverty and destruction of the Korean war into what's now Asia's fourth-biggest economy. Many vividly remember their first taste of the once-exotic treat, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art collective's pink tears draw attention to Johannesburg's run down buildings

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by GDN

    ... housing for thousands of people living below the poverty line, which Arboleda believes contributes to "the climate of crime and fear" on the streets. Although crime rates are reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1596021/art-collectives-pink-tears-draw-attention-johannesburgs-run
  3. Lifestyle - Books

    From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Ajay Singh

    ... Ajay Singh From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author The opening line of The Accidental Apprentice, the third and latest novel by Vikas Swarup, reads: "In life you never ... audiences by highlighting India's poverty and misery? These criticisms were levelled against the film, not the book, which came out in 2005 under the title Q&A and had a fairly successful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1592316/street-ceo-seat-slumdog-author
  4. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... our capacity to produce wealth has become over the last 20 years (and finance has played a critical role here), the more radical the condition of poverty has become. It used to be that being poor meant owning or working a plot of land that did not produce much. Today the two billion people living in extreme poverty own nothing but their bodies." Sassen documents some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1595976/book-review-expulsions-brutality-and-complexity-global-economy
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - GAMING

    Hong Kong gamers line up for rich pickings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:28am by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu alan.yu@scmp.com Professional video gaming lucrative for local champions, but sceptical parents need convincing Game and fortune It's not easy convincing a parent that playing video games can become a legitimate career. But e-sports, as it is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1581451/hong-kong-gamers-line-rich-pickings
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Sustained silent reading can improve literacy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why it helps to read in silence My daughter and her kindergarten buddies are adjusting well to Grade One and life in a "big kids' school". They are learning new skills to develop their independence and self-reliance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1597998/sustained-silent-reading-can-improve-literacy
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Czech Dances

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:39pm by Sam Olluver

    ... a wonderfully rich sound and is technically accomplished, but her concept of the work made little impact. Aria II, the third movement, gives context to the whole piece. Its long, ruminating lines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1597989/czech-dances
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Learning to go forth and multiply

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Julie Mcguire

    ... multiplication works using figures, words or diagrams or any combination of these. The bottom line is that knowing the tables is extremely helpful to her, but ultimately useless unless she understands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1597999/learning-go-forth-and-multiply
  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    3.1 Phillip Lim will not rush its expansion into the mainland

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:36am by Jing Zhang

    ... asymmetrical tied tops reminiscent of bedroom robes. Sensual curved lines snake around the body on tops, skirts and bolero jackets, opulent brocade is paired with easy tailoring, and the easy-going ... to design. We are a design-led company, we are not a margin-driven, bottom-line-driven company. We look at the creative side first." Zhou says she still runs the business like a start-up. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1596131/31-phillip-lim-will-not-rush-its-expansion-mainland
  10. Lifestyle - Travel

    Luxury cruise lines, once for older travellers, are catering to the young

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:18pm by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... Luxury cruise lines are reinventing themselves to cater for younger passengers, writes Hannah Sampson Pushing the boat out For their next holiday, Jessica and Michael Hammer are heading ... and "plastic". Cruise companies are working hard to change this image. With craft beers, speedy Wi-fi and apps, celebrity chefs and Broadway shows, cruise lines are increasing their efforts to appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1573572/luxury-cruise-lines-once-older-travellers-are-catering-young

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