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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    Insight: school-based management brings opportunity and risk

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... Robin Cheung life@scmp.com Key lessons for school managers The policy of school-based management was introduced on the rationale that devolving decision-making powers to schools may result ... school spends tens of millions of dollars every year, it is hoped that such devolution of powers will enhance efficiency. The policy requires the establishment of an incorporated management ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1526799/insight-school-based-management-brings-opportunity-and
  2. Lifestyle

    Crime storeys: property owners battle bid-rigging between estate managers and contractors

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Elaine.yau@scmp.com Homeowners at dozens of estates are fighting what they perceive as bid-rigging between estate management and contractors, writes Elaine Yau Crime storeys ... and impartial- and those views did not go down well. Management companies are supposed to oversee the projects. But are they also part of bid-rigging gangs? Andrew Kung, vice-chairman, institute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1569318/property-owners-fight-bid-rigging-between-estate-management-and
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Asian Youth Orchestra general manager comes to grips with life on the road

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... Alec Cheung alec.cheung@scmp.com Keith Lau, general manager of the Asian Youth Orchestra, has his work cut out when the ensemble goes on the road, writes Alec Cheung Pulling strings As general manager of the Asian Youth Orchestra, Keith Lau Kwok-hung's job includes handling the logistics of the troupe, working with donors and designing the tour routes. But not included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1571401/asian-youth-orchestra-general-manager-comes-grips-life-road
  4. Lifestyle - Health

    The dangers of open water swimming in triathlons and how to minimise the risks

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:43am by DR MICHAEL TSE

    ... Dr Michael Tse life@scmp.com Open water swimming is the most dangerous of the triathlon disciplines. Dr Michael Tse offers advice to reduce the risks Splash course The arrival of summer ... in triathlon events worldwide, deaths are relatively rare. Nonetheless, any avoidable risk should be addressed. Triathlon associations worldwide have recently been taking measures to minimise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1528727/dangers-open-water-swimming-and-how-minimise-risks
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - EXERCISE

    Too much running may not be good for your heart, says study

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... much exercise is too much. Researchers focused on 2,400 heart attack survivors and found that the more exercise they did, the less risk they faced of dying from heart disease- up to a point. ... a day. Even more, there was a statistically significant cardiovascular risk associated with the highest levels of exercise, said the study led by Paul Williams of the Lawrence Berkeley National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575010/too-much-running-may-not-be-good-your-heart-says-study
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, August 17, 2014

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AGENCIES

    ... in participant data collected from wearable technologies used to monitor symptoms", an Intel statement said. AFP   Researchers fear big quake in north Chile North Chile was at risk of a mega earthquake after a tremor in April released only some of the tension building along a high-risk fault zone since 1877, researchers said. Two studies published in the journal Nature said the 8.1-8.2 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575012/short-science-august-17-2014
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - MENTAL HEALTH

    Robin Williams had the traits of a person likely to commit suicide

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... of a suicidal person If you tried to create a profile of someone at high risk of committing suicide, one likely example would look like this: A middle-aged or older white male towards the end ... high places instead of drug overdoses, Ongur said. Beyond the mechanics of suicide was a variety of risk factors that predisposed men, particularly middle-aged men, to suicide, experts said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575007/robin-williams-had-traits-person-likely-commit-suicide
  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Celebrity chefs are beating a path to the city, but there's no guarantee of success

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:44pm by GILL RHYS

    ... Gillian Rhys life@scmp.com A fresh wave of celebrity chefs are looking to open restaurants in the city. But how will they succeed where others have failed? Appetite for risk Hong Kong ... Kitchen is based on his informal restaurant of the same name in London. "I was looking at something more accessible," says Sandeep Sekhri, managing director of Dining Concepts who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1573501/celebrity-chefs-are-beating-path-city-theres-no-guarantee
  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Guide to the city's online food courier services

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:59pm by Nan-Hie In

    ... in place. The company's policy is for users to order before midday for next-day delivery. But I ordered late and they still managed to courier the meal the following day. Value for money Fair ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1578481/our-guide-internet-food-courier-services-hong-kong
  10. Lifestyle - Health - HIT & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: are colon-cleansing products necessary for a healthy gut?

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:30am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... there are real dangers associated with the regular use of laxatives, colonic irrigation and the like. Chow says electrolyte imbalance, colitis, rectal perforation and infection are just some of the risks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574196/hits-myths-are-colon-cleansing-products-necessary-healthy-gut

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