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  1. Building work near haven has not affected butterflies, minister says

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... like temperature and rainfall, Lam said. The 43-hectare Fung Yuen valley has been designated a 'site of special scientific interest' since 1980 to recognise its importance as a major ... Joyce Ng The government has taken issue with a green group's findings and says a construction site next to a butterfly reserve in Tai Po has not reduced butterfly numbers. It has also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708246/building-work-near-haven-has-not-affected-butterflies-minister-says
  2. Chinese takeaway

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mainstream US audiences are, for the most part, interested in Chinese references within Hollywood productions. At Film Friday, an audio lesson within online Chinese-language teaching site ... counterparts. Gangster and action movies that have 'rapid-cut editing, many more special effects, extended special sequences of bones breaking', all owe their pedigree to classic Jet Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973026/chinese-takeaway
  3. Reaching for the stars

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Being a dentist helped pay for my real passion- design of precision instruments for use in space vehicles, but Hong Kong was, and still is, no place for someone interested in space exploration. ... drafts of our designs that were art fit for a museum. We still needed one more person, someone with a high profile, respected for his scientific achievements, to lend credibility to our project. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/554782/reaching-stars
  4. Brain Train

    Posted Jan 29th 2007, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... interested in memory training, doubts the effectiveness of such programmes. 'The last seminar I attended had similar presentation and sales tactics though they charged different prices,' he ... year by Yip Swe Chooi- a Malaysian who claims to have developed a special learning system for Chinese people based on existing techniques- helped raise their profile. Schools such as AmazMemory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579953/brain-train
  5. Shaolin

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... 2,500 fighting monks lived and trained here. Today, that number is closer to 50, and most of those you see are more interested in selling you a souvenir than meditating or training. It's ... upgraded from three to four stars. The menu is wide and the dishes reasonably priced, but especially recommended are the vegetarian specialities of the region. Because this is the only hotel within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/554484/shaolin
  6. That reeling feeling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... life in the segregated south of the 1950s). The festival's marketing department has called on companies that might be interested in having their names associated with some of the films ... capital, Berlin: Symphony of a Great City. Budgetary constraints have yielded yet more inventive ways of presenting the festival. The outdoor screenings at the Tamar site- a hit with audiences when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/538557/reeling-feeling

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