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  1. Lifestyle - Travel

    A wide berth: Will Kai Tak's little used cruise terminal catch on enough to justify HK$8 billion cost?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:37pm by DARREN WEE

    ... are minimal WINSTON CHU, FOUNDER, SOCIETY FOR PROTECTION OF THE HARBOUR At the time, government officials declared it an isolated incident, insisting that the average waiting time for taxis was just ... to book a limousine for them. Clients will find joining a tour at Kai Tak much more expensive than from Ocean Terminal." Winston Chu Ka-sun, founder of the Society for Protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1548818/will-little-used-kai-tak-cruise-terminal-catch-enough-justify-its
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Harbourfront activist faces his biggest battle yet

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... asks the founder of the Society for Protection of the Harbour. "[To be] a beach bum." I am not anti-China, not in the political sense. I want China to be a good nation Winston Chu ... the PLA could theoretically put up a three-storey building with a maximum height of 10 metres, which would block significant portions of the harbour view. Until he set up the Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1270375/harbourfront-activist-faces-his-biggest-battle-yet
  3. Lifestyle

    Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge teaches students to think outside the box

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:40pm by Mark Sharp

    ... to work," Lam says. "I guess because it challenges existing perspectives." The SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) was the first organisation to show enthusiasm ... enterprise's success is measured by its impact on society. "As a social entrepreneur, the primary mission is not profit. Profit is what drives the machine to keep going, but the ultimate mission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1647774/hong-kong-social-enterprise-challenge-teaches-students-think-outside-box
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Grace Kelly biopic fails to come to life

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by James Mottram

    ... Cannes Film Festival. Starring Nicole Kidman as Kelly, it begins as she walks off the set of her final movie- the Bing Crosby-Frank Sinatra-starring High Society- in a dreamy tracking shot ... causes, such as establishing AMADE Mondiale, set up to promote and protect children's welfare. Even before the Cannes mauling, Grace of Monaco was on rocky ground. Prince Albert, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1645369/grace-kelly-biopic-fails-come-life
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Staying out of the sun, or covering up, is the best way to avoid skin cancer

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:43pm by Kylie Knott

    ... of the cancer detection and prevention subcommittee of the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, says the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer in Hong Kong has increased rapidly in the past decade. In 1990, there were 346 new cases; the number jumped to 774 in 2011. "The risks of excessive sun exposure, and importance of adequate sun protection, should be made known to the general public," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1645432/staying-out-sun-or-covering-best-way-avoid-skin-cancer
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The wind and the waves

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... centuries, offering her protection from countless typhoons like the one that is now darkening the skies. I came to notoriously windy Penghu, an archipelago of 90 islands, to experience its maritime ... host, Tom Chen, proprietor of the oddly named 1,2,3 V-Stone B&B, which is located a short walk from the main harbour and a five-minute drive from the centre of Magong, in a rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1638020/wind-and-waves
  7. Lifestyle - Health

    It's a mind field

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Society. To be on a level pegging, Hong Kong would need 1,400 such professionals, but there are only 400 registered with the city's two professional groups, says Dr Sammy Cheng Kin-wing, a former chairman of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, Division of Clinical Psychology (HKPS-DCP). "People who seek psychological services need to ask a medical doctor or a social worker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1642160/its-mind-field
  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:49pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Mediterranean diet may help protect kidney health Load up on fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes and heart-healthy fats, and minimise your intake of red ... in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Columbia University researchers found that dietary patterns that closely resembled the Mediterranean diet were linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1631185/health-bites
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    On the rebound: RubberBand's redemption songs

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... believed the four-hour festival, subsidised mainly by pro-establishment parties, was merely a tool for drawing people away from the pro-democracy protest on the other side of the harbour. Although ... the way to Beijing with Cantonese songs. Our culture is something we need to protect and fight for."   RubberBand, Nov 8-9, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, HK$300, HK$500, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1627324/rebound-rubberbands-redemption-songs
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Urban heat island effect big factor in climate change, Hong Kong records show

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by Wyss Yim

    ... the warmest temperatures, and a temperature increase of about 0.9 degrees Celsius at the observatory between 1884 and 1986, to heat trapping in the Victoria Harbour basin. This is best explained ... effect. Heat generated by human activities within the urban areas and Victoria Harbour is the most obvious cause of the temperature changes observed at the observatory. However, natural changes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1619452/urban-heat-island-effect-big-factor-climate-change-hong-kong

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