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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Adrian Wong is the first sculptor to win the Sovereign Asian Art Prize

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:30am by Catherine Shaw

    ... writes Catherine Shaw The good and the grate Hong Kong-based artist Adrian Wong Ho-Yin could be forgiven for sounding surprised when he won the 10th edition of the Sovereign Asian Art Prize ... of architecture into contemporary art and design in a very enriching way," he says. The Sovereign Asian Art Foundation also awards the Schoeni Prize to an artist chosen by the public. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    A marathon a week to raise funds for charity

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:19pm by Kylie Knott

    ... this month- and all for a good cause. Funds raised will go to Room to Read- the global non-profit organisation that seeks to improve literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world- ... of the group ran five kilometres a day, every day, for the entire 31 days of the month. Those who did not reach the targets were fined, with the funds going to charity. For the May event, HK$30,000 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Technology start-up sees strong funding interest

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Start-up blown away by funding A Hong Kong technology start-up company attracted US$50,000 in funding from hundreds of online donors in just 24 hours. Ambi ... by the response on Kickstarter, a global crowdfunding platform, last Tuesday, and the company was on track to secure US$100,000 in funding. The firm plans to sell the device for about US$200. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - GEOPOLITICS

    Book review: The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power in Asia, by Bill Hayton

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... take sovereign rights over it. The economic importance of the oil tankers and freighters that grease the global economy far outweigh the value of the islands, their fishing grounds or any ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Public schools lack funds to implement digital teaching methods

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 10:38am by Carrie Chan

    ... in Sha Tau Kok, have long endured slow internet connection. It took the school several years to save HK$100,000 from its government funding to pay for a network upgrade. "Most e-books ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Vivienne Westwood, by Vivienne Westwood and Ian Kelly

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by AFP

    ... Kelly charts how Westwood turned from a revolutionary into the founder of a global fashion house. Westwood continues to work full-time in fashion, but she increasingly uses her wealth and public ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ning Hao's comedy takes two buddies across changing mainland

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:54pm by Helen Barlow

    ... this little gem is based on a Tibetan folk tale of a prince who sacrifices everything, from his wealth to his sons, in service of others. October 30, 9.45pm, November 1, 7.25pm, Broadway Cinematheque ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Auctioned artist at eight

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by ANEEMARIE EVANS

    ... park's Conservation Fund's youngest ambassador. In the summer in 2009, his parents took him to the Unesco World Heritage town of Evora in Portugal, where they were joining other students ... insists that Kenny only raises funds through his paintings for charitable purposes. Asked how he feels about having talented children, the boys' father, Henry Lau Hoo-cheong, downplays ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - ANTHROPOLOGY

    Men and violence- how they size up one another and why numbers count

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by MCT

    ... and themselves when figuring out whether they can win a potential conflict. Funded by the Pentagon, which is eager to know what makes men fight and choose sides, Fessler and Holbrook have shown that foes ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION SARAH HELLER

    The importance of 'somewhereness' in the winemaking world

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:28pm by SARAH HELLER

    ... players seem to agree with this strategy. Many of these are very well-funded, modern cooperatives, like Nals Margreid, a cooperative which (unusually) spans the entire region, focusing on specific ...




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