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  1. Property - International - DESIGN

    James Cheng creates living spaces that enhances interactivity

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Kavita Daswani

    ... hours. After a few other successes like that, Cheng said, "Vancouver got the stamp of approval". "We worked hard to make urban living the convenient thing to do," he said. ... of easy, accessible, communal, indoor-outdoor living infuses much of his work; it is an architectural style colloquially known as "Vancouverism", and Cheng was one of the earliest ...

  2. Magazines - Good Eating - CHEF PROFILE

    Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal treats his cuisine like fashion

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by Tracey Furniss

    ... The restaurant's only judge is the customer … if your restaurant is always full, your restaurant is a success. As chefs we can work for the stars, but we cannot forget the customer."   ...

  3. Magazines - Good Eating - ALFRESCO DINING

    More restaurants offer alfresco dining

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by Vicki Williams

    ... three hours of free-flow beverages, including Champagne, and gourmet pizza. Guests who are not in the mood for tapas and pizza but still want to be outdoors can order from an extensive a la ... and drinking spaces. "And, diners, including non-smokers, often prefer a quiet, outdoor space to [relax from] their busy working life. Hong Kong is a very dense city, so the key to a popular ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    How mental toughness gives athletes the edge

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and I had worked hard for it." Chan's fortitude in a moment of immense pressure is known in sports psychology as "mental toughness". A term championed by sports psychologist ... being mentally tough requires. She competes in triathlons and international adventure races, which are multiday events covering 350 kilometres of mountain biking, kayaking, rope work, running ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Marathon runner Gary Lew

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... at the age of 43. Now 54, Lew averages about 10 marathons a year and has run all six of the world's major marathons- Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Tokyo, and Berlin- in under three hours ... a minute of each other. Lew's personal best marathon time is two hours 47 minutes, but he'll only tell you that after gentle probing. Running is more about achieving balance in his ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Review: The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Natasha Rogai

    ... by generous helpings of action, Cha's books are frequently adapted for films, TV and dance. Veteran choreographer Leung Kwok-shing has built a special relationship with Cha's work, producing ... Performance and Arts Company with guest appearances by top dance artists, the work will tour the mainland after its Hong Kong debut. In his previous Cha adaptations, Leung did a remarkable job ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: Tong King-sum

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by John Batten

    ... contrasts with Tong's own body. His wife and fellow artist Chiu Wai-yee explains that Tong was "crippled, disabled and short in stature, but he created works of sculpture much taller and heavier than himself". Tong walked with crutches most of his life, but his own physical disabilities never impeded his determination and ability to create highly worked sculptural pieces. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cheung Chau stars in documentary festival

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Bernice Chan

    ... the island has 30,000 inhabitants," she says, adding the location also was ideal for practical reasons. "We needed a place for about 30 of us to camp and do our work, and we found a space ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... Cantonese pinyin and English, and examples of usage. They hope to compile 100,000 words within two years, and are also working on an English language interface. Although Lau concedes it could take ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Home and cultural identity difficult to pinpoint for third-culture kids

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by Mabel Sieh

    ... hometown. She can speak fluent Hebrew, her mother tongue, and she visits her hometown in Israel regularly. "I spend every summer there working in a cafe, which gives me the opportunity ... 'whitewashed'," she says. Her confusion towards her identity is justified and could be shared by many third-culture children, says Dr Paul Pang Hok-hoi, a registered psychologist working at Bliss Hong ...




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