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  1. Lifestyle - Books - PHILOSOPHY

    Book review: Controversies, by Alain Badiou and Jean-Claude Milner

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... it is certainly dense stuff. Of more interest- particularly in light of the current Israel-Gaza conflict- is the chapter on "The Infinite, The Universal, and the Name 'Jew'". In 2006, ... the Israel-Palestine conflict. This spills over into a postscript in which the two continue their discussion in writing, addressing points they felt had not been explained in the conversations. Milner argues ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    Governance ensures smooth transition between generations

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:15pm by WITHERS

    ... are all too often unfortunate. When a family is unsure how to navigate a discussion over succession, it can lead to business conflicts over strategy and direction, conflicts between siblings, as well as conflicts between family and non-family shareholders. Each family is unique, but those who successfully navigate these transitions between more than one generation have at least one ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: All-American Ads of the 40s, by Jim Heimann and W.R. Wilkerson III

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... was geared towards the war effort: Americans were making stuff, buying stuff, and pushing savings and pocket change to fund the conflict. There was an implicit economic opportunity in the war, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Latest platform for Syria’s president: Instagram

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 10:32am by AP

    ... Zeina Karam in Beirut Syria’s embattled president already has a Facebook page, Twitter account and a YouTube channel. Now Bashar Assad is turning to the popular photo-sharing service ... of sight throughout the conflict, features heavily in the photos, casually dressed and surrounded by Syrian children and their mothers. The sophisticated PR campaign is striking for an isolated ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Rewind book: The Year of Living Dangerously, by Christopher Koch (1978)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:05am by ED PETERS

    ... for the forthcoming conflict, and who unconsciously highlights the plight of the disabled in a country where so many are disadvantaged. The atmosphere leading up to the attempted communist coup in September ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong Ballet Group continues to inspire

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:25pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... While that's partly due to scheduling conflicts (since the summer holidays are the only time students can rehearse, each August is packed with events), the fear of losing students, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong's divorce rate rises

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... or for the children, so there's more conflict," Sze says, adding that many divorced women and their children were victims of domestic violence. Yip goes so far as to describe Hong Kong as "not ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Parody guru Al Yankovic is laughing at the top of the US music charts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:34pm by MCT

    ... it to avoid potential conflict with his targets.) He has struck out a few times in the past with James Blunt and Eminem, among others. This time he got a yes from everyone- except, at first, Iggy ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: I'll Be Right There, by Shin Kyung-sook

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by MCT

    ... a poet's soul in a country that always seems to be on a war footing, in a perpetual conflict with enemies both foreign and domestic. The novel opens with a kind of prologue that takes place long ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - WAR

    Book review: No Good Men Among the Living, by Anand Gopal

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... by the credulous-seeming Americans, is unrepentantly corrupt and keeps a young boy close at hand. (In Afghanistan, pedophilia is seen as a perquisite of authority.) The most conflicted but triumphant story ... with witnesses, retracing subjects' steps and careful use of documentation. The reader is left to judge the likely degree of veracity. Gopal's book contributes to our understanding of a conflict ...




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