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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Ajay Singh

    ... Ajay Singh From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author The opening line of The Accidental Apprentice, the third and latest novel by Vikas Swarup, reads: "In life you never ... your book? One of my inspirations was a project by a group of computer scientists called "The Hole in the Wall". They wanted to see if people could learn just from curiosity. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Former Wall Street trader sets up centre to teach kids the value of money

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:05pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com A former Wall Street trader hasset up a learning centre that teaches youngsters to appreciate the value of money, writes Elaine Yau Saving graces Since her ... aged from four to 14. "I worked for big Wall Street banks for seven to eight years, focused on equity markets from the trading floor, and I quite liked it. But after having kids, I want ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Martin Scorsese explains why The Wolf of Wall Street goes to extremes

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Richard James Havis

    ... DiCaprio, the filmmaker explores the question once again in The Wolf of Wall Street, a loud, brash and often outrageous film set in the New York financial district during the late-1980s. ... time." The Wolf of Wall Street is intense, and scenes of degrading misbehaviour and foolishness bombard the viewer. There are Roman-style orgies with dancing prostitutes, lowbrow escapades ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... to the foreign-policy wonk who has written for The Wall Street Journal and provided "testimony and briefings" to organisations including the Central Intelligence Agency. Victims of the invasive trade ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by GDN

    ... of an ambiguous news headline he offers "Manufacturing data helps invigorate Wall Street", and his samples of risibly inept metaphor include "No one has yet invented a condom ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Hong Kong Police Man by Chris Emmett

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by William Wadsworth

    ... project, where "iron grilles mark the apartments, giving the corridors the look of a third world cellblock", where "our footsteps ring off the bare concrete" and the street ... to the city's renovated PLA headquarters. Earnshaw Books could have shown more confidence in Emmett's readability and split his memoirs into two volumes: the first involving the operational street ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - AMERICA

    Book review: An American Odyssey, by Marc Walter and Sabine Arque

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... streets. An American Odyssey is a celebration of the North American continent made exceptional by its scope: leisure alongside labour, destitution next to wealth, expansive landscapes juxtaposed ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The Strokes' Julian Casablancas and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O explore music outside their comfort zones

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by LAT

    ... to a network of street teams tasked with distributing stickers and flyers- old-school record-industry artefacts rarely seen in the iTunes era. There's also the label's limited-edition Tyranny ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: Cocktail (1988)

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... perhaps?), young hotshot Brian (Cruise) is desperate to make some money and decides to try Wall Street. But when he's turned down for the ridiculously unfair reason of having zero ... nothing really? Only in this fever-dream unreality of big-city living, that's where. Wall Street may be the movie for the greasy, money-minded folks when they want to bathe in the excess ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD VENICE

    Film Postcard: Venice

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:46pm by James Mottram

    ... Wall Street 's Gordon Gekko, mercilessly devouring the desperate. Another treat was the HBO-produced Olive Kitteridge- technically a four-hour TV miniseries though still labelled "a ...




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