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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Retired teacher returns to work to save dying kindergarten

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:15pm by Elaine Yau

    ... with help from his wife. "I know there are many kind people in Hong Kong," Lui says. "A school bus operator learned about our story on TV and offered to help. On some days when ... on deaf ears in Hong Kong, she says. "Local parents spend money on flashy teaching kits. Do they really spend time with children on those kits?," Lui asks. "Preschool years help lay ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    $100 & Under: Korean fried chicken restaurant Uncle Padak offers authentic flavours

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau $100 & UNDER Korean fried chicken chain Uncle Padak has 10 outlets on the mainland and now it has opened its first branch in Hong Kong. It's a welcome addition to the clutch of restaurants on the fast-gentrifying High Street in Sai Ying Pun. The groups of Koreans who happily dine at the 26-seat restaurant are testament to the indigenous flavour and superb ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... call it veggie burger, meat eaters will think it doesn't taste any good... It's just meat made in a better way," he says. Tastings for select Hong Kong media show that his ...

  4. Lifestyle

    Legco archivists say law must be enacted to preserve public documents

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:04pm by Elaine Yau

    ... and Wan Wai-kwok as a pair of sophisticated paper pushers- they are Hong Kong's only two certified archivists. But their work takes in much more, of course, requiring both sleuthing ... such a career was never on the cards for Choy, who was about to start a doctoral programme in political science abroad when she returned to Hong Kong for a break. She wound up going for a job interview ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDIA

    House News closed last month, but other independent sites still exist

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:17pm by Elaine Yau

    ... an independent news portal, especially in Hong Kong's highly politicised environment. Yet within a week, another news site, Hong Kong Citizens' Media, sprang up to deliver financial news ... the main revenue stream. Still, that hasn't deterred several Hong Kong media veterans, including former Sing Tao chief executive Lo Wing-hung, from setting up independent news portals. Yuen ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... and whatever, it lessened their workload." Hong Kong's throwaway culture is an added bonus. Fung says he often gets calls from people wanting rid of old belongings when they refurbish or move ... was converted into a canteen by the University of Hong Kong. "Before the conversion, I found boxes of funny documents from the 1950s that recorded why students got demerits or switched to another ...

  7. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Rapidly vanishing farms have heightened concern about Hong Kong's over-reliance on food imports. It's time to give market gardeners a boost, writes ... are increasingly stacked against farming in Hong Kong. Available land is scarce, leases tend to be short-term, and there is little government support. Still, Wong, a retired civil servant, and three of his ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Veteran entertainer Lawrence Cheng returns to directing after 20-year break

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:10am by Elaine Yau

    ... to Canada, where he and his wife focused on raising their daughters, Zaneta and Amanda. They returned to Hong Kong after four years as the girls entered university. Nowadays, people say ‘let’s break ... features. "Hong Kong has a lot of beautiful places but the government keeps destroying them," Cheng says. He has also worked some transformative magic on sultry actress Chrissie Chau, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Former DJ writes book about his experiences living with mentally ill brother

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... "He lost concentration and became forgetful. He would have hallucinations and hear things. He used to lose his ID in Macau and get sent back to Hong Kong by police. No one in the family knew ...

  10. Go for green in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Kong's gleaming shopping malls and world-renowned cityscape have long been magnets for tourists from around the world. According to the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)'s statistics, more than ... parks, tribal villages and pristine waters- have proved increasingly popular with both tourists and locals. As the concept of ecological tourism becomes more popular, Hong Kong has jumped ...




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