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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    London's National Gallery explores sources and varieties of colour in the history of painting

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... it, every inch was covered in blue copper sulphate crystals, some of them the size of a human palm. "You had to put wellies on to go in," recalls Caroline Campbell, the National ... for exhibiting their collection is so vital to your enjoyment of the paintings. thereview@scmp.com "Making Colour", National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, until September 7. Victoria ...

  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    iPhone feature could be national security threat, says Chinese broadcaster CCTV

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:01am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com iPhone feature 'a threat to national security' A feature in Apple's iPhone that tracks a user's location could be a national security ... by state media. China has taken steps to vet foreign IT products more carefully after Edward Snowden, a former contractor with the US National Security Agency, said the organisation was spying ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... flights in Haiti, and in September, it aims to shuttle blood samples in conjunction with the international medical charity Doctors Without Borders. The United Nations has used drones in eastern ... that?" asked Andreas Raptopoulos, chief executive of Matternet, a start-up that's exploring ways to employ drones in developing nations for humanitarian purposes. "Why don't you ...

  4. News - World - HAITI

    DNA study links Nepal's cholera bug to Haitian epidemic

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by MCY

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Researchers conclude peacekeepers brought disease to the quake-hit island nation DNA study links Nepal bug to Haiti's cholera epidemic The United Nations sent Nepalese peacekeeping troops to bring relief to Haiti after it was devastated by an earthquake in 2010. A new study concludes that the peacekeepers brought something else too- cholera, triggering ...

  5. Lifestyle - Travel

    Work scheme gives overseas youngsters a chance to experience Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Mark Sharp, JOHN KANG

    ... is the country with the largest number of citizens coming here on the special visas. The country joined the scheme last year, and 99 of its nationals were granted visas. In the first quarter of this year, 73 visas had already been issued. Two-hundred French nationals annually can take advantage of the scheme. Teacher Clotilde Renaudin was already in Hong Kong, visiting a friend, when she ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Streaming services are becoming consumers' music delivery platform of choice

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Jamie Carter

    ... also sync a track to multiple Rocki units to create instant multi-room audio." This new trend for flexibility complements one for higher quality. After years of listening to compressed ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Bruno Menard weaves his Michelin magic in Asia

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Bernice Chan

    ... then headed to the United States for a stint at The Dining Room in the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, for four years where he gained five stars and five diamonds (only 14 restaurants in North America have ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    It's a bun fight! Who sells the best burger in Hong Kong?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Charley Lanyon, BERNICE CHAN AND KEVIN KWONG

    ... unmemorable. KK: Very lightweight. Could only taste the tomato mayo sauce. It was so small there was no chance of it being messy. Lacking beef flavour. Chips Republic Café, unit 2132, Level 2, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - OS X Yosemite

    First look: Apple's new OS X Yosemite offers sleek new styling, privacy and security

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:49pm

    ... access Spotlight by using the command-space bar keyboard shortcut. Users can look up information from Wikipedia, Maps, Bing, iTunes and other sources, as well as convert units of currency ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Robin Lynam

    ... Landis' 1978 classic comedy National Lampoon's Animal House. As well as singing the theme tune, Bishop plays the folk singer, serenading a girl at a frat house toga party, and having his ...




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