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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Oblique critiques of China's moral decay still relevant: Q&A with author Zhu Wen

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by CLARISSA SEBAG MONTEFIORE

    ... Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore Oblique critiques of China's moral decay still relevant Mainland author and director Zhu Wen hit the literary limelight in 1994 with his short story I Love ... Your books seem to be critiques of decaying morals following China's opening up and reform. I think my books are about my generation reflecting on Chinese culture and criticising it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1295493/oblique-critiques-chinas-moral-decay-still-relevant
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Residents fight back against Hong Kong's urban renewal projects

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:21pm by Elaine Yau

    ... the Urban Renewal Authority is charged with the mission to "address Hong Kong's acute urban decay problem and improve the living conditions of residents in dilapidated urban areas". ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Seemingly relentless urban renewal projects are swelling the ranks of activists fighting to secure fairer deals for poor residents caught in the drive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1473931/residents-fight-back-against-hong-kongs-urban-renewal
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Photographer creates urban canvas

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... portraits of people. Not even the hint of a tree. What you will see, however, are industrial images showing urban decay and the destructive effects of modernisation. "I want to photograph ... and in Paris with a major exhibition in Maison Européenne de la Photographie in 2014. As for making political comments about urban sprawl, decay or the destruction of heritage buildings, Couturier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1215286/photographer-creates-urban-canvas
  4. Lifestyle - Books - AMERICA

    Book review: The Second Amendment: A Biography, by Michael Waldman

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by MCT

    ... and justice". His calm tone and habit of taking the long view offers a refreshing tonic in this most loaded of debates. Guns represent a microcosm of an America divided between left and right, urban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1559011/book-review-second-amendment-biography-michael-waldman
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Labelling seen as one way to trim the rise in obesity in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Richard Lord

    ... with the proposed text reading: "State of California safety warning: drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay." Opinion polls indicate that the bill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1556179/labelling-seen-one-way-trim-rise-obesity-hong-kong
  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

    ... of urban redevelopment sweeping the city, Fung says there's never a shortage of oddities to pick up. But it's not as easy as it was. "In the past, people were free to enter deserted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559167/collectors-turn-their-passion-vintage-goods-thriving
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Exhibition celebrates ink painters from Hong Kong and Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:11am by LINDA WANG

    ... on artists. While Shenzhen, a migrant city, has a diverse Chinese population, Hong Kong has a big international community. Artists from the two cities have very different takes on urban life ... to depict an urban life that has been affected by the rapid socioeconomic development and reformation of southern China. "The process of urbanisation has not only changed traditional values ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1554593/exhibition-celebrates-ink-painters-hong-kong-and-shenzhen
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Plunging comic sales in Hong Kong force artists to find a new perspective

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:55am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Blue was My Valley as an example of comics' revived relevance. "It became a classic because it touched on issues of collective memory, urban redevelopment and renewal, conservation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559058/hong-kongs-comics-artists-find-new-perspective
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist Wilson Shieh brushes up on political activism

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Enid Tsui

    ... in northeast New Territories facing demolition, a rebellion against the brutal sprawl of urban space. This has injected new life into his creative process, he says. He no longer restricts himself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1551939/artist-wilson-shieh-brushes-political-activism
  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Forager gives dining out a wild new meaning

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by Alison Singh Gee

    ... Alison Singh Gee Foraging author gives dining out a wild new meaning Ava Chin is known to New Yorkers as the Urban Forager, a blog she writes for The New York Times about scouring city ... in Brooklyn. These areas were dense and urban, and I worried I wouldn't find anything growing there. But I discovered so many wonderful edibles growing in tree pits, abandoned lots, and even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1536905/forager-gives-dining-out-wild-new-meaning

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