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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... but you can't get to most of it. Peter Cookson Smith At the same time, he says Taiwan's democratic reforms led to a change in Taipei's approach to urban planning, with more emphasis ... Kong urban planning is "top-down," he says, with "ridiculous" public consultations that don't amount to anything and little concern for what citizens actually want. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVES

    Liberal studies fires up social awareness among students

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:12pm by Perry Bayer

    ... Perry Bayer life@scmp.com Liberal studies fires social awareness It has been claimed in the past that students and young people in Hong Kong generally have little interest in current ... but it is not such a relevant point today. As native English-speaking teachers (NETs), my colleagues and I have been privileged to witness the rise of liberal studies as a subject as part of the new secondary school ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Students studying abroad must strike a balance between study and social life

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:15pm by Karen Pittar

    ... Karen Pittar life@scmp.com Studying abroad means striking a balance between the books and your social life- and making local friends is key. Degrees of separation Hannah Hye-eun Yang ... study abroad, Yang jumped at the chance. Now the 20-year-old is in her second year at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. "I was lucky, because I started learning English ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coming home: John Rocha plans to spend time in Hong Kong after retiring from fashion circuit

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... in which he struggled and didn't have the money to visit his family. Now, the designer is planning to spend six weeks a year in Hong Kong, starting in November, when he'll visit ... for Britain on a one-way ticket to study psychiatric nursing in Surrey, arriving with just £13 in his pocket. He enjoyed nursing, he says, and kept at it for three years, until a girlfriend who had ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... Rowland wrote a scientific study forecasting the ozone depletion problem. They won the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work. The ozone layer had been thinning since the late 1970s. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Shenzhen showcases a modern future in major urban design exhibition

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 08:50pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui A major urban design exhibition in Shenzhen outclasses Hong Kong's parallel show for spectacle and content- and reveals a sensitivity to city planning, writes Enid Tsui ... that focus on this year's theme of urban borders. National pavilions present case studies on urban redevelopment, and architects from all over China bring their visions of the future city under ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Gelato champs churn out a taste of the good life

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Gary Jones

    ... Members of the public were also invited to vote for their favourites, and an international media jury comprised scribes from the likes of Al Jazeera and The New York Times. Having briefly studied ... Moon gelateria and coffee bar in Sydney. A second Gelato World Tour is being planned, with Asian destinations playing a major role. Singapore has been mentioned for an early heat. The final ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - LYNAM UP ROBIN LYNAM

    New club celebrates the wider world of whiskies

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Robin Lynam

    ... Nara, whose parents are Japanese and Taiwanese, lived and studied in Canada for around a decade, but was born in Hong Kong and wants to bring his hometown up to speed on his passion. His moment of whisky epiphany, he says, came when he drank a Yamazaki 12-year-old one day in a bar, but his serious wine and spirit studies began while working as a fuel buyer for Cathay Pacific. Nara's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Frank Auerbach's paintings run gamut from horror to joy as Tate Britain shows

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by GDN

    ... Charlotte Nora Burchardt, who had studied art. His father, Max Auerbach, was a lawyer. He had a very comfortable, bourgeois early childhood and in this is the younger double of Lucian Freud, who ... where he has lived and worked most of his life. He studied art at St Martins from 1948 to 1952, then went to the Royal College of Art until 1955. He got a studio in Camden Town, central London, ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Innovation rules in hotel and restaurant design

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:17pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... forward to his stays in grand hotels such as the Mayfair in London, or the chateau-style railway hotels in Canada. "I said to my friends, 'I don't stay in hotels; I study ... after finishing her studies in marketing and economics in Australia, Wong was tasked with converting a Causeway Bay high-rise that her family had acquired into the JIA boutique hotel. She hired ...




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