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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... to open on Bali, while Othman plans three shops in Jeddah. Achieving that goal will take know-how, and that's why all have journeyed from across the planet to Italy. In the coming days, ... of study are long, most evenings a few classmates get together for dinner, invariably meeting at Bologna's most notable landmark. The 15th-century Piazza Maggiore is a picturesque square ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Bacteria that 'eats' odour could bring end to smelly toilets in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... candidates emerged, all of which were studied and tested in the real world. Yan said that the technology could be applied to any place with smelly organic waste, such as animal farms or urban dump ... The "smell-free toilet" study was highlighted on the academy's website last month as offering an "ultimate" cure to an "urgent" national issue. Dr Yan Zhiying, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Scientists including in China study thorium-fuelled nuclear power

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by Martin Williams

    ... issues arose, the five-year trial was a success, achieving all objectives. Laboratory director Alvin Weinberg- who had studied the absorption spectrum of carbon dioxide for his master's ... of cleaner and safer nuclear technologies, fuelled by thorium". Last month, the foundation reported that a study of the feasibility of a pilot-scale molten-salt reactor had won funding from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The bad science in city's incineration plan for househould waste

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams It's shameful that research into building an incinerator in Hong Kong does not properly address the hazards it may bring Bad science in rubbish plan may lay city to waste There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong's waste strategy, particularly plans to expand three landfills and build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau- ...

  6. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Plans for extensive construction in north Lantau to exploit the Zhuhai-Macau link is stirring dissent among residents and conservationists, writes Elaine Yau A bridge too far ... Yin-ying would welcome plans to further develop the township, created to accommodate people working at  Chek Lap Kok airport in north Lantau. But that’s not the case. Lam, a packing worker who ...

  7. News - World - PUBLISHING

    Amazon unveils 'rent an e-book' monthly subscription plan for mobile devices

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Monthly subscription will offer unlimited access to the online giant's catalogue in a move that could shake up the industry Amazon unveils 'rent an e-book' mobile plan Online giant Amazon has unveiled a Netflix-style subscription plan for unlimited access to e-books, a move which could shake up the world of publishing. The US$9.99 per month ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Ferran Adria: a man with a very big plan

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Susan Jung

    ... behind us, saying, "In order to understand Bullipedia, we need to study how the world began …" Twenty minutes later, after taking us through the neolithic period (when clay was created, ... at the website. He planned on launching it this year, but it's clear that, in the intervening years, Adria's ambitions have grown enormously. "It's been three years since you came ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Psychology students face study barrier

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... 300 applicants could not further their studies at the university. But Ng is not giving up just yet. Instead of returning to accounting, she plans to apply again, after spending the months ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Those wanting to help the mentally ill by becoming psychologists face barriers to study. Universities need to make more postgraduate places available ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERIORS

    City designer says small home spaces can be turned into stylish spots

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Catherine Shaw

    ... will be used for and by whom," she says. Two case studies offer real-life examples of how to think outside the box. The first, by local designer Gary Chang, illustrates how he changes his 344 ... Mercier's second case study, a 969 sq ft mews pied-à-terre in London that she transformed for a family of five, shows how using the same colour palette and flooring significantly increases the sense ...




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