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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

    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    Chinese designer Zhu charms Milan fashion world with plans for Krizia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Milan Chinese owner of Krizia vows to maintain firm's made-in-Italy heritage but with her own style Designer Zhu charms Milan with her plans Zhu Chongyun, ... iconic founder Mariuccia Mandelli earlier this year, outlined her plans in an interview in Milan during the spring/summer 2015 womenswear shows. All being well, she will be back in the city ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - ASTRONOMY

    Shaw Prize astronomers listen in on the symphony of stars

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:21am by Kate Whitehead

    ... a 10-fold increase in the size of such studies. Eisenstein was with the US-led Sloan Digital Sky Survey. In 2005, the academics realised they were working on similar research and arranged a joint ... of the universe- we can use these huge patterns of galaxy distribution to weigh the universe and figure out how much matter there is in it," Peacock said. All three winners plan to pool the US$1 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong teachers learn how to give students an international perspective

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by Liz Heron

    ... competence by learning to understand the world through disciplinary and interdisciplinary study. They are: investigating the world, recognising perspectives, communicating ideas and taking action. ... absolutely fascinated me. They have really opened my eyes to a new way of teaching." Mockler says she has already developed practical teaching plans based on ideas from the workshop, which she ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Are smartphones a blessing or a curse? Scientific jury's still out

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:21am by GUARDIAN

    ... on the matter is hard to come by. Some studies, however, are starting to provide a few answers. When companies hand out smartphones to their employees there is an implicit agreement that those staff ... our attention levels? That is an open question, which Imperial College researchers hope to answer in a three-year study launched this year. The study is the largest in the world to investigate ...




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