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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... heritage may be the one that got away It's a hot summer's day, and Lai Tai-sing is sitting on the deck of his fishing boat at the Cheung Chau typhoon shelter. The 46-year-old fisherman ... It is a vital survival skill for him when he goes fishing in the deep waters of the South China Sea. The weather, strength and direction of the wind, as well as the currents, lead him to the fish. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chasing riches led China down the path of corruption, say party elders' children

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Andrea Chen

    ... Xiaoping's famous remark in the mid-1980s that China should reform its planned economy and "let some people get rich first". Ye Xiangzhen, the second daughter of the late marshal Ye Jianying, shared Dong's sentiments. "Rampant corruption does not happen overnight," she said. "The reason that there are corrupt officials was that China neglected moral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586874/chasing-riches-led-china-down-path-corruption-say-party-elders-children
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... Institute, the world's largest, has taken on the job. If it bears fruit, it might drive attempts to boost human intelligence by genetically modifying embryos. Harari says the rich will always ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591777/body-upgrades-nearing-reality-only-rich-sapiens-author-says
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... "This month and the next, we will be setting up a pilot site with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department in Tai Mo Shan," Sham says. If the department approves Sham's ... the mainland's forests and ecosystem. In his work to save the forests, Sham also gets to release his inner pyromaniac, testing his robotics system with firefighters in southern China by setting fires ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586061/engineers-fiery-passion-robots
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... their culture. Hong Kong began working on the list in 2007 in response to the UN Convention for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which China ratified in 2004. One of the articles ... Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam and Olga Wong Egg tarts share intangible heritage list with some very strange bedfellows It's no surprise that Cantonese opera, egg tarts, pineapple buns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by ANNEMARIE EVANS

    ... as they have been for hundreds of years. Hau has been nominated by the Conservancy Association for the heritage preservation category of the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. "I finished Form Two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586060/living-dictionary-keeps-family-history-culture-and-language-alive
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Donor's plea to submit to a little pain to save a life

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans and Susanna Kemp

    ... in the world- as a senior Customs and Excise inspector, liaising with airlines on the screening of inbound cargo. When he retires in three years' time he will return to his life as an academic, ... for check-ups every six months but can look forward to fulfilling her dreams. "I want to go and travel the world," she says, "and Japan is at the top of my list." Sou has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586059/donors-plea-submit-little-pain-save-life
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Uygur-Han Chinese couples offered 10,000 yuan a year to marry in Xinjiang county

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 06:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Raxit, of exiled group the World Uygur Congress, told Radio Free Asia the local government was using the rewards to try to speed up the assimilation of Uygurs. Raxit said the Turkic culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583806/xinjiang-county-offers-10000-yuan-reward-uygurs-who-marry-han-chinese
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Corporate charity helps kids find their own paths

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... programmes for children in China. This year the target is Aids-impacted children in Hubei province, so we've sponsored the charity walk in the province for the Good Hope Charitable Fund." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585280/corporate-charity-helps-kids-find-their-own-paths
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Unable to speak, cerebral palsy youth finds a voice through photography

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Unable to speak and misdiagnosed as severely mentally disabled, cerebral palsy sufferer Joe Kwok has managed to express himself to world Finding a voice through photography Joe Kwok Chun-hoi, 22, likes to take photographs. Photographs of flowers, water droplets, roots of trees and empty hallways. He has had an album put together, annotating images ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585281/unable-speak-cerebral-palsy-youth-finds-voice-through-photography

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