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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Equality in schools has a long way to go in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Katelyn Chan

    ... the booklet in due course," she says, also emphasising the importance of respecting school autonomy. Yuen Kwok-ming is the principal of Caritas Tuen Mun Marden Foundation Secondary School, which is a former designated school. More than 60 per cent of its students are ethnic minorities from 15 countries. While Yuen welcomes the EOC guidelines, he says that they could only serve as a general ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Charitable banker in it for the long run

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Charitable banker is in it for the long run An investment banker with much spare time is a rare breed. Even rarer is one who has athletic ambitions to rival ... week to take part in a 250-kilometre, seven-day ultra-marathon organised by RacingThePlanet (RTP). That's four marathons back to back, followed by an 80-kilometre "long" day, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Haruki Murakami conducts a quest into the past as his hero tries to understand a long-ago rejection

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by James Kidd

    ... and that's pretty much it- although of course it isn't, not by a long shot. Our hero is Tsukuru Tazaki, although exactly what kind of hero he is puzzles the imagination: "Sometimes, when he ... long thought something is awry within him, "something illogical, something twisted". The problem is how to know this for sure. Is Murakami playing a dark game with us concerning ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Handmade desserts are the coolest things

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Vanessa Yung, Elaine Yau and Bernice Chan

    ... in only one fruit. You will be surprised by the multifarious uses the mango and durian are put to by the outlets in Yuen Long and Tsim Sha Tsui. Musang King (shop D, Lee Fat House, 5 Yan Lok Square, Yuen Long, tel: 2402 3039) imports the Musang King, the most expensive and desired of all durian, from Malaysia. Although it's only in season in June, the shop stores the fruit ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDIA

    House News closed last month, but other independent sites still exist

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:17pm by Elaine Yau

    ... the main revenue stream. Still, that hasn't deterred several Hong Kong media veterans, including former Sing Tao chief executive Lo Wing-hung, from setting up independent news portals. Yuen ... the team has since grown to 11 people. Yuen, who is financing the portal with HK$7 million of his own money and loans from friends, believes the future is promising, despite the untimely end ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Doubts raised about using Putonghua as medium of instruction for Chinese language

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by HEIDI CHIK WISEMAN

    ... pursuit to learn a language without developing a passion for history, literature, philosophy and culture." Wong spent her primary years at C.& M.A. Chui Chak Lam Memorial School in Yuen Long, where Chinese classes were taught in Putonghua, but she had already started learning it in kindergarten. The language skill made it easy for her to transition to the secondary school, ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Beauty Low-down: Eyebrow Mascara

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by LINDA WANG

    ... Eyebrow HK$80/5g Claim: the curved brush makes application easier and is a firm fit on the eyebrows. The long-lasting formula resists perspiration and sebum, yet washes away easily ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Former Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke hits the decks

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... music". Okereke looks to chameleons such as Björk and David Byrne who have enjoyed long and prolific careers that are both experimental and artistically coherent. "I own all of Björk's ... His sets will be a mix of original songs and in-house sets. "It was a very long, isolated process making the record," says Okereke. "I can't wait to see what ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Just what exactly is Yunnan cuisine?

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:49pm by Annabel Jackson

    ... to this list the bounty of wild herbs and edible ferns, many of which are unique to Yunnan, or even to a particular region of Yunnan. Certainly, the sense of place is very important. Long-time resident ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH DRINKS

    A coffee kick-start without the jitters or crash

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:51pm by Catharine Nicol

    ... without the jitters or the crash; I feel a long period of sharpened mental performance and focus combined with zero appetite. "It's a high-fat beginning to your day to kick-start your ... energy to the body and the brain." Is it good for you in the long term? "That's the golden question," she says. "The concept is new, and tied in with the 'palaeo ...




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