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2305, 2019

In The Bells of Old Tokyo, writer examines the Japanese concept of time

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The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Timeby Anna ShermanPicador5/5 starsIn her haunting, beautiful debut travel narrative, Anna Sherman takes the reader along on her quest to find the bells of old Tokyo, illuminating a lost world hidden in plain...

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US-China tech battle hammers stocks from Shanghai to Hong Kong

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China and Hong Kong stocks suffered steep losses on Thursday, weighed down by technology shares, as investors feared a new US-China tech war on media reports that Washington was considering blacklisting more Chinese tech firms.The Shanghai Composite In...

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Pushing the boundaries of environmental sustainability at events, positive ideas with Jamie White

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Environmental sustainability at events Interesting interview with Jamie White, award-winning Irish entrepreneur and founder of Leading Social and The University Of Life events 1 min pitch for what you are doing now? So right now I’m at an interes...

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Growth in home prices in China’s bigger cities may push up costs countrywide, think tank says

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Growth in home prices in China’s bigger cities is expected to outperform the national average in 2019, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a top government think tank, said in report released on Thursday.A relatively short supply of new homes will ...

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The Hong Kong student who had to balance learning with keeping herself and her brothers alive is now a finalist in Student of the Year awards

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Comments Off on The Hong Kong student who had to balance learning with keeping herself and her brothers alive is now a finalist in Student of the Year awards

Three years ago Daisy Ngan Yu-ching would not have dared to dream of finishing high school and going to university, she was too busy worrying about how to feed herself and two younger brothers.But rather than whining about life’s difficulties, the 19-y...