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03.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Occupy London Tours

Occupy London Tours

February 2016 Programme Forget Jack the Ripper and the London Dungeons, we show you the murky side of the capital’s more recent past.! Occupy London Tours is a free alternative tour company, run by volunteers, who want to throw open the secretive world of finance and politics for … »

03.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Right Livelihood College

The Right Livelihood College

Disseminating and strengthening wisdoms and skills for a positive future “The Right Livelihood College aims to be five things – a hub, a catalyst, an incubator, a multiplier and an accelerator of links between universities and the work of Right Livelihood Laureates, an interactive link between academics and activists.” … »

30.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nepal: ‘The mind is everything. What you think, you become.’

Nepal: ‘The mind is everything. What you think, you become.’

Rojina Bajracharya, a Python developer from Bhaktapur, Nepal, is the first winner of Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers. Python is becoming a widely used general-purpose but high-level computer programming language somewhat akin to C++ or Java. Its merit is code readability; it allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines … »

28.12.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Culture, Education and Human Solidarity

Culture, Education and Human Solidarity

Human Wrongs Watch By John Scales Avery* 29 December 2015 Cultural and educational activities have a small ecological footprint, and therefore are more sustainable than pollution-producing, fossil-fuel-using jobs in industry. Furthermore, since culture and knowledge are shared among all nations, work in culture and education … »

21.11.2015 Johannes Thengi Jiyane

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Johannesburg – The ‘business of God’ is not operating properly in South Africa these days, particularly on the side of the so called ”charismatic churches”, though the other religions are also on line for investigation by the Commission For Rights of Cultural, Religion and Linguistics (CRL). The charismatic churches in the … »

12.11.2015 Tony Henderson

Local languages vital for China’s resilience

Local languages vital for China’s resilience

HK Magazine reporter Adrienne Chum penned an article titled: So You Think You Know Cantonese? in the October 14 issue this year, which tells of translator and etymologist Dr. Chapman Chen’s book, A Comprehensive Dictionary of Orthodox Cantonese Characters and Phrases. The book explores the history of Cantonese in use today, … »

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