Beauty is not in the face, but a light in the heart” - Khalil Gibran How often do we come across an advertisement urging you to get treatments to get thinner? How many of us went days without eating proper meals just to get slimmer? Cosmetics have became essentials in life for women, why is that?
Hong Kong is a very popular for movies, many people watch movies very often, but do you know the reason Hong Kong people always watch movies?
Mostly we watch movies for a few reasons, the first reason we watch movies is because we need to release our pressure, the second reason is we need to go on dates, the third reason is because you really like that character or the movie, these three reasons show the connection of movie and to Hong Kong people - for my own personal feeling, I also like movies ...Read more
"The Exorcist", is horror classic that must be on every horror film fan's list of "movies to watch". The director of this movie is William Friedkin, it is adapted by William Peter Blatty from a novel published in 1971.
The film has excellent actors such as Ellen Burstyn , Max von Sydow and others, whose performances are realistic and scary.
The film has many character from different backgrounds, such as an archaeologist - Father Merrin - who visits a ...Read more
I love music, especially playing different kinds of musical instruments. Chinese music is one of the types I’m addicted to. If you want to know more about Chinese music, the first thing you need to remember is traditional Chinese music can be traced back 7000 to 8000 years based on the discovery of a bone flute made in the Neolithic age.
During the Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties, only royal families and dignitary officials enjoyed music, which musical instruments were made on chimes and bells. ...Read more
This year has had so many superhero movies. First there was the much
awaited Avengers, where we had Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk,
Thor, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye rip up the city of
Manhattan in a epic battle against Loki and his army of aliens. Now
we’ve got Spiderman (Andrew Garfield) battling it out with The Lizard.
And later in this year, DC breaks out with The Dark Knight Rises, the
last of the Dark Knight trilogy, starring Christian Bale as Batman .( reead on:
In the past month the two biggest cities in America – New York City and Los Angeles – have proposed "controversial" laws that improve health and help the environment.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to propose a far-reaching municipal ban on sales of sugary beverages by restaurants, mobile food carts, movie theaters and delis. While this has been met with approval from some groups such as parents and educators, there is strong opposition to it by businesses, who are l...Read more
We hear about it all the time – how there is a childhood obesity crisis in the US. Part of the blame for this comes from an unexpected source: commercial advertising. Food and beverage companies spend about US$2 billion a year on advertising and product promotion targeted at young consumers, according to the US’s Federal Trade Commission.
One me...Read more
Living in 2012, nearly 200 000 years after humans have been in existence, it’s safe to say that progress has been made in just about every arena except Women's Rights around the world. More people have access to clean water, food and education than ever. The majority of countries are now edging towards democracy. A cure for cancer is reported...Read more
The Women’s Academy for International Leadership Development invites high achieving young women considering application to U.S. colleges and universities to begin their path to future academic, professional, and personal success in a comprehensive summer program at Mount Holyoke College, the oldest women's college in the world and the first of the renowned Seven Sisters to the Ivy League.
The overall focus of the progra...Read more
Human rights and social justice...
Let's end child labourThe International Labor Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labor in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on 12 June, the World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child laborers and what can be ...Read more
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