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Sweat glands are working overtime at the Warrior Muay Thai gym in Fortress Hill, where a dozen barefoot novices are kicking punch bags for all they're worth.

31 Oct 2014 - 12:46pm

Spoons made from spanners and mirrors that mute - what will they think of next? All was revealed in interiors trends at Maison & Objet - the definitive event for home décor from around the...

31 Oct 2014 - 9:27am

A look back at some of the most colourful scenes witnessed in one of the city's most densely populated districts over the last half century

31 Oct 2014 - 5:32pm

The Kam family had been locked in a bitter feud after their father, Kinsen Kam Kwan-sing, and uncle, Ronald Kam Kwan-lai, fell out over how Yung Kee should be run.

28 Oct 2014 - 8:21pm

Wong Hang is 99 going on 100. That should be a cause for celebration, except it's long been a challenge for her to get three square meals a day.

27 Oct 2014 - 6:11pm

A quality audience and a biting performance of a poignant programme at the city's top academic institution ensured the occasion was a special one.

26 Oct 2014 - 3:20pm

Presented Channel

29 Oct 2014 - 4:55pm

Opinion

Health

Surgery, radiotherapy and hormone therapy - the usual treatments for prostate cancer sufferers - are certainly far from appetising. Could there be a more palatable option in the form of exercise...

31 Oct 2014 - 5:46pm
Fashion & Watches

31 Oct 2014 - 5:02pm
Food & Wine

Jasper Morris, master of wine, is the Burgundy buyer for Berry Bros & Rudd, and the author of Inside Burgundy, an authoritative and critically acclaimed in depth study of the region.

31 Oct 2014 - 11:05am
Arts & Culture

Hello Kitty turns 40 on Saturday, and to mark the world's most famous cat-who-is-not-a-cat's birthday, we put her

31 Oct 2014 - 12:46pm
Technology

Imagine if you could press "start" on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is...

30 Oct 2014 - 5:34pm
Travel

Cambodia's second largest city has a small town feel and has become the country's artistic hub. Historic sites, top restaurants and the chance to experience rural life nearby make it well worth...

30 Oct 2014 - 10:42am
Interiors & Living

What: Steel chest of drawers

Why: Never lose anything again with this 1940s organiser from Britain

How much: HK$28,000

Where: The World Beyond, 4/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street,...

29 Oct 2014 - 5:28am
Family & Education

When digital marketing specialists Venus Lee Lan-kiu and Royce Lee Yat-pui created their Chinese-language learning app last year, their first thought was to test the beta version on a focus group...

28 Oct 2014 - 10:31am
Books

Hong Kong's literary festival offers a packed programme of foreign and local writers. Kate Whitehead takes her pick.

27 Oct 2014 - 10:41am
Beauty

As winter approaches, the delicate area around our eyes needs extra protection. Eye masks are a quick way to keep your beauty routine fuss-free.

 

25 Oct 2014 - 11:09pm
Motoring

Anders Bilidt has been married for seven years, but his attachment to his 1973 vintage BMW goes back 22 years. "You could argue I have more history with my first classic car than I do with my own...

1 Oct 2014 - 10:27pm

Magazines

30 Oct 2014

Japanese icon Hello Kitty turns 40

26 Oct 2014

The Chinese in Britain

23 Oct 2014

Entrecote: we road test the French bistro classic

19 Oct 2014

The youth of Ulan Bator are searching for a modern Mongolian identity

16 Oct 2014

Man of substance: an audience with Robert Downey Jnr

12 Oct 2014

The fashion issue

5 Oct 2014

Climate change is in the spotlight as Nobel laureates have their say

3 Oct 2014

Oscar de la Renta celebrates femininity and beauty in his work

5 Sep 2014

A scintillating array of this season's most coveted fashion and jewellery

3 Sep 2014

Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers who want to unwind

8 Aug 2014

Christian Louboutin on his designs, his muse and his nail polish

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

7 Apr 2014

Space invaders: ‘The final frontier’ is ready for tourists later this year

19 Mar 2014

The personal touch is what attracts diners to small, cosy restaurants

11 Nov 2013

Inside China’s booming contemporary-art market

2 Oct 2013

Precious gems meet powerful make-up for the party season

Fashion & Watches

Just about everyone in Hong Kong is happy to see October when it arrives. The notorious humidity levels have started to fall and we can think about dressing for style rather than just to avoid...

30 Oct 2014 - 12:18am

Food & Wine

Hawaiian doesn't often feature among the different cuisines available here, but a hotel promotion, and the opening of a new restaurant, is bringing us a taste of the Pacific islands.

31 Oct 2014 - 11:05am

Beauty

I've always thought that clarifying shampoos were a gimmick from haircare lines to get people to spend more, so I don't have high expectations when I check into 10/10 Space in Causeway Bay.

22 Oct 2014 - 11:57pm
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Health

Movember has been trimmed and reshaped for its third official year in Hong Kong. In moustache speak, you could say it's a bit more Fu Manchu than handlebar.

31 Oct 2014 - 5:46pm

Motoring

Forget men and their wheels - it's time for the ladies to press the pedal to the metal, writes Daniel Scheffler.

6 Jun 2014 - 1:00am

Travel

Rome's Cimitero Acattolico, as seen on mockumentary 'The Trip to Italy', is the final resting place of poets, painters and pranksters. Words and pictures by Gary Jones.

25 Oct 2014 - 11:06pm
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Arts & Culture

Of the more than 20 students in a judo class in a Hong Kong public housing estate in the mid-1970s, few were more stunned than the young Teddy Chen Tak-sum to witness their teacher's public...

30 Oct 2014 - 12:16am

Books

Debut novel tackles deadly political violence in Karachi.

25 Oct 2014 - 11:32pm

Interiors & Living

When Bobby Berk first started working as an interior home designer, the teenage children of his clients would stay in the background, deferring to the choices of their parents when it came to...

29 Oct 2014 - 5:28am

Technology

Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal yesterday said Swedes with a high intake of cows' milk died younger, and...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:40am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Scorpio: October 23-November 21

You rarely think about it, but you’re a creature of habit. Having order in your life gives you a feeling of stability. However, those habits are now restricting you.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: house cleaning
Bad for: travel
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: pink
Lucky numbers: 8, 9

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