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  • Mar 6, 2015
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Sick of cables? 2015 set to be 'the year of the wireless charger'

To ease the frustration of a dying mobile phone battery and the hassle of bundling wires into your bag, designers are hoping to make 2015 the year of the wireless charger.

6 Mar 2015 - 12:11pm
The hidden winery tucked away in Ap Lei Chau

If you consider yourself a wine lover or you are interested to learn a little more about the oenology, a Winery located inside an industrial building in Ap Lei Chau is the place for you. At the...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:24am
Beat the burglars with a smart security system

Hongkongers are fortunate to live in one of the safest cities in the world - yet around HK$400 million worth of property is stolen in burglaries every year. Considerable time, cost and effort are...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:25am
Recipe video: Susan Jung's Thai-style chicken wings - simple yet delicious

This is one of the most requested recipes from my cookbook, A Celebration of Food - it's something I make whenever my friends and I get together for pot lucks. While the wings can be fried...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:16am
As legendary Bugatti supercar bows out, others wait in line

They accelerate like  fighter jets,  have custom-made interiors and  multimillion-dollar price tags: supercars are centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show, even as one of its legendary stars is...

6 Mar 2015 - 11:29am
As legendary Bugatti supercar bows out, others wait in line

Running up and down the field at Sunday rugby matches with a whistle around her neck, Mui Thomas is a pretty special referee - the world's first rugby umpire living with Harlequin ichthyosis, a...

6 Mar 2015 - 11:43am
As legendary Bugatti supercar bows out, others wait in line

Think your smartphone is clever? Search giant Google has plans to make that little camera on the back of mobile devices not just for selfies, but part of a personal, real-time 3D mapping system...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:28am

Presented Channel

In Safe Hands
3 Mar 2015 - 11:45am

Opinion

Arts & Culture
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

Look beyond the world's tycoons and there are millions of small entrepreneurs building enterprises that create jobs and provide incomes to grease the global economy. That's the theme of a new book...

6 Mar 2015 - 1:20pm
Technology
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

To ease the frustration of a dying mobile phone battery and the hassle of bundling wires into your bag, designers are hoping to make 2015 the year of the wireless charger.

6 Mar 2015 - 12:11pm
Motoring
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

They accelerate like  fighter jets,  have custom-made interiors and  multimillion-dollar price tags: supercars are centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show, even as one of its legendary stars is...

6 Mar 2015 - 11:29am
Interiors & Living
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

For the past 25 years Tom Dixon has been turning out instant classics, from furniture and lighting to his more recent foray into the world of architecture and interiors.

Late last year the...

6 Mar 2015 - 6:10am
Family & Education
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

Running up and down the field at Sunday rugby matches with a whistle around her neck, Mui Thomas is a pretty special referee - the world's first rugby umpire living with Harlequin ichthyosis, a...

6 Mar 2015 - 11:43am
Food & Wine
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

This is one of the most requested recipes from my cookbook, A Celebration of Food - it's something I make whenever my friends and I get together for pot lucks. While the wings can be fried...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:16am
Fashion & Watches
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

Perhaps the most famous vintage fashion store in the world, Didier Ludot, has decided to sell on iconic pieces from its private collection for the first time.

5 Mar 2015 - 11:08am
Travel
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

We tell you what to see in Manila's contemporary art hubs of Makati, Quezon City and Malate.

4 Mar 2015 - 10:52pm
Books
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

Chinese author's narrator wanders dead for a week and meets others who, like him, can find no peace. It's a device this darkly funny novel uses to explore the chaos of modern China and upturn all...

4 Mar 2015 - 1:40pm
Health
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

For men worried they may not be appropriately endowed, new research may be reassuring. Scientists have determined a global average for penis size, based on existing studies of more than 15,000...

2 Mar 2015 - 4:28pm
Beauty
Celebrating the entrepreneurs - small businesses making a difference

A dash of hot pink or red can lift your look - and mood - instantly.

 

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

Magazines

6 Mar 2015

Get a refreshing boost from a new generation of designers

5 Mar 2015

The art issue

1 Mar 2015

Dirty politics, poaching and attempted murder: Richard Leakey’s story is getting the Hollywood treatment

26 Feb 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch is acting clever again

15 Feb 2015

Robert and Sally Lo, the hearts and minds behind the Hong Kong Cancer Fund

12 Feb 2015

We go behind the scenes at Aardman Animations

8 Feb 2015

How Occupy redefined a generation

6 Feb 2015

Taste for love

1 Feb 2015

Being blind

9 Jan 2015

Heli-sports is the lastest craze in snowy adventures

19 Nov 2014

Local chefs create spicy menus for the more adventurous diners

3 Sep 2014

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

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

7 Apr 2014

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

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

Interview: shoe designer Giorgia Caovilla talks about her O Jour line

My father is famed for his luxurious high heels, but customers were often requesting medium-heel shoes and so that became the central concept for my brand, O Jour.

Designing mid-heel shoes...

6 Mar 2015 - 6:02am

Food & Wine

Table-side service adds element of theatre to Hong Kong dining

Nobody goes to Hugo's to be trendy. When the Hyatt Regency reopened in 2009, it re-established its flagship Western restaurant, Hugo's, with a menu and service style instantly recognisable to...

6 Mar 2015 - 6:46am

Beauty

EightyEight, a nail art salon where you'll get serious fashion treatment

If you're seeking some serious statement nail art then make your way to the corner of Lyndhurst Terrace and Wellington Street in Central.

25 Feb 2015 - 10:30pm

Health

Why listening to music can make athletes run a bit faster

It's no secret that music is like a performance-enhancing drug for runners. But while fast-tempo songs that match one's pace are often thought of as the most effective, a new study has found that...

3 Mar 2015 - 6:20am

Motoring

Geneva Motor Show: optimism roars back

Out with the gloom, in with the boom: sleek luxury sports cars, high-end SUVs and nifty little city cars were bumper-to-bumper when the Geneva Motor Show opened to the media.

4 Mar 2015 - 11:47am

Travel

A delightful stroll through the 'no-go zones' of Paris

After Fox News declared parts of the French capital 'no-go zones' for non-Muslims, Rowena Carr-Allinson ventures into the biggest one and finds hipsters, trendy restaurants, vibrant markets and...

5 Mar 2015 - 1:18am

Arts & Culture

Susan Sarandon to be honoured at Hong Kong dinner

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon will receive an award next week at a Hong Kong gala dinner for her outstanding contribution to cinema.

Sarandon will be taking part in a three-day...

5 Mar 2015 - 6:45pm

Books

Beijing expats' favourite literary hangout The Bookworm goes into publishing

More than a decade after it opened its doors in Beijing's trendy Sanlitun entertainment area, The Bookworm has become a go-to hangout for expatriates in search of the latest books on the Middle...

4 Mar 2015 - 6:57pm

Family & Education

Where are your manners? Hong Kong students taught etiquette of Western dining

The menu: a green salad, steak with potatoes, peas and bread, and for dessert, cake. The setting: six large tables with colourful tablecloths and cutlery set out. The guests: students of the...

3 Mar 2015 - 6:45pm

Interiors & Living

Five items to give your home a lift

From resin-mounted driftwood to light fittings inspired by splitting amoebas, we've got your decor needs covered.

6 Mar 2015 - 10:27am

Technology

3D mobile revolution ahead with Google plan to put sensors in phones and tablets

Think your smartphone is clever? Search giant Google has plans to make that little camera on the back of mobile devices not just for selfies, but part of a personal, real-time 3D mapping system...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:28am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Pisces: February 18-March 19

Your birthday full moon brings a real change of pace to your personal life and relationships. 

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: grand openings
Bad for: immigration
Auspicious direction: east
Lucky colours: gold
Lucky numbers: 6,7

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