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  • Apr 23, 2014
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It's a Friday night and there's a good turnout at the Brown Sugar Jar in Shenzhen. But while customers in other pubs are partying up a storm or noisily playing drinking games, the crowd here is...

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am

As if it wasn't challenging enough to get your five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Recent research has found that boosting your intake to seven portions may be your best chance of staving...

22 Apr 2014 - 11:29am

Having built a successful career playing a series of scarlet women since the '80s, award-winning actress Carrie Ng Ka-lai is gearing up for a new role.

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am

As a young girl growing up on a small farm in County Carlow, Ireland, Helen Doyle's life was filled with traditional music and dance.

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am

The world never really started to take the superhero genre seriously until Christopher Reeve donned a pair of blue tights and fronted up as Superman in 1978.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:36pm

Rarely has a director seen such a turning point in his career as Francis Ford Coppola did with The Godfather. After its release, "my life went another way", the American filmmaker said when we met...

20 Apr 2014 - 12:36pm

Last May, the Dutch dance music label Spinnin' Records quietly uploaded part of a new track to its social media accounts. Animals (Teaser) was an instrumental number, full of evil sing-songy synth...

20 Apr 2014 - 12:35pm

Jean-Christophe Maillot, the artistic director of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, knows his own luck: "It sounds like a stupid fairy tale. It's unreal, the situation I have here."

20 Apr 2014 - 12:35pm

Lynn Fung is the ideal ambassador for her family's new private museum, the Liang Yi, which opened in February in a monochromatic 25,000-square-foot space on Hollywood Road.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:36pm

Opinion

Interiors & Living

Debra Albert, owner of a New York-based consulting firm, recently hired an interior designer to decorate the living room of her Manhattan condo. That designer, Christine Martin, happened to live...

23 Apr 2014 - 3:24am
Beauty

Scrubs, masks and sunscreen to offset the season's harshest weather

22 Apr 2014 - 11:46am
Arts & Culture

It's a Friday night and there's a good turnout at the Brown Sugar Jar in Shenzhen. But while customers in other pubs are partying up a storm or noisily playing drinking games, the crowd here is...

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am
Family & Education

As a young girl growing up on a small farm in County Carlow, Ireland, Helen Doyle's life was filled with traditional music and dance.

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am
Health

As if it wasn't challenging enough to get your five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Recent research has found that boosting your intake to seven portions may be your best chance of staving...

22 Apr 2014 - 11:29am
Technology

Researchers at the University of Michigan have created a free iPhone app that offers users lighting schedules that they say are mathematically proven to adjust you to new time zones as quickly as...

21 Apr 2014 - 7:03pm
Fashion & Watches

"Would you like to come back and finish what you started?" was the question Carlo Brandelli was asked last year by the new Hong Kong owners of Savile Row tailor Kilgour.

21 Apr 2014 - 9:56am
Motoring

China’s desire for luxury cars remains undimmed by an economic slowdown and political austerity drive as the country’s growing band of wealthy motorists set their sights on high-end wheels.

20 Apr 2014 - 6:33pm
Books

In 2007, a mysterious book was put on auction in Munich that depicted a range of wondrous and at times unsettling phenomena, catastrophes and other strange occurrences in a series of about 170...

20 Apr 2014 - 12:35pm
Travel

What is it? A themed hotel adjacent to the Legoland amusement park in Carlsbad, California, where guests get to continue the adventure after the park shuts at 5pm.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:37am
Food & Wine

The Mexican-American chef of Elements steakhouse Toro is helping push the trend for pan-Latin American cuisine, writes Andrew Sun.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:50am

Magazines

20 Apr 2014

The ditching of an airliner in New York in 2009 made world headlines but, the following year, two pilots demonstrated even greater airmanship on approach to Chek Lap Kok

17 Apr 2014

Thriller instinct: Nick Cheung and Dante Lam are a winning combination

13 Apr 2014

Tin mining is devastating the Indonesian island of Bangka

10 Apr 2014

City of angles: Five outdoor enthusiasts show a different view of Hong Kong

7 Apr 2014

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

6 Apr 2014

True grit: from Hollywood to the horrors of a Phnom Penh rubbish dump

4 Apr 2014

Jason Wu shows us who's boss of the runway

3 Apr 2014

An audience with comic actor Chapman To

30 Mar 2014

A young Pakistani is being mourned not only by his family but also by the close-knit Kwai Chung community whose hopes he carried on his shoulders

19 Mar 2014

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

7 Mar 2014

Tech-savvy brands stay one step ahead of the e-tail trend

7 Feb 2014

Couture cakes raise the bar for edible art

20 Nov 2013

Top chefs taste success

11 Nov 2013

Inside China’s booming contemporary-art market

2 Oct 2013

Precious gems meet powerful make-up for the party season

23 Sep 2013

Stephen Hung wants to give rich mainlanders the excess they crave

Fashion & Watches

True to form, Dan and Dean Caten start their interview with the clink of champagne glasses. The Canadian identical twins behind the exuberant DSquared2 label aren't toasting anything in...

18 Apr 2014 - 8:30am

Food & Wine

With the price of wholesale coffee set to surge as much as 20 per cent in the next few months, it's customers at cha chaan teng and speciality roasters who can expect to bear the brunt of any...

18 Apr 2014 - 8:34am

Beauty

We all know how hard it is to surrender our beloved laptops and tablets, or stop compulsively checking our smartphones every two minutes. Sense of Touch is offering to lend a hand to help digital...

16 Apr 2014 - 10:39pm

Health

Ask your children which sport or activity they enjoy, or would like to try out. Starting with a multi-sports or mini-sports class at a young age is ideal; it develops a wide variety of skills, and...

22 Apr 2014 - 11:34am

Motoring

The connected cars of the future will all be online, constantly swapping telemetry and receiving feedback on the state of their super-efficient hybrid engines. How do we know this? Because it's...

28 Mar 2014 - 9:12am

Travel

Vietnam’s answer to the Wild West, Ha Giang’s rustic charm and dusty bars provide an escape from hectic Hanoi, writes Aya Lowe.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:51am

Arts & Culture

Having built a successful career playing a series of scarlet women since the '80s, award-winning actress Carrie Ng Ka-lai is gearing up for a new role.

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am

Books

Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker, recently left China after eight years covering the country, but not before writing a book on China's Age of Ambition , due to be released in early May...

20 Apr 2014 - 12:35pm

Family & Education

My children are coming to Hong Kong this summer on a visit from England. We had many problems when they were here during Christmas.

22 Apr 2014 - 10:45am

Interiors & Living

Every item has its own spot in this Ap Lei Chau showroom, in which industrial design is paired with playful pop art.

20 Apr 2014 - 12:50am

Technology

Users of Android phones running a particular version of the Jelly Bean operating system should take extra care with free Wi-Fi hotspots and unfamiliar websites as they are vulnerable to a new...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:06am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Taurus: April 20-May 20

Nobody would dare suggest you’re a pushover. While you can be charming and gracious, underneath you have a ferocious will.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: doctor’s visit
Bad for: weddings
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: white, blue
Lucky numbers: 1, 6

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