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  • Jul 29, 2014
  • Updated: 2:22pm

Inventor hopes fleet of automated boats will one day patrol the oceans, performing clean-up and data-collection tasks, such as radioactivity sensing, coral reef imaging and fish counting.

Updated 29 Jul 2014 - 1:29pm

A lot has been said about sustainability in architecture and design in general.  Architects have come up with innovative ways to minimise the environmental impact of buildings by maximising...

29 Jul 2014 - 11:42am

With its narrow and congested roads and heavily polluted air, Hong Kong is not ideal for cyclists. So those who have caught the cycling bug are swapping Asian beach breaks for bike holidays,...

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am

Hong Kong has always been an internationally minded city, and that fact is increasingly reflected not just in the way local musicians think, but also in the way they record.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am

Hui Yiu-pun, a former DJ at Commercial Radio, vividly recalls the day his mentally ill elder brother killed himself about two years ago.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am

From old old cinema seats to period clocks and well-thumbed maps, local collectors are turning their passion for vintage goods and curios into thriving businesses.

28 Jul 2014 - 7:00pm

Joining hordes of parents and teenagers at an exhibition last weekend on UK education, Mr Chan (not his real name), a father of two teenage children, is considering sending them abroad after they...

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Excruciating pain in the knee and other joints could become a growing public health issue in Hong Kong, according to local doctors.

Yeung Siu-to, 83, noticed her aching knee joints more...

28 Jul 2014 - 2:30pm

When it comes to connecting with customers, shoe designer Edgardo Osorio takes his cues from old-school couturiers such as Dior and Saint Laurent - albeit with his own technological twist.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Hong Kong has a great comics heritage but plunging sales have seen mainstream genres give way to more diverse alternatives

27 Jul 2014 - 4:24pm

Opinion

Arts & Culture

After more than two centuries, Mozart's Requiem still deeply engrosses audiences, and this Hong Kong Sinfonietta concert was no exception.

29 Jul 2014 - 11:20am
Technology

Inventor hopes fleet of automated boats will one day patrol the oceans, performing clean-up and data-collection tasks, such as radioactivity sensing, coral reef imaging and fish counting.

Updated 29 Jul 2014 - 1:29pm
Family & Education

Hui Yiu-pun, a former DJ at Commercial Radio, vividly recalls the day his mentally ill elder brother killed himself about two years ago.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am
Health

With its narrow and congested roads and heavily polluted air, Hong Kong is not ideal for cyclists. So those who have caught the cycling bug are swapping Asian beach breaks for bike holidays,...

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am
Fashion & Watches

When it comes to connecting with customers, shoe designer Edgardo Osorio takes his cues from old-school couturiers such as Dior and Saint Laurent - albeit with his own technological twist.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am
Books

The enhanced e-book - a digital text with multimedia extras - is one of the great unrealised dreams of publishing.

27 Jul 2014 - 12:31pm
Travel

The little-known beaches of Shenzhen's Dapeng peninsula are nurturing a fledgling culture of surf, sand and sun devotees, writes Thomas Bird.

27 Jul 2014 - 11:23am
Interiors & Living

Turning two flats into one is no easy feat but a couple's decision to each take on distinct design responsibilities helped keep the peace.

26 Jul 2014 - 11:56pm
Food & Wine

Tattooed on the left forearm of chef Bruno Menard are three Michelin stars, an indelible souvenir of his culinary achievement at L'Osier, a restaurant opened by cosmetics maker Shiseido in Tokyo...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am
Beauty

Worried about the sun affecting your locks? These products help protect, style and repair your hair.

24 Jul 2014 - 12:12am
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

Magazines

27 Jul 2014

In India, when it comes to class and cuisine, food is as divisive as it is defining

24 Jul 2014

Done right, this takeaway classic is a joy to behold. But who makes the city's best?

20 Jul 2014

Sir Kai Ho Kai was a colossal public figure, so how did we forget him?

17 Jul 2014

Six comic geniuses open up ahead of Ani-Com

13 Jul 2014

Delhi’s vibrant colony of artists and street performers is under threat from the modern world

10 Jul 2014

The Macau Issue

6 Jul 2014

An organic farming commune in Hebei is going back to the roots of Maoist thought

4 Jul 2014

TIme for quality

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

6 Jun 2014

Height of taste

9 May 2014

Affair of the art

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

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

Fashion & Watches

Guangzhou isn't exactly China's fashion capital, but the city earned some serious fashion cred after home-grown brand Mo & Co celebrated its 10th anniversary in the futuristic Guangzhou Opera...

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Food & Wine

In an industrial estate on the outskirts of Hobart is a warehouse filled with hundreds of oak barrels. It's the unlikely home of one of Australia's most celebrated whisky distilleries, Sullivans...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Beauty

Elemis has developed five, result-driven "Biotec" facials using a fusion of three targeted stimuli — actives, touch and electric technology — to enable the skin to renew and repair.

23 Jul 2014 - 11:55pm

Health

Excruciating pain in the knee and other joints could become a growing public health issue in Hong Kong, according to local doctors.

Yeung Siu-to, 83, noticed her aching knee joints more...

28 Jul 2014 - 2:30pm

Motoring

The Lamborghinis at the Italian supercar maker's pop-up museum in Causeway Bay are three of possibly 12 models that visitors will have a chance to see before the museum closes in September.

6 Jun 2014 - 12:11am

Travel

Pop culture exports from South Korea have been the all rage throughout Asia since the late 1990s, long before Psy dominated music charts worldwide with his Gangnam Style.

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Arts & Culture

Hong Kong has always been an internationally minded city, and that fact is increasingly reflected not just in the way local musicians think, but also in the way they record.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am

Books

In the opening pages of Nicolas Rothwell's impressive mixture of art history, travel journalism and fiction, we encounter Bernardo Bellotto, nephew of Italian artist Canaletto, who in 1747...

27 Jul 2014 - 12:31pm

Family & Education

My stepson is coming to live with us this summer. I have been married to his mother for five years and we have a six-year-old daughter.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:41am

Interiors & Living

Interior designer Eve Mercier is on a mission to transform the smallest of spaces at home into highly functional stylish spots.

24 Jul 2014 - 1:17pm
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16 Jul 2014 - 5:08am

Technology

For the danger they posed, the lapses were appalling. They put lives at risk, that much is clear. But they were shocking, too, due to where they happened. The US government's high-security disease...

27 Jul 2014 - 3:47am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Leo: July 22-August 22

Life’s subtleties are one thing, but the topics accented by the planetary set-up in your birthday chart are far more complex.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: doctor’s visit
Bad for: no-shows
Auspicious direction: east
Lucky colours: yellow, gold
Lucky numbers: 7, 2

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