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20 must-see contemporary art exhibits in Art Basel month

With the third edition of Art Basel Hong Kong and the launch of a new satellite fair, March is the busiest month on the city's contemporary art calendar. Here are 20 shows you shouldn't miss.

4 Mar 2015 - 11:47pm
Follow the fire dragon for a night to remember

During Mid-Autumn festival, the famous Fire Dragon will be dancing through the streets and lanes in Tai Hang, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the district. But for locals, the real fête...

23 Feb 2015 - 5:41pm
Brighten up your home with nature's hues for a relaxing ambience

Marsala – a gloomy, almost muddy shade of deep red – is the “it” colour of the moment, according to influential global colour forecaster Pantone. But why decorate your home with such a dark and...

4 Mar 2015 - 9:46am
Now with video - Milktealogy: twins help preserve Hong Kong's tea drinking culture

Watch: How do you make the perfect cup of Hong Kong style silk-stocking milk tea?

5 Mar 2015 - 1:11am
Yoshitomo Nara: neo-pop artist who defies categorisation

Ahead of two important solo exhibitions in Hong Kong, the Japanese artist with a global cult following is dismissive of the way others interpret his work, saying: 'This is just what comes out.'

4 Mar 2015 - 11:43pm
Yoshitomo Nara: neo-pop artist who defies categorisation

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
Yoshitomo Nara: neo-pop artist who defies categorisation

Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited millions of supposedly...

5 Mar 2015 - 8:26am

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In Safe Hands
3 Mar 2015 - 11:45am

Opinion

Technology
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited millions of supposedly...

5 Mar 2015 - 8:26am
Arts & Culture
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

With the third edition of Art Basel Hong Kong and the launch of a new satellite fair, March is the busiest month on the city's contemporary art calendar. Here are 20 shows you shouldn't miss.

4 Mar 2015 - 11:47pm
Travel
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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

4 Mar 2015 - 10:52pm
Fashion & Watches
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

The co-director of Art Central is on a mission to elevate Hong Kong's art scene.

4 Mar 2015 - 11:05pm
Food & Wine
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

In honour of Art Basel, from March 15 to 17, the event's official partner, the Mandarin Oriental, will have art-focused promotions throughout the hotel.

4 Mar 2015 - 11:10pm
Books
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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
Motoring
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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
Interiors & Living
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

4 Mar 2015 - 6:01am
Family & Education
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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
Health
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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
Apple, Google device users vulnerable to hacking over 'zombie' security bug

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

 

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

Magazines

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

12 Dec 2014

Private jet industry takes off in China

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

Seventies style is back, if it ever went away

It was the decade of glam, disco and punk, flares, spangles and safety pins, Charlie's Angels and Enter the Dragon. And the spirit of the times has returned with psychedelic swirls, chiffon...

5 Mar 2015 - 9:10am

Food & Wine

Favourite Hong Kong restaurants of Mi-jeong Kim, gallery manager

I moved to Hong Kong last year to set up our first gallery space outside Belgium. My dining experiences developed around the city's art calendar.

Updated 5 Mar 2015 - 9:42am

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

China's ZTE to invest 1.5b yuan in wireless charging technology for cars

Smartphone maker ZTE plans to invest 1.5 billion yuan (HK$1.8 billion) in wireless charging technology for vehicles this year and more than two billion yuan next year, a senior executive said...

13 Feb 2015 - 10:20am

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

Yoshitomo Nara: neo-pop artist who defies categorisation

Ahead of two important solo exhibitions in Hong Kong, the Japanese artist with a global cult following is dismissive of the way others interpret his work, saying: 'This is just what comes out.'

4 Mar 2015 - 11:43pm

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

Divorce: should you rule it out just for your children's sake?

Divorce is not a one-off event and there is no quick or pain-free way to do it. An experienced marriage counsellor could help you see whether the relationship can go forward and, if not, help with...

3 Mar 2015 - 6:01am

Interiors & Living

Looking at the past to find solutions for the future

Around the world, huge amounts of human energy are spent in the pursuit of sustainable cities. Beijing alone, intent on rehousing 100 million rural people in cities in the next six years, has set...

4 Mar 2015 - 6:00am

Technology

Paralysed woman uses thoughts to control a fighter jet in a flight simulator

The Pentagon's Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, also known as Darpa, said a paralysed woman involved in one of its experiments had been able to use her thoughts to control a F-35 fighter...

5 Mar 2015 - 7:56am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Pisces: February 18-March 19

You know that while some situations are pressing, others are best dealt with slowly. This is especially the case now.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: proposals
Bad for: weddings
Auspicious direction: east
Lucky colours: white, blue
Lucky numbers: 1, 6

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