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As a toddler, Tobey Turl was often described as spirited and energetic. But when he entered preschool at the age of four and was unable to sit still long enough to learn anything, his exhausted...

20 Oct 2014 - 5:06pm

For a long time it wasn’t cool to wear, or own, anything your mother made. As for taking “home economics” classes at school, forget it. Yet, the generation that shunned anything without a label is...

16 Oct 2014 - 5:27pm

Paintings of various styles, themes and colours form a patchwork-like carpet on the floor of Melissa Carlson's flat in Mid-Levels. For all their differences, the works have one thing in common -...

20 Oct 2014 - 12:38pm

Among the luxe denim and 1970s boho hippie looks on the catwalks of Milan last month was the designer who has been catching everyone's eye for the past three seasons.

20 Oct 2014 - 10:58am

Daniel Fessler, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California Los Angeles, believes he's uncovering a crude mental shortcut that may shed light on the confrontations and...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am

Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements in climate change. So what can we learn from a study of local temperature records and why local factors might be the main cause of rising...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am

Presented Channel

20 Oct 2014 - 5:06pm

Opinion

Arts & Culture

Jin Xing, China's best known proponent of modern dance, will be making her debut performance in Hong Kong on October 26. And it's about time, she says. "I have performed all over the world, but...

Updated 21 Oct 2014 - 11:10am
Health

For some people a daily fix of exercise is as vital as a daily hit of caffeine. In the US there are a number of organisations dedicated to keeping runners on the move every day.

20 Oct 2014 - 5:19pm
Family & Education

As a toddler, Tobey Turl was often described as spirited and energetic. But when he entered preschool at the age of four and was unable to sit still long enough to learn anything, his exhausted...

20 Oct 2014 - 5:06pm
Fashion & Watches

Among the luxe denim and 1970s boho hippie looks on the catwalks of Milan last month was the designer who has been catching everyone's eye for the past three seasons.

20 Oct 2014 - 10:58am
Technology

Daniel Fessler, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California Los Angeles, believes he's uncovering a crude mental shortcut that may shed light on the confrontations and...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am
Books

As the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth approaches, Gary Jones assesses the Welsh poet's legacy andlooks at a bid to bring his words to the mainland.

20 Oct 2014 - 10:45am
Travel

A luxurious train journey from Pretoria to Cape Town offers a champagne-filled, rose-tinted glimpse of South Africa, writes Anna Healy Fenton.

18 Oct 2014 - 11:41pm
Interiors & Living

An interior designer eschews colour at home to focus instead on her favourite shade of pale.

18 Oct 2014 - 11:42pm
Food & Wine

The wave of reality TV cooking shows dominating the schedules has served up a whole soup bowl full of clichés. There's the good cop, bad cop routine of judging chefs, either praising the...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:52am
Beauty

It may be October but we've still got a few weeks of warm weather to come, which means bikinis and therefore a well-groomed situation down south. Honeypot Wax Boutique, a Singaporean brand with...

15 Oct 2014 - 11:11pm
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

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

9 Oct 2014

The food 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

2 Oct 2014

Take your tot to some of the city's best infant-friendly venues

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

Luxury jewellery brand Vara of London is much like a sparkling biography of its founder Mayuri Vara.

The collection is inspired by Vara's own travels and her time living in Britain and Hong...

16 Oct 2014 - 4:43pm

Food & Wine

The dominant perception about quinoa is that it's a health ingredient best relegated to salads, but that is not entirely true. The seed, or pseudocereal, which is indigenous to Peru and Bolivia,...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:53am

Beauty

Beautifully packaged products are like mini-sculptures on your dressing table. Who knew cosmetics could look as pretty as they make you feel?

11 Oct 2014 - 10:47pm

Health

A Sai Kung-based community group is on a mission to make Hong Kong a better place with monthly health and fitness talks.

Called The Sai Kung Sessions, the events will showcase Hong Kong...

20 Oct 2014 - 5:19pm

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

China's second city is first on many people's lists for a weekend getaway. Nightlife entrepreneur Cody Allen offers his favourite spots to eat, drink and explore.

15 Oct 2014 - 11:02pm
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Arts & Culture

Sometimes subtitles for a movie can turn out so spectacularly wrong - English speaking fans of 1980s and '90s Hong Kong cinema surely can name a dozen - it results in not just embarrassment for...

21 Oct 2014 - 10:41am

Books

Narrator exposes whole cloth of self delusion as family ties unravel in David Nicholls' latest novel, writes James Kidd.

18 Oct 2014 - 11:53pm

Family & Education

As a Discovery Bay resident with three young children, I found the recent opening of Discoveryland, Hong Kong's largest indoor playground, almost too good to be true. There's now 14,000 square...

20 Oct 2014 - 5:06pm

Interiors & Living

What: RU-ST007

Why: This bench, in maple and walnut wood, is intricately carved to give the illusion of a buttoned upholstered seat.

How much: HK$8,600

Where: Out of Stock, 3/...

15 Oct 2014 - 4:50am

Technology

Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements in climate change. So what can we learn from a study of local temperature records and why local factors might be the main cause of rising...

20 Oct 2014 - 10:44am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Libra: September 23-October 22

Although you have a remarkable sense of when it’s wise to leave things as they are and when it’s time to force issues, there are a number of situations in which you’re getting impatient.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: housecleaning
Bad for: proposals
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: gold
Lucky numbers: 6, 7

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