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You've got to hand it to the Scandinavians - they know design. It is sleek without being unreasonably minimalist, and stylish yet utilitarian.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:00pm

West Soho, with Davis Street acting as a spine, is become king of cuisine in Island west with an array of exquisite eateries mushrooming in the area. At the same time. the well-established old-...

28 Aug 2014 - 3:42pm

Large windows, natural lighting, hazy shades of green and blue, botanical inspired fabrics and wallpapers – for interiors this season, it’s all about bringing nature inside.  But a growing number...

22 Aug 2014 - 10:48am

Part of the showroom is given over to a darkened studio, in which stands a Mini Cooper S Cabrio. Around the walls is a rainbow of neon tubes teamed with an array of mirrors and speakers that all...

28 Aug 2014 - 2:43pm

Three years ago, on British television's University Challenge, contestants were asked to name a province in China beginning with "Y". They were unable to answer the question.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:49pm

At nearly 81kg, Fanny Lai Yuk-fan weighs the same as her daughter. The problem: the former is a middle-aged housewife and the latter is only 15 years old.

26 Aug 2014 - 3:01pm

If you're having trouble losing weight, the reason could be that you are slowing down. If you lack the time or grit for corrective gym sessions, you can still rev up the rate at which you burn...

26 Aug 2014 - 10:59am

Opinion

Technology

The CEO of maverick smartphone maker Smartisan, Luo Yonghao, faced off with the founder of start-up Zealer, Wang Ziru, in an unprecedented online live debate on Wednesday evening.

Updated 29 Aug 2014 - 9:04am
Food & Wine

Three years ago, on British television's University Challenge, contestants were asked to name a province in China beginning with "Y". They were unable to answer the question.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:49pm
Interiors & Living

You've got to hand it to the Scandinavians - they know design. It is sleek without being unreasonably minimalist, and stylish yet utilitarian.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:00pm
Beauty

While Coffret D'or Eyebrow is the longest lasting, you need a steady hand for application since it clumps easily, creating a patchy, uneven look.

28 Aug 2014 - 12:08am
Arts & Culture

After another hit summer run in England, Mamma Mia! is returning to our shores.

28 Aug 2014 - 12:00am
Travel

The neighbourhood between Haven Street and Caroline Hill Road in Causeway Bay is a heady mix of past and present.

28 Aug 2014 - 12:00am
Family & Education

In my work with divorced couples, I have seen people go through three psychological stages during the recovery process. But many get stuck in the first stage, the "hummingbird" stage, as writer...

26 Aug 2014 - 5:25pm
Health

At nearly 81kg, Fanny Lai Yuk-fan weighs the same as her daughter. The problem: the former is a middle-aged housewife and the latter is only 15 years old.

26 Aug 2014 - 3:01pm
Fashion & Watches

Peng Liyuan's sense of style has made her an international sensation. But will other powerful women on China's political scene follow her sartorial lead? Jing Zhang reports.

25 Aug 2014 - 2:16pm
Books

Peter Gordon is making his digital publication available in physical form. He explains the move to Kate Whitehead.

24 Aug 2014 - 7:13am
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

28 Aug 2014

Pick your way through the best vegetarian, raw food and health-conscious restaurants

24 Aug 2014

Has France's war with China 130 years ago been forgiven, or just forgotten, by Hong Kong?

21 Aug 2014

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is the summer's hottest sequel

17 Aug 2014

Cambodian victims deal with the harsh realities caused by a disfiguring attack

14 Aug 2014

The Health Issue

10 Aug 2014

An ethical employment agency aims to protect maids from abuse and exploitation

8 Aug 2014

Christian Louboutin on his designs, his muse and his nail polish

3 Aug 2014

The struggle to save Beijing’s stray animals

4 Jul 2014

TIme for quality

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

6 Jun 2014

Height of taste

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

High fashion menswear labels are putting a fresh spin on old-school chic for autumn-winter. Abid Rahman goes trendspotting.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Food & Wine

Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:49pm

Beauty

No time to shop for individual beauty products? If so, you'll probably find these all-in-one kits handy.

17 Aug 2014 - 9:09am
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Health

If you're having trouble losing weight, the reason could be that you are slowing down. If you lack the time or grit for corrective gym sessions, you can still rev up the rate at which you burn...

26 Aug 2014 - 10:59am

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

With volcanoes and glaciers aplenty, Iceland is an otherworldly country of little people and gargantuan attractions. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

24 Aug 2014 - 12:15am

Arts & Culture

Bloc Party may be over, but former frontman Kele Okereke is still a force to be reckoned with.

27 Aug 2014 - 11:59pm

Books

Sue Roe's new book captures the modernists in their early years,  with rich vignettes of the artists and personalities of the period, writes Mary Ann Caws.

24 Aug 2014 - 7:13am

Family & Education

Many parents dread the day their child brings home a recorder from school - it signals the start of a period when peace at home will broken by high-pitched whistles, as the young novice tries to...

26 Aug 2014 - 10:23am

Interiors & Living

With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation understands so well: how to build sustainable...

27 Aug 2014 - 5:34am
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Technology

Part of the showroom is given over to a darkened studio, in which stands a Mini Cooper S Cabrio. Around the walls is a rainbow of neon tubes teamed with an array of mirrors and speakers that all...

28 Aug 2014 - 2:43pm

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Virgo: August 23-September 22

The powerful link between the sun and Neptune, the planet of vision, in your birthday chart suggests not only amazing ideas but also that some individuals will be ready to join you in making them happen.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: weddings
Bad for: groundbreaking
Auspicious direction: south
Lucky colours: white, blue
Lucky numbers: 1, 6

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