You're 22 years old, newly graduated from university, and ready to start a new chapter in your life. But you've just had surgery, and you are stuck at home alone feeling bored. Why not call up a "...
Bistro Du Vin on Davis Street is classed as a high-end restaurant offering gourmet delights and the establishment maintains a tradition of serving a basket of breads, brought to table before...
It’s easy to go green with our purchasing decisions these days, but expanding that practice to ethically-sourced materials is another matter. Would you be content helping to save a tree if that’s...
Benjamin Black had another 18 months to go before completing his computer science degree at the University of Southern California, but he just couldn't wait. Last October, the 23-year-old from...
It's late May and a security team patrol the outdoor grounds of Singapore venue SCAPE while a series of blockades keeps an estimated 6,000 screaming fans from causing a riot. The crowd of mostly...
Some claim it's the second bestselling book behind the Bible. So perhaps it's no wonder Bram Stoker's Dracula keeps rising from the dead.
For almost 30 years, Singaporean Mark Tan, founder of the Page One bookstore chain, lived by the motto "I read therefore I am".
The 31st Bienal de Sao Paulo focuses on the struggle for recognition and justice by marginalised groups.
Not so long ago, if you wanted a cheap knock-off iPhone or accessory, or a part for anything electronic in Shenzhen, Huaqiangbei district was the place to go. But its notorious reputation is...
What: Furse theatre light
Why: Vintage 1920s stage light with wooden tripod legs
How much: HK$22,000
Where: The World Beyond, 4/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, tel: 6891...
US federal officials have announced the arrest of the maker of a smartphone app marketed as a tool for catching cheating spouses by eavesdropping on their calls and tracking their locations, a...
Faced with the choice of a lifetime of back pain, or painful surgery to fix it temporarily, Alec Stuart took a third path: he dived into swimming. That was 3½ years ago, when Stuart, now 50,...
My nine-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. Having the diagnosis is useful, so that we know she is struggling and not being defiant or disrespectful in the way she...
Laughter fills the air when Hong Kong cinema doyen Ann Hui On-wah talks about her latest film, The Golden Era.
It's an auspicious day for John Ray, creative director of Dunhill. He's a Scotsman and the phone interview is taking place on the day his country votes in a referendum on whether to become...
In Ian McEwan's law-versus-religion scenario, religious edicts taken too far wreck lives.
Consultant chef Rowley Leigh, who is working with Swire Group to set up new restaurant The Continental in Pacific Place, might have been a novelist if he had worked harder at it. Becoming an...
A youth hostel fitted out with jacuzzis, herbal steam baths and hydromassage facilities has opened in a Swiss alpine village, declaring itself the first "wellness hostel" in the world.
The Strand is a four-storey beauty salon overlooking the Mid-Levels escalator in Central. The whole of the second floor is dedicated to men's grooming and treatments ranging from an authentic wet...
Forget men and their wheels - it's time for the ladies to press the pedal to the metal, writes Daniel Scheffler.
Teen star Chloe Grace Moretz is making all the right moves
With Scotland just days from possible independence, Edinburgh details its China game plan
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Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers who want to unwind
Christian Louboutin on his designs, his muse and his nail polish
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Luxury fashion houses have long courted artists and photographers to create cutting-edge images for their brands.
But recent years have seen a rise in another kind of collaboration: luxury...
One of life's mysteries is why so many associate the French with arrogance. A study of leading wine expert and hotelier Gerard Basset, recently here as a judge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards,...
Have you ever had a day when coffee doesn't cut it? A US start-up has come up with a solution to boost your energy levels: a sprayable caffeine solution applied directly to the skin.
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.
When the British interior designer and architect David Collins died after a short illness last year, many feared his eponymous studio would disband.
Several Britons agreed to give their eldest child in return for free Wi-fi, in an experiment that highlighted the dangers of public internet.
Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel
Libra: September 23-October 22
Everyone knows the importance of using resources wisely.
Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah
Auspicious for: weddings
Bad for: travel
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: pink
Lucky numbers: 8, 9