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When Jim Brewsky arrived in Hong Kong from the US a little more than two years ago, he never thought he'd find himself doing stand-up comedy, let alone winning the region's leading comedy...

24 Oct 2014 - 12:07pm

Putting together a comfortable, liveable and beautiful home is much like co-ordinating a stylish outfit. This similarity is something that Wendy Siu, president and founder of lifestyle retailer...

24 Oct 2014 - 9:29am

It's surely one of the most discussed products of the year, but does anyone want to buy Google Glass? Wearable devices are this year's hottest products, with discussion about the search engine's...

23 Oct 2014 - 4:54pm

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...

21 Oct 2014 - 11:12am

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

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

Presented Channel

20 Oct 2014 - 5:06pm

Opinion

Fashion & Watches

There is neither an emblematic logo nor an interlocking alphabet in sight. There isn't a signature colour or motif that gives it away, or a shimmering clasp or lock that draws the eye.

24 Oct 2014 - 11:00am
Arts & Culture

A world-class conductor has waived his undisclosed but substantial performance fee for two free concerts "as a special gift to Hong Kong".

24 Oct 2014 - 12:06pm
Food & Wine

As the white truffle season follows the European summer black truffle season, and will in turn be followed by the Australian summer truffle, Hong Kong diners have become more than familiar with...

23 Oct 2014 - 5:12pm
Technology

It's surely one of the most discussed products of the year, but does anyone want to buy Google Glass? Wearable devices are this year's hottest products, with discussion about the search engine's...

23 Oct 2014 - 4:54pm
Beauty

I've always thought that clarifying shampoos were a gimmick from haircare lines to get people to spend more, so I don't have high expectations when I check into 10/10 Space in Causeway Bay.

22 Oct 2014 - 11:57pm
Travel

An MTR station is set to revitalise the district, but there is already plenty going for this charming inner-city neighbourhood.

22 Oct 2014 - 11:31pm
Interiors & Living

What: Retiro dining table

Why: This easy-to-clean, faux-marble tabletop adds sophistication to your dining room

How much: From HK$11,000

Where: Home Essentials, 33 Lyndhurst...

22 Oct 2014 - 6:28am
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
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
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

23 Oct 2014

Entrecote: we road test the French bistro classic

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

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

It takes more than a slogan T-shirt to make a statement on the runways of Paris. Be it theatrical staging or inspirations for the collections, the veterans of fashion houses know how to get the...

23 Oct 2014 - 9:53am

Food & Wine

Most of us would probably appreciate the chance for some quiet "me" time if we had been working for the past 54 years.

23 Oct 2014 - 5:12pm

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...

23 Oct 2014 - 1:46pm
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1 Oct 2014 - 10:28pm

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

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
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Arts & Culture

When Jim Brewsky arrived in Hong Kong from the US a little more than two years ago, he never thought he'd find himself doing stand-up comedy, let alone winning the region's leading comedy...

24 Oct 2014 - 12:07pm

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

The announcement that froze the marrow of every devotee of mid-20th century modern architecture - that Hotel Okura Tokyo, the epitome of 1960s chic, is to be partly obliterated from September next...

22 Oct 2014 - 5:16am
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Technology

Most new cars have Bluetooth for hands-free calls and music streaming, but are these the "connected cars" we were promised? The car industry thinks not, but taking the next step and fitting new...

24 Oct 2014 - 12:07pm

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Scorpio: October 23-November 21

Love given and love received are both wonderful. Nobody would argue with that.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: doctor’s visit
Bad for: no-shows
Auspicious direction: north
Lucky colours: red, green
Lucky numbers: 4, 9

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