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Forget the leather jacket. A tweed suit, silk pocket square and manicured moustache will be the uniform of choice when about 100 bikers gather in Hong Kong for the annual Distinguished Gentleman's...

18 Sep 2014 - 5:17pm

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...

11 Sep 2014 - 11:32am

There are several reasons for going to a spa, such as to de-stress, to relax, to beautify, to fight the ageing process, and to forget life’s problems for an hour or two. Whatever the reason for...

4 Sep 2014 - 4:41pm

When Philip Leung was a boy in the 1950s, his father used to take him to the Mid-Levels homes of his business associates for Lunar New Year celebrations. He was amazed by the grandiose terrace...

18 Sep 2014 - 5:17pm

Demand for etiquette coaching is on the rise in Asia as companies realise the importance of making a good impression

16 Sep 2014 - 4:22pm

A couple of nights each week, stock broker Calvin Choy Chi-hai  heads to a  small Wan Chai studio after work to host radio talk shows.

15 Sep 2014 - 10:59am

Woody Allen has been spending a lot of his time behind the camera writing and directing, and has not appeared in any of his recent films. But the characters he brings to the screen still display...

14 Sep 2014 - 12:27pm

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Opinion

Family & Education

Former teacher Tom Grundy was caught in a maelstrom of recriminations after putting up a post on his Hong Wrong blog about racial stereotyping in a primary school workbook.

Updated 19 Sep 2014 - 9:24am
Technology

The scores of new features in Apple’s software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.

19 Sep 2014 - 4:24am
Interiors & Living

From saving through construction techniques to economising on fixtures and making simple changes, there are myriad ways to cut costs.

17 Sep 2014 - 6:37pm
Health

Early in the morning, while the city sleeps, a group of cyclists roam Hong Kong's empty streets. With sleep in their eyes, they ascend The Peak three times before breakfast. The informal group,...

16 Sep 2014 - 2:11pm
Arts & Culture

Of the many internet radio stations in Hong Kong, D100 stands out as more like a mainstream operation. That's because it has links to Digital Broadcasting Corporation (DBC), which was co-...

16 Sep 2014 - 1:07pm
Fashion & Watches

Film, television, stage, publishing - Tina Liu has many accomplishments under her belt. And there's a good chance that belt came from Tina's Choice, the hip accessories store Liu set up in...

16 Sep 2014 - 1:07pm
Books

This really is the end. After 10 novels, a collection of short stories and, finally, this novella, An Event in Autumn, all of Swedish author Henning Mankell's stories featuring the increasingly...

14 Sep 2014 - 1:52pm
Food & Wine

Before Claire Cheung, a co-founder of Churro's Twist, opened her new dessert outlet last Saturday, she developed and tested her recipes at Kitchen Sync.

11 Sep 2014 - 5:24pm
Beauty

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...

10 Sep 2014 - 11:18pm
Travel

The rocks of a remote river valley in Guizhou provide not only fabulous scenery, but also challenges that climbers are finding too tempting to resist.

10 Sep 2014 - 11:06pm
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

11 Sep 2014

Teen star Chloe Grace Moretz is making all the right moves

7 Sep 2014

With Scotland just days from possible independence, Edinburgh details its China game plan

5 Sep 2014

A scintillating array of this season's most coveted fashion and jewellery

4 Sep 2014

The fashion issue

3 Sep 2014

Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers who want to unwind

31 Aug 2014

John Rocha calls it a day - The Hong Kong-born fashion designer quits the catwalk

24 Aug 2014

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

8 Aug 2014

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

4 Jul 2014

TIme for quality

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

Beauty

The summer sun is merciless on our hair - show it some love with these moisturising products.

31 Aug 2014 - 12:28am
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Health

It may not be cold outside, but if you're planning to hit the slopes to ski or engage in a winter sport for your next holiday, then it's vital to start training now. The fitter and better prepared...

16 Sep 2014 - 2:11pm

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

Following in the footsteps of climbing legends reveals how little the mountains and valleys of Uttarakhand have changed in the past 75 years. Words and pictures by Cameron Dueck.

6 Sep 2014 - 11:21pm

Arts & Culture

A last-minute change to the Hong Kong Museum of Art's renovation plans may turn out to be one U-turn that will win the government much praise.

"We were going to keep the outside brick walls...

16 Sep 2014 - 1:04pm
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Books

The opening line of The Accidental Apprentice, the third and latest novel by Vikas Swarup, reads: "In life you never get what you deserve: you get what you negotiate."

14 Sep 2014 - 1:28pm

Family & Education

Move and Play, a special exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum, proved the ideal indoor escape for my 11-year-old daughter Francesca on a recent sweltering hot day.

15 Sep 2014 - 5:43pm

Interiors & Living

What: St Julian tray table

Why: Comes with a removable high-gloss tray and walnut wood or lacquer base

How much: HK$2,500

Where: Home Essentials, 33 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central...

17 Sep 2014 - 6:24am

Technology

Apple says it will no longer surrender data from most iPhones or iPads to police, even when they have a search warrant.

19 Sep 2014 - 4:23am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Virgo: August 23-September 22

There’s a difference between saying what’s on your mind and being honest and direct.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: weddings
Bad for: groundbreaking
Auspicious direction: south
Lucky colours: black, blue
Lucky numbers: 1, 3

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