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Even at the age of 11, Theresa Loong knew her father, then a doctor in New Jersey, had lived a more adventurous life. She remembers once asking him about a scar on his back, only to be told,...

23 Aug 2014 - 1:11am

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-...

23 Aug 2014 - 9:04am

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

Eyes are often said to be "the windows to the soul". But little do people know that they are also the windows to your health.

Eyes are the only part of the body in which you can see blood...

22 Aug 2014 - 5:10pm

There are some children who cannot face the prospect of school. These students suffer from a condition known as school refusal.

22 Aug 2014 - 4:56pm

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's. She tells Linda Yeung about the foundation she established to...

21 Aug 2014 - 5:29pm

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

Language processing software is set to do away with the need for computer keyboards, writes Jamie Carter.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

The village of L'Hermitiere barely counts 300 inhabitants to its name. A cobbled central square, a line of low-slung stone cottages, a strikingly incongruent chateau, and you're done.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:47am

The cliché of kids and candy shops doesn't work for Papabubble owner Ammy Ho Wing-yan. The shop makes its own sweets three times a day in an open kitchen, but it isn't the children who get excited...

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Digital food couriers are taking off in the city with the arrival of several newcomers, promising takeaway diners access to a greater variety of menus and to-the-door delivery. Nan-Hie In puts...

21 Aug 2014 - 5:49pm

Opinion

Family & Education

In their first semester at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, some students will be thrown in at the deep end. Every year between September and December, about 120 students are...

22 Aug 2014 - 4:41pm
Health

Eyes are often said to be "the windows to the soul". But little do people know that they are also the windows to your health.

Eyes are the only part of the body in which you can see blood...

22 Aug 2014 - 5:10pm
Technology

Language processing software is set to do away with the need for computer keyboards, writes Jamie Carter.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am
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

Digital food couriers are taking off in the city with the arrival of several newcomers, promising takeaway diners access to a greater variety of menus and to-the-door delivery. Nan-Hie In puts...

21 Aug 2014 - 5:49pm
Travel

Travelling alone fills some with fear but it's something that more people are venturing out to try. Here's our guide to the best ways to enjoy going solo.

21 Aug 2014 - 11:29pm
Arts & Culture

Few people receive such constant praise for their work in two different art forms as Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def.

21 Aug 2014 - 12:08am
Books

Haruki Murakami examines friendship, rejection andsecrets as his ordinary hero tries to fill in theblanks of his student past, writes James Kidd.

17 Aug 2014 - 10:40am
Interiors & Living

An oddly shaped apartment posed a decorating challenge, but some clever furnishings make use of its tricky nooks and crannies.

17 Aug 2014 - 9:07am
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
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

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

7 Aug 2014

From late-night table tennis to the best boozy buffets, we've got your whole week planned

3 Aug 2014

The struggle to save Beijing’s stray animals

27 Jul 2014

In India, when it comes to class and cuisine, food is as divisive as it is defining

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

Los Angeles-based Rumi Neely was one of fashion's first bloggers, having founded her site, Fashion Toast, in 2007. Today, it attracts more than one million visitors a month. She often collaborates...

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Food & Wine

The cliché of kids and candy shops doesn't work for Papabubble owner Ammy Ho Wing-yan. The shop makes its own sweets three times a day in an open kitchen, but it isn't the children who get excited...

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Beauty

All three products are long-lasting and managed to help keep any odour or excessive perspiration under control, despite the heat and humidity.

14 Aug 2014 - 1:57am
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24 Jul 2014 - 12:12am

Health

There are some children who cannot face the prospect of school. These students suffer from a condition known as school refusal.

22 Aug 2014 - 4:56pm

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

In northern Thailand’s Mae Salong, where the Kuomintang’s ‘lost army’ put down its roots, tea and coffee plants have replaced the opium poppies that once provided a living. Words and pictures by...

17 Aug 2014 - 9:08am

Arts & Culture

Nine years on from the original, the Sin City sequel delivers more politically incorrect thrills and spills.

21 Aug 2014 - 12:06am

Books

Death runs like a tangled thread throughout the pages of Helen Macdonald's gripping new book, H is for Hawk, which blends her brutally honest, sometimes tortured account of dealing with grief and...

17 Aug 2014 - 8:02am

Family & Education

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's. She tells Linda Yeung about the foundation she established to...

21 Aug 2014 - 5:29pm

Interiors & Living

Many of us have fallen victim to the old vanishing trick that Hong Kong developers love to play: turning your favourite antique teahouse into a gaudy serviced apartment block.

15 Aug 2014 - 12:36am

Technology

London's escalating love affair with giddying views will reach a new height this year. Starting in November, up to 6,000 workers will move their swivel chairs and espresso machines into the...

22 Aug 2014 - 1:44am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Leo: July 22-August 22

You’re easy-going when things proceed as planned, but those who assume they can make changes without consulting you are in for a surprise.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: doctor’s visit
Bad for: no-shows
Auspicious direction: west
Lucky colours: yellow, red
Lucky numbers: 5, 9

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