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  • Jul 23, 2014
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A decade after their creation, the jury is still out on Cyberport and Science Park, both huge projects underpinned by property development, writes Charley Lanyon.

22 Jul 2014 - 11:14am

Is vintage an advantage in a contemporary interior? Well, yes and no. No disrespect to Nanna, but some things are just wrong. Shag-pile bathmats, lace doilies and plastic sofa slipcovers – what...

18 Jul 2014 - 10:59am

Is the summer heat forcing you to retreat into the gym? You may think you can sweat and grunt with impunity as you go about your routine, but there are unwritten rules of gym etiquette.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

Bruce Law Lai-yin is a man in demand these days.

22 Jul 2014 - 12:26pm

Of all the clients that software developer Erwan Mace has worked with, the toughest customer might just be his own daughter.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

Sitting on a plastic stool, head bowed over a bowl of noodles listening to people chat, laugh and smoke - you can't get a more down-to-earth Hong Kong experience than that.

21 Jul 2014 - 5:24pm

On the surface, ethnic minority children in Hong Kong have been given more attention in recent years. A Chinese-language curriculum targeting them is rolling out in September and last year the "...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

For a while, nutritional orthodoxy has been gradually swinging around to the opinion that sugar, rather than fat, is public enemy number one in the fight against diseases of affluence that are...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

Blurring the gender lines wasn't always as hip as it is today. Back in the 1930s and '40s, when Hollywood starlets such as Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn first pulled on wide-legged...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

Like a towering titan of Greek mythology, Hercules looms large in popular culture to this day.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:35pm

Opinion

Arts & Culture

A decade after their creation, the jury is still out on Cyberport and Science Park, both huge projects underpinned by property development, writes Charley Lanyon.

22 Jul 2014 - 11:14am
Family & Education

Of all the clients that software developer Erwan Mace has worked with, the toughest customer might just be his own daughter.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am
Health

Is the summer heat forcing you to retreat into the gym? You may think you can sweat and grunt with impunity as you go about your routine, but there are unwritten rules of gym etiquette.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am
Fashion & Watches

Blurring the gender lines wasn't always as hip as it is today. Back in the 1930s and '40s, when Hollywood starlets such as Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn first pulled on wide-legged...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am
Food & Wine

Sitting on a plastic stool, head bowed over a bowl of noodles listening to people chat, laugh and smoke - you can't get a more down-to-earth Hong Kong experience than that.

21 Jul 2014 - 5:24pm
Books

Those were the days, that glorious time when high culture used to matter, and the CIA and the KGB fought cold wars about it.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:35pm
Technology

Like a well-trained dog, the HEXO+ follows you faithfully wherever you go. But it doesn't walk besides you - it's airborne.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:54am
Travel

Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang.

19 Jul 2014 - 11:52pm
Interiors & Living

A couple with an eye for potential transformed a dim and dingy Ap Lei Chau flat into an  open and welcoming contemporary home.

19 Jul 2014 - 11:53pm
Beauty

Nothing says, "come hither" like long, curled lashes, and these new releases promise to create volume, elongate and even add sparkle.

19 Jul 2014 - 11:54pm
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

20 Jul 2014

Sir Kai Ho Kai was a colossal public figure, so how did we forget him?

17 Jul 2014

Six comic geniuses open up ahead of Ani-Com

13 Jul 2014

Delhi’s vibrant colony of artists and street performers is under threat from the modern world

10 Jul 2014

The Macau Issue

6 Jul 2014

An organic farming commune in Hebei is going back to the roots of Maoist thought

4 Jul 2014

TIme for quality

3 Jul 2014

An audience with the irrepressible Karen Mok

29 Jun 2014

The cast of Downton Abbey come to the aid of Guangxi’s moon bears

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

6 Jun 2014

Height of taste

9 May 2014

Affair of the art

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

She's already been hailed a "jewellery prodigy" by W magazine, but to meet the head designer of De Beers Diamond Jewellers, Hollie Bonneville Barden, is to realise just how youthful she is.

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

Food & Wine

"Our minestrone is the best. I use my mother-in-law's recipe - people come in and buy it by the quart. I can't tell you what's in it, because then I'd have to kill you," Negri's proprietor Evelyn...

18 Jul 2014 - 10:43pm

Beauty

I've spent the past decade and a half in a (mostly losing) battle with my thick, coarse and slightly wavy hair.

17 Jul 2014 - 12:16am

Health

What's the difference between being good at sport and being good in business? Not a lot, says Joel Donnelly, managing director of property recruitment firm Capstone Recruitment.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

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

A day trip to Hsinchu, Taiwan's sixth-largest city, promises great food and some surprising sites. Here are five reasons to make the journey.

17 Jul 2014 - 12:15am

Arts & Culture

Bruce Law Lai-yin is a man in demand these days.

22 Jul 2014 - 12:26pm

Books

Adam Brookes reported for the BBC from China, Indonesia and the United States for many years, and drew on his life as a foreign correspondent for Night Heron, his first novel.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:35pm

Family & Education

Migration to developed countries is a hot political topic these days. The US and European economies have suffered badly in the recession, which has led to a tightening of controls.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

Interiors & Living

A few years ago New York-based designer Alison Spear encountered the work of Paula Hayes, an acclaimed artist best known for works that incorporate botany.

16 Jul 2014 - 5:08am

Technology

There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong's waste strategy, particularly plans to expand three landfills and build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau.

20 Jul 2014 - 3:54am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Leo: July 22-August 22

The encounter between your ruler, the sun, and Jupiter in Leo marks this as a one-in-a-million birthday, but it may take weeks for you to recognise the amazing events for what they are.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: travel
Bad for: breaking ground
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: gold
Lucky numbers: 6, 7

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