Sweat glands are working overtime at the Warrior Muay Thai gym in Fortress Hill, where a dozen barefoot novices are kicking punch bags for all they're worth.
Spoons made from spanners and mirrors that mute - what will they think of next? All was revealed in interiors trends at Maison & Objet - the definitive event for home décor from around the...
A look back at some of the most colourful scenes witnessed in one of the city's most densely populated districts over the last half century
The Kam family had been locked in a bitter feud after their father, Kinsen Kam Kwan-sing, and uncle, Ronald Kam Kwan-lai, fell out over how Yung Kee should be run.
Wong Hang is 99 going on 100. That should be a cause for celebration, except it's long been a challenge for her to get three square meals a day.
A quality audience and a biting performance of a poignant programme at the city's top academic institution ensured the occasion was a special one.
Astronomer Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing of the University of Hong Kong's department of physics has been studying light pollution for nearly a decade. He says people often ask him if he is crazy.
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...
Surgery, radiotherapy and hormone therapy - the usual treatments for prostate cancer sufferers - are certainly far from appetising. Could there be a more palatable option in the form of exercise...
Jasper Morris, master of wine, is the Burgundy buyer for Berry Bros & Rudd, and the author of Inside Burgundy, an authoritative and critically acclaimed in depth study of the region.
Hello Kitty turns 40 on Saturday, and to mark the world's most famous cat-who-is-not-a-cat's birthday, we put her
Imagine if you could press "start" on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is...
Cambodia's second largest city has a small town feel and has become the country's artistic hub. Historic sites, top restaurants and the chance to experience rural life nearby make it well worth...
What: Steel chest of drawers
Why: Never lose anything again with this 1940s organiser from Britain
How much: HK$28,000
Where: The World Beyond, 4/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street,...
When digital marketing specialists Venus Lee Lan-kiu and Royce Lee Yat-pui created their Chinese-language learning app last year, their first thought was to test the beta version on a focus group...
Hong Kong's literary festival offers a packed programme of foreign and local writers. Kate Whitehead takes her pick.
As winter approaches, the delicate area around our eyes needs extra protection. Eye masks are a quick way to keep your beauty routine fuss-free.
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...
Japanese icon Hello Kitty turns 40
The Chinese in Britain
Entrecote: we road test the French bistro classic
The youth of Ulan Bator are searching for a modern Mongolian identity
Man of substance: an audience with Robert Downey Jnr
The fashion issue
Climate change is in the spotlight as Nobel laureates have their say
Oscar de la Renta celebrates femininity and beauty in his work
A scintillating array of this season's most coveted fashion and jewellery
Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers who want to unwind
Christian Louboutin on his designs, his muse and his nail polish
Time for tea
Space invaders: ‘The final frontier’ is ready for tourists later this year
The personal touch is what attracts diners to small, cosy restaurants
Inside China’s booming contemporary-art market
Precious gems meet powerful make-up for the party season
Hawaiian doesn't often feature among the different cuisines available here, but a hotel promotion, and the opening of a new restaurant, is bringing us a taste of the Pacific islands.
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.
Movember has been trimmed and reshaped for its third official year in Hong Kong. In moustache speak, you could say it's a bit more Fu Manchu than handlebar.
Of the more than 20 students in a judo class in a Hong Kong public housing estate in the mid-1970s, few were more stunned than the young Teddy Chen Tak-sum to witness their teacher's public...
When Bobby Berk first started working as an interior home designer, the teenage children of his clients would stay in the background, deferring to the choices of their parents when it came to...
Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal yesterday said Swedes with a high intake of cows' milk died younger, and...
Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel
Scorpio: October 23-November 21
You rarely think about it, but you’re a creature of habit. Having order in your life gives you a feeling of stability. However, those habits are now restricting you.
Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah
Auspicious for: house cleaning
Bad for: travel
Auspicious direction: southeast
Lucky colours: pink
Lucky numbers: 8, 9