Miss Hong Kong 2011 talks to Nicole Chabot about what the future holds for her after she passes on the crown.

Age-of-retirement issues are still contentious as sweet civil service deals contrast with the predicament of our elderly poor, writes Jason Wordie.

The Treaty of Nanking was signed 170 years ago and, although its anniversary won't be marked by many, its legacy remains highly charged in the post-colonial era. Stuart Heaver reports.

Former England footballer Ian Walker, one of a number of international players to join big-spending Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua, talks to Simon Parry about tackling life in the East...

Slovakia's attractions may be unpronounceable, but there are enough of them to give the nation's more tourist-oriented neighbour a run for its money. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

Getting fish maw egg foo yung right depends on the quality of the maw (the swim bladder) and timing.

A friend sent me an e-mail about a brand of instant noodles that I recommended, saying she intended to buy them so she could expand her cooking repertoire from one dish to two.

It's midday and I'm deafened by cheering and screaming. It might feel like it, but I'm not at the Rugby Sevens - I'm on Pedder Street in Central. Men and women, young and old, are staring up with...

"Two heads are better than one" is a popular saying but anyone who's ever listened to the hits of Hall & Oates may beg to differ and suggest a more apt aphorism: "two wrongs don't make a right...



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