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  • Sep 2, 2014
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Beijing's homeless get touch of warmth

When Dong Meihua and other volunteers for the homeless arrived at the Yongdingmen long-haul bus station in Beijing carrying quilts, overcoats and snacks on Monday, they were quickly surrounded by some 30 grateful faces.

Sunday, 13 January, 2013, 4:45am

Handy desk pillow makes snooze news in sleepy city

In light of Hongkongers' hectic lifestyles and their knack of being able to fall asleep just about anywhere, British luxury bedding brand Sleep Naked has created a special desk pillow to enhance the quality of our mid-afternoon nap.

24 Aug 2012 - 3:02am

A little patch of heaven

As far as holidays go, we got off to a late start this summer, and I decided to spend a few days combining packing for our three-week holiday with the grandparents with a wardrobe clean-out.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mattress marketer shares a million reasons why luxury brand will help you slumber like a baby

You might have thought of many ways to spend HK$1 million if you ever hit the lottery jackpot. How does splurging the winnings on a mattress sound?

Brandon Chau Kwok-fung, the son of the late tycoon Kai-bong Chau, is the local distributor of British luxury mattress brand Vi-Spring.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Emphasis on green sourcing

Bedroom furniture company Okooko originates in New Zealand and is projecting Kiwi-style concern for the environment in Hong Kong.

'Our motto is that all the products we sell must be as natural and as 'New Zealand' as possible,' says managing director Dondy Poernomo, who will oversee the showroom's move from the 27th to the 26th floor of Horizon Plaza later this year.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams for all shapes and sizes

Kokoon specialises in high-quality bed linen made of the best natural fibres - silk, pure linen and cooling cotton. Each design range includes duvet covers, flat and fitted sheets, and pillow cases in standard, tailored and boudoir styles, offering a match for every kind of personal preference or bedroom colour scheme.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Key to good night's sleep

Many people do not know how to dress beds properly. The key to a blissful night's sleep is a bed that is made correctly.

Start with a mattress protector. This serves an important dual purpose, protecting the mattress from dust and providing an extra layer of insulation.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The hosts with the mosts

The art of room-keeping

Joseph Tsoi Yan-chi is a room management instructor. His job is to teach students all the tricks of the trade to ensure that rooms are made perfectly clean at top speed.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Stretch out in comfort

A good mattress is a big factor in getting a good night's sleep, so it pays to choose carefully to ensure a relaxing, restorative six to eight hours.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams

Talk about pillows and you soon find people disclosing all kinds of unsuspected preferences about shapes, support, configuration and fillings. Debate will ensue on the contrasting properties of foam, soft down or organic buckwheat to guarantee peaceful repose at the end of a long day.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am