Casual Sex

A bad week for ...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Sunday, 26 February, 2012, 12:00am

This is Not The Story You Think It is ...

This is Not The Story You Think It is ... by Laura Munson Berkley Publishing Group, HK$110

12 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Tips to prevent money ruining a rosy relationship

It causes more rows than sex and household chores and is often cited as one of the main causes of divorce.

At its least harmful, it can lead to minor rows and bickering. At its worst, it is on a par with infidelity, causing a breakdown in trust, growing resentment and sometimes irreparable damage.

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

Deadly dilemma

The murder of four female prostitutes in Hong Kong recently has brought the safety of sex workers into the spotlight. It has also exposed the community to the controversy surrounding the issue of legalising the sex industry.

24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

How to broach those niggling issues

Bombarding your partner with questions may send them running. A better way to broach those difficult - and often unromantic - issues is to turn your questions into statements about yourself as a means to start a discussion, says Hong Kong relationship counsellor Julie Gallinat.

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 Overcrowding of grave sweepers during Ching Ming festival sparks call for new cemetery road ... not to mention a government campaign encouraging people to stop dying

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Youth serious about love, survey reveals

In today's open-minded society, many believe that young people have a more casual attitude towards love than the previous generation.

But a survey has revealed that their views on romance and marriage are much more conservative than previously thought.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Film festival devoted to lives of sex workers raises fears

Hong Kong will host its first film festival devoted to the lives of sex workers next month, but a youth concern group is urging organisers to put the subject matter into context, especially for the sake of younger audience members.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

first person

Sharon Glick, director of the St John's Cathedral Counselling Service, says she has seen a sharp rise in the number of couples whose relationships have been devastated by infidelity - and believes technology is at least partly to blame.

15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Filthy hot tourist guide for taipei

We are just wondering what kind of impression Taiwanese tourism authorities are trying to convey with this intriguing handout (pictured). Travellers arriving at Taipei airport are helpfully handed this map of the city on which the cover features the highly appetising pop singer Vivian, It is available in English, Chinese and Japanese.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am


Intense worry about victims

Numbers: Five parents killed their children out of a mistaken sense of mercy.

1 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Return of the Backroom boy

Once upon a time, only playboys, models and the occasional lifestyle guru had entree into club king Raimondo Chiodi's little back room in the Kee Club.

Now, though, we can all try to squeeze in. Chiodi - former manager of Alibi and Va Bene as well as the Kee Club - will be running a snug new club on Arbuthnot Road.

10 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

25pc accept marital infidelity, youth poll finds

One in four youngsters think it is acceptable to have affairs when married, but almost 80 per cent could not accept their spouse cheating on them, a survey has found.

24 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Wives advised to bank on matrimonial strife

After more than 30 years of marriage, Mrs Leung still keeps a separate bank account from her husband and recommends that all women do the same, whether employed or not.

Replying to a question about the widespread infidelity among men in the territory, she said it was not a phenomenon unique to Hong Kong and advised women to be prepared for such a situation.

5 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Good cause

Fallen Angels: American photographer Thomas L Kelly documents the lives of sex workers and the traditions of prostitution across South Asia. Pictured is a sex worker in Dang, western Nepal, preparing herself for clients. Part proceeds from the exhibition will go towards the making of a film and the work of a children's home in Kathmandu.

22 Jan 2001 - 12:00am