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Beyond the pale

The albinos of Tanzania fear being hunted and killed for their 'magical' powers in a country where the majority of people still heed the word of witch doctors, writes Sean Robson. Pictures by Benjamin Schilling.

Saturday, 22 September, 2012, 11:36pm

How China welcomes its little dragons

We can expect to see a lot of dragon babies this year. That is, a lot of couples having children in the Year of the Dragon.

The dragon is the only Chinese zodiac sign that is an imaginary animal. Why is that? Are dragons better than the other 11 creatures?

18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Where is Dennis?

How well do you know your city? Can you tell where this picture of Dennis was taken?

Go to yp.scmp.com to post your answer and discuss your thoughts with other readers.

7 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Playing it ghoul

It was a night for glitzy ghouls as portal Alivenotdead.com and arts company E.V.E.N.T. howled and hollered for their Dead Not Alive Halloween party at Zuma on October 31. More than 800 hipsters, dressed in costumes, lived it up for their monster mash.

12 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Authentic living for professionals

Competition in the luxury serviced apartment sector is hotting up with a family-run operation offering its concept of 'refined comfort' for long-stay professionals and travellers seeking a calm retreat within 'authentic neighbourhoods'.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Where's the door?

The main entrance and lobby of an office or apartment building are significant in the overall fung shui. It is preferable to choose a building with a lobby at street level. A lobby below street level is not recommended as sunken entrances allow yin energy to accumulate. This causes a conflict with the yang nature of apartments and offices.

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Swift turn of foot decisive for Californiamountain

The Tony Cruz-trained Californiamountain has not found it easy to put a score on the board despite his consistent record since arriving, but that looks set to change tonight in the Indian Recreation Club Challenge (1,650m) at Happy Valley.

The brother to former galloper Country Boy has been second at three of his six starts over this course.

7 Mar 2007 - 12:00am