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Christmas Tree

Green group launches Christmas tree recycling effort

People who buy wooden Christmas trees will have a chance to recycle them for free this year.

Tuesday, 25 December, 2012, 12:00pm

Short Science, December 23, 2012

Scientists at Europe's CERN research centre said they may be able to definitively announce in March that they have discovered the elusive Higgs boson.

23 Dec 2012 - 6:11am

Jingle all the way for a Chinese christmas

The best example of a mainland adaptation of a foreign festival may be the tradition of eating apples on Christmas Eve.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Tree is crowning glory

If your Christmas tree is nothing more than a few twigs with a stray ornament hanging off it, follow these tips to get the one you've always wanted, so that it will look like it's had a designer's touch.

First decide on the overall colour scheme, this should complement the format of the room.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


We need to care for the elderly

Taking care of the elderly has become a serious social problem in our city. There are just not enough facilities and public services for older people.

There is also a shortage of recreational facilities available for them in residential areas, such as walking paths and parks.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Seeing red

'Oh come all ye faithful' is one carol that is unlikely to be sung in the home of our next chief executive this Christmas.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Well, here it is, Muskehounds, my last column of 2011. It's been a crazy year of travel for this canine cadet - I've visited so many amazing countries, from Greece, Switzerland and Austria to Sri Lanka and South Africa.

I've seen so many things, met so many people, learned about so many cultures and eaten so many different sorts of food. I'm a very privileged pooch.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Best and worst of festive frills


The Avenue of Stars

This place offers the most spectacular Hong Kong skyline at night and it is always decked out with the most illuminating, festive and often cutest lights at this time of year.

Tam Sum-sze

Our Christmas tree at school

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Deck the Halls

If it's Christmas, it must be red. Or purple. Or black. When it comes to decorating your house for the festive season, the only rule is to throw out the rule book, say designers.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Christmas ornaments

Christofle - Christmas ornament 2011

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am