An eminent former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary covertly deleted thousands of words because of their foreign origins and bizarrely blamed previous editors, according to claims in a book published this week.Wednesday, 28 November, 2012, 5:17am
The eyes are perhaps the only part of the face where make-up artists can really go crazy with colour, texture and embellishment. And that's just what they did this season, from the pop art-inspired paillettes at Miu Miu to the peacock-shaded lids at Prabal Gurung.27 Sep 2012 - 12:44am
Many Chinese people believe in the medicinal properties of bear bile. It is believed to cure a variety of ailments. Although there is little scientific evidence to back up such claims, some companies exaggerate the benefits of bear bile to make a profit.10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
I am five months into my role as Editor-in-Chief and today I face a situation where my leadership and our newspaper's integrity have been called into question.
This matter should have been resolved in a much more constructive way. However, it gives me an opportunity to state where I stand as editor in a city where we hold press freedom dear.21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
According to the article 'Pressure on teachers to 'rig exam scores'' (SCMP, May 7), some teachers at the Vocational Training Council try to rig exam scores and give test tips to students. Their aim is to boost overall pass rates as their contracts depend on students' success.18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am