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Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin a pink nightmare for protesters

To some it would be a dream home, albeit a slightly kitsch one. To others it resembles a very pink house of horrors that has no place in a modern city. The first life-sized Barbie house to be unveiled in Europe opened in Berlin yesterday, but Barbie fans were far outnumbered by feminist protesters and leftwing activists who shouted "pink stinks" and called the plush plastic villa "sexist propaganda".

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 4:48am

Mini cityscapes bring a whole new perspective to Hong Kong

In a city defined by its skyscrapers and towering residential blocks, hundreds of Hongkongers have been flocking to an exhibition in Tsing Yi that celebrates the opposite: miniature streetscapes.

7 Apr 2013 - 11:58am

Exhibition market to see strong Hong Kong growth

The market for exhibitions in Hong Kong and on the mainland can expect robust growth over the next three years, but exhibitions in certain sectors in the city will suffer from the global economic conditions this year, analysts said.

21 Mar 2013 - 5:20am

Fabergé eggs set to whip up interest at Heritage Museum

They're the stuff of legends, the ornately carved, jewel-encrusted eggs commissioned by the last Russian royals as gifts for their family.

7 Feb 2013 - 4:16am

Asia Society exhibition offers a glimpse into a bright design future

Although design showcases are popping up everywhere, this intriguing show, curated by the director of Tokyo's Mori Art Museum, Fumio Nanjo, marks a significant development in the style and quality of work.

18 Feb 2013 - 6:42pm

Old Master Q a 'painkiller' for readers, says writer

The formula hasn't changed in half a century, says Joseph Wong Chak, who took over from his father, Alfonso Wong Kar-hei, in producing Old Master Q when he retired in the 1990s.

28 Jan 2013 - 7:18am

Annie Woon's wig exhibition opens in Times Square

Local artist Annie Woon said she was thrilled with her first exhibition featuring artwork made with colourful wigs, which has opened in the atrium of Causeway Bay's Times Square mall.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:07am

Shedding light on German design through the ages

"When I was a student, I only saw these things in pictures," says Leslie Lu as he walks past a collection of Tizio desk lamps, designed in 1970 by Richard Sapper.

9 Jan 2013 - 3:26am

No prisoner corpses in Venetian Macao body show, organiser says

The man behind an exhibition of preserved cadavers in Macau that claims to show the "inner beauty" of the human body has denied the corpses of executed mainland prisoners were used.

Tom Zaller, president and chief executive of American company Imagine Exhibitions, brushed off ethical and legal concerns raised about the Human Bodies Exhibition.

4 Nov 2012 - 4:13am

City Digest, October 22, 2012

Bank alerts police over suspicious men at ATM

Nanyang Commercial Bank staff called police shortly after midnight yesterday after a customer reported a problem when using an ATM on Nathan Road, Mong Kok. Security footage showed two men fitting a device to the ATM that police believed to be a data collector.


Woman conned into making web transfers

22 Oct 2012 - 6:16am