A green head full of ideas

Seventeen-year-old Tiffany Wong Hoi-shan says: 'Art to me is a source of energy. It's the fuel that powers me through all the difficulties I face in life.'

It certainly seems to be working.

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 12:00am

Music and movement

Belly dancing has grown in popularity around the world and, in Hong Kong, introduces aspects of Middle Eastern culture to locals through public performances and courses.

'Belly dance is a delicate, sensuous and very feminine dance form,' says Janaki Nakka, instructor and founder of Klub Raks (

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Shooting the computer won't help

In a YouTube video, an angry father is seen firing his gun repeatedly at his daughter's laptop. Tommy Jordan says he was upset by his daughter Hannah's Facebook post complaining about being forced to do housework. Jordan says he's angry she does not respect her parents and it's nonsense to ask for a reward for doing housework.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tiffany lights up tree to bring Christmas sparkle to Statue Square

Whether you're one of those who can't get enough of Christmas or can't wait for the festivities to end, the holiday is only a few weeks away. In Central, shoppers and office workers got yet another reminder of that when the annual Christmas tree went up on Statue Square.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

From haves to have nots

It's Thursday afternoon and Tiffany Whitney Chang is in class at the Fresh Fish Traders' School in Tai Kok Tsui. She may be surrounded by children of her own age, but they aren't really her peers. At the age of 10, she has probably visited more countries than the rest of her class and their parents combined. And her room at home is larger than most of the flats that they live in.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

John says ...

Anybody would be terrified if a ghost floated through their bedroom in the middle of the night. I would pull my quilt so tightly over my head it would need the fire brigade to remove it.

But Tiffany's story doesn't really aim to give us advice about how to deal with unwanted visitors from the afterlife.

4 May 2010 - 12:00am

What changed and why

In my version, I've tried to take the issue of trust between the narrator and his family through some more ups and downs.

In Tiffany's original story, the narrator feared his family didn't believe him, before discovering his brother was willing to support him, whatever the truth.

4 May 2010 - 12:00am

Children fail to discuss despair, says study

Children tend not to seek help when their spirits are low, a survey of 2,602 primary school pupils by the Church of United Brethren in Christ has found. Only one in four would confide in parents, teachers and social workers. Most preferred to deal with their stress alone by playing computer games and sleeping.

22 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Spring sparkle

Spring's look is romantic and pretty, with plenty of frills and ruffles. Add some subtle glamour with Tiffany & Co's fairytale necklace (above), featuring four rose-coloured morganite briolettes. The semi-precious stones are a variety of beryl and are strung together with platinum chains, accented with diamonds in leaf and flower motifs.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Lovin' it

Love's big day is just round the corner and jeweller Tiffany is celebrating St Valentine's Day with its Tiffany Hearts collection, featuring a range of platinum pave diamond pendants and delicate bracelets and earrings. You can't put a price on love - but be prepared to shell out at least $9,400.

1 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Company sorry

We sincerely apologise for last week's advertising that was scheduled before the tragic events in the United States occurred. We appreciate that the advertising copy was highly inappropriate for this time.

18 Sep 2001 - 12:00am