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  • Sep 23, 2014
  • Updated: 9:42pm


Youth struggle with drug scourge

Two-and-a-half years ago, Ritham Hang Serma was sent for drug rehabilitation in an attempt by his probation officer to spare him a jail term.

Serma had vowed to his family countless times to kick the habit, but each time his resolve melted.

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Appeal over jail term for rape on boat trip rejected

A waiter who raped a woman flight attendant on a boat trip organised by popular disco Beijing Club in 2010 failed yesterday in his application for leave to appeal against a 61/2 year jail sentence.

Before the Court of Appeal, counsel for Laxman Gurung, 20, argued that 51/2 years would be appropriate.

5 May 2012 - 12:00am

Style meter


A sheer blouse

Loving the lightness.


Futuristic flapper chic as done by Prabal Gurung.

Chanel's 'Paris-Byzance' jewellery

This annual Metiers d'Art collection is spectacular.


Bleach-splattered denims

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Summer Colours

This week we're exploring variations of pink and blue to showcase the colours of summer.

Eina Gurung sent us a postcard from France to remind us how unique sunsets can be.

We liked the way she used a fence to give perspective and depth to the picture. The contrast in the picture brings out the gradient of colours.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Waiter gets 61/2 years for rape in boat cabin

A waiter who raped a female flight attendant after she got 'wasted' and was left alone unconscious in a cabin on a boat trip organised by popular disco Beijing Club was jailed for 61/2 yesterday.

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Show your fiery side

The look: Giorgio Armani

The look: Bruuns Bazaar

Jean Paul Gaultier dress, HK$32,980

Sportmax trousers, HK$4,380

Prabal Gurung dress from Harvey Nichols, HK$16,500

Bruuns Bazaar satin silk dress, HK$2,750

Kookai dress, HK$1,780

Marella dress, HK$3,980

24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Son seeks permission for mother to stay

A Nepalese woman yesterday challenged the government's refusal to let her take up residence, arguing for her Hong Kong-born son's family rights under the Basic Law.

1 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Diabetes screening, tips offered

Free medical advice is being offered this weekend and the next through special schemes organised by the South Asian Health Support Programme.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Question of the week: What is the world's greatest invention?

Thacye Chan, 15, Diocesan Girls' School

Love, or the identification of it as a state or condition. It fills us with warmth and breaks down barriers. Love makes life better.

Taral Gurung, 15, YMCA of HK Christian College

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Trekkers forced to 'donate' after peace deal fails

Maoists' mountain checkpoints reappear as elections cancelled

As foreign trekkers struggle up a hill in the thin air of the Nepali Himalayas, they are greeted by a red Maoist flag and a group of young men waiting patiently to collect their 'voluntary donations'.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am