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Fake-documents ruling upheld in fight over will

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A woman used false documents to try to claim the estate of her former partner, the Court of Appeal ruled.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:49pm

Google frustration gives tattoo fan Alex a bright idea for a magazine

Six months ago, 23-year-old Hong Kong resident Alex Lendrum was contemplating getting a tattoo, but had no idea where to go. A Google search yielded results, but also dozens of queries from local English speakers also at a loss over where to go for some body ink.

'I realised then this city was missing a guide, and a voice, for the tattoo scene,' he said.

10 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

A tattoo is not the sign of a criminal

The art of tattooing has been practised for centuries worldwide. But how do you feel when you meet someone who has tattoos? That he's a bad guy from a criminal organisation? Or someone who has been in prison? Many people, especially traditionalists, feel this way.

17 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Forces of Nature

The Rotunda April 19 to 30

For a fortnight starting next Monday, five veteran local visual artists will bring to Central's pulsating financial district a touch of Zen and calmness with works that are made of natural materials such as earth, bamboo and metal.

15 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Tattooist swaps skin for canvas

Tattooist Chow Pui-sze's usual canvas is human skin, but for a new exhibition at The Studio, Sze C, as she is known, decided to use canvas as her canvas. Her seven-painting display, called Mesmerizing Mermaids, opened on Friday at the Peel Street gallery and runs until Sunday.

9 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Ink attack on lawyer

Police are looking for two men who splashed ink on a lawyer in front of the District Court in Wan chai on Wednesday.

The victim, Neil Mitchell, who was prosecuting a fraud case, was leaving for lunch when he was doused with black ink.

A witness said Mitchell was taken to the hospital with the side of his face a bit red.

Background

2 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Fresh ink

Kristy Tong loves soya beans so much she's made them part of a healthy business practice. Designs for Mulberry Moments, her growing line of charming and quirky greeting cards, are printed using soya-based ink on recycled card and are easily biodegradable.

1 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

This week we test: liquid eyeliner

Liquid eyeliner is longer lasting than pencil and, once you get the hang of it, the easiest way to make your eyes look even bigger.

Majolica Majorca Neo Automatic Liner (HK$95)

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Exhibition illustrates how tattooists turn their art to canvas

A unique new exhibition in town is called Skin:Inks. It's a collection of 28 life-size canvases of wild tattoo designs done on semi-naked portraits. The idea is to showcase 14 top local tattoo artists by giving them the freedom to explore a body on canvas - as opposed to skin.

16 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Ink - The Book of All Hours: 2

Ink - The Book of All Hours: 2

by Hal Duncan

Macmillan, HK$288

Whether one believes God created everything in six days (or at least had a hand in the quasi-scientific compromise of so-called intelligent design) or that we're masters of our evolutionary selves, one

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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