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SCMP's Life section takes a broad view of culture and covers issues including the environment, community affairs and human interest stories. Mondays are dedicated to Fashion, Health and Education. Tuesdays focus on Fitness and Wellbeing, Arts and Entertainment, and Family. Fridays cover Food and Wine, Technology and Design and Luxury.  

Cool change: the key trends in high-fashion menswear

High fashion menswear labels are putting a fresh spin on old-school chic for autumn-winter. Abid Rahman goes trendspotting.

Friday, 22 August, 2014, 1:32am

Brief Encounters: Rumi Neely

Los Angeles-based Rumi Neely was one of fashion's first bloggers, having founded her site, Fashion Toast, in 2007. Today, it attracts more than one million visitors a month. She often collaborates with high-profile brands and retailers, ranging from American Apparel to I.T.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

London's love for skyscrapers reaches new heights

London's escalating love affair with giddying views will reach a new height this year. Starting in November, up to 6,000 workers will move their swivel chairs and espresso machines into the highest offices in Britain, in the Leadenhall Building.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:44am

Word of mouth: Language-recognition software takes off

Language processing software is set to do away with the need for computer keyboards, writes Jamie Carter.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's. She tells Linda Yeung about the foundation she established to raise awareness of the disease

21 Aug 2014 - 5:29pm

Guide to the city's online food courier services

Digital food couriers are taking off in the city with the arrival of several newcomers, promising takeaway diners access to a greater variety of menus and to-the-door delivery. Nan-Hie In puts them to the test.

25 Aug 2014 - 1:47pm

Hong Kong Ballet Group continues to inspire

Fifty years on, Hong Kong Ballet Group is still inspiring young performers to achieve great things, writes Natasha Rogai.

19 Aug 2014 - 5:07pm

Review: Both Sides Now at Osage

The disconsolate atmosphere pervading post-colonial Hong Kong is addressed in an exhibition at Osage Gallery's Kwun Tong space.

19 Aug 2014 - 5:06pm

Charitable banker in it for the long run

An investment banker with much spare time is a rare breed. Even rarer is one who has athletic ambitions to rival a professional and a heart for fundraising on a par with their love of corporate deals.

19 Aug 2014 - 4:47pm 3 comments

Class action: how to help your child appreciate different cultures

Children of bicultural expat families growing up in Hong Kong are not just experiencing two cultures; they are also part of a third culture. The term third-culture kids was coined by John and Ruth Hill Useem to describe children growing up, often within an expat or missionary world, in a culture which is not their own.

18 Aug 2014 - 9:18pm