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Thousands of Cambodia's most destitute have taken up residence in the capital city's cemeteries, turning them into makeshift villages that are breeding grounds for disease and abuse.Saturday, 7 February, 2015, 10:25pm
Dolce & Gabbana's spring-summer Alta Moda show was held in Milan's La Scala Theatre and fittingly, their collection was all about drama, from strapless gowns with huge tulle skirts to gem-encrusted ballet flats.6 Feb 2015 - 3:51pm
The designer who conceived her chic silk pyjama label while living in Shanghai talks about how China remains at the root of her brand6 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
You know who really needs some love this year? You do. So here's a guide to Valentine's Day in Hong Kong for the unattached.5 Feb 2015 - 2:03pm
At a time when publishers are battered by falling ad revenues and readers increasingly expect free content, the weekly 100Most is a marvel. It began in March 2013 and quickly gained popularity for its irreverence, acid humour and ability to tap into current youth culture.2 Feb 2015 - 10:31am
Could that juicy burger you're about to sink your teeth into contain viruses that cause colon cancer? Harald zur Hausen suspects so. The Nobel laureate contends that the consumption of beef-borne viruses carried by certain species of cattle could be contributing to rising colorectal cancer rates in some countries.2 Feb 2015 - 6:19am 1 comment
Stem cells used to grow new hair2 Feb 2015 - 6:14am
As the demand for learning English, the world's lingua franca, stays strong, the market for English testing is also growing.
Perry Akins, an American, ventured into that area five years ago and offered an alternative to students aiming to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English-Language Testing System (IELTS).2 Feb 2015 - 6:12am 1 comment
Rankings of tertiary institutions often grab attention. So it's no surprise that a recent exercise undertaken by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to gauge the research performance of our eight publicly funded institutions made headlines.2 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
What I’m listening to: as I’m writing this, I’m listening to Jamie Lidell. I like to think I’m a bit of a soul man, so when I run into someone current who hits that chord, I get really excited.31 Jan 2015 - 11:47pm
With free speech a hot topic, HK-bound stand-up Bill Burr tells David Major he won't change his routine.2 Feb 2015 - 11:10am
The Wachowskis are hoping their space opera Jupiter Ascending will give them a hit after a series of disappointments, writes Kavita Daswani.31 Jan 2015 - 11:47pm
Jean-Marc Vallee's no-frills directing style gets the best out of his actors, writes Rebecca Keegan.31 Jan 2015 - 11:47pm
A change in style has Marilyn Manson on top again with The Pale Emperor, writes August Brown.31 Jan 2015 - 11:47pm