Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st-century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy?
When it comes to care and training of today's distance runner, expert opinions are mixed.Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 11:49am
A radical pro-democracy group intends to introduce hundreds of motions on a contentious government restructuring proposal at a Legislative Council meeting next month.29 May 2012 - 12:00am
Student leaders at the University of Hong Kong are being accused of working behind the scenes to thwart a bid for a vote of no confidence against them.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Unable to persuade their constituents that a safety rail is needed on a popular Pok Fu Lam walking trail, local politicians have asked the Department of Justice if they could be legally liable for any accidents there in future.21 May 2011 - 12:00am
After last weekend's Japan Cup result, it seems any hopes of harmonising racing rules have been set back to zero.1 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Cathay?s economy-class seats have drawn strong reactions from some SCMP readers
July 24, 2009
Nigel Bruce from Mid-Levels reported ?two excruciating overnight flights?. He said the seats that slide down within a rigid shell meant ?tall people, such as myself, being jammed into the seat frame in front?
July 2913 Oct 2010 - 12:00am
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department yesterday opened a series of walk-in exercise sessions to the public in designated parks and venues in 18 districts to support the East Asian Games, to run from December 5 to 13. The sessions will run until August 6.2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
What do you get when you fill a large hall with graphic designers and tech nerds? How about high drama and suspense.19 May 2009 - 12:00am
It seems ironic that a digital design contest has problems with its website. However, that's the case with the Cut & Paste competition, an international event begun in New York whose local chapter is sponsored by the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design.18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
This week Discussing the pros and cons of an issue in front of an audience can be fun21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
A visual treat for both adults and tots, Flensted mobiles are perfect for hanging over cribs or in a corner of the nursery. The modern, simple yet elegant designs stimulate the imagination while at the same time are soothing to the eye. Handmade so that each element is in constant motion, the slightest breeze can change the formation.6 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Need more leg room in economy class? Members of United's Mileage Plus programme can subscribe to the airline's Economy Plus Access, which offers members and a companion seats in the Economy Plus section. Located at the front of the economy section, the seats here have up to five more inches of legroom. The Economy Plus section is available on all United, United Express and Ted flights.5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
What is it? The Virgin Atlantic Upper Class flat bed, touted as the biggest, longest and widest fully flat airline bed in business class.
Where can you find it? In the Upper Class suite on all Virgin Atlantic flights to and from Hong Kong, New York (JFK), San Francisco, Tokyo, Sydney and other select destinations.22 May 2005 - 12:00am
A pro-democracy lawmaker was given the green light yesterday to move a motion calling on people to 'demonstrate once again on July 1 this year the might of the people'.
Approval from Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai followed her rejection of the original motion tabled by unionist legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, which urged people to take part in the march.30 May 2004 - 12:00am
What do astronauts, four-legged animals and young children all have in common, but adults rarely do? Skipping. And there's no one better qualified to explain why than Alberto Minetti.22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am