Shenzhen ad agency gets flak for billboard with nude children

The words "for rent" are sinister for some. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

A Shenzhen advertising firm has come under fire for using the image of four naked boys on an eight-metre-high billboard dominating a busy highway on the border with Hong Kong.

Monday, 24 December, 2012, 10:03am 3 comments

San Francisco to ban nudity, after public displays in Castro District

A protester shows her naked ambition as she sits on the steps of City Hall in San Francisco. Photo: AP

San Francisco's urban nudists have vowed to continue to walk the streets naked, despite a new law ordering them to cover up.

City lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a ban on public nakedness by anyone aged over five, putting aside concerns the measure would undermine the city's reputation as a sanctuary for free expression.

22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am

US nudists fight for the right to bare everything

San Francisco is attempting to restrict public nudity. Photo: Reuters

US federal judges are accustomed to seeing lawyers and their clients dressed crisply in dark suits. This week brought something new: naked plaintiffs.

On Wednesday, a group of several dozen nude protesters and their clothed lawyer marched to the federal court in San Francisco to file a lawsuit against the city.

17 Nov 2012 - 2:22am

Woman goes to court over video of her exposing her breasts 12 years ago

Lindsey Bullard, née Boyd, who says she was exploited.

Lindsey Boyd was 14 and walking along the beachfront in Panama City, Florida, when two men, one holding a video camera, asked her to expose her breasts.

She complied and was compensated, as were many who flashed their breasts during spring break in 2000, with a cheap beaded necklace.

6 Nov 2012 - 3:37am

Royal plea over Prince Harry nude photos

The Sun's front page with its own version of the Harry photo.

British newspapers have shied away from publishing nude photos of Prince Harry cavorting with friends in Las Vegas, after a warning was issued to editors by the royal family.

The photographs, published this week by US-based celebrity news website showed the third-in-line to the throne naked in a hotel suite.

24 Aug 2012 - 3:49am

Under their jackboots

A woman wearing a military uniform shouts: 'Don't treat them so nice. They are just captives!'

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Wonder spa will have you feeling on top of the world

Many guests reach the Tschuggen Grand in Arosa after one of the world's more impressive rail journeys, in the bright red carriages of the Rhaetian Railway, heading into the heart of the Swiss Alps via winding tunnels and spectacular rail bridges over huge chasms.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Sex services lust in translation

An expat reader wrote to LoDown to ask for language guidance after looking at several naughty bilingual websites. We are frankly a bit offended, as we are all serious, knowledgeable and morally upright reporters here at the Post fearlessly pursuing journalism in the public interest.

26 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Sun, sea but no sex, please, on Boracay

Being caught having sex on the beach in Boracay is not the only thing that could land you in hot water.

So could a tryst on a boat or in a diving shop, disco or even a hotel room, under laws proposed to curb 'indecent acts' on the Philippines' most renowned party island.

17 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Acquitted sauna operator faces retrial

The Court of Appeal quashed the acquittal of a sauna operator who was found not guilty after prosecution evidence was undermined when witnesses talked among themselves during the trial. Lau Hon-keung again faces two counts of money laundering from 2004 to 2005.

12 May 2010 - 12:00am

Chippendales give ladies a sneak peek of what's on offer

St Patrick's night was especially rowdy at Finds. Women let their hair down and guys took off their clothes - and it wasn't due to excessive consumption of green beer. The famous male stripping team Chippendales offered a sneak preview of their Ultimate Girls Night Out show tonight and tomorrow at the Sands Macao.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Knickers in a knot over topless foreigner

A two-hour fracas broke out on a beach near Shanghai when a woman insisted on sunbathing topless.

The woman, apparently Chinese-Dutch, picked a quiet beach spot on Monday and removed her bikini top, the news site reported.

11 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Make-up becomes a work of art in gallery launch

Paint adds colour to a blank canvas the way make-up dresses up a woman's face. That was the inherent analogy at the M.A.C. Cosmetics' autumn collection event on Friday night.

17 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

More netizens rally to give their views in hot debate over 'pseudo-models'

The internet battle over the presence of 'pseudo-models' at the Book Fair has escalated, with the number of people campaigning for and against them growing.

21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Travellers' checks

Bare essentials

19 Apr 2009 - 12:00am