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Hitting the spot

Coffee shop entrepreneurs are honing in on Wenlin Street, Kunming. Photos: Violet Law; Imaginechina; Corbis

Yunnan is famed for its tea, but Violet Law finds a love affair with coffee brewing in the province’s biggest city.

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 11:31pm

Weird and wonderful

Weird and wonderful

From parasite museums to cat cafes, Stephen Lacey explores some of Tokyo’s wackier attractions.

7 Oct 2012 - 12:06am

Living daylight

Living room

A colonial building on The Peak provides a recently arrived family with a taste of Hong Kong's past and stunning views of its present.

10 Nov 2012 - 11:36pm

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper

I’m last minute attending an insane wedding. I need a tuxedo ASAP … Any idea where I can rent a really nice one?

10 Nov 2012 - 11:30pm

Horoscopes

Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 22) Insist that others accept you for what you are. With Tuesday's solar eclipse, you will find it easy to persuade them that you deserve to be treated with respect. But remember that it works both ways.

 

10 Nov 2012 - 11:31pm

My life: Frederic Chiu

My life: Frederic Chiu

The concert pianist talks to Jane Ram about helping young musicians achieve more than just technical mastery.

27 Oct 2012 - 11:21pm

Reflections: royal alliance

Reflections: royal alliance

The former king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, died earlier this month in China, a country that sheltered and helped him at critical points. 

27 Oct 2012 - 11:20pm

Style meter

Style meter

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27 Oct 2012 - 11:20pm

Take 5: Frozen siu mai

Take 5: Frozen siu mai

Even the frozen, convenience version of this staple dim sum should offer juiciness and a rich flavour from its pork filling. 

18 Oct 2012 - 6:01pm

Then & now: a storeyed history

Bricklayers hone their skills at a centre run by the Construction Industry Training Authority, which was formed in 1975. Photo: Yau Tin-kwai

Today's construction boom is a continuation of the work of the artisans who shaped early Hong Kong, writes Jason Wordie.

14 Oct 2012 - 2:20pm

Six degrees

Edison Chen Koon-hei. Photo: AP

 

6 Oct 2012 - 11:54pm

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper

Where can I get a pair of those double monk strap shoes you see so much on the street style blogs these days? Do you think it’s OK to wear them with a suit for work?

6 Oct 2012 - 11:54pm

15 Minute Chef: Curry-dusted shrimp and scallops

15 Minute Chef: Curry-dusted shrimp and scallops

Pick a good, balanced brand of curry powder for this dish. For the mango and coconut salsa...

5 Oct 2012 - 10:44am

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper

 

22 Sep 2012 - 11:25pm

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper

9 Sep 2012 - 12:36am

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