Age shall not weary man of the moment

The media darling of the marathon, Fauja Singh, completed the 10km race and his example spurred, and perhaps shamed, younger men in the local Sikh community to join him.

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 12:00am

Copywriter lassoes himself a companion with flirty e-mail

Arthur Tsang may not be a master of the chat-up line, but he certainly made an impression on Maya Yuen, and eventually stole her heart.

Copywriter Arthur, 31, and Maya, 30, an account executive with an advertising agency, were married in November at the Macau club Caesars Golf, celebrating with 150 friends from Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Devil and angels battle it out in North Point

Is it a house of sin or a house of the Lord?

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Urban Rip-off Authority's real agenda ...

3 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Sikhs in Hong Kong

Sounds strange, yes, but you'll be surprised to know that the followers of Sikhism, a religion, don't cut their hair throughout their life. They let their hair grow naturally as a sign of respect for perfection of God's creation. They also consider hair to be a beautiful part of the body.

5 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Sikh temple feels 'Obama Effect'


They call it the 'Obama Effect' and every political campaign since November 4 is being judged on whether the victory is proof of youth and new ideas prevailing or a sign that the status quo has won.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Art and soul

Many people think they're lucky to have one love in life, but for artist-singer Ama, only two will do as she blends painting and music into a seamless whole

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Sikh community steeped in history

THE IMAGE OF Sikhs for most Hongkongers is one of burly, turban-wearing, bearded bank guards who convey an air of unwavering duty. However, this stereotype belies a rich history.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

slice of life

From the pages of the South China Morning Post this week in 1974

Most of the legal profession in Hong Kong dropped in at the Supreme Court during the week to listen to Superintendent Ernest Hunt's lawyers fight his battle against a conviction under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Sikh identity under threat as youths shed beards, turbans

India's most distinctive minority, the Sikhs, are in danger of losing their identity if youths continue shaving their beards, cutting their hair and discarding the turban, according to reports from Punjab, north India.

20 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

CASE STUDY : The low-income family

One poor family says the government's new anti-poverty policy will make no difference to them financially and may have a labelling effect on the children.

Mother of three Kam Chan Siu-mui said an initiative to identify children from low-income families and pay for their extracurricular activities might actually hurt them.

13 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Sikhs unite to mark 400th anniversary of holy book

But the festivities are marred by Sodhi family's refusal to show original script

Sikhs from around the world are converging on their spiritual capital, Amritsar in north India, to mark the 400th anniversary of their holy book's completion.

31 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Sikh temple centenary

Local Sikhs celebrated the 100th anniversary of their temple, Khalsa Diwan, in Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. It was established in 1901 when the foundation stone was laid by Sikhs from the British garrison.

24 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Vicious vigilantes are no better than terrorists

What happened on the morning of September 11 in New York was tragic and horrible. My heart goes out to the thousands of innocent lives lost in these terrorist attacks. They were not just aimed at America, but at all nations.

20 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Words of wisdom from guru to world's rich and famous

Guru Deepak Chopra believes Asians living in fast-paced cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo are spiritually starved.

'When everything we do is about achieving material success, we lose touch with our most basic drives and our souls can get lost,' he says.

17 Mar 2000 - 12:00am