Fredric Mao, named best director at the Hong Kong Drama Awards no less than five times, is a Shanghai-born, Hong Kong-bred artist who studied Peking opera in his early days and launched his career in the United States. When he says he believes Hong Kong combines the best of the East and the best of the West, you can believe him.
Tak Yu Restaurant, a 62-year-old family-run cha chaan teng in Wan Chai, has its own way of making the time-honoured silk-stocking milk tea. We asked owner Johnson So Wai-hon to demonstrate how a perfect cup is made.
Thousands of mourners on Tuesday filed past the coffin of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, bidding farewell to a charismatic activist whose brazen assassination shocked the country.
It was a spectacular display... volcano Villarica in southern Chile erupting in the early morning hours of Tuesday. The eruption sent ash and lava high up into the sky, and forced the evacuation of nearby communities. (Cover photo: EPA)