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Inside Taipei’s new contemporary art fair
Surfing in the Maldives: catch a break at newly discovered reefs and distant atolls

The opportunity to accompany two world-class surfers as they explore newly discovered breaks in the Indian Ocean atolls gives a glimpse into a rarefied world.

12 Nov 2018 - 11:58AM

The opportunity to accompany two world-class surfers as they explore newly discovered breaks in the Indian Ocean atolls gives a glimpse into a rarefied world.

Surfing in the Maldives: catch a break at newly discovered reefs and distant atolls
A surfing trip to a tiny tropical Maldives island

Maalifushi island lies in the southwest of the tranquil Maldives archipelago. Home to a variety of wildlife – including hermit crabs and dolphins – and gorgeous resorts, these surfers are here for the waves ...

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Maalifushi island lies in the southwest of the tranquil Maldives archipelago. Home to a variety of wildlife – including hermit crabs and dolphins – and gorgeous resorts, these surfers are here for the waves ...

A surfing trip to a tiny tropical Maldives island
Three Philippine boats sail from Manila to Xiamen, China to promote friendship

Three six-foot handmade traditional Philippine boats embarked on a journey from Manila to the Chinese port city of Xiamen. The 29 crew members onboard made the arduous trip, with minimal resources, to retrace a journey made by a Filipino sultan back in 1417 to highlight that despite current maritime disputes, China and the Philippines have a long history of friendship and cooperation.
 

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Three six-foot handmade traditional Philippine boats embarked on a journey from Manila to the Chinese port city of Xiamen. The 29 crew members onboard made the arduous trip, with minimal resources, to retrace a journey made by a Filipino sultan back in 1417 to highlight that despite current maritime disputes, China and the Philippines have a long history of friendship and cooperation.
 

Three Philippine boats sail from Manila to Xiamen, China to promote friendship
Hong Kong’s love for Vespa scooters seen in 1950s photo collection

The Vespa, the granddaddy of motor scooters, turns 72 this month. Christian Keith, the owner of scooter specialist store HK 2Stroke, was recently given a trove of photographs by the Chiu family, who were among the first Vespa agents in Hong Kong in the late 1950s.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

The Vespa, the granddaddy of motor scooters, turns 72 this month. Christian Keith, the owner of scooter specialist store HK 2Stroke, was recently given a trove of photographs by the Chiu family, who were among the first Vespa agents in Hong Kong in the late 1950s.

Hong Kong’s love for Vespa scooters seen in 1950s photo collection
A descent to hellish depths: inside the crater of Mount Tambora, volcano that wiped out a summer and triggered a famine

The 1815 eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Tambora volcano was the most powerful in almost two millennia. A rare visit to its imposing caldera requires stamina, care and all the water you can carry

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The 1815 eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Tambora volcano was the most powerful in almost two millennia. A rare visit to its imposing caldera requires stamina, care and all the water you can carry

A descent to hellish depths: inside the crater of Mount Tambora, volcano that wiped out a summer and triggered a  famine
Creating war zones in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Red Cross simulates war zones to help students in peaceful Hong Kong understand the challenges of armed conflict.

21 Sep 2017 - 6:29PM

The Hong Kong Red Cross simulates war zones to help students in peaceful Hong Kong understand the challenges of armed conflict.

Creating war zones in Hong Kong
Waglan Lighthouse: shining a light for 124 years

Located 5.4 nautical miles southeast of Stanley village, the Waglan Lighthouse compound was constructed by China’s Imperial Maritime Customs and completed in May 1893, when the island it stands on was not yet part of colonial Hong Kong.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Located 5.4 nautical miles southeast of Stanley village, the Waglan Lighthouse compound was constructed by China’s Imperial Maritime Customs and completed in May 1893, when the island it stands on was not yet part of colonial Hong Kong.

Waglan Lighthouse: shining a light for 124 years
Expert’s tips for a DIY classic wet shave, and where in Hong Kong to buy the tools

Hong Kong’s best kept secrets: specialist store has been selling straight razors, Swiss army knives, scissors and other quality blades for 66 years.

20 Nov 2015 - 12:12PM

Hong Kong’s best kept secrets: specialist store has been selling straight razors, Swiss army knives, scissors and other quality blades for 66 years.

Expert’s tips for a DIY classic wet shave, and where in Hong Kong to buy the tools
If I only had … Antony Dickson, Culture Photo Editor

… the chance to take part in one event this week it would be the Facebook-promoted "Beach Cleanup Bigwavebay" at Big Wave Bay on Hong Kong Island on July 6 from 1.30pm-7.30pm.

2 Jul 2014 - 11:14PM

… the chance to take part in one event this week it would be the Facebook-promoted "Beach Cleanup Bigwavebay" at Big Wave Bay on Hong Kong Island on July 6 from 1.30pm-7.30pm.

If I only had … Antony Dickson, Culture Photo Editor
A bullet 'kinder than an unknown fate'
Undignified end awaits the old, injured and out of favour
If I only had ... Culture Photo Editor Antony Dickson wants to get into the swim of things