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How chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin went from washing dishes to become the only Michelin-starred brothers

The Londoners, who run a series of Galvin-branded eateries, celebrate their 10th anniversary at two of their restaurants this year – and are not about to slow down

23 Apr 2019 - 6:04PM

The Londoners, who run a series of Galvin-branded eateries, celebrate their 10th anniversary at two of their restaurants this year – and are not about to slow down

How chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin went from washing dishes to become the only Michelin-starred brothers
When Queen Elizabeth met the US presidents: from Truman to Trump

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, who will be 93 on April 21, met her first US president while a princess aged 25, in 1951, and has gone on to meet 11 others

21 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, who will be 93 on April 21, met her first US president while a princess aged 25, in 1951, and has gone on to meet 11 others

When Queen Elizabeth met the US presidents: from Truman to Trump
Can Avengers: Endgame beat these 7 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies to the US$1 billion box office mark?

Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson in the title role, is the studio’s latest superhero film to reach the milestone, but which one claims the top spot?

19 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson in the title role, is the studio’s latest superhero film to reach the milestone, but which one claims the top spot?

Can Avengers: Endgame beat these 7 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies to the US$1 billion box office mark?
Champagne bubble baths and gold iPads: 32 madly extravagant hotel amenities money can buy

Other ultra-luxe add-ons include US$10,000 hotel credit and smartphones with unlimited data and international calling

18 Apr 2019 - 3:00PM

Other ultra-luxe add-ons include US$10,000 hotel credit and smartphones with unlimited data and international calling

Champagne bubble baths and gold iPads: 32 madly extravagant hotel amenities money can buy
Can Aston Martin’s new electric Rapide E give Tesla a run for its money?

The stunning electric car – which can accelerate from 0-60mph in under 4 seconds – was unveiled at the 2019 Auto Shanghai show. But the price is under wraps

18 Apr 2019 - 9:00AM

The stunning electric car – which can accelerate from 0-60mph in under 4 seconds – was unveiled at the 2019 Auto Shanghai show. But the price is under wraps

Can Aston Martin’s new electric Rapide E give Tesla a run for its money?
12 famous people who went down with the Titanic – and 11 who survived

Most of the best known survivors were first-class passengers and women

15 Apr 2019 - 10:30AM

Most of the best known survivors were first-class passengers and women

12 famous people who went down with the Titanic – and 11 who survived
How much money are the Game of Thrones stars making for the final season?

While Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and Kit Harington earn big bucks per episode, some show favourites’ salaries are comparatively modest

14 Apr 2019 - 2:00PM

While Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and Kit Harington earn big bucks per episode, some show favourites’ salaries are comparatively modest

How much money are the Game of Thrones stars making for the final season?
7 ways rich millennials are redefining luxury through Instagram

From expensive sneakers and VIP experiences to following social media influencers, millennials with deep pockets are flipping the traditional concept of luxury

13 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

From expensive sneakers and VIP experiences to following social media influencers, millennials with deep pockets are flipping the traditional concept of luxury

7 ways rich millennials are redefining luxury through Instagram
How much fat and sugar do we eat each day — and how much should we eat?

A new HSBC report stacks up what we consume daily against what actually should be on our plates – more plant-based whole foods. The findings make for disturbing reading

13 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

A new HSBC report stacks up what we consume daily against what actually should be on our plates – more plant-based whole foods. The findings make for disturbing reading

How much fat and sugar do we eat each day — and how much should we eat?
Legendary Edition Hotels’ Ian Schrager tells us what true luxury means in 2019

Schrager is the hotelier behind the EDITION and PUBLIC brands, and co-founder of New York nightclub Studio 54

13 Apr 2019 - 3:26AM

Schrager is the hotelier behind the EDITION and PUBLIC brands, and co-founder of New York nightclub Studio 54

Legendary Edition Hotels’ Ian Schrager tells us what true luxury means in 2019
Jackie O’s yacht can be yours for a day — for a cool US$100,000

The 325-foot Christina O can accommodate up to 34 guests overnight in addition to 38 crew members

11 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

The 325-foot Christina O can accommodate up to 34 guests overnight in addition to 38 crew members

Jackie O’s yacht can be yours for a day — for a cool US$100,000
2 of Apple’s next-generation iPhones are tipped to have 3 rear cameras

The successor to the iPhone XS also may have a larger screen than expected, says Japanese blog, Macotakara

10 Apr 2019 - 11:00AM

The successor to the iPhone XS also may have a larger screen than expected, says Japanese blog, Macotakara

2 of Apple’s next-generation iPhones are tipped to have 3 rear cameras
Why a YouTube toy reviewer, aged 7, earns US$22 million – more than 9 other top-ranked YouTube influencers

The youngster, known for his Ryan ToysReview channel, has more than 18 million followers, but who else is in the top 10?

10 Apr 2019 - 11:23AM

The youngster, known for his Ryan ToysReview channel, has more than 18 million followers, but who else is in the top 10?

Why a YouTube toy reviewer, aged 7, earns US$22 million – more than 9 other top-ranked YouTube influencers
Opinion | Why MacKenzie Bezos deserves 50 per cent – not 25 per cent – of billionaire Jeff Bezos’ fortune

The Amazon CEO – the world’s richest person with a fortune valued at US$137 billion – and his wife finalise their divorce after 25 years of marriage

9 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

The Amazon CEO – the world’s richest person with a fortune valued at US$137 billion – and his wife finalise their divorce after 25 years of marriage

Why MacKenzie Bezos deserves 50 per cent – not 25 per cent – of billionaire Jeff Bezos’ fortune
Which TV stars’ salaries outshine those of the ‘Game of Thrones’ cast?

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke of HBO’s fantasy drama both had pay rises ahead of the final series ... but who gets more?

8 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke of HBO’s fantasy drama both had pay rises ahead of the final series ... but who gets more?

Which TV stars’ salaries outshine those of the ‘Game of Thrones’ cast?
Why Apple’s new US$499 iPad Air is the best iPad option for most people

Want a big-screen iPad with more storage space to watch films, play games and do light work – but without iPad Pro’s US$800 price? This is the one, writes Lisa Eadicicco

8 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

Want a big-screen iPad with more storage space to watch films, play games and do light work – but without iPad Pro’s US$800 price? This is the one, writes Lisa Eadicicco

Why Apple’s new US$499 iPad Air is the best iPad option for most people
Meet golf-mad billionaire Tadashi Yanai, Uniqlo founder and Japan’s richest person

The 70-year-old son of a tailor, who owns two golf courses and launched his clothing brand in 1984, is worth US$24.8 billion

10 Apr 2019 - 12:13PM

The 70-year-old son of a tailor, who owns two golf courses and launched his clothing brand in 1984, is worth US$24.8 billion

Meet golf-mad billionaire Tadashi Yanai, Uniqlo founder and Japan’s richest person
New York challenged as fashion capital by San Francisco – 11 brands that prove the trend

Some of fashion’s biggest game-changers, like Stitch Fix, Everlane, and ThirdLove, were founded in the San Francisco Bay Area. The region is used to new ways of thinking, and these 11 start-ups are changing how we dress and shop.

8 Apr 2019 - 1:00AM

Some of fashion’s biggest game-changers, like Stitch Fix, Everlane, and ThirdLove, were founded in the San Francisco Bay Area. The region is used to new ways of thinking, and these 11 start-ups are changing how we dress and shop.

New York challenged as fashion capital by San Francisco – 11 brands that prove the trend
How Hermès became the ultimate status symbol in fashion – and made the Dumas family extremely wealthy

The Dumas family, heirs to the US$49.2 billion Hermès fortune, turned a leather store into a luxury empire and became one of the wealthiest families in the world

7 Apr 2019 - 2:00AM

The Dumas family, heirs to the US$49.2 billion Hermès fortune, turned a leather store into a luxury empire and became one of the wealthiest families in the world

How Hermès became the ultimate status symbol in fashion – and made the Dumas family extremely wealthy
Wine collection with grand cru Burgundies and Bordeaux breaks record and fetches US$29.8 million at Sotheby’s

Collection eclipses old mark by almost US$8 million at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong

6 Apr 2019 - 2:00PM

Collection eclipses old mark by almost US$8 million at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong

Wine collection with grand cru Burgundies and Bordeaux breaks record and fetches US$29.8 million at Sotheby’s
How Genting bought Jho Low’s superyacht – linked to Malaysian 1MDB scandal – for US$126 million

The casino and theme park offered the highest bid for the seized vessel, Equanimity, which was originally bought by the fugitive Malaysian businessman for US$250 million

4 Apr 2019 - 3:50PM

The casino and theme park offered the highest bid for the seized vessel, Equanimity, which was originally bought by the fugitive Malaysian businessman for US$250 million

How Genting bought Jho Low’s superyacht – linked to Malaysian 1MDB scandal – for US$126 million
How on earth could this US$200 million Disneyesque project in Turkey flop?

Five years after work started, more than 700 villas remain empty and the developer has sought bankruptcy protection

4 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Five years after work started, more than 700 villas remain empty and the developer has sought bankruptcy protection

How on earth could this US$200 million Disneyesque project in Turkey flop?
Apple’s new iPhones ‘have larger batteries and will recharge other devices’, analyst says

This year’s next-generation devices will support two-way wireless recharging, Ming-Chi Kuo, of TF International Securities, says in a note to investors

4 Apr 2019 - 3:24AM

This year’s next-generation devices will support two-way wireless recharging, Ming-Chi Kuo, of TF International Securities, says in a note to investors

Apple’s new iPhones ‘have larger batteries and will recharge other devices’, analyst says
Chinese millennial buyers snap up KAWS’ ‘Simpsons’ art at Hong Kong April Fool’s Day auction

One painting, a parody of The Beatles’ album cover, ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, sells for US$14.8 million – a record for the US former street artist

3 Apr 2019 - 2:30PM

One painting, a parody of The Beatles’ album cover, ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, sells for US$14.8 million – a record for the US former street artist

Chinese millennial buyers snap up KAWS’ ‘Simpsons’ art at Hong Kong April Fool’s Day auction
This app for Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 phones makes great use of hole-punch camera

Energy Ring turns camera ring battery meter concept into reality

3 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

Energy Ring turns camera ring battery meter concept into reality

This app for Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 phones makes great use of hole-punch camera
Samsung Health, MyFitnessPal, FatSecret... which are the best and worst calorie-counting nutrition apps?

FatSecret, Noom Coach, Samsung Health, Lose It! and MyFitnessPal compared with standards used by British dietitians and nutritionists – and all have pros and cons

2 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

FatSecret, Noom Coach, Samsung Health, Lose It! and MyFitnessPal compared with standards used by British dietitians and nutritionists – and all have pros and cons

Samsung Health, MyFitnessPal, FatSecret... which are the best and worst calorie-counting nutrition apps?
The weird eating habits of Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and other tech billionaires

Many of the world’s leading technology billionaires have admitted to having bizarre eating habits and following less-than-healthy diets

1 Apr 2019 - 4:00PM

Many of the world’s leading technology billionaires have admitted to having bizarre eating habits and following less-than-healthy diets

The weird eating habits of Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and other tech billionaires
Angelina Jolie joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe – a star among 17 other Oscar winners

The American actress, who won the best supporting actress award for 1999’s ‘Girl, Interrupted’, is in talks to appear in the film ‘The Eternals’

2 Apr 2019 - 5:32PM

The American actress, who won the best supporting actress award for 1999’s ‘Girl, Interrupted’, is in talks to appear in the film ‘The Eternals’

Angelina Jolie joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe – a star among 17 other Oscar winners
Where does Hong Kong rank on Skytrax’s list of the world’s 15 best airports?

In first place at the annual World Airport Awards was Singapore’s Changi Airport – for the seventh consecutive year

29 Mar 2019 - 12:21PM

In first place at the annual World Airport Awards was Singapore’s Changi Airport – for the seventh consecutive year

Where does Hong Kong rank on Skytrax’s list of the world’s 15 best airports?
9 reasons why you should buy an iPhone XR instead of the iPhone XS or XS Max

Just because the iPhone XR is cheaper doesn’t mean it’s inferior – it’s actually the better choice, writes Dave Smith

28 Mar 2019 - 5:54PM

Just because the iPhone XR is cheaper doesn’t mean it’s inferior – it’s actually the better choice, writes Dave Smith

9 reasons why you should buy an iPhone XR instead of the iPhone XS or XS Max