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Chairmen of the board - Hong Kong's last few chopping block craftsmen toil on
2 Dec 2013 - 12:16PM
A diversity of views from participants in July 1 events
2 Jul 2013 - 4:17AM
Principal cleared of touching allegation
28 Jun 2013 - 5:14AM
This season's style is a blast to the past

Nostalgia with a sophisticated twist will be a fashion trend next year as the trade takes aim at middle-aged professionals in need of a wardrobe pick-me-up. That's the prediction of leading fashion forecasters at the 20th Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring/summer that opened at the Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

Nostalgia with a sophisticated twist will be a fashion trend next year as the trade takes aim at middle-aged professionals in need of a wardrobe pick-me-up. That's the prediction of leading fashion forecasters at the 20th Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring/summer that opened at the Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

This season's style is a blast to the past
9 Jul 2013 - 5:55AM
Alarm over youth cyber crime
12 Jul 2013 - 4:19AM
Academy for Performing Arts hampered by lack of accommodation
20 Jun 2018 - 5:47PM
Training schemes help HK prisoners get new start
11 Jul 2013 - 4:14AM
Chinese airline targets ‘Flight Aunties’ in recruitment drive

It seems that not only young and beautiful girls can make it into the competitive world of flight attending in China after all. A recent move by Shanghai-based Spring Air, China’s biggest budget carrier, will give preference to hiring married women with kids.

It seems that not only young and beautiful girls can make it into the competitive world of flight attending in China after all. A recent move by Shanghai-based Spring Air, China’s biggest budget carrier, will give preference to hiring married women with kids.

Chinese airline targets ‘Flight Aunties’ in recruitment drive
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Aged cleric still cares for the elderly when others don't

Lee Mo-fan's character is best measured through the stories of those he has devoted his life to serving.

Lee Mo-fan's character is best measured through the stories of those he has devoted his life to serving.

Aged cleric still cares for the elderly when others don't
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Homeless man, 86, finds a peaceful place to call home

Partly disabled rough sleeper Wong Wah has no hard feelings towards staff who manhandled him out of a Mong Kok shopping mall last month, despite public outrage.

Partly disabled rough sleeper Wong Wah has no hard feelings towards staff who manhandled him out of a Mong Kok shopping mall last month, despite public outrage.

Homeless man, 86, finds a peaceful place to call home
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Octogenarian dancer brings cheer to elderly
2 Dec 2013 - 12:19PM
City wins battle for robot nerd-fest
24 Jul 2013 - 5:40AM
Dressed to thrill, cosplayers bring fantasy to life at comic expo
21 Jun 2018 - 3:18PM
Neighbours say good riddance to bad rubbish hoarded in Central flat
1 Aug 2013 - 5:05AM
Hong Kong's weathered past goes on display

In days gone by, typhoon warnings came in the form of big balloons rising above the city and the firing of guns - all part of the gadgetry and history on show at an exhibition celebrating the Hong Kong Observatory's 130th anniversary.

In days gone by, typhoon warnings came in the form of big balloons rising above the city and the firing of guns - all part of the gadgetry and history on show at an exhibition celebrating the Hong Kong Observatory's 130th anniversary.

Hong Kong's weathered past goes on display
10 Jul 2013 - 5:24AM
Russians are rushing to 'exotic, trendy' Hong Kong

Hong Kong's credentials as a truly international city are set to receive a boost from the growing influx of tourists, business investors and long-stay expatriates from Russia.

Hong Kong's credentials as a truly international city are set to receive a boost from the growing influx of tourists, business investors and long-stay expatriates from Russia.

Russians are rushing to 'exotic, trendy' Hong Kong
28 Jul 2013 - 7:38AM
Apple trade-in deal on chargers after tragedy

Apple is launching a trade-in programme for chargers after a Chinese woman died from a suspected electric shock while using a fake device on her iPhone. For less than HK$80, Apple will swap fake or third-party chargers for authentic Apple-manufactured ones from August 16.

Apple is launching a trade-in programme for chargers after a Chinese woman died from a suspected electric shock while using a fake device on her iPhone. For less than HK$80, Apple will swap fake or third-party chargers for authentic Apple-manufactured ones from August 16.

Apple trade-in deal on chargers after tragedy
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Ancient Mogao Grottoes murals get 3-D projection treatment
18 Jul 2013 - 9:12AM
Finally, an ATM that can talk to the blind
31 Jul 2013 - 4:21AM
Hero's instincts took over as world turned upside down

It was National Day last year. And what was supposed to be a family outing with friends to see the fireworks display in Victoria Harbour became a nightmare for Lee Ming-sun as he tried to keep his family alive in one of Hong Kong's worst maritime disasters.

It was National Day last year. And what was supposed to be a family outing with friends to see the fireworks display in Victoria Harbour became a nightmare for Lee Ming-sun as he tried to keep his family alive in one of Hong Kong's worst maritime disasters.

Hero's instincts took over as world turned upside down
26 Aug 2013 - 5:50AM
Little action taken on dripping air-cons

Complaints about dripping air-cons have doubled since 2004, as have nuisance notices issued by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) warning property owners to fix leaks within three days. However, even though there were 20,000 complaints last year, only 631 nuisance notices were issued.

Complaints about dripping air-cons have doubled since 2004, as have nuisance notices issued by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) warning property owners to fix leaks within three days. However, even though there were 20,000 complaints last year, only 631 nuisance notices were issued.

Little action taken on dripping air-cons
18 Aug 2013 - 3:56AM
Thinking kit helps autistic pupils make connections
21 Aug 2013 - 3:40AM