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Behind the label: Adam Lippes
25 Oct 2014 - 10:26PM
Behind the label: Adam Lippes
Restaurant review: Ya Kun Coffee & Toast, Tsim Sha Tsui - Singapore fare
Beijing Bohème updates Giacomo Puccini's opera to modern times

Beijing Bohème is a 21st-century take on Puccini's La Bohème, drawing parallels between the Chinese capital today and the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1840s.

10 Sep 2014 - 10:50PM

Beijing Bohème is a 21st-century take on Puccini's La Bohème, drawing parallels between the Chinese capital today and the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1840s.

Beijing Bohème updates Giacomo Puccini's opera to modern times
Grooming Fix: Wet shave and jet lag eye treatment at The Strand
Behind the label: Oroton

Australian Boyd Lane founded the accessories brand in Sydney in 1938. In the 1950s, Oroton started making compacts out of metallic mesh, which until then was only used as a utilitarian material.

30 Aug 2014 - 11:47PM

Australian Boyd Lane founded the accessories brand in Sydney in 1938. In the 1950s, Oroton started making compacts out of metallic mesh, which until then was only used as a utilitarian material.

Behind the label: Oroton
How eye checks can detect disease
Behind the label: Le 16 Août

French-Chinese designer Tiffany Yan left the United States for Paris, France, on August 16, 2011, or 16 Août in French, which marked the beginning of her fashion journey.

16 Aug 2014 - 11:31PM

French-Chinese designer Tiffany Yan left the United States for Paris, France, on August 16, 2011, or 16 Août in French, which marked the beginning of her fashion journey.

Behind the label: Le 16 Août
Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong's divorce rate rises
Wacky they may be, but unicycle hockey and bubble football are fun ways to exercise

There are any number of wacky ways to keep fit. Here's some of the best out-there sports to sign up for.

15 Jun 2018 - 12:32PM

There are any number of wacky ways to keep fit. Here's some of the best out-there sports to sign up for.

Wacky they may be, but unicycle hockey and bubble football are fun ways to exercise
Old Master Q: What the @#$% is Going On?

Joseph Wong Chak remembers as a child running towards his father's laughter, to find him howling over his latest comic. "He would laugh like hell when he was drawing," he says about his father, Alfonso Wong Kar-hei, the creator of the beloved Old Master Q series.

 

14 Aug 2014 - 1:32AM

Joseph Wong Chak remembers as a child running towards his father's laughter, to find him howling over his latest comic. "He would laugh like hell when he was drawing," he says about his father, Alfonso Wong Kar-hei, the creator of the beloved Old Master Q series.

 

Old Master Q: What the @#$% is Going On?
Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

Inventor hopes fleet of automated boats will one day patrol the oceans, performing clean-up and data-collection tasks, such as radioactivity sensing, coral reef imaging and fish counting.

29 Jul 2014 - 1:29PM

Inventor hopes fleet of automated boats will one day patrol the oceans, performing clean-up and data-collection tasks, such as radioactivity sensing, coral reef imaging and fish counting.

Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans
Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists

A sideways glance at life is certain when comic artists tell the city's story at the Ani-Com and Games event.

17 Jul 2014 - 12:15AM

A sideways glance at life is certain when comic artists tell the city's story at the Ani-Com and Games event.

Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists
Review: Macau Restaurant, Sheung Wan - Macanese traditional fare
Between the lines: Macau's label to watch
Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau

There's something for everyone in Macau. Here's three ways to get the best out of the city.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:58PM

There's something for everyone in Macau. Here's three ways to get the best out of the city.

Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau
A wide berth: Will Kai Tak's little used cruise terminal catch on enough to justify HK$8 billion cost?

A year after opening, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal remains a little-used virtually empty building. While operators are upbeat, sceptics wonder if it will catch on enough to justify the investment, writes Darren Wee

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

A year after opening, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal remains a little-used virtually empty building. While operators are upbeat, sceptics wonder if it will catch on enough to justify the investment, writes Darren Wee

A wide berth: Will Kai Tak's little used cruise terminal catch on enough to justify HK$8 billion cost?
Restaurant review: Hello Kitty Secret Garden, Tai Hang - hardly worth the wait
Behind the label: AMO
8 Jun 2014 - 12:57AM
Behind the label: AMO
Superfans share their tournament strategies

We quizzed some local superfans about their World Cup strategies.

4 Jun 2014 - 11:54PM

We quizzed some local superfans about their World Cup strategies.

Superfans share their tournament strategies
Beauty fix: Refinery facial at Flawless in Central
The shopper: Landmark Men
21 May 2014 - 11:25PM
The shopper: Landmark Men
Young Chinese designers increasingly head to London art, fashion schools

Chinese students who go abroad have a reputation for studying "pragmatic" subjects like business or science, but an increasing number are staking out identities in London's design and fashion worlds.

13 Apr 2014 - 5:17AM

Chinese students who go abroad have a reputation for studying "pragmatic" subjects like business or science, but an increasing number are staking out identities in London's design and fashion worlds.

Young Chinese designers increasingly head to London art, fashion schools
Wendi's rumoured affair with Tony Blair led to my divorce, Rupert Murdoch says
'Smuggler caught with diamonds in his pants'
Hongkongers show support for Taiwanese student protesters

Hongkongers are showing their support for students occupying the Taiwanese parliament in a protest against a cross-strait trade pact. Some have flown to Taipei to join the sit-in, while lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung led 30 protesters to Taipei's representative office in Admiralty yesterday morning.

22 Mar 2014 - 8:48AM

Hongkongers are showing their support for students occupying the Taiwanese parliament in a protest against a cross-strait trade pact. Some have flown to Taipei to join the sit-in, while lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung led 30 protesters to Taipei's representative office in Admiralty yesterday morning.

Hongkongers show support for Taiwanese student protesters
Canada immigration chief admits mainlanders flouting rules was one reason for visa axe

Canada's immigration chief admitted yesterday that the flouting of residency rules by mainlanders was one of the reasons its investor visa scheme was axed - although he asid it was not the 'principal reason'.

21 Mar 2014 - 10:49AM

Canada's immigration chief admitted yesterday that the flouting of residency rules by mainlanders was one of the reasons its investor visa scheme was axed - although he asid it was not the 'principal reason'.

Canada immigration chief admits mainlanders flouting rules was one reason for visa axe
Parents praise inquiry into kindergarten medications but seek justice and assurances

Parents of children fed prescription drugs by kindergartens welcomed the government's "blanket inspection" of all nurseries, primary and middle schools on the mainland. But they said they were more concerned about the long-term effects of the medicine and bringing those responsible to justice.

20 Mar 2014 - 3:29AM

Parents of children fed prescription drugs by kindergartens welcomed the government's "blanket inspection" of all nurseries, primary and middle schools on the mainland. But they said they were more concerned about the long-term effects of the medicine and bringing those responsible to justice.

Parents praise inquiry into kindergarten medications but seek justice and assurances
Tactile Jackie Chan shrugs off controversy over cuddle with singer at CPPCC meeting

Jackie Chan has dismissed the controversy online over his cuddling of a singer at a political meeting in Beijing as "a lot of fuss over nothing", according to a mainland media report.

19 Mar 2014 - 4:33AM

Jackie Chan has dismissed the controversy online over his cuddling of a singer at a political meeting in Beijing as "a lot of fuss over nothing", according to a mainland media report.

Tactile Jackie Chan shrugs off controversy over cuddle with singer at CPPCC meeting
Mainland Chinese art buyers grow more choosey

The mainland's droves of newly rich are keen to dabble in the art market, but many hold misconceptions or make basic mistakes, said the co-organiser of a new international fine art fair on the mainland.

18 Mar 2014 - 6:14PM

The mainland's droves of newly rich are keen to dabble in the art market, but many hold misconceptions or make basic mistakes, said the co-organiser of a new international fine art fair on the mainland.

Mainland Chinese art buyers grow more choosey
‘The Chinese government wants to kill us,’ say Hong Kong women accused of Taiwan vandalism

Two women said to be from Hong Kong have become notorious in Taiwan for allegedly vandalising multiple apartments and telling local authorities that they are being "hunted" by the Chinese government.

19 Mar 2014 - 5:48PM

Two women said to be from Hong Kong have become notorious in Taiwan for allegedly vandalising multiple apartments and telling local authorities that they are being "hunted" by the Chinese government.

‘The Chinese government wants to kill us,’ say Hong Kong women accused of Taiwan vandalism