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How digital age has forced Hong Kong’s libraries and librarians to change ways they get us to read

Use of printed books down as surveys show e-books are read by just 12 per cent of internet users while only 36 per cent of primary school pupils ‘love reading’

24 Dec 2018 - 12:08PM

Use of printed books down as surveys show e-books are read by just 12 per cent of internet users while only 36 per cent of primary school pupils ‘love reading’

How digital age has forced Hong Kong’s libraries and librarians to change ways they get us to read
Chinese artisans keep Qing emperors’ clocks alive and ticking

Emperor Qianlong’s rusted timepiece – repaired after one year – is one of 120 clocks and watches from The Palace Museum in Beijing on show in Hong Kong

14 Dec 2018 - 5:08PM

Emperor Qianlong’s rusted timepiece – repaired after one year – is one of 120 clocks and watches from The Palace Museum in Beijing on show in Hong Kong

Chinese artisans keep Qing emperors’ clocks alive and ticking
Early sacrifices lead to table tennis success for Mak siblings

Luck, skill and determination take hard-working pair from dining table to Shenzhen, then Hong Kong Games gold

10 Dec 2018 - 12:05AM

Luck, skill and determination take hard-working pair from dining table to Shenzhen, then Hong Kong Games gold

Early sacrifices lead to table tennis success for Mak siblings
Competitive orienteering proves challenge to both mind and body

Sport, where participants walk, jog or run on unknown outdoor courses, even sprinting on short tracks, offers health benefits and teaches map-reading skills

3 Dec 2018 - 5:27PM

Sport, where participants walk, jog or run on unknown outdoor courses, even sprinting on short tracks, offers health benefits and teaches map-reading skills

Competitive orienteering proves challenge to both mind and body
How China’s skilled Chaozhou woodcarvers created an enviable art form that still thrives today

The craft, known for its precision, sophistication and lifelike sculptures, is one of the nation’s oldest surviving and most reputable types of woodcarving

24 Nov 2018 - 12:10AM

The craft, known for its precision, sophistication and lifelike sculptures, is one of the nation’s oldest surviving and most reputable types of woodcarving

How China’s skilled Chaozhou woodcarvers created an enviable art form that still thrives today
Disabled badminton player aiming for Tokyo 2020

Patience, determination and positive outlook have Tim Wong Chun-yim on path to Paralympics

20 Nov 2018 - 4:06PM

Patience, determination and positive outlook have Tim Wong Chun-yim on path to Paralympics

Disabled badminton player aiming for Tokyo 2020
At 81, Hong Kong runner shows no sign of slowing down

Retired minibus driver Chau Wai-chuen, who regularly ran in full marathons until he was 76, first took up the activity nearly 40 years ago to boost his health

6 Nov 2018 - 12:07PM

Retired minibus driver Chau Wai-chuen, who regularly ran in full marathons until he was 76, first took up the activity nearly 40 years ago to boost his health

At 81, Hong Kong runner shows no sign of slowing down
How music and sounds add extra dimension to ‘twisted’ fairy tale of Red Riding Hood and hungry wolf

Hong Kong’s Theatre de la Feuille’s latest production, ‘Mad Men (Irregular Version)’, part of November’s ArtSnap at ninth New Vision Arts Festival

6 Nov 2018 - 12:08PM

Hong Kong’s Theatre de la Feuille’s latest production, ‘Mad Men (Irregular Version)’, part of November’s ArtSnap at ninth New Vision Arts Festival

How music and sounds add extra dimension to ‘twisted’ fairy tale of Red Riding Hood and hungry wolf
‘The show must go on’ – Steven Chan, ‘Mr Fixit’ of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for 40 years … and counting

As city’s top orchestra turns 45, long-serving stage manager recalls memorable times – and challenges when air conditioners failed with only minutes to go

12 Sep 2018 - 8:26PM

As city’s top orchestra turns 45, long-serving stage manager recalls memorable times – and challenges when air conditioners failed with only minutes to go

‘The show must go on’ – Steven Chan, ‘Mr Fixit’ of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for 40 years … and counting
Wan Chai art studio offers eco-friendly handicraft classes
Hong Kong students encouraged to apply for Rhodes Scholarships
Tiny V@mp set to steal gadget-loving hearts
Nongkai loan collateral to be sold
MP3 player light on batteries
17 Jun 2003 - 12:00AM
MP3 player light on batteries
Cat fight
17 Jun 2003 - 12:00AM
Cat fight
Loud protests of US express duopoly have familiar ring to them
Ports  slash fees to develop hub for relay of core cargo
SMEs to gain from credit move
17 Jun 2003 - 12:00AM
SMEs to gain from credit move
CSL postpones 3G launch until next year
Ocean Grand warns of partnership risk
Upgrades and downgrades
17 Jun 2003 - 12:00AM
Upgrades and downgrades
India gets its first female police team
Restoring pride
17 Jun 2003 - 12:00AM
Restoring pride
At least 21 die as bus plummets from Ting Kau bridge
Government expected to drop vehicle tax increase
WHO expert says China has reported encephalitis outbreak
Parents happy over revival of nearly doomed class
The art of getting back in touch with nature
Article 23 - HK's biggest crisis since the 1997 handover
Liberal studies concerns
26 Nov 2005 - 12:00AM
Liberal studies concerns