Olivia Rosenman

Olivia Rosenman

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How to eat calçots the Catalan way in Hong Kong
Six degrees of separation
17 Jan 2015 - 10:11PM
Six degrees of separation
Six degrees
6 Dec 2014 - 10:35PM
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29 Nov 2014 - 10:12PM
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Something new: space odyssey
29 Nov 2014 - 10:12PM
Something new: space odyssey
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Wei Jingsheng, the Chinese human rights activist, was released from jail on this day in 1997 and promptly deported to the United States on medical parole, never to return to China.

15 Nov 2014 - 8:48PM

Wei Jingsheng, the Chinese human rights activist, was released from jail on this day in 1997 and promptly deported to the United States on medical parole, never to return to China.

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1 Nov 2014 - 10:27PM
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11 Oct 2014 - 10:09PM
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Something new: hole foods
4 Oct 2014 - 10:09PM
Something new: hole foods
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Frederick Lugard, a British soldier and mercenary famed for his exploration of Africa, also did a stint in Hong Kong, serving as governor in the early 20th century.

4 Oct 2014 - 10:09PM

Frederick Lugard, a British soldier and mercenary famed for his exploration of Africa, also did a stint in Hong Kong, serving as governor in the early 20th century.

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28 Sep 2014 - 9:15AM
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Something new: Winter wonderland

As the rugged Eddard Stark so often says in fantasy television show Game of Thrones, "Winter is coming."

28 Sep 2014 - 9:14AM

As the rugged Eddard Stark so often says in fantasy television show Game of Thrones, "Winter is coming."

Something new: Winter wonderland
Something new: Electric avenues
21 Sep 2014 - 9:09AM
Something new: Electric avenues
My life: David Sedaris

The American humourist tells Olivia Rosenman about becoming a writer and his great dislike of China - especially its cuisine.

14 Sep 2014 - 11:25AM

The American humourist tells Olivia Rosenman about becoming a writer and his great dislike of China - especially its cuisine.

My life: David Sedaris
Six degrees
14 Sep 2014 - 11:14AM
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Something new: Hail Uber
6 Sep 2014 - 10:51PM
Something new: Hail Uber
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Sir Henry Pottinger, whose name has been immortalised by the steep, stone-stepped street in Central, served as the first governor of Hong Kong. It was Pottinger who led the Royal Navy to victory in Humen, Canton, ending the first opium war and prompting the Treaty of Nanking. The agreement was inked 172 years and two days ago, on August 29, 1842. What is less known is that the lieutenant general and baronet hailed from County Down, in Northern Ireland. The coastal county was namechecked in the song Around the World, which was a chart-topper in 1957 for Bing Crosby …

30 Aug 2014 - 11:32PM

Sir Henry Pottinger, whose name has been immortalised by the steep, stone-stepped street in Central, served as the first governor of Hong Kong. It was Pottinger who led the Royal Navy to victory in Humen, Canton, ending the first opium war and prompting the Treaty of Nanking. The agreement was inked 172 years and two days ago, on August 29, 1842. What is less known is that the lieutenant general and baronet hailed from County Down, in Northern Ireland. The coastal county was namechecked in the song Around the World, which was a chart-topper in 1957 for Bing Crosby …

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Something new: Licht fantastic
23 Aug 2014 - 11:17PM
Something new: Licht fantastic
Something new: shell preservation
16 Aug 2014 - 11:32PM
Something new: shell preservation
Six degrees
16 Aug 2014 - 11:32PM
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Bracing for worse to come: city's typhoon defences need to evolve, experts say

Hong Kong has a protective system of defences to weather tropical cyclones. These defences continue to evolve, which is vitally important because experts predict the city will see even fiercer storms in the coming decades that will test engineering skills.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:23PM

Hong Kong has a protective system of defences to weather tropical cyclones. These defences continue to evolve, which is vitally important because experts predict the city will see even fiercer storms in the coming decades that will test engineering skills.

Bracing for worse to come: city's typhoon defences need to evolve, experts say
In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong

A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones

In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong
Something new: Theatre of Tapas
9 Aug 2014 - 11:12PM
Something new: Theatre of Tapas
Something new: Pawning off The Pawn
Something new: Love stories and bygone business reveal history of Island East
Something new: Salt Discovery Menu at Armani/Aqua
Something new: one giant leap for Pocari
Six degrees
21 Jun 2014 - 11:51PM
Six degrees
Something new: Hello Kitty Secret Garden
Something new: World's best goalie, Robokeeper, arrives in Tsuen Wan