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Rob Garratt
Rob Garratt
As chief production editor of the Specialist Publications team, Rob works on SCMP’s Special Reports, as well as flagship standalone titles including STYLE, Good Eating, XXIV and 100 Top Tables. Before moving to Hong Kong, he was a culture feature writer at the UAE’s The National and online editor of Time Out Dubai.

Lead singer Axl Rose famously bought – and controls – the band name, but guitarist Slash enjoys an epic solo career and bassist Duff McKagan studied finance for a reason, so who raked in the most?

Move over Miley Cyrus, Lizzo and Billie Eilish – these Hong Kong-based artists are also hosting their very own virtual internet concerts well worthy of your attention, wherever you’re streaming

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The attachment of Swedes to their meatballs was clearly demonstrated when a furore broke out over Scandinavian Airlines’ advert suggesting that meatballs might not be so Swedish

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The first time Jai Day met Jackie Chan, he kicked his hero in the groin. And not just once. The Hong Kong-raised actor – a ‘go-to gweilo’ in the local film industry – has dozens of credits in both Hollywood and Hong Kong productions.

Pangyao is a new community platform for migrant workers in Hong Kong that is currently mobilising its resources to help a Filipino domestic helper track down her mother, who was last seen by her three daughters in 2001.

Cinema has the power to conjure empathy and drive social change – something these 5 brilliant movies, from different countries, can all claim

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Dystopian and eerily prophetic movies  Akira and Blade Runner – both set in the year 2019 – inspired Tai Kwun’s new multimedia exhibition ‘Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future’ (and it’s super Instagramable)

The AirPods Pro offer a much richer, rounder and deeper sonic palate than previous Apple headphones, but does our reviewer think they are better than the original?