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Why Hong Kong actress Fala Chen went back to school

The Chengdu-born actress, who stepped away from the spotlight in 2014 to study acting at the prestigious Juilliard School, recalls small-town life in China and being the only Asian kid in class in America

23 Sep 2016 - 10:53AM

The Chengdu-born actress, who stepped away from the spotlight in 2014 to study acting at the prestigious Juilliard School, recalls small-town life in China and being the only Asian kid in class in America

Why Hong Kong actress Fala Chen went back to school
Hong Kong millennials, fans of K-pop and soap operas, are big on Korean street fashion

City’s fascination with all things Korean, especially K-pop, is behind

the interest in competitively priced Korean fashion, which has a reputation for good styling, quality and fit

2 Mar 2018 - 4:52PM

City’s fascination with all things Korean, especially K-pop, is behind

the interest in competitively priced Korean fashion, which has a reputation for good styling, quality and fit

Hong Kong millennials, fans of K-pop and soap operas, are big on Korean street fashion
For Hong Kong Mrs Universe contestant, multi-tasking comes naturally

Mother, model and flight attendant, Mukta Chopra has already won a regional Mrs Asia title and hopes this week’s pageant for married women will bring more exposure in her home city

31 Aug 2016 - 11:50AM

Mother, model and flight attendant, Mukta Chopra has already won a regional Mrs Asia title and hopes this week’s pageant for married women will bring more exposure in her home city

For Hong Kong Mrs Universe contestant, multi-tasking comes naturally
Hong Kong’s first woman DJ, Beth Narain, reflects on 50 years in the city

The South African, now a  fitness instructor, wasn’t impressed with the territory when her brother, a founder of the Rugby Sevens, invited her to stay in 1966

26 Aug 2016 - 3:49PM

The South African, now a  fitness instructor, wasn’t impressed with the territory when her brother, a founder of the Rugby Sevens, invited her to stay in 1966

Hong Kong’s first woman DJ, Beth Narain, reflects on 50 years in the city
Why many Hong Kong Muslims have to worship in makeshift mosques

Stopgap places of worship have sprouted across Hong Kong to cater to a growing Islamic population whose needs are being all but ignored by officialdom

15 Aug 2016 - 8:46AM

Stopgap places of worship have sprouted across Hong Kong to cater to a growing Islamic population whose needs are being all but ignored by officialdom

Why many Hong Kong Muslims have to worship in makeshift mosques
K11 mall taps Canto-pop composer Mark Lui for fashion art exhibition

Lui, who had his own menswear brand for a time, designs T-shirt collection for show which also features the work of Hong Kong fashion designers Kay Kwok and ‘upcycler’ Toby Crispy

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Lui, who had his own menswear brand for a time, designs T-shirt collection for show which also features the work of Hong Kong fashion designers Kay Kwok and ‘upcycler’ Toby Crispy

K11 mall taps Canto-pop composer Mark Lui for fashion art exhibition
Show by young Hong Kong artists is one you can really get your teeth into

Eight artists in their 20s are showing mostly visual art and installations at the Art Experience Gallery’s third edition of First Smash Art Projects

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Eight artists in their 20s are showing mostly visual art and installations at the Art Experience Gallery’s third edition of First Smash Art Projects

Show by young Hong Kong artists is one you can really get your teeth into
Hong Kong’s swank generation: the fashion bloggers turning hobbies into careers

With social media providing the means to reach a potentially huge audience, the city’s millennial fashionistas are channelling their inspirations and finding their voice

2 Aug 2016 - 6:02PM

With social media providing the means to reach a potentially huge audience, the city’s millennial fashionistas are channelling their inspirations and finding their voice

Hong Kong’s swank generation: the fashion bloggers turning hobbies into careers
He’s 65, lives in China, and in 5 years he’s published 16 books on Cultural Revolution

Ao Benli decided he wanted the truth to get out about one of communist China’s most turbulent decades while those who experienced it were still alive. He says he isn’t worried he’ll be targeted like five other Hong Kong booksellers

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Ao Benli decided he wanted the truth to get out about one of communist China’s most turbulent decades while those who experienced it were still alive. He says he isn’t worried he’ll be targeted like five other Hong Kong booksellers

He’s 65, lives in China, and in 5 years he’s published 16 books on Cultural Revolution
Tickets out now for the Fab Fourever, Asian Youth Orchestra, St Petersburg Ballet

Yes, another Beatles tribute band are headed our way. For something a bit more highbrow, catch the talented players of the Asian Youth Orchestra and the peerless St Petersburg Ballet

28 Jul 2016 - 9:57PM

Yes, another Beatles tribute band are headed our way. For something a bit more highbrow, catch the talented players of the Asian Youth Orchestra and the peerless St Petersburg Ballet

Tickets out now for the Fab Fourever, Asian Youth Orchestra, St Petersburg Ballet
‘Dancing’ robots a highlight at this year’s Hong Kong International Arts Carnival

Machines interact with human dancers in a multimedia show designed to reflect the evolution of technology

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Machines interact with human dancers in a multimedia show designed to reflect the evolution of technology

‘Dancing’ robots a highlight at this year’s  Hong Kong International Arts Carnival
Tickets out now for Stomp, Alan Tam in Macau, and a Lewis Carroll romp

A high-octane percussion performance, a celebration of Canto-pop veteran’s 40 years in the music business, and absurdist comedy await

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

A high-octane percussion performance, a celebration of Canto-pop veteran’s 40 years in the music business, and absurdist comedy await

Tickets out now for Stomp, Alan Tam in Macau, and a Lewis Carroll romp
10 events to keep Hong Kong schoolchildren entertained over the summer holiday

Carnivals, fairs, concerts, shows - indoors or out, there’s something for every child between now and the end of August at various venues in Hong Kong and Macau

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Carnivals, fairs, concerts, shows - indoors or out, there’s something for every child between now and the end of August at various venues in Hong Kong and Macau

10 events to keep Hong Kong schoolchildren entertained over the summer holiday
Hong Kong Muslims reflect on a long, hot Ramadan ahead of Eid festival

Faithful didn’t find it hard to go without food, but not drinking all day in the summer heat wasn’t easy. Still, worshippers say they’ll miss the simplicity and spiritual connectedness of the fasting month

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Faithful didn’t find it hard to go without food, but not drinking all day in the summer heat wasn’t easy. Still, worshippers say they’ll miss the simplicity and spiritual connectedness of the fasting month

Hong Kong Muslims reflect on a long, hot Ramadan ahead of Eid festival
Book your place on giant Hong Kong harbourfront water slide - tickets out now

And don’t miss out on American pop-rockers Against the Current, making their Hong Kong debut, or WTFest, featuring a constellation of YouTube singing stars

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

And don’t miss out on American pop-rockers Against the Current, making their Hong Kong debut, or WTFest, featuring a constellation of YouTube singing stars

Book your place on giant Hong Kong harbourfront water slide - tickets out now
How technology takes Japanese artist Hiroaki Umeda in new directions

Multimedia artist, in Hong Kong for workshop with local performers, demonstrates how to add extra dimension to a show through technology such as a sensor to turn movement into images

25 Jun 2016 - 8:57AM

Multimedia artist, in Hong Kong for workshop with local performers, demonstrates how to add extra dimension to a show through technology such as a sensor to turn movement into images

How technology takes Japanese  artist Hiroaki Umeda in new directions