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Grammy-winning Indian musician on inventing a guitar and jamming with Richard Gere

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt became a global hit by combining Indian classical music with modern influences

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt became a global hit by combining Indian classical music with modern influences

Grammy-winning Indian musician on inventing a guitar and jamming with Richard Gere
2 Mar 2018 - 1:11PM
Pearl farming in Hong Kong: enthusiasts restock oyster beds in city waters to revive a 1,000-year-old industry

Fledgling marine industry seeking to profit from scientific methods and cutting-edge identification technology

Fledgling marine industry seeking to profit from scientific methods and cutting-edge identification technology

Pearl farming in Hong Kong:  enthusiasts restock oyster beds in city waters to revive a 1,000-year-old industry
15 Feb 2018 - 7:50AM
Why Chinese demand for ‘red ivory’ dooms helmeted hornbill bird to extinction unless poaching can be stopped

Sought after on the black market for their casques, a protusion on male birds’ beaks of keratin – from which rhino horns are also formed – strange-looking bird native to Southeast Asia is close to extinction

Sought after on the black market for their casques, a protusion on male birds’ beaks of keratin – from which rhino horns are also formed – strange-looking bird native to Southeast Asia is close to extinction

Why Chinese demand for ‘red ivory’ dooms helmeted hornbill bird to extinction unless poaching can be stopped
15 Jan 2018 - 8:48AM
Modern slavery, and the American photographer who is doing her bit to abolish it

At last month’s Thomson Reuters Anti-Slavery Summit the audience was spellbound by the stories, and images, of humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine. Sarah Lazarus spoke to her about her work

At last month’s Thomson Reuters Anti-Slavery Summit the audience was spellbound by the stories, and images, of humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine. Sarah Lazarus spoke to her about her work

Modern slavery, and the American photographer who is doing her bit to abolish it
20 Sep 2017 - 4:00PM
Hong Kong banknotes breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs, study finds

HK$20 bills have 48 times more antibiotic-resistant bacteria capable of being easily spread than samples collected elsewhere

HK$20 bills have 48 times more antibiotic-resistant bacteria capable of being easily spread than samples collected elsewhere

Hong Kong banknotes breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs, study finds
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
British artist visits 16 lost libraries along the Silk Road in epic motorbike trip

Abigail Reynolds’ ‘Ruins of Time’ exhibition is the result of a five-month journey through 2,000 years and half the globe

Abigail Reynolds’ ‘Ruins of Time’ exhibition is the result of a five-month journey through 2,000 years and half the globe

British artist visits 16 lost libraries along the Silk Road in epic motorbike trip
17 May 2017 - 4:20PM
From hardship in a Hong Kong village to owning New York spa to the stars

Abandoned by her father, Chan Yuk Ling had it tough as a child in the New Territories. But she followed him to the Big Apple, opened her first spa in 1984 and today has stars from Madonna to Mariah Carey as clients

Abandoned by her father, Chan Yuk Ling had it tough as a child in the New Territories. But she followed him to the Big Apple, opened her first spa in 1984 and today has stars from Madonna to Mariah Carey as clients

From hardship in a Hong Kong village to owning New York spa to the stars
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How Gilles Chuyen danced his way from rural France to Bollywood

The Bollywood choreographer, who’s staging a workshop in Hong Kong, had a happy but isolated childhood in a French village, but everything changed when he discovered dance and moved to India

The Bollywood choreographer, who’s staging a workshop in Hong Kong, had a happy but isolated childhood in a French village, but everything changed when he discovered dance and moved to India

How Gilles Chuyen danced his way from rural France to Bollywood
16 Feb 2017 - 3:57PM
Meet the people behind ‘the grand slam of indoor showjumping’

Ahead of the Longines Masters’ equestrian extravaganza in Hong Kong, Post Magazine talks to the hippophiles who make it happen – from the organiser and showjumper to the groom and transporter

Ahead of the Longines Masters’ equestrian extravaganza in Hong Kong, Post Magazine talks to the hippophiles who make it happen – from the organiser and showjumper to the groom and transporter

Meet the people behind ‘the grand slam of indoor showjumping’
24 Feb 2017 - 3:44PM
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs on Hong Kong MTR trains, study reveals

Researchers on city’s commuter rail network find drug resistant bacteria are widespread, with biggest concentration on trains to and from China

Researchers on city’s commuter rail network find drug resistant bacteria are widespread, with biggest concentration on trains to and from China

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs on Hong Kong MTR trains, study reveals
25 Nov 2016 - 7:31AM
Drug-resistant superbug risk for Hong Kong swimmers

Sewage is the perfect breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria and in Hong Kong it is discharged into the sea. Better treatment could reduce problem, but is costly, expert says

Sewage is the perfect breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria and in Hong Kong it is discharged into the sea. Better treatment could reduce problem, but is costly, expert says

Drug-resistant superbug risk for Hong Kong swimmers
25 Nov 2016 - 10:21AM
Why China is at heart of fight to head off antibiotic apocalypse

With superbug resistant to world’s last-resort antibiotic recently found in China, the day when common illnesses and routine surgery become life threatening, and organ transplants impossible, draws ever closer

With superbug resistant to world’s last-resort antibiotic recently found in China, the day when common illnesses and routine surgery become life threatening, and organ transplants impossible, draws ever closer

Why China is at heart of fight to head off antibiotic apocalypse
26 Nov 2016 - 1:16PM
Terminally ill Hong Kong Stories founder David Young talks about living life and facing death

The former pilot, accountant and stay-at-home dad talks about ‘slowly fading away’ and making the most of his time left

The former pilot, accountant and stay-at-home dad talks about ‘slowly fading away’ and making the most of his time left

Terminally ill Hong Kong Stories founder David Young talks about living life and facing death
8 May 2017 - 3:04PM
Hongkonger’s ultimate midlife crisis: seven marathons in seven days

Hong Kong vet David Gething, who went from overweight smoker to whippet-thin winner of World Marathon Challenge, explains how he got hooked on running and why races are won mostly in the mind

Hong Kong vet David Gething, who went from overweight smoker to whippet-thin winner of World Marathon Challenge, explains how he got hooked on running and why races are won mostly in the mind

Hongkonger’s ultimate midlife crisis: seven marathons in seven days
28 Oct 2016 - 10:44AM
Back in the news: Alan Mak, UK's first Chinese lawmaker, talks Brexit, Thatcher and egg fried rice

As Tory MP Alan Mak retains his Havant constituency in the UK election, we revisit an interview he gave to Post Magazine in September.

As Tory MP Alan Mak retains his Havant constituency in the UK election, we revisit an interview he gave to Post Magazine in September.

Back in the news: Alan Mak, UK's first Chinese lawmaker, talks Brexit, Thatcher and egg fried rice
9 Jun 2017 - 12:32PM
Author Leta Hong Fincher explains how term ‘leftover women’ is Chinese propaganda

The writer and journalist reveals how the ‘hogwash’ phrase is exploited in attempt to increase procreation among the young and educated

The writer and journalist reveals how the ‘hogwash’ phrase is exploited in attempt to increase procreation among the young and educated

Author Leta Hong Fincher explains how term ‘leftover women’ is Chinese propaganda
28 Nov 2018 - 4:01PM
British portrait artist on his brush with royalty and the Taliban

Alexander Talbot Rice was caught with his trouser flies open by the Duke of Edinburgh, went on to paint the likes of Queen Elizabeth and Margaret Thatcher, and kept his head when he stumbled on Afghan militants

Alexander Talbot Rice was caught with his trouser flies open by the Duke of Edinburgh, went on to paint the likes of Queen Elizabeth and Margaret Thatcher, and kept his head when he stumbled on Afghan militants

British portrait artist on his brush with royalty and the Taliban
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
From Fortune 500 to forestry, why Conservation International’s Jude Wu walks the green road

Environmentalist reveals how she went from legal marketing to green marketing

Environmentalist reveals how she went from legal marketing to green marketing

From Fortune 500 to forestry, why Conservation International’s Jude Wu walks the green road
14 Jul 2016 - 5:39PM
When 'Vicar of Baghdad' Andrew White sat on Saddam's throne

British priest led an Iraqi Christian congregation for 11 years until Islamic State's rise forced him to leave. He tells Sarah Lazarus about getting enemies talking, Saddam Hussein's palace and the life-changing treatment for his MS available only in Iraq.

British priest led an Iraqi Christian congregation for 11 years until Islamic State's rise forced him to leave. He tells Sarah Lazarus about getting enemies talking, Saddam Hussein's palace and the life-changing treatment for his MS available only in Iraq.

When 'Vicar of Baghdad' Andrew White sat on Saddam's throne
4 Jun 2016 - 11:04PM
How an Olympic swimmer tried too hard, then found a balance to life

Andrew Lauterstein won three medals at the Beijing Olympics, overtrained as he sought to save his swimming career, then discovered CrossFit and, as he tells Sarah Lazarus, learned to be good at several things rather than excelling at one

Andrew Lauterstein won three medals at the Beijing Olympics, overtrained as he sought to save his swimming career, then discovered CrossFit and, as he tells Sarah Lazarus, learned to be good at several things rather than excelling at one

How an Olympic swimmer tried too hard, then found a balance to life
8 Aug 2017 - 2:05PM
Zombie ants, viruses and a parasite - how US fights insect invaders

American researchers took a fly from Brazil whose larvae eat fire ants from the inside - one of a number of natural enemies they have evaluated to stop the spread of the ants now invading Hong Kong, writes Sarah Lazarus

American researchers took a fly from Brazil whose larvae eat fire ants from the inside - one of a number of natural enemies they have evaluated to stop the spread of the ants now invading Hong Kong, writes Sarah Lazarus

Zombie ants, viruses and a parasite - how US fights insect invaders
19 Apr 2016 - 3:31PM
Mile-a-minute weed marauds through marshes of Mai Po, Hong Kong

Hong Kong wetland reserve battles invasive fish and a hard-as-nails snail, but biggest problem is a plant from America

Hong Kong wetland reserve battles invasive fish and a hard-as-nails snail, but biggest problem is a plant from America

Mile-a-minute weed marauds through marshes of Mai Po, Hong Kong
19 Apr 2016 - 3:28PM
Plague of fire ants the latest Hong Kong alien invasion - and boy, do they sting

Venomous ants from South America join the indestructible apple snail and river fish on a long list of foreign species to have made Hong Kong home, writes Sarah Lazarus. 

Venomous ants from South America join the indestructible apple snail and river fish on a long list of foreign species to have made Hong Kong home, writes Sarah Lazarus. 

Plague of fire ants the latest Hong Kong alien invasion - and boy, do they sting
15 Jun 2016 - 11:03AM
Interview: BBC presenter Kate Humble on growing up wild

The BBC television presenter tells Sarah Lazarus that she got her big break by mistake.

The BBC television presenter tells Sarah Lazarus that she got her big break by mistake.

Interview: BBC presenter Kate Humble on growing up wild
5 Mar 2016 - 10:22PM
Holocaust survivor Dov Landau gives first-hand account of the horrors of war

The Polish survivor impresses upon Sarah Lazarus the horrors of the Holocaust.

The Polish survivor impresses upon Sarah Lazarus the horrors of the Holocaust.

Holocaust survivor Dov Landau gives first-hand account of the horrors of war
28 Feb 2016 - 4:58PM
Interview: food writer Karen Anand on finding her passion in Paris and making local produce sexy in Pune

The Indian food expert and writer talks to Sarah Lazarus about her time in London and making local produce sexy in Pune.

The Indian food expert and writer talks to Sarah Lazarus about her time in London and making local produce sexy in Pune.

Interview: food writer Karen Anand on finding her passion in Paris and making local produce sexy in Pune
20 Feb 2016 - 11:26PM
Hong Kong filmmaker Mark Roberts on the orangutan that came too close

The sound recordist talks to Sarah Lazarus about an encounter with one of the great apes, how he chanced upon nature-film making, and 20 years spent recording sounds in the world's wild places

The sound recordist talks to Sarah Lazarus about an encounter with one of the great apes, how he chanced upon nature-film making, and 20 years spent recording sounds in the world's wild places

Hong Kong filmmaker Mark Roberts on the orangutan that came too close
19 Dec 2015 - 8:57PM
A day in the life of Hong Kong dinosaur hunter Michael Pittman

Fossil expert will invite audience at debut popular-science lecture to pick over his Gobi Desert search kit, writes Sarah Lazarus.

Fossil expert will invite audience at debut popular-science lecture to pick over his Gobi Desert search kit, writes Sarah Lazarus.

A day in the life of Hong Kong dinosaur hunter Michael Pittman
28 Nov 2015 - 11:06PM
Unique project to sequence the genome of the Hong Kong bauhinia tree

As preparations are made to sequence its genome, Sarah Lazarus goes in search of all there is to know about Hong Kong's Bauhinia blakeana.

As preparations are made to sequence its genome, Sarah Lazarus goes in search of all there is to know about Hong Kong's Bauhinia blakeana.

Unique project to sequence the genome of the Hong Kong bauhinia tree
15 Jun 2016 - 11:05AM
Hong Kong artificial intelligence pioneer on immortality, the age of robots and manufacturing evil

'Ben Goertzel talks to Sarah Lazarus about thinking machines and his quest for immortality. "Ultimately, we want to port our minds out of our bodies, by implanting a device in the brain that backs up to a server...  you could 3D print a new body and restore the mind from the server," the American says.

'Ben Goertzel talks to Sarah Lazarus about thinking machines and his quest for immortality. "Ultimately, we want to port our minds out of our bodies, by implanting a device in the brain that backs up to a server...  you could 3D print a new body and restore the mind from the server," the American says.

Hong Kong artificial intelligence pioneer on immortality, the age of robots and manufacturing evil
22 Nov 2017 - 3:28PM