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How Instagram star Korean illustrator turns depression into art in black and white

The Korean illustrator’s monochromatic approach is as much a style as it is therapy, and her drawings – now on show in Hong Kong’s Harbour City – fill in the gaps when words aren’t enough to describe complex human struggles.

23 Mar 2019 - 7:21PM

The Korean illustrator’s monochromatic approach is as much a style as it is therapy, and her drawings – now on show in Hong Kong’s Harbour City – fill in the gaps when words aren’t enough to describe complex human struggles.

How Instagram star Korean illustrator turns depression into art in black and white
Central China bus blaze kills at least 26, injures 28

Five people seriously injured and drivers detained after coach catches fire on motorway near Changde in Hunan province.

23 Mar 2019 - 11:02PM

Five people seriously injured and drivers detained after coach catches fire on motorway near Changde in Hunan province.

Central China bus blaze kills at least 26, injures 28
STYLE Edit: Chinese masterpiece valued at up to US$5.1 million to be auctioned in Hong Kong

Zao Wou-Ki’s oil painting, ‘01.03.99’ – part of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art collection – will feature at China Guardian Auctions’ sales on March 30 and 31

23 Mar 2019 - 10:17AM

Zao Wou-Ki’s oil painting, ‘01.03.99’ – part of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art collection – will feature at China Guardian Auctions’ sales on March 30 and 31

STYLE Edit: Chinese masterpiece valued at up to US$5.1 million to be auctioned in Hong Kong
Win tickets to the Hong Kong Sevens and join the biggest party in town

Watch this video to find out how to win tickets to the tournament

22 Mar 2019 - 5:25PM

Watch this video to find out how to win tickets to the tournament

Win tickets to the Hong Kong Sevens and join the biggest party in town
STYLE Edit: Who is Zumi Rosow, the Gucci muse who inspired the Gucci Zumi bag?

Actresses Ni Ni and Saoirse Ronan have both been spotted wearing Gucci Zumi bags

22 Mar 2019 - 2:37PM

Actresses Ni Ni and Saoirse Ronan have both been spotted wearing Gucci Zumi bags

STYLE Edit: Who is Zumi Rosow, the Gucci muse who inspired the Gucci Zumi bag?
China 0-1 Thailand: fans vent fury after China Cup defeat by visitors in Fabio Cannavaro’s first game in charge

A group of China supporters gather outside the stadium and demand the national team is disbanded after China are beaten by Thailand

22 Mar 2019 - 10:38PM

A group of China supporters gather outside the stadium and demand the national team is disbanded after China are beaten by Thailand

China 0-1 Thailand: fans vent fury after China Cup defeat by visitors in Fabio Cannavaro’s first game in charge
Benedict Cumberbatch severs business ties with Mahathir Mohamad’s son Mokhzani over leader’s anti-Semitic comments

Benedict Cumberbatch was ‘shocked’ to learn that the father of Mokhtar Mahathir, one of his production company’s investors, described Jews as ‘hook-nosed’ and blamed them for troubles in the Middle East.

21 Mar 2019 - 3:21PM

Benedict Cumberbatch was ‘shocked’ to learn that the father of Mokhtar Mahathir, one of his production company’s investors, described Jews as ‘hook-nosed’ and blamed them for troubles in the Middle East.

Benedict Cumberbatch severs business ties with Mahathir Mohamad’s son Mokhzani over leader’s anti-Semitic comments
STYLE Edit: Chinese star Yang Mi becomes Stuart Weitzman’s new brand ambassador

The actress and singer, a longtime admirer of luxury shoe brand, also has a capsule collection, ‘Stuart Weitzman for Yang Mi’

20 Mar 2019 - 10:23AM

The actress and singer, a longtime admirer of luxury shoe brand, also has a capsule collection, ‘Stuart Weitzman for Yang Mi’

STYLE Edit: Chinese star Yang Mi becomes Stuart Weitzman’s new brand ambassador
STYLE Edit: Anyone for a Cupcake or Marshmallow from Richard Mille’s tempting treats?

Sucette, Lollipop, Réglisse and Liquorice add to choice in irresistible buffet

19 Mar 2019 - 9:00AM

Sucette, Lollipop, Réglisse and Liquorice add to choice in irresistible buffet

STYLE Edit: Anyone for a Cupcake or Marshmallow from Richard Mille’s tempting treats?
STYLE Edit: Richard Mille shows taste for sweet surprises with limited edition Bonbon Collection

Only 30 of each ‘Fruit’ line timepiece, including ‘Fraise’, ‘Citron’ and ‘Kiwi’ are available – all decorated with tiny ‘confectionery’

18 Mar 2019 - 10:43AM

Only 30 of each ‘Fruit’ line timepiece, including ‘Fraise’, ‘Citron’ and ‘Kiwi’ are available – all decorated with tiny ‘confectionery’

STYLE Edit: Richard Mille shows taste for sweet surprises with limited edition Bonbon Collection
‘Powerful, succinct and risk-taking’: The Post honoured for journalism and design in Hong Kong and top global competition

City’s newspaper wins excellence in news writing at Hong Kong News Awards, while Society for News Design awards 43 medals and commends a spirit of “risk-taking experimentation’.

16 Mar 2019 - 7:11AM

City’s newspaper wins excellence in news writing at Hong Kong News Awards, while Society for News Design awards 43 medals and commends a spirit of “risk-taking experimentation’.

‘Powerful, succinct and risk-taking’: The Post honoured for journalism and design in Hong Kong and top global competition
World Women’s Snooker Championship moved to Bangkok as Beijing misses out; visa issues blamed
  • WWS ends months of uncertainty by finally naming Thai capital as host
14 Mar 2019 - 12:44PM
  • WWS ends months of uncertainty by finally naming Thai capital as host
World Women’s Snooker Championship moved to Bangkok as Beijing misses out; visa issues blamed
Explainer | Explained: how climate change will affect Asia

In 2017, China, India and Japan were ranked first, third and fifth among the world’s worst polluting countries.

11 Mar 2019 - 2:59PM

In 2017, China, India and Japan were ranked first, third and fifth among the world’s worst polluting countries.

Explained: how climate change will affect Asia
Could a Crazy Rich Asians trilogy break Hollywood’s race barrier? No, judging by fate of these Asian films

From The Joy Luck Club to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon talk of an ‘Asian wave’ in US cinema has been predicted, but it has never materialised. Crazy Rich Asians sequels will still be shot back-to-back in 2020, though.

11 Mar 2019 - 8:53PM

From The Joy Luck Club to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon talk of an ‘Asian wave’ in US cinema has been predicted, but it has never materialised. Crazy Rich Asians sequels will still be shot back-to-back in 2020, though.

Could a Crazy Rich Asians trilogy break Hollywood’s race barrier? No, judging by fate of these Asian films
Bugis Street, about a transsexual brothel, and disco-set Forever Fever – Singapore films you’d think were made elsewhere

Bugis Street, about a transsexual brothel, and disco-set Forever Fever are two Singapore films you’d think were made elsewhere; ironically, the former, packaged as a historical docu-drama, received encouragement from the government.

9 Mar 2019 - 2:22PM

Bugis Street, about a transsexual brothel, and disco-set Forever Fever are two Singapore films you’d think were made elsewhere; ironically, the former, packaged as a historical docu-drama, received encouragement from the government.

Bugis Street, about a transsexual brothel, and disco-set Forever Fever – Singapore films you’d think were made elsewhere
Explainer | Explained: fake news in Asia

Several Asian countries rely heavily on social media for information, making them particularly vulnerable to the spread of fake news.

6 Mar 2019 - 5:39PM

Several Asian countries rely heavily on social media for information, making them particularly vulnerable to the spread of fake news.

Explained: fake news in Asia
STYLE Edit: Graff’s bold and classic beauties take their inspiration from Cy Twombly’s art

Marriage of minds results in mesmerising spirals that will defy the passing of time

6 Mar 2019 - 9:08AM

Marriage of minds results in mesmerising spirals that will defy the passing of time

STYLE Edit: Graff’s bold and classic beauties take their inspiration from Cy Twombly’s art
Paris Fashion Week: Hong Kong’s Leung Pak-ting makes history on Balenciaga runway

Leung can be found in fashion styling, photography and modelling when he is not touring with his own band

5 Mar 2019 - 4:58PM

Leung can be found in fashion styling, photography and modelling when he is not touring with his own band

Paris Fashion Week: Hong Kong’s Leung Pak-ting makes history on Balenciaga runway
Explainer | Explained: Royalty in Asia

Monarchic rule was once the most common form of government across much of Asia, but today only a handful of royal families remain

5 Mar 2019 - 11:01AM

Monarchic rule was once the most common form of government across much of Asia, but today only a handful of royal families remain

Explained: Royalty in Asia
China economy quiz: 10 questions to test your knowledge of the top stories from February 2019

Do you know how many ‘discredited’ people were restricted from buying plane tickets by China's social credit system?

4 Mar 2019 - 5:07PM

Do you know how many ‘discredited’ people were restricted from buying plane tickets by China's social credit system?

China economy quiz: 10 questions to test your knowledge of the top stories from February 2019
Philippe Charriol, luxury watchmaker, dies doing what he loved: car racing

Charriol worked for Cartier in Hong Kong in the 1970s and 1980s before founding his own watch brand; killed this week, aged 77, while racing at France’s Grand Prix course, he told the Post of his love for the sport in a 2006 interview.

2 Mar 2019 - 8:29PM

Charriol worked for Cartier in Hong Kong in the 1970s and 1980s before founding his own watch brand; killed this week, aged 77, while racing at France’s Grand Prix course, he told the Post of his love for the sport in a 2006 interview.

Philippe Charriol, luxury watchmaker, dies doing what he loved: car racing
Win a two-night stay at China’s award-winning Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou

A STYLE reader and their guest can enjoy a luxe stay with breakfast at the top-rated, high-design hotel, which has a cloud-level infinity pool and views of the Pearl River

11 Mar 2019 - 2:02PM

A STYLE reader and their guest can enjoy a luxe stay with breakfast at the top-rated, high-design hotel, which has a cloud-level infinity pool and views of the Pearl River

Win a two-night stay at China’s award-winning Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
STYLE Edit: Hedi Slimane unveils Celine’s visionary design concept at New York flagship

Housing a collection showing Slimane’s rebellious identity, masterstroke precision and stunning artistic balance, the space feels like a museum for the youth he creates for

28 Feb 2019 - 9:02AM

Housing a collection showing Slimane’s rebellious identity, masterstroke precision and stunning artistic balance, the space feels like a museum for the youth he creates for

STYLE Edit: Hedi Slimane unveils Celine’s visionary design concept at New York flagship
STYLE Edit: Andy Warhol and ‘Miami Vice’ inspire Bulgari’s Wild Pop jewellery line

Luxury Italian brand’s quirky designs include ‘synthesiser’ and ‘microphone’ necklaces and a bracelet made to look like hot hair curlers

28 Feb 2019 - 9:02AM

Luxury Italian brand’s quirky designs include ‘synthesiser’ and ‘microphone’ necklaces and a bracelet made to look like hot hair curlers

STYLE Edit: Andy Warhol and ‘Miami Vice’ inspire Bulgari’s Wild Pop jewellery line
Angelababy in photos as the Chinese model and actress turns 30

Having started out as a model at 13, Angela Yeung Wing aka Angelababy is now one of China’s most famous faces. With the actress turning 30 tomorrow, we look back at her life in pictures from the SCMP archives.

27 Feb 2019 - 6:03PM

Having started out as a model at 13, Angela Yeung Wing aka Angelababy is now one of China’s most famous faces. With the actress turning 30 tomorrow, we look back at her life in pictures from the SCMP archives.

Angelababy in photos as the Chinese model and actress turns 30
Chinese woman who slapped nurse gets nine days’ detention, US$75 fine

Incident at Shanghai happened after wife of patient got upset while he was being treated.

26 Feb 2019 - 8:30AM

Incident at Shanghai happened after wife of patient got upset while he was being treated.

Chinese woman who slapped nurse gets nine days’ detention, US$75 fine
Chinese primary school scraps homework for weekend as sun comes out to play after month of cold and rain

Head teacher fears pupils were stifled by weeks of classroom confinement, while study suggests that lack of outdoor play is bad for children’s health.

25 Feb 2019 - 10:38PM

Head teacher fears pupils were stifled by weeks of classroom confinement, while study suggests that lack of outdoor play is bad for children’s health.

Chinese primary school scraps homework for weekend as sun comes out to play after month of cold and rain
Passengers plunge into sea as ferry in Malaysia catches fire

The blaze at the Dragon Star ferry in Langkawi was first noticed by a passenger, who sounded the alarm.

25 Feb 2019 - 6:23PM

The blaze at the Dragon Star ferry in Langkawi was first noticed by a passenger, who sounded the alarm.

Passengers plunge into sea as ferry in Malaysia catches fire
The Raid: what the action hit starring Iko Uwais meant for Indonesian cinema – and what it didn’t

The film featuring the vicious Indonesian fighting style of pencat silak was a huge hit, but it did not spark a new era of Indonesian action films. Its martial arts stars and directors have, however, forged decent careers in film.

28 Feb 2019 - 11:38AM

The film featuring the vicious Indonesian fighting style of pencat silak was a huge hit, but it did not spark a new era of Indonesian action films. Its martial arts stars and directors have, however, forged decent careers in film.

The Raid: what the action hit starring Iko Uwais meant for Indonesian cinema – and what it didn’t
18 of K-pop’s ‘identical twins’, from BTS’ V and Exo’s Baekhyun to Mino and G-Dragon

After the South Korean government’s failed attempt to limit cookie-cutter K-pop stars, we look at how similar they really are. We’ve compared nine pairs of stars from the biggest bands in K-pop.

22 Feb 2019 - 1:15PM

After the South Korean government’s failed attempt to limit cookie-cutter K-pop stars, we look at how similar they really are. We’ve compared nine pairs of stars from the biggest bands in K-pop.

18 of K-pop’s ‘identical twins’, from BTS’ V and Exo’s Baekhyun to Mino and G-Dragon