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Venus Williams launches athleisure label EleVen

Tennis superstar Venus Williams has joined the athleisure bandwagon. She has brought the latest collection of her activewear label EleVen in collaboration with Lane Crawford Hong Kong while she is here for the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament. The 37-year-old American, winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles and Serena’s older sister, reveals her brand philosophy and favourite spots to hang out in the city. 

16 Oct 2017 - 12:13PM

Tennis superstar Venus Williams has joined the athleisure bandwagon. She has brought the latest collection of her activewear label EleVen in collaboration with Lane Crawford Hong Kong while she is here for the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament. The 37-year-old American, winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles and Serena’s older sister, reveals her brand philosophy and favourite spots to hang out in the city. 

Venus Williams launches athleisure label EleVen
Cutting four Chinese banyan trees on Hong Kong street like ‘saving a child wandering in traffic’, official claims

Officials have defended their decision to cut down four century-old Chinese banyan trees in Sai Ying Pun at short notice, likening the action to saving “a child wandering on a road” with heavy traffic.

28 Aug 2015 - 7:22PM

Officials have defended their decision to cut down four century-old Chinese banyan trees in Sai Ying Pun at short notice, likening the action to saving “a child wandering on a road” with heavy traffic.

Cutting four Chinese banyan trees on Hong Kong street like ‘saving a child wandering in traffic’, official claims
‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung used reasonable force against heckler, court hears

Legislative Council member “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was preventing crime when he pushed a woman at the weekly City Forum last year, Eastern Court heard.

8 Jun 2015 - 5:40PM

Legislative Council member “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was preventing crime when he pushed a woman at the weekly City Forum last year, Eastern Court heard.

‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung used reasonable force against heckler, court hears
Guard against Japan’s denial of history, says PLA military newspaper

The People's Liberation Army Daily warns against "challenging the intuitive knowledge of mankind" as it describes revisionist attitudes towards wartime conduct in Japan

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The People's Liberation Army Daily warns against "challenging the intuitive knowledge of mankind" as it describes revisionist attitudes towards wartime conduct in Japan

Guard against Japan’s denial of history, says PLA military newspaper
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vows country will pay its debts

A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts and not act unilaterally.

2 Feb 2015 - 5:30AM

A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts and not act unilaterally.

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vows country will pay its debts
IN FULL: Passengers on Air Asia flight QZ 8501
Democrats sceptical about Bar Association’s criticism of Occupy protesters

The Bar Association’s criticism of democracy protesters’ defiance of injunctions to clear the streets on Tuesday has been greeted with scepticism by pan-democrats and some of the protesters.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:42AM

The Bar Association’s criticism of democracy protesters’ defiance of injunctions to clear the streets on Tuesday has been greeted with scepticism by pan-democrats and some of the protesters.

Democrats sceptical about Bar Association’s criticism of Occupy protesters
Casino operator Wynn Macau’s revenue slumps 5.6pc in third quarter

Political protests have played a hand in creating the "perfect storm" for casino operators, Wynn Macau chairman Stephen Wynn said on an earnings call after the company posted an 8.2 per cent drop in net profit for the third quarter.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:33AM

Political protests have played a hand in creating the "perfect storm" for casino operators, Wynn Macau chairman Stephen Wynn said on an earnings call after the company posted an 8.2 per cent drop in net profit for the third quarter.

Casino operator Wynn Macau’s revenue slumps 5.6pc in third quarter
Short Science, September 28, 2014

Back in the early 1990s, something like 10 million people played a video game called Doom, in which a nameless hero fought his way through a Martian-type landscape, killing demons from hell.

28 Sep 2014 - 5:21AM

Back in the early 1990s, something like 10 million people played a video game called Doom, in which a nameless hero fought his way through a Martian-type landscape, killing demons from hell.

Short Science, September 28, 2014
Mystery surrounds discovery of dead pigs floating in Qinghai River
Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky denies admitting guilt to get pardon

Russia's most famous prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky denied yesterday that he had admitted guilt in his request for a Kremlin pardon and thanked Germany's former foreign minister for aiding his release.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Russia's most famous prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky denied yesterday that he had admitted guilt in his request for a Kremlin pardon and thanked Germany's former foreign minister for aiding his release.

Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky denies admitting guilt to get pardon
Opinions split over Mong Kok pedestrian zone hours

Mong Kok district councillors are facing a difficult decision as public opinion is split over changing the opening hours of the pedestrian precinct in the area's most jammed street.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Mong Kok district councillors are facing a difficult decision as public opinion is split over changing the opening hours of the pedestrian precinct in the area's most jammed street.

Opinions split over Mong Kok pedestrian zone hours
Taiwan same-sex marriage bill prompts conservative backlash

Although Taiwan has long been considered a bastion for gay rights in Asia, the passage of a same-sex marriage bill on the island looks far from certain, with key supporters voicing caution about the legislation's chances.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Although Taiwan has long been considered a bastion for gay rights in Asia, the passage of a same-sex marriage bill on the island looks far from certain, with key supporters voicing caution about the legislation's chances.

Taiwan same-sex marriage bill prompts conservative backlash
UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest
Britain's business minister sees risk of triple-dip recession
England can learn from Scotland's more fun, well-rounded education

In the leafy subdivision of East Dunbartonshire, outside Glasgow, the hallways of Bishopbriggs Academy were buzzing from a production of the musical Bugsy Malone the night before.

8 Jul 2013 - 9:17AM

In the leafy subdivision of East Dunbartonshire, outside Glasgow, the hallways of Bishopbriggs Academy were buzzing from a production of the musical Bugsy Malone the night before.

England can learn from Scotland's more fun, well-rounded education
Doubts about Wison still not eased

An announcement that Wison Engineering chairman Hua Bangsong was assisting investigations by mainland authorities was not enough to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding the private firm, which struck it rich through its close ties to PetroChina.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

An announcement that Wison Engineering chairman Hua Bangsong was assisting investigations by mainland authorities was not enough to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding the private firm, which struck it rich through its close ties to PetroChina.

Doubts about Wison still not eased
Election protesters clash with police in Phnom Penh

Police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who had rallied in Cambodia's capital yesterday to push for an independent investigation into a July election they say was fixed to favour the ruling party.

16 Sep 2013 - 2:20AM

Police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who had rallied in Cambodia's capital yesterday to push for an independent investigation into a July election they say was fixed to favour the ruling party.

Election protesters clash with police in Phnom Penh