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CLOSED - Restaurant review: Pop it - kosher dogs, classic or with Asian twist
Hong Kong Soccer Sevens showcase for European leagues' future stars

Watch the idols of tomorrow and the heroes of yesteryear in action at the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens.

27 May 2015 - 11:29PM
Hong Kong Soccer Sevens showcase for European leagues' future stars

Watch the idols of tomorrow and the heroes of yesteryear in action at the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens.

Game of Thrones' weapons master on swords, Starks and a twisted iron seat
Affordable Art Fair out to tempt Hongkongers to buy their first pieces

The event is intended to help open the Hong Kong art market up to a wider audience, says its founder, Will Ramsey, who launched similar art fair in London 20 years ago.

 

20 May 2015 - 10:53PM
Affordable Art Fair out to tempt Hongkongers to buy their first pieces

The event is intended to help open the Hong Kong art market up to a wider audience, says its founder, Will Ramsey, who launched similar art fair in London 20 years ago.

 

W Hong Kong pool parties return; book too for Canto-pop fest, Sodagreen, and The Used
Lobster all over - in lasagna, pizzas, burgers and more - as Hong Kong feasts on glut of crustaceans
Book now for OK Go, Big Bang, Little Hong Kong Season 5, and more
OK Go Since their formation in 1998, the Chicago quartet have captivated music fans with a series of inventive viral videos. The art-rock outfit have gone on to produce four well-received studio albums and played to sold out stadiums and rapturous festival crowds across the globe. Now it's our turn to catch them on their summer tour. July 24, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$450,
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13 May 2015 - 11:11PM
Book now for OK Go, Big Bang, Little Hong Kong Season 5, and more
OK Go Since their formation in 1998, the Chicago quartet have captivated music fans with a series of inventive viral videos. The art-rock outfit have gone on to produce four well-received studio albums and played to sold out stadiums and rapturous festival crowds across the globe. Now it's our turn to catch them on their summer tour. July 24, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$450,
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Parentheses Bookshop has all the goodies for French lovers

Packed full of goodies for Hong Kong's Francophone community. You'll find everything French you could dream of here, from newspapers, magazines and comics (including the latest editions of Charlie Hebdo) to novels, travel guides, text books and cookbooks.

13 May 2015 - 11:25PM
Parentheses Bookshop has all the goodies for French lovers

Packed full of goodies for Hong Kong's Francophone community. You'll find everything French you could dream of here, from newspapers, magazines and comics (including the latest editions of Charlie Hebdo) to novels, travel guides, text books and cookbooks.

Interview: Silicon Valley's star 'nerd' Thomas Middleditch
CLOSED - Restaurant review: Wasabi Warriors, Central - fast Japanese food

Wasabi Warriors serves Westernised but tasty sushi bites and rolls for those in need of a quick meal

2 Oct 2017 - 1:39PM
CLOSED - Restaurant review: Wasabi Warriors, Central - fast Japanese food

Wasabi Warriors serves Westernised but tasty sushi bites and rolls for those in need of a quick meal

Affordable haircut at The Attic

Professional service and simple indulgence at a hard-to-beat price are the hallmarks of this salon.

22 Apr 2015 - 10:41PM
Affordable haircut at The Attic

Professional service and simple indulgence at a hard-to-beat price are the hallmarks of this salon.

Spice up your weekly brunch with Hushup's secret shenanigans
Restaurant review: Grain de Sel Crêperie, Sheung Wan - takeaway treats

Grain de Sel Crêperie is a cosy takeaway outlet located on a small corner in Sheung Wan. 

13 Jan 2016 - 12:58PM
Restaurant review: Grain de Sel Crêperie, Sheung Wan - takeaway treats

Grain de Sel Crêperie is a cosy takeaway outlet located on a small corner in Sheung Wan. 

Songkran in Hong Kong: get very wet at Thai community's New Year parade

Residents of "Little Thailand", as the neighbourhood south of the Kowloon Walled City Park is nicknamed, mark Songkran as fervently as they would back home.

9 Apr 2015 - 6:57PM
Songkran in Hong Kong: get very wet at Thai community's New Year parade

Residents of "Little Thailand", as the neighbourhood south of the Kowloon Walled City Park is nicknamed, mark Songkran as fervently as they would back home.

Game of Thrones' first Asian actress Jessica Henwick talks whips, nudity and kway teow

'I wish I could be on that', thought self-confessed Game of Thrones fan Jessica Henwick a year ago. Well now she is, and breaking new ground as its fifth season begins.

22 May 2015 - 12:18PM
Game of Thrones' first Asian actress Jessica Henwick talks whips, nudity and kway teow

'I wish I could be on that', thought self-confessed Game of Thrones fan Jessica Henwick a year ago. Well now she is, and breaking new ground as its fifth season begins.

Six must-have Osaka foodie experiences that prove it is 'Japan's Kitchen'

Every foodie should visit the city to taste some of the gems of Japanese cuisine. Here's our to-do list.

12 Nov 2015 - 11:10AM
Six must-have Osaka foodie experiences that prove it is 'Japan's Kitchen'

Every foodie should visit the city to taste some of the gems of Japanese cuisine. Here's our to-do list.

Arts festival seeks funds for 'world-class' event next year
Some like it (very) hot: Five Hong Kong restaurants for spice lovers

Hot food fans would be lost without all those dried seeds, berries and other plant matter that end up in spice jars. Here's our pick of five different restaurants to tingle your tastebuds.

1 May 2015 - 1:42PM
Some like it (very) hot: Five Hong Kong restaurants for spice lovers

Hot food fans would be lost without all those dried seeds, berries and other plant matter that end up in spice jars. Here's our pick of five different restaurants to tingle your tastebuds.

Where to see the Post's film festival picks
Popmap out to be Hong Kong's one-stop online shop

A Hong Kong-based start-up provides an electronic platform on which local stores can picture, list and sell their products - then it delivers orders in as little as an hour.

21 Mar 2015 - 10:40PM
Popmap out to be Hong Kong's one-stop online shop

A Hong Kong-based start-up provides an electronic platform on which local stores can picture, list and sell their products - then it delivers orders in as little as an hour.

Revealed: Hongkongers' top 10 favourite architectural structures in the city

The people have voted and, remarkably, among their list of 10 favourite built environments in Hong Kong are several sites that have long been demolished.

17 Apr 2015 - 11:14AM
Revealed: Hongkongers' top 10 favourite architectural structures in the city

The people have voted and, remarkably, among their list of 10 favourite built environments in Hong Kong are several sites that have long been demolished.

9 Hong Kong and Macau restaurants win Thai seal of authenticity
South Korean orphan turned opera singer wants to spread his wings

Korea's Got Talent alumni wants to spread his wings - and find love, writes Vanessa Assarasakorn.

3 Mar 2015 - 4:31PM
South Korean orphan turned opera singer wants to spread his wings

Korea's Got Talent alumni wants to spread his wings - and find love, writes Vanessa Assarasakorn.

'Reality theatre' Fight Night - a democracy game show

'Fight Night', a piece of 'reality theatre' with a game show format, aims to stimulate audiences to think about elections, democracy and political manipulation.

25 Feb 2015 - 10:30PM
'Reality theatre' Fight Night - a democracy game show

'Fight Night', a piece of 'reality theatre' with a game show format, aims to stimulate audiences to think about elections, democracy and political manipulation.

Where a night out meets a workout in Hong Kong

Fitness centres are combining serious workouts with a fun, Saturday-night vibe. We put some of the best to the test.

25 Feb 2015 - 10:30PM
Where a night out meets a workout in Hong Kong

Fitness centres are combining serious workouts with a fun, Saturday-night vibe. We put some of the best to the test.

Things filmmaker Alison Thomas likes to read, watch and listen to

What I’m listening to: currently loving Hozier’s Take Me to Church – it’s a beautiful song and the music video’s even better. I’m also a big fan of Lana Del Rey – I love how cinematic and nostalgic her songs are. This might sound geeky, but I also enjoy listening to movie soundtracks, especially soundtracks by Hans Zimmer.

14 Feb 2015 - 10:49PM
Things filmmaker Alison Thomas likes to read, watch and listen to

What I’m listening to: currently loving Hozier’s Take Me to Church – it’s a beautiful song and the music video’s even better. I’m also a big fan of Lana Del Rey – I love how cinematic and nostalgic her songs are. This might sound geeky, but I also enjoy listening to movie soundtracks, especially soundtracks by Hans Zimmer.

Shao Nian Yau explores dance through the generations

The latest offering by the Hong Kong Dance Company is a cross-generational collaboration with a contemporary spin on traditional Chinese and Asian dance repertoires. Curated by veteran choreographer Yuri Ng Yue-lit, Shao Nian Yau consists of five short works on the theme of cultural legacy.

5 Feb 2015 - 12:02AM
Shao Nian Yau explores dance through the generations

The latest offering by the Hong Kong Dance Company is a cross-generational collaboration with a contemporary spin on traditional Chinese and Asian dance repertoires. Curated by veteran choreographer Yuri Ng Yue-lit, Shao Nian Yau consists of five short works on the theme of cultural legacy.

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