Karena Lam (centre) plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl.
Chinese language cinema
Review | American Girl: Karena Lam in award-winning family drama
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American Girl unfolds during the Sars outbreak of 2003 and follows the story of Lily (Karena Lam Ka-yan), who moves back to Taiwan from the US with her daughters after she is diagnosed with breast cancer.

Karena Lam (centre) plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl.
Review | American Girl: Karena Lam in award-winning family drama

American Girl unfolds during the Sars outbreak of 2003 and follows the story of Lily (Karena Lam Ka-yan), who moves back to Taiwan from the US with her daughters after she is diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Pop, country, Motown or Malay, in modern line dancing anything goes
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Dancing the Charleston at a Roaring 20s party at Studio 33, Klang, Malaysia. Photo: Morina Mohamed
Pop, country, Motown or Malay, in modern line dancing anything goes

Morina Mohamed learned about line dancing in Iowa in the US, but wasn’t into the Stetsons and ‘yee-haws’. Modern line dance fits the bill of the 58-year-old hijab-wearing Malaysian, though.

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Art
Protest art: Luke Ching goes underground as Hong Kong subway cleaner

Artist wants to draw attention to the role of an overlooked army of low-paid workers and the conditions they endure to keep stations on the city’s MTR network clean.

Artist wants to draw attention to the role of an overlooked army of low-paid workers and the conditions they endure to keep stations on the city’s MTR network clean.

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Architecture and design
Another missed deadline for Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia, begun in 1882?

Covid-19 delayed work on Barcelona’s famous church, La Sagrada Familia Basilica, but it will mark a construction milestone next week, even as a target for completion of its structure is slipping out of reach.

Covid-19 delayed work on Barcelona’s famous church, La Sagrada Familia Basilica, but it will mark a construction milestone next week, even as a target for completion of its structure is slipping out of reach.

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K-pop girl group StayC on why they’re a hit with Gen Z music fans
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Another missed deadline for Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia, begun in 1882?
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Explainer | What is PTSD? How Japan’s ex-princess Mako shows it can strike anyone

Following intense media focus on the former Japanese princess’s mental health, experts describe the causes, symptoms and treatment of PTSD, and how to help someone who might have it.

Following intense media focus on the former Japanese princess’s mental health, experts describe the causes, symptoms and treatment of PTSD, and how to help someone who might have it.

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Re-entry fatigue: how to cope with the office after working from home

After months of working from home during the pandemic, many employees are anxious about returning to the office. Experts and returnees share tips on making the transition.

After months of working from home during the pandemic, many employees are anxious about returning to the office. Experts and returnees share tips on making the transition.

1 Dec 2021 - 5:32AM
Why this Canto-pop song can help you sleep better (it’s the tuning forks)

Jocelyn Chan Ming-hei says her track Sound of Silence is ‘the first song in the history of Canto-pop to have music therapy elements’ in it, designed to relieve stress in listeners and help them sleep better.

Jocelyn Chan Ming-hei says her track Sound of Silence is ‘the first song in the history of Canto-pop to have music therapy elements’ in it, designed to relieve stress in listeners and help them sleep better.

6 Dec 2021 - 11:42AM
A still from Netflix series Japan Sinks: People of Hope, an adaptation of Sakyo Komatsu’s 1973 disaster novel Japan Sinks. Photo: Netflix
What a view | The world burns in Netflix disaster series Japan Sinks: People of Hope

Netflix series Japan Sinks: People of Hope and Apple TV+ show Invasion explore the apocalypse in different ways – in one it is caused by human activity, in the other by aliens).

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My Hong Kong | Why late actress and singer Anita Mui is so loved by Hongkongers

Hong Kong’s beloved Anita Mui died 18 years ago, but her spirit lives on in the city and among her fans. Her rags-to-riches story is told in the recently released biopic Anita.

Hong Kong’s beloved Anita Mui died 18 years ago, but her spirit lives on in the city and among her fans. Her rags-to-riches story is told in the recently released biopic Anita.

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Why late actress and singer Anita Mui is so loved by Hongkongers
Then & Now | Having your photo taken by this man was quite the Hong Kong status marker

Chinese-American photographer Francis Wu specialised in black-and-white portraiture, while his evocative images of Hong Kong are a poignant reminder of days gone by.

Chinese-American photographer Francis Wu specialised in black-and-white portraiture, while his evocative images of Hong Kong are a poignant reminder of days gone by.

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Having your photo taken by this man was quite the Hong Kong status marker

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