“The Earth: Triumph in Paris” (1997) by Henry Steiner shows a disembodied head inside a garbage bag, drawing attention to the pollution and waste created on our planet. CREDIT: Hong Kong Design Centre
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‘Conserve nature – it’s a treasure’: Hong Kong design exhibition’s message

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From posters like that of the iconic Lap Sap Chung ‘garbage bug’ character in 1970s clean-up campaign to architect’s multifunctional microflat design, exhibition celebrates Hong Kong design for sustainability.

“The Earth: Triumph in Paris” (1997) by Henry Steiner shows a disembodied head inside a garbage bag, drawing attention to the pollution and waste created on our planet. CREDIT: Hong Kong Design Centre

‘Conserve nature – it’s a treasure’: Hong Kong design exhibition’s message

From posters like that of the iconic Lap Sap Chung ‘garbage bug’ character in 1970s clean-up campaign to architect’s multifunctional microflat design, exhibition celebrates Hong Kong design for sustainability.

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Kirstie Alley, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Look Who’s Talking’ star, dies aged 71

Alley died of cancer that was only recently discovered, her children True and Lillie Parker said in a post on Twitter.

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When the first thoroughbred racehorse auction was held in Hong Kong

The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred racehorses in 1995. After the sale, there were complaints that four horses had gone unsold at auction previously in Australia.

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Kirstie Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom Cheers and the hit film Look Who’s Talking has died. She was 71. Photo: AP/FIle

Kirstie Alley, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Look Who’s Talking’ star, dies aged 71

Alley died of cancer that was only recently discovered, her children True and Lillie Parker said in a post on Twitter.

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When the first thoroughbred racehorse auction was held in Hong Kong

The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred racehorses in 1995. After the sale, there were complaints that four horses had gone unsold at auction previously in Australia.

The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred racehorses in 1995. After the sale, there were complaints that four horses had gone unsold at auction previously in Australia.

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‘They have pains but never think about the mind’: invisible pain explained

Invisible pain can be caused by childhood or adult trauma, high self-expectation or suppressed feelings, participants in a panel discussion in Hong Kong say.

Invisible pain can be caused by childhood or adult trauma, high self-expectation or suppressed feelings, participants in a panel discussion in Hong Kong say.

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‘Pretty flawed dudes’: Robert Downey Jnr on making one last film with dad

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‘Pretty flawed dudes’: Robert Downey Jnr on making one last film with dad

Ex-Singapore cop and MasterChef winner on his Nyonya restaurant in India

Sashi Cheliah was dubbed the ‘king of flavours’ when he won MasterChef Australia in 2018, and he’s just opened a fine-dining fusion restaurant in Chennai, India.

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Ex-Singapore cop and MasterChef winner on his Nyonya restaurant in India

‘They have pains but never think about the mind’: invisible pain explained

Invisible pain can be caused by childhood or adult trauma, high self-expectation or suppressed feelings, participants in a panel discussion in Hong Kong say.

6 hours ago

‘Pretty flawed dudes’: Robert Downey Jnr on making one last film with dad

Streaming now on Netflix, Sr. is Robert Downey Jnr’s depiction of his auteur father’s life and career, and an exploration of the not-always-easy relationship between the two filmmakers.

6 Dec 2022 - 5:40AM

Ex-Singapore cop and MasterChef winner on his Nyonya restaurant in India

Sashi Cheliah was dubbed the ‘king of flavours’ when he won MasterChef Australia in 2018, and he’s just opened a fine-dining fusion restaurant in Chennai, India.

5 Dec 2022 - 1:55PM
Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury (1972). Photo: Golden Harvest

Happy birthday Bruce Lee: 7 things about the actor that you may not know

Did you know that Bruce Lee wanted to add comedy to his films, and was a fan of samurai films? Bone up on the martial arts icon on what would have been his 82nd birthday.

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