World’s first commercial airline hijacking ends in disaster after the Miss Macao flying boat crashes en route to Hong Kong
Weapons-confiscations programmes, known as ‘sword hunts’, occurred throughout Japanese history.
Tokyo-based Madsaki’s month-long exhibition will feature works that reference classics such as In the Mood for Love and Kung Fu Hustle.
Long lines cost the city’s retailers US$2.35 billion last year – maybe it’s time to abandon the fake-queue ploy.
A 1983 review concluded ‘the prohibition of homosexuality in law only came about in British colonies with the onset of the Victorian era’.
The island nation is considering relocating governance from a sinking Jakarta. In China, the capital city shifted north, south, east and west according to a variety of factors.
Actor’s brother found guilty of dangerous driving after crash killed famous sibling but magistrate gave full discharge, saying losing a family member is punishment enough.
Scandals surrounding the deaths of Lord Erroll in Kenya, Pamela Werner in Peking and John MacLennan in Hong Kong continue to resonate.
When did validating an account get so complicated, wonders journalist, as he realises refusal to provide personal information can lead to his HSBC account being restricted.
Though the Mao outfits and cold war-era vocabulary have gone the way of ‘the red menace’, the Communist Party’s totalitarian grip on China is as tight as ever
Started in 1941 as part of the war effort, Hong Kong’s experiments with lighter evenings were finally shelved in the 1980s
Jingnan, a diminutive territory in imperial China, prospered despite its size and military weakness, until the inevitable happened.
The word that drew millions of Hongkongers onto the streets this month entered the English language in 1833. A closely related word, rendition, was first used around 1600.
A lack of fresh produce as well as hygiene concerns meant most meals were made from processed imported foodstuffs that would then be jazzed up with chutneys, mustard, pickles and any manner of relish.
The three-day strike saw workers call for a pay rise of up to 20 per cent, saying HK$1,500 salaries lagged other airlines’ pay by 40 per cent.
The Chinese president recently referenced an ancient love poem when discussing the relationship between his country and the United States. Are the two heads of state preparing to kiss and make up?
Also known as the Sun Goddess, Amaterasu, along with China’s Nü Wa deity, are suggestive of a matriarchal ancient past. When creating mankind, the goddess fashioned the elites in the image, then flicked mud from a branch, with each spatter becoming the commonfolk
Colonial governor Murray MacLehose introduced the scheme to little fanfare in 1974, with the South China Morning Post reporting the installation of ‘150 tables for picnickers, 135 benches, 110 barbecue pits and 600 litter bins’
Kevin Wong Ho-yin and JoJo Chan Sau-wun invented the app Slowly to relax the pace at which we communicate, and 1.4 million users now make time to talk.