Watches

What timepiece does Dennis Yeung consider the gentleman’s watch?

Yeung teamed up with the Hong Kong Jockey Club to create an immersive experience for the gentleman who appreciates the finer moments in life

15 Jan 2020 - 4:00PM
Why Patek Philippe will never open a museum outside Geneva

In the latest instalment in our series with luxury CEOs and presidents, we sat down with Patek Philippe president Thierry Stern in Singapore – and discovered why a watchmaker president seldom wears a prototype

13 Jan 2020 - 12:39PM
How Jeanne Lim of Hanson Robotics makes time for herself

Lim has been involved in the development of ‘Sophia’, a human-like robot, described as ‘a personification of our dreams for the future of AI’

10 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM
Why Lynn Fung loves antique Cartier timepieces

Private Hong Kong museum Liang Yi, of which Fung is director, houses a treasure trove of Chinese furniture, European vanity cases, antique silver and Japanese works of art

10 Jan 2020 - 5:13AM
Why Panerai fanatic Fong Wing Ngai keeps his timepieces in a museum

The Macau Timepiece Museum houses everything from 1800s Patek Philippe pocket watches to a hydromechanical wristwatch from independent watchmaker HYT

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F11 Foto Museum founder Douglas So’s battle to save photography

The nostalgic owner of the city’s largest collection of Leica cameras reckons France is home to the world’s best photographers

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How Tea WG’s Taha Bouqdib finds inspiration for new blends

Taha Bouqdib’s mind rarely strays far from his work, and when travelling he makes time to find inspiration in his surroundings for new creations and tea blends

6 Jan 2020 - 12:00PM
Why celebrity architect Dara Huang enjoys long-haul flights

The Design Haus Liberty founder talks inspiration, work-life balance and travelling back in time

5 Jan 2020 - 4:00PM
Why climber Annabelle Bond believes discipline is the key to success

The British OBE – who broke records after completing the world’s Seven Summits in less than a year – talks about being a single mother and trekking across Africa for Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

5 Jan 2020 - 2:00PM
Hong Kong designer Kai-yin Lo’s design for life

Following the publication of her new memoir Designing a Life: A Cross-Cultural Journey, the Chinese cultural historian looks forward to opening Hong Kong’s M+ Museum

5 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM
Meet Aurel Bacs, star auctioneer who sold Paul Newman’s Rolex

Bacs has refined auctioneering to a performance art, and his sale of Paul Newman’s watch in 2017 earned him many admirers

4 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM
Why Baby Shark song’s co-creator Ryan Lee says learning should be fun

Co-founder of South Korean media startup, which launched children’s educational brand Pinkfong, believes AI and robotics can make the serious business of learning more joyful

3 Jan 2020 - 12:00PM
Alfa Romeo to Chopard: Duccio Lopresto on vintage cars and watches

The Milan-based car collector’s earliest object of desire was a 1901 Isotta Fraschini, made by a firm famous for supplying kings, emperors and Hollywood stars with groundbreaking automobiles

16 Jan 2020 - 3:20PM
Who is Claude Sfeir, one of the world’s top watch collectors?

The timepiece collector, who was 18 when he began working in Dubai’s famous gold market, owns a one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe watch and made sure his father could retire early

30 Dec 2019 - 2:00AM
Aaron Chan’s Club Qing in LKF – a whisky bar with something for everyone

Aaron Chan reveals why he chose to open his whisky bar – which has a staggering range of entry-level drams and exclusive private bottles – in Hong Kong’s party district LKF

29 Dec 2019 - 10:00AM
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