Well-Being

Harbour City just got another Michelin-star chef – Amelia by Paulo Airaudo

We chatted with famed chef Paulo Airaudo about his modern European menu and why he chose Hong Kong as the spot for his next restaurant

10 Dec 2019 - 2:30PM
Would you eat bird mucus for better sex and a longer life?

Said to have anti-ageing properties, and to promote cell regeneration, boost immunity and enhance sex drive, edible bird’s nests have become popular with Chinese millennials

10 Dec 2019 - 12:00PM
Halle Berry makes her directorial debut with Bruised

She was injured while acting in the film but Halle Berry continued to direct a movie about a relentless MMA fighter

9 Dec 2019 - 2:00PM
5 things to know about Aries Susanti, Indonesia’s speed climber

Aries Susanti, the Indonesian speed climber, is so quick fans call her ‘Super-Woman’, and her Instagram feed gains more followers with each competition

5 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM
Goo Hara and Sulli’s deaths: how K-pop needs to change

Psychologists call on K-pop entertainment groups to do more to protect, nourish and support stars, following two high-profile deaths just six weeks apart

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Are millennials and Gen Xers shunning alcohol for good?

Artisanal alcohol producers around the world have turned to making alcohol-free options to answer millennial and Gen X demands for sober nights out.

4 Dec 2019 - 5:15PM
RIP Goo Hara: 5 things to know about the K-pop queen

Found dead on November 24, the former Kara singer suffered cyberbullying and depression

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Which stars do martial arts – and which should you do?

Bruce Lee made kung fu famous, Gigi Hadid does kick-boxing, Ryan Gosling prefers Muay Thai and Madonna practises karate – so which martial art should you learn?

9 Dec 2019 - 12:41PM
Hair and nails tips and tricks for the holiday season – and 2020

Experts at Glow Salon in Central reveal hair and nails tips and tricks for the Christmas season and explain why power brows are no longer on trend

23 Nov 2019 - 6:34AM
7 ethical animal experiences in China and Southeast Asia

Many animal tourism experiences contribute to animal cruelty, but we found ethical animal experiences in China and Southeast Asia that are safe for the animals

18 Nov 2019 - 2:00PM
Can cats and dogs talk? What I learned from an animal communicator

Does your cat think you’re too needy? Do you ignore one of your dogs? Pet communicators say they can tell you just what your furry friends are thinking

15 Nov 2019 - 1:00PM
5 hotpot food swaps for a healthier meal

The favourite Hong Kong restaurant meal, hotpot, can be healthier by just swapping out a few items for those that are lower in calories, cholesterol and fat

14 Nov 2019 - 4:00PM
Do Apple AirPods and other wireless earphones cause cancer?

The internet is abuzz with rumours that Bluetooth earbuds could cause cancerous cells – but is there really anything to worry about?

14 Nov 2019 - 3:07AM
7 traditional Japanese dishes that vegans can eat in Tokyo

Japan is one of the most difficult countries for plant-based eaters to navigate because most items are cooked in dashi, a fish stock that is a kitchen staple

20 Nov 2019 - 10:41AM
Are mocktails the new cocktails – and can you taste the difference?

Bars and restaurants in major cities are changing their cocktail menus to include non-alcoholic drinks as people begin to avoid alcohol due to its affect on physical and mental health

10 Nov 2019 - 2:00PM
Moroccan boot camp: Can you lose weight and get fit in a week?

New You Escapes boot camp at La Maison des Oliviers in Marrakech has three intense, 60-minute sessions, nutrition counselling and delicious Moroccan food

12 Nov 2019 - 10:52AM
Can robots really help get girls into STEM subjects?

Meet Kibo and Bee-Bot, the robots now rolling around classrooms in Singapore, tasked with getting more girls into science, maths and technology

9 Nov 2019 - 2:00PM
Review | What is psammotherapy like? We try this hot sand therapy

The Ancient Greeks discovered the soothing powers of sun-heated sand, and now one hotel is bringing psammotherapy to Southeast Asia – will it prove the next wellness trend of 2020?

6 Nov 2019 - 1:44PM
Opinion | Sulli’s sad story proves something needs to change in K-pop

While fans mourn the troubled f(x) singer, many Koreans continue to criticise Sulli’s ‘shameful’ behaviour – it’s time for K-pop’s big agencies to start caring about the mental health of the stars they churn out

5 Nov 2019 - 4:23PM