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7 07, 2020

Designers of Hong Kong’s newest food hall, in Jardine House basement, draw inspiration from building’s retro look

By | 2020-07-07T05:02:03+00:00 July 7th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Designers of Hong Kong’s newest food hall, in Jardine House basement, draw inspiration from building’s retro look

Hong Kong’s newest food hall has opened at a very strange time – in the midst of a pandemic – and in a rather odd place: in the basement of Jardine House. Both of those were a challenge for the designers at Linehouse, founded in 2013 by Alex Mok and Br...

6 07, 2020

Bangkok sea goddess temple under threat of redevelopment, but locals say the ‘Queen of Heaven’ wants to stay put

By | 2020-07-06T23:45:12+00:00 July 6th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Bangkok sea goddess temple under threat of redevelopment, but locals say the ‘Queen of Heaven’ wants to stay put

Three large Chinese characters painted in gold over the entrance declare that the shrine of Chao Mae Thap Thim in central Bangkok is the “Palace of the Queen of Heaven”. The sea goddess Mazu, to whom the temple’s name refers, is believed to inhabit the...

5 07, 2020

Islam for non-Muslims – Chinese imam in Hong Kong on a mission to explain his religion and its history in the city

By | 2020-07-05T05:15:14+00:00 July 5th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Islam for non-Muslims – Chinese imam in Hong Kong on a mission to explain his religion and its history in the city

Tucked away in a quiet backstreet on Hong Kong Island, the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre is a world apart from the strip of bars not far away in Wan Chai district.On one side is a tall white tower with a pastel green spire, reminis...

4 07, 2020

How Tsui Hark, Brigitte Lin revived the Swordsman series with The East Is Red, a chaotic gem of a martial arts film

By | 2020-07-04T21:00:13+00:00 July 4th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on How Tsui Hark, Brigitte Lin revived the Swordsman series with The East Is Red, a chaotic gem of a martial arts film

Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark is well known for his bold visual style and free-ranging approach to storytelling. The wild and vivacious Swordsman III: The East Is Red, the final part of his highly successful Swordsman trilogy, takes both of these quali...

4 07, 2020

Amber Heard can be in court for Johnny Depp’s evidence, High Court rules

By | 2020-07-04T14:17:48+00:00 July 4th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Amber Heard can be in court for Johnny Depp’s evidence, High Court rules

Depp is suing The Sun’s publisher, News Group Newspapers, and its executive editor Dan Wootton, for libel.