A Year of Living Dangerously: A snake in the Year of the Pig tries to make astrological amends

Last month, Chinese people around the world ushered in the Year of the Pig with the usual feasts and fireworks. But it’s not all lanterns and laisee for some. With the coming of each Lunar New Year, a fresh set of Chinese zodiac signs clash with the “Tai Sui,” the stars known collectively as the ...

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Neon’s Dimming Legacy: Turning out the lights on a ‘golden era’ in Hong Kong

Neon’s Dimming Legacy: Turning out the lights on a ‘golden era’ in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s economic and cultural explosion in the second half of the 20th century radiated neon light. Its warm glow spilled into the streetscapes from signs advertising...


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