Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair

Virtual reality games usually promise shoot ’em up adventures but in Hong Kong yesterday, lovelorn tech fans donned headsets to go on imaginary dates. The city’s annual Ani-Com and Games fair sees thousands queue to try out the latest consoles or buy up comic book collectibles, often dressed up as their favorite characters. But for those who ...

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PHOTOS: Hong Kong artist with eye for the ‘surreal’ turns city into a playground

PHOTOS: Hong Kong artist with eye for the ‘surreal’ turns city into a playground

Living in a place that’s as photographed as Hong Kong, it’s a rare occasion that we actually get excited about anybody’s photos of the tourist sights. However, Tommy Fung...

Art exhibition promoting shark conservation to go on show in Hong Kong this month

Art exhibition promoting shark conservation to go on show in Hong Kong this month

An environmentally-focused exhibition showing works from 34 notable international and local artists will go on display at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum this summer to raise...

Never-seen-before snaps of ‘old Hong Kong’ from legendary photographer Fan Ho to go on show

Never-seen-before snaps of ‘old Hong Kong’ from legendary photographer Fan Ho to go on show

One year after he sadly passed away, Hongkongers will be able to celebrate Fan Ho, one of the city’s most renowned photographers, at a new exhibition of his life’s...

Treasures from Paris’ Louvre museum go on display in Hong Kong

Treasures from Paris’ Louvre museum go on display in Hong Kong

A selection of artwork from Paris’ world-renowned Louvre museum goes on display in Hong Kong today, offering Chinese patrons a rare opportunity to view some of the...

Warhol Mao portrait fetches USD12.7 mil. in Hong Kong auction

Warhol Mao portrait fetches USD12.7 mil. in Hong Kong auction

A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched USD12.7 million (HKD98.7 million) at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby’s said — well...

Filipina domestic helper creates art in her employers’ Yuen Long home

Filipina domestic helper creates art in her employers’ Yuen Long home

We’ve all heard of Xyza Cruz-Bacani’s inspiring story. The 27-year-old photographer was once a domestic helper in Hong Kong, but on her days off, she took stunning black and...

Joan Cornellà to put on Hong Kong-inspired exhibition this May

Joan Cornellà to put on Hong Kong-inspired exhibition this May

Joan Cornellà, the Spanish artist famed for his dark, subversively funny comic strips, is returning to Hong Kong with a series of locally influenced works this May. Following a...

Survey finds Hongkongers practice rampant ‘Netflix cheating’

Survey finds Hongkongers practice rampant ‘Netflix cheating’

In a survey conducted by Netflix between December 2016 and January 2017, it was found that Hong Kong scored the highest percentage in Asia for “Netflix Cheating.” “Netflix...

The Empire Strikes Back: Hong Kong artist paints Chinese-style Star Wars portraits

The Empire Strikes Back: Hong Kong artist paints Chinese-style Star Wars portraits

It's the stuff of our nerdy dreams.