Kate Whitehead

Hong Kong-based journalist
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    Mixed Fortunes

    In her book Eurasians, MIT professor contrasts attitudes towards interracial marriage in three jurisdictions, and how mixed-race…

  • in: People  | 

    Namibia’s dessert lions

    The Namibia-born, Cambridge-educated conservation expert has been tracking the desert lions of Namibia for 35 years. He…

Travel

All aboard, gourmands

Transporting travellers from London to Venice in style, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is making this fabled journey taste…

  • White wilderness

    Antarctica is best approached by sea. Only a slow, and sometimes rough, rite of passage can prepare…

  • Hong Kong citizen scientists

    Volunteers sailing to frozen continent help conduct penguin and seabird surveys, monitor ecological changes, take seawater samples…

  • The Big Freeze

    Kate Whitehead puts on the layers and finds out just how cool Antarctica really is

Business

Alibaba’s shopping festival

The group estimates that about 40,000 merchants will participate in this year’s festival, including luxury brands such…

Books

  • Adam Johnson

    The Hong Kong International Literary Festival speaker, who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Orphan Master’s Son,…

Health

  • Rise and shine and rave

    Daybreaker dancing is an early-morning dance party without the drugs or the drink. Morning’s when we’re most…

  • Strip off and float away

    Enter a flotation tank and you can separate your mind from your senses in complete safety and…

Arts & Culture

Violinist Leo Phillips

The musician, who led the orchestra on the soundtrack to the film Philadelphia, has performed as leader…

  • Not THAT Gordon Chang

    Being mixed up with China sceptic is ‘the bane of my life’, says Gordon H. Chang, recently…

  • Keys to Beating Asian Slowdown:

    Asia has hit brands hard, especially those in the luxury sector. With expectations that the economic woes…

People

Namibia’s dessert lions

The Namibia-born, Cambridge-educated conservation expert has been tracking the desert lions of Namibia for 35 years. He…

  • Adam Johnson

    The Hong Kong International Literary Festival speaker, who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Orphan Master’s Son,…

  • Nostalgia’s Guardian

    He’s chairman of the oldest registered company in Hong Kong – that’s merely part of his day…

Hong Kong

Mixed Fortunes

In her book Eurasians, MIT professor contrasts attitudes towards interracial marriage in three jurisdictions, and how mixed-race…

  • Violinist Leo Phillips

    The musician, who led the orchestra on the soundtrack to the film Philadelphia, has performed as leader…

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