Kate Whitehead

Hong Kong-based journalist

Travel

  • Flight review: Kenya Airways

    Flight review: Kenya Airways B787-8 Premier World

  • Thunder and thrills

    A trip to Victoria Falls provides excitement and inspirational views in abundance, writes Kate Whitehead

  • All aboard, gourmands

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

Business

  • Hong Kong rents seen nearing bottom

    Realtors predict the city’s rents will bottom out in the second half

  • Room On Board

    Annual Community Business report marking International Women’s Day highlights slow progress in rectifying gender imbalance on boards,…

  • Alibaba’s shopping festival

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

Books

  • Her place in the world

    Korean-American author Han explores the interrelation of different cultures in her new book of short stories, and…

  • History in the faking

    British history professor and author Robert Bickers laments China’s redacting of historical documents, and says he’s proud…

Health

  • Transcendental Meditation

    At a recent lunchtime gathering in Central, TM instructor James Meade was asked what sets his HK$6,800…

  • 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

  • The last post

    Intelligence Squared’s cultural debate will look at the pros and cons of social media and its place…

  • Violinist Leo Phillips

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

People

  • Chris Patten’s Hong Kong aide Kerry McGlynn

    Australian former journalist Kerry McGlynn, the man behind Hong Kong’s branding as Asia’s World City, recalls the…

  • Dial M for moreish

    Her beloved M at the Fringe closed in 2009, but the restaurateur behind successful Shanghai and Beijing…

Hong Kong

Just can’t get enough

One rehab clinic operating in Hong Kong has recorded a 30 per cent increase in the number…

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