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  1. Maggie Johnson filmed herself in October washing cartons of blackberries and grapes over a marble-lined sink, slicing wedges of cheese and opening packages of cured meats before arranging them around a circular wooden board.Three months later, she’s amassed more than 175,000 followers to her TikTok page @magsmeals, where she regularly shares charcuterie-related videos.“It blows my mind every time I open the app and have a hundred notifications or 2,000 new followers,” she said.Johnson – who…
  2. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are frequently described as an actors-celebrating-their-own kind of affair and, based on this year’s spectacle, hosted on Sunday, January 19, it was a celebrate-your-own-style affair as well – with most of the memorable looks coming down the silver carpet pumping up the volume, amping up the colour and showcasing boldness in pattern and sparkle.Harriet star Cynthia Erivo, fresh from a focus-pulling turn on the Golden Globes red carpet earlier this month, did…
  3. With Lunar New Year kicking in this week, it is time to mark your calendars for festive treats. In celebration of a new decade and the Year of the Rat, check out these special menus at 10 fine-dining restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau.Destination: Hong KongHutongIs Hutong’s exclusive Rising Dragon cocktail what you need this New Year?Indulge in Chinese culinary culture by tasting lo hei salad with lobster, salmon and sweet plum sauce, steamed Hokkaido scallops with chilli and black garlic and…
  4. American pop star Halsey, best known for her 2018 smash hit Without Me, has released an album featuring Suga of K-pop phenomenon BTS.The singer released her third studio album “Manic”, which includes the ballad Suga’s Interlude, according to Universal Music. Halsey featured on BTS’ song “Boy With Luv” in 2019, and appeared in the seven-piece group’s music video (MV) as well.Fronted by lead track You Should Be Sad, her album also includes her 2019 hits Graveyard and Clementine.The star is set to…
  5. Make the most of Hong Kong’s public holidays by booking up a break to remember. We’ve matched some of this year’s key days off with some top destinations, to give you the easiest, most exciting, breaks imaginable.Lunar New Year: Saturday, January 25 – Tuesday, January 28, 2020Tokyo, Japan Lunar New Year may almost be upon us, but amazingly there’s still availability to head to the ultra-modern and gloriously traditional Tokyo. Ever changing, choose to step back into the past with temple hopping…
  6. This delicacy was once only available to emperors and their wives. It is gelatinous, slithery, predominantly lacking in taste or smell. It is said to be excellent for skin, although those with ranidaphobia may jump out of theirs at the thought of it.The dish to which we’re referring is hasma, or xueha (雪蛤) in Chinese – fatty tissue near the oviducts of a frog. There are a number of common misconceptions about hasma, which is eaten mostly for health reasons.Would you eat bird mucus for better…
  7. If you’re looking to save money on housing, you probably shouldn’t live in Hong Kong.It’s home to the world’s most expensive rent, according to Deutsche Bank’s 2019 edition of its annual “Mapping the World’s Prices” report, which highlights the cost of living in 56 global cities, including the average monthly rent for a typical two-bedroom flat. To determine this specific data, the report sourced prices from Expatian, a s ite that tracks cost-of-living expenses in over 200 countries.Which three…
  8. Every year since 2009, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has challenged himself to broaden his perspective “and learn something about the world beyond my work at Facebook”, he once explained.His tool of choice? A New Year’s resolution.His 2019 resolution was to hold public debates on the effects of technology on society, although in total there were only six, and just one was truly public.His resolution the previous year was focused on his job. He wanted to fix Facebook’s hardest problem at the time…
  9. Any China reporter or exchange student would have known not to make this mistake. In July, Versace, Coach and Givenchy released remarkably similar – and flawed – T-shirts, with designs variously implying Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan were not part of China. A year earlier, China’s central government had warned international airlines against the same mistake. To add to the injury, the garments went on sale at a time when rioters in Hong Kong were calling for “liberation”. How did the face mask -…
  10. Boeing’s new CEO, David L. Calhoun, began his first day on the new job on Monday, January 13.An industry veteran who has been on Boeing’s board for a decade, Calhoun is known as a “turnaround specialist”, who has helped fix companies that were struggling, or pulled them through industry turmoil.As he assumes the new role at Boeing’s helm, eyes will be on Calhoun as he faces a set of challenges unlike what he’s dealt with before.Calhoun, 62, is a veteran industrial leader who is no stranger to…