English indie-pop three-piece "The xx" play for a sold out show at the Star Hall KITEC in Hong Kong. After being on the road for over a year, they make their first appearance in Hong Kong as their tour winds down. Read the article here: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1293782/its-different-kind-beauty-indie-band-xx-hit-hong-kong
Most expats in Hong Kong live a fairly privileged life, but Michael Morrill, an American teacher who has lived in Asia for 12 years is not your average expat, he has HIV. As World AIDS day approaches on December 1, the SCMP spoke to Morrill about the most important lesson he hopes to teach, tolerance.
The native Portuguese sketcher Luis Simoes is two years into a five year journey travelling across five continents capturing the street life and the people he meets along the way in his sketchbook. He picked up sponsorship for art supplies and travel gear, and set up a monthly assignment with a travel magazine to supply sketches and brief stories of his travels. Once his journey is finished he hopes to publish a book. Read the full article: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406307/wandering-life-sketchy-best
In 2010, Tianyu tried to kill herself after a few months of working as a factory worker for Foxconn in Shenzhen. The incident left her paralyzed from the waist down. The Post went to her home in Hubei province to see how she and her family -- including an deaf-mute brother -- are coping three years on.
In 1942, Chan Yuk-kwong met a strange boy while playing alone on Li Yuen Street East in Central. The boy invited Chan to his home in Sai Ying Pun. He went--and never returned. Now 82, the kidnapping victim is hunting for his long-lost brothers with the help of his son, Zheng Xinjian. Read the full story: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1419754/clue-kidnap-victims-bid-find-long-lost-brothers-fades-age