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(Hong Kong) “The Midnight After”—or, to give it its Chinese title, “In the Early Hours, I got on the Red Minibus from Mong Kok to Tai Po” has an origin story better than any superhero movie out there. This film is based on a story written and posted to the HK Golden...
Apr 23 2014
(Hong Kong) Dante Lam’s newest thriller is just a dash shy of a masterpiece; it risks verging on the overdramatic, but it’s layered with psychological warfare, brutal action and nail-biting suspense that keeps you on edge from the first scene to the last. Plus, it’s based on one...
Apr 17 2014
Click the images for more. Kota Kinabalu Flight time: 3 hours Chengdu Flight time: 2 hours 35 minutes Ho Chi Minh City Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes Taipei Flight time: 1 hour 45 minutes A Moment in Manila Bangkok Break Shanghai Hop  
Apr 17 2014
HK Magazine: Awesome titles. But what do you do, exactly? Homing Tam: I usually keep the title to myself as it can easily sound like I’m showing off. I have three major responsibilities: developing prototypes of products using the Google Maps technology, product testing, and community...
Apr 17 2014
I grew up in Kowloon City and studied in Munsang College. The police had no control of the Kowloon Walled City then, but I still hung around in there all the time. There used to be a street full of unlicensed but popular dentists who came from the mainland. The street smelt awful, because of the...
Apr 17 2014
See & Do One of the most accessible mountains in Asia, Mt. Kinabalu is a must-see. If you only have a weekend, opt for a guided Fast Track day hike with Amazing Borneo Tours (MYR550 ($1,307) per person for 2-3 people, cheaper for larger groups; www.amazing-borneo.com), which picks you up from...
Apr 17 2014
See & Do So, about those pandas: the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (1375 Xiongmao Avenue, (+86) 28-8351-0033, www.panda.org.cn, entry RMB58 ($72)) is a 100-hectare site dedicated to conserving the species. If you have you heart set on holding a baby panda, then have your...
Apr 17 2014
Get a tour of the Old Town If you do one thing in Manila, make sure it’s a walking tour with performer, activist and tour guide Carlos Celdran. His hilarious, extroverted three-hour guide to Intramuros—Manila’s old town—is part-lesson, part-performance, and part cultural...
Apr 17 2014
See & Do There’s plenty to do in Taipei—the question is if you’ll have enough time to do it all. Fashionistas will be right at home in Wu Fen Pu, a district full of wholesalers who hawk the latest must-haves at ridiculously awesome prices. Then there’s tallest-building-...
Apr 17 2014
Before You Go Check out the carefully crafted packages offered with travel specialists Backyard Travel (www.backyardtravel.com). The team works closely with local companies and individuals in the chosen destination in order to provide travelers with the most authentic holiday experience. These...
Apr 17 2014