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Hong Kong rolls over and says yes once again to giant 'horse penis' clams from

Hong Kong rolls over and says yes once again to giant 'horse penis' clams from … Hong Kong seafood lovers and Canadian traders will both be good and satisfied with the news that geoduck clams from British Columbia are back on the menu! The rather phallic foodstuff – affectionally referred to in some (terribly immature) […]

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Wife, daughter of Hong Kong anaesthetist mysteriously found dead in locked car

Wife, daughter of Hong Kong anaesthetist mysteriously found dead in locked car Hong Kong police are investigating after the wife and daughter of a respected Hong Kong anaesthetist were found dead inside a locked car with the engine still running. Lily Khaw, 17, and her mother Huang Siu Fen, 48, were discovered by a jogger […]

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Hong Kong Observatory issues RED Rainstorm Warning, possible Black to come!

Hong Kong Observatory issues RED Rainstorm Warning, possible Black to come! You might have noticed it's a tad drizzly out today. So much so, in fact, that the Hong Kong Observatory has issued an RED RAINSTORM WARNING, which might even turn into a BLACK RAINSTORM WARNING! Here's to hoping we all get to stay off […]

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Cue the Concierge: Hamson Tsui of Four Seasons Hong Kong

Cue the Concierge: Hamson Tsui of Four Seasons Hong Kong Opened in September 2005, the Four Seasons Hong Kong in Central remains the standard for five-star luxury in the city, best experienced at its rooftop pool overlooking Victoria Harbor. Designers Rocco Design Architects won an award for their work on … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Anti-Littering Campaign Uses DNA From Trash to Shame People

Hong Kong Anti-Littering Campaign Uses DNA From Trash to Shame People A Hong Kong environmental group has turned to public shaming to end the city's litter problem. The Hong Kong Cleanup Initiative used DNA collected from discarded cigarette butts, gum and condoms to create renderings of the faces of people who left … Full News […]

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Hong Kong must better enforce laws that safeguard public health

Hong Kong must better enforce laws that safeguard public health The deaths of a non-smoking colleague and his non-smoking wife from lung cancer, and diagnoses of advanced lung cancer in four non-smoking friends, prompted a medical practitioner to write a letter that appeared on this page last week. He implored the … Full News here – […]

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HK URBEX explore Hong Kong's abandoned MovieTown (photos and video)

HK URBEX explore Hong Kong's abandoned MovieTown (photos and video) In the 1980s the Golden Era of Hong Kong film began to decline, and MovieTown became know for its forgettable films, many of which were produced without audio and later dubbed with the applicable language. The films, which also often pinched plots … Full News here […]

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Businesses united in online call for Hong Kong government to address same

Businesses united in online call for Hong Kong government to address same … "This issue can stop talent from coming to Hong Kong, or cause some to contemplate leaving" if they failed to obtain dependant visas for their partners. The petition was to gauge views from the local business community and Ngai said quite a […]

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What's it worth: Two brass plates, chests from Hong Kong

What's it worth: Two brass plates, chests from Hong Kong QUESTION: I'm sending you a photograph of an old post office that was once used in a country store. I know that it is at least 80 years old. It has two brass plates, one marked “U.S. Mail Letters” and the other “U.S. Post Office, […]

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Corporate voting in proposed Hong Kong nominating committee won't be

Corporate voting in proposed Hong Kong nominating committee won't be … Days after a member of the national legislature's Basic Law Committee said corporate voting could be abolished in the proposed nominating body for the 2017 chief executive election, another committee member was quoted yesterday as saying that could not … Full News here – Read […]

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Three Filipino artists featured in Hong Kong art exhibit

Three Filipino artists featured in Hong Kong art exhibit (Clockwise from top left) Ram Mallari's Avionika; Gerrard Blanco's series Urban Abode 1, 2 and 3; and Francis Nacion's Goddess of Flowers; Francis Nacion and Gerrico Blanco conduct the art workshop attended by Filipino and local youth; Group photo of … Full News here – Read […]

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Hang on a second: Hong Kong clock adjustment to keep city's time in line with

Hang on a second: Hong Kong clock adjustment to keep city's time in line with … An extra second will be added to Hong Kong standard time on the morning of July 1 to keep it in line with the world's official atomic clocks. The so-called leap second is added to coordinated universal time (UTC), […]

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Shenzhen knocks down Hong Kong to take top spot in China's ranking of most

Shenzhen knocks down Hong Kong to take top spot in China's ranking of most … The report said Hong Kong continued to be in front in several sub-rankings such as those for knowledge-based economy, municipal harmony, environment, and culture and information. It said Hong Kong had a clear edge over the mainland in these areas. […]

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Hong Kong Observatory hoists first red rainstorm signal of the year amid heavy

Hong Kong Observatory hoists first red rainstorm signal of the year amid heavy … Hong Kong was hit by heavy downpours yesterday, triggering floods on the roads and prompting the Observatory to issue the first red rainstorm warning signal of the year. The warning lasted from 5.30pm to 7.40pm, affecting evening rush-hour traffic … Full […]

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Hong Kong university evokes Occupy memories with two-week Umbrella Festival

Hong Kong university evokes Occupy memories with two-week Umbrella Festival A group of students and lecturers from CUHK are busy keeping the Umbrella Movement alive, not in that scrappy gaggle of tents down in Admiralty, but in a multidisciplinary event space. The Umbrella Festival opened at the Jockey Club's Art Centre in … Full News […]

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