Trucker who picked up elderly man walking alone on highway praised as good Samaritan

One local truck driver has been praised as a good Samaritan by Hong Kong netizens for giving an 80-year-old man a ride after spotting him walking alone on a highway in the middle of the night. Trucker Wong Tsz-hong wrote on Facebook that he was driving on Tsuen Wan Road at around 3am on Monday when he saw an

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China Eastern plane skids off runway during Red Rainstorm, 109 flights affected

Over 100 flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport were disrupted today after a China Eastern Airlines plane skidded off the runway, forcing the Airport Authority to...

China Eastern plane skids off runway during Red Rainstorm, 109 flights affected

Illegal immigrant falls to death during rainstorm after entering Hong Kong by boat

A 40-year-old Bangladeshi man died today after he fell off a cliff during the Amber Rainstorm this morning. His acquaintances, who called the police, were arrested after they...

Illegal immigrant falls to death during rainstorm after entering Hong Kong by boat

First Black Rainstorm warning of the year issued, floods and 70km an hour gusts expected

Take shelter, Coconauts. The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) has issued the very first Black Rainstorm warning of the year, which longtime residents know means potential flooding, a...

First Black Rainstorm warning of the year issued, floods and 70km an hour gusts expected

ICAC arrests 21 over ‘faked’ lab tests for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge materials

Hong Kong’s anti-graft body, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), arrested 21 people over allegedly falsified lab results for materials used to build the...

ICAC arrests 21 over ‘faked’ lab tests for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge materials

Mighty Morphin’ MTR map shows what the rail lines would look like if they were geographically accurate

Much as we love the simplicity and utility of the Hong Kong MTR map (especially those lights that tell you which stop’s next, big ups to whoever thought of that), we know...

Mighty Morphin’ MTR map shows what the rail lines would look like if they were geographically accurate

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in sweep, ‘do not rule out’ further arrests

Hong Kong police on Tuesday arrested 21 Uber drivers for illegal car-hiring as part of an ongoing clamp down against Uber Technologies Inc.’s operations in the Asian...

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in sweep, ‘do not rule out’ further arrests

Local teacher becomes first Hong Kong woman to scale Everest

Local teacher Ada Tsang made history as the first Hong Kong woman to summit Mount Everest over the weekend. It seems the third time was the charm for Tsang, who scaled the...

Local teacher becomes first Hong Kong woman to scale Everest

Terror attack suspected as explosion kills 22 at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Twenty-two people have been killed and over 50 injured in a suspected explosion at the end of a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande — scheduled to perform in Hong Kong...

Terror attack suspected as explosion kills 22 at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Knife-wielding man, 33, arrested at gunpoint outside son’s kindergarten

A 33-year-old knife-wielding man was arrested at gunpoint this afternoon outside his son’s kindergarten in Sau Mau Ping. At around 12pm, the headmistress of a preschool at...

Knife-wielding man, 33, arrested at gunpoint outside son’s kindergarten

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