Police raid illegal TST bar, find 91 people packed inside

Since the coronavirus outbreak first hit the city in January, Hongkongers have been told to stay indoors, maintain a safe distance from others, and only convene of groups of four or less. While many people have been complying with the rules (albeit begrudgingly), it seems that some people still aren’t taking the restrictions seriously. At ...

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Missing teen found after climbing into locker, getting trapped

Missing teen found after climbing into locker, getting trapped

A 16-year-old girl who was reported missing over three months ago was finally located this week after she climbed into an parcel locker as a joke and got locked inside. The girl,...

Gov’t announces HKD137.5 bil. relief package, including salary subsidies

Gov’t announces HKD137.5 bil. relief package, including salary subsidies

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in a press conference yesterday evening that the Hong Kong government would be rolling out a HKD137.5 billion relief package to aid local...

New World Development to distribute 10 mil. free face masks to the needy

New World Development to distribute 10 mil. free face masks to the needy

Hong Kong business tycoon Adrian Cheng announced that his family’s company, New World Development, would be distributing millions of free face masks to the needy through 35...

Ban on bars, gyms, and entertainment venues extended, beauty parlors ordered to close

Ban on bars, gyms, and entertainment venues extended, beauty parlors ordered to close

The government announced today that it would be extending the ban on “scheduled premises” such as bars, pubs, gyms, and other entertainment venues until April 23rd....

CHP hospitalizes wrong family member, blames ‘Nepali names’ for mix-up

CHP hospitalizes wrong family member, blames ‘Nepali names’ for mix-up

Let’s be clear: we know Hong Kong has it pretty good in regards to coronavirus testing. Accurate testing is available to people who may have been exposed to the virus for...

WATCH: Trump browbeats HK-based reporter in White House briefing

WATCH: Trump browbeats HK-based reporter in White House briefing

A clip from President Donald Trump’s Monday night coronavirus briefing has been making the rounds on social media today. Not for any information or insight, mind you, but...

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Ocean Park’s pandas mate naturally for the first time after 10-year dry spell

Ocean Park’s pandas mate naturally for the first time after 10-year dry spell

Well, it turns out that humans aren’t the only ones relieving their quarantine boredom with a good romp. We figured there would be a wave of newborns coming into the world...

Bizarre pics of man ‘kissing people’s feet’ on the MTR shared widely

Bizarre pics of man ‘kissing people’s feet’ on the MTR shared widely

Since the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve seen plenty of photos of the amusing and resourceful ways that Hongkongers are protecting themselves from germs, with some (full-body...


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