Aerial mishap: Man fined HK$4,000 for crashing drone in PLA Central Barracks

Aerial mishap: Man fined HK$4,000 for crashing drone in PLA Central Barracks

He was flying the drone over the Central Harborfront when he lost connection with it.

Dirty, disgraceful, divisive: Legislative councilors bash gov’t support for hosting Gay Games

Dirty, disgraceful, divisive: Legislative councilors bash gov’t support for hosting Gay Games

One lawmaker said the revenue Hong Kong would bring in by hosting the games is "dirty money."

Ooh, shiny: Lawmaker Regina Ip offers up personal Rolex as COVID-19 jab lucky draw prize

Ooh, shiny: Lawmaker Regina Ip offers up personal Rolex as COVID-19 jab lucky draw prize

Ip bought the watch, then worth US$10,000, in the 90s.

International school student, 13, arrested for allegedly assaulting female classmate in toilet

International school student, 13, arrested for allegedly assaulting female classmate in toilet

The boy is a student at one of the city's most expensive international schools.

Tenant finds naked woman showering in bathroom of her new Sham Shui Po flat

Tenant finds naked woman showering in bathroom of her new Sham Shui Po flat

The woman was a construction worker showering to cool off on a hot day.

District councilor mocked for complaining that a lifeguard was swimming on duty

District councilor mocked for complaining that a lifeguard was swimming on duty

Netizens pointed out that as a lifeguard, he would naturally need to get into the water.

Guests complain about roaches, foul smells at Sai Ying Pun quarantine hotel

Guests complain about roaches, foul smells at Sai Ying Pun quarantine hotel

The quarantine hotel is one of the cheaper options for returning travelers.

School principal placed on leave after father discovers bruises on 4-year-old son

School principal placed on leave after father discovers bruises on 4-year-old son

The bruises still hurt a week later, the child told his father.

Get jabbed, win big: Shangri-La gives away one year of unlimited stays at hotels around the world

Get jabbed, win big: Shangri-La gives away one year of unlimited stays at hotels around the world

The winner will receive free stays at any Shangri-La hotel around the world.


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