At least 2 dead, 12 injured in HK after driverless bus rolls down hill and smashes into building

Two people are dead and at least 12 injured after a runaway school minibus mounted the sidewalk and ploughed into pedestrians before smashing into shops in North Point this afternoon. The accident occurred just before 2pm at the intersection of King’s Road and Hei Wo Street, according to Apple Daily. Speaking to reporters at a police briefing ...

Conman swindles several Rolex sellers by renting luxury office spaces and wearing an expensive suit

Conman swindles several Rolex sellers by renting luxury office spaces and wearing an expensive suit

It’s a con right out of the Ocean’s 11 playbook. A serial jewel and watch thief, who remains on the run, has hoodwinked several luxury watch sellers by posing as a successful...

‘Crying means I am not strong’: One in five HK primary school students depressed, finds study

‘Crying means I am not strong’: One in five HK primary school students depressed, finds study

The kids aren’t alright. One in five primary school students in the city suffer from depression, according to a recent survey, adding again to the multitude of studies pointing...

Cold start to the week: Single digit temperatures recorded as wintry weather hits HK

Cold start to the week: Single digit temperatures recorded as wintry weather hits HK

Making the already widely-detested Monday morning wake up even worse, temperatures dropped to single digits this morning in parts of Hong Kong, with more chilly weather in store...

Man tries and fails to fake car accident in Cheung Sha Wan

Man tries and fails to fake car accident in Cheung Sha Wan

It was a valid question for the circumstances. “What do you think you’re playing at?”asked a motorist near Prince Edward MTR on the weekend after a pedestrian...

HK hurdler Vera Lui considers legal action against internet trolls amid online harassment following #metoo disclosure

HK hurdler Vera Lui considers legal action against internet trolls amid online harassment following #metoo disclosure

Hong Kong hurdler Vera Lui Lai-yiu , among the few prominent women in the city to reveal an experience of alleged sexual assault amid the #metoo movement, is considering legal...

Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back

Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back

One attendant had her chest, waist and bottom touched by a pilot.

Soft ‘n’ cuddly slaughter: Hong Kong preps for African swine fever with life-sized (and pricey) toy pigs

Soft ‘n’ cuddly slaughter: Hong Kong preps for African swine fever with life-sized (and pricey) toy pigs

It was a soft and fluffy slaughter. Netizens loved it. It’s not often government training drills go viral, but this exercise by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation...

Jacket time: Temperatures to drop to low teens over the weekend as cold front hits

Jacket time: Temperatures to drop to low teens over the weekend as cold front hits

Winter is coming. Get ready for Hong Kong to be plunged into the icy depths of the low teens. Perhaps worse. Forecasts predict the mercury to drop to temperatures of 12 and 13...

Nepalese construction worker killed after unmanned truck rolls backwards

Nepalese construction worker killed after unmanned truck rolls backwards

In a horrifying moment caught by security camera footage, a Nepalese construction worker was run over and killed by a truck yesterday after it began rolling backwards without...


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