Lam promises measures to address hospital bed shortage as Hong Kong reports 60 new COVID-19 cases

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today described recent delays in finding hospital beds for fresh COVID-19 cases as “unsatisfactory,” and said that patients already well on the way to recovery may be moved into different facilities to free up spaces for those that need them. The remarks came as Hong Kong announced that at least another ...

Evacuations in works for Hongkongers stranded overseas following local man’s death in Peru

Evacuations in works for Hongkongers stranded overseas following local man’s death in Peru

Hong Kong authorities are reportedly in the process of arranging evacuations for citizens stranded in Morocco and Peru after one Hongkonger perished in the Andean city of Cusco...

Well, the booze ban is allegedly off the table (yayyy!), but new infections are through the roof (nooo!)

Well, the booze ban is allegedly off the table (yayyy!), but new infections are through the roof (nooo!)

Well, the good news is that insiders say the city is backing off of a proposed ban on bars selling booze. But the bad news is you may not want to be going out anyway after Hong...

Stricter lockdown not out of the question for Hong Kong as confirmed cases hit 410

Stricter lockdown not out of the question for Hong Kong as confirmed cases hit 410

A top government advisor has said that Hong Kong authorities are mulling even tighter lockdown measures at home to stem the spread of COVID-19, even as a sweeping ban on almost...

‘Working’ From Home: Hong Kong porn traffic spiking amid social distancing, stats show

‘Working’ From Home: Hong Kong porn traffic spiking amid social distancing, stats show

With many working from home amid a new wave of COVID-19 infections, it would appear that Hongkongers are increasingly turning to, shall we say, self care to weather this time of...

As if you needed another reason to avoid LKF, new COVID-19 cases linked to nightlife hub

As if you needed another reason to avoid LKF, new COVID-19 cases linked to nightlife hub

Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong’s premier nightlife hotspot — or hellhole, depending on your point of view — is back at the center of coronavirus chatter after five band members...

Spitting Mad: Passenger arrested after hawking loogie on bus driver over fare dispute

Spitting Mad: Passenger arrested after hawking loogie on bus driver over fare dispute

A dispute over a few dollars in bus fare, differing definitions of the term “senior,” and an ill-advised loogie in a time of public health panic ended in an alleged assault...

BREAKING: Carrie Lam announces sweeping bans on tourists, booze as COVID cases increase

BREAKING: Carrie Lam announces sweeping bans on tourists, booze as COVID cases increase

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam today announced stiff new measures to counteract the spread of COVID-19, including a two-week ban on almost all foreign arrivals and transit...

‘Worst time to relax’: Experts warn sustained outbreak likelier than ever, 48 new COVID-19 case confirmed

‘Worst time to relax’: Experts warn sustained outbreak likelier than ever, 48 new COVID-19 case confirmed

A group of researchers today warned that Hong Kong is now facing its greatest risk of a sustained coronavirus outbreak, as health officials announced a staggering 48 new...

Banker ‘sorry’ for social media spit stunt on MTR, Hong Kong COVID-19 cases top 200

Banker ‘sorry’ for social media spit stunt on MTR, Hong Kong COVID-19 cases top 200

A Hong Kong banker was forced to apologize for a social media stunt in which he appeared (or pretended, in his own telling) to deliberately wipe his spit on the pole of an MTR...


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