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Hikers evacuated after World War 2 explosives unearthed near Twin Peaks trail above Stanley

Hikers evacuated after World War 2 explosives unearthed near Twin Peaks trail above Stanley

The weapons were safely detonated by bomb disposal officers in the evening.

Hong Kong century-old reservoir reimagined with 3D renderings and virtual reality

Hong Kong century-old reservoir reimagined with 3D renderings and virtual reality

Records show the colonial-era relic dates back to the early 1900s.

Watch this ‘villain hitter’ perform Canto-style voodoo on US President Trump

Watch this ‘villain hitter’ perform Canto-style voodoo on US President Trump

"If [Trump] loses, we must celebrate," the villain hitter said.

Til death do us part? ‘Haunted’ building in Wan Chai expected to be turned into wedding office

Til death do us part? ‘Haunted’ building in Wan Chai expected to be turned into wedding office

A famous “haunted” house in Wan Chai could be converted into a wedding venue if a local developer has its way, according to a recent media report. Legend has it that...

Exit the Dragon: Bruce Lee’s Kowloon Tong home demolished

Exit the Dragon: Bruce Lee’s Kowloon Tong home demolished

It’s a sad day for kung fu fighting fans, who found out that superstar Bruce Lee’s home was demolished today. A local Bruce Lee fan club confirmed that it was notified by...

Sponge grenades? Cops release details of response to Sunday’s protest, vow to turn up in force in Yuen Long tomorrow

Sponge grenades? Cops release details of response to Sunday’s protest, vow to turn up in force in Yuen Long tomorrow

Police released further details about their response to unrest in Sheung Wan on Sunday night, saying they fired 55 cans of tear gas, five rubber bullets, and 24 so-called sponge...

PHOTOS: Looking back at Wednesday’s anti-extradition bill protest

PHOTOS: Looking back at Wednesday’s anti-extradition bill protest

As Hong Kong braces for another anti-extradition bill protest today, take a look back at a selection of Coconuts HK‘s snaps from the last protest on Wednesday, June 12....

Hongkongers gather to remember, resist at annual Tiananmen massacre vigil (PHOTOS)

Hongkongers gather to remember, resist at annual Tiananmen massacre vigil (PHOTOS)

Tens of thousands of people converged on Hong Kong’s Victoria Park last night to mark the 30th anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square Massacre in a vigil that many attendees...

Silence, Meet Satire: Netizens, meme-makers take on Tiananmen blackout

Silence, Meet Satire: Netizens, meme-makers take on Tiananmen blackout

It’s common knowledge these days — on this side of the Great Firewall, at least — that the Chinese Communist Party goes to extreme lengths to scrub the internet of any...


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