Bag-snatcher stopped after victim dives into car with him, husband cuts him off in BMW

Police arrested a man who allegedly tried to make off with a woman’s handbag but was stopped after she leapt into his car and grabbed his steering wheel as he drove off, while her husband blocked the man’s car with his own vehicle. Apple Daily reports that the incident took place around 1:50pm yesterday when ...

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Homeward bound? Lost dog boards MTR train to hide from thunderstorm

Homeward bound? Lost dog boards MTR train to hide from thunderstorm

MTR passengers and staff found themselves asking who, indeed, is a good boy after a lost dog sought shelter from heavy rain inside a Hong Kong MTR carriage late last night....

UPDATED: ‘Two steps forward, one step back’: Netizens slam MTR, airport for rejecting ad featuring gay couple

UPDATED: ‘Two steps forward, one step back’: Netizens slam MTR, airport for rejecting ad featuring gay couple

Following news reports that Hong Kong’s MTR and Airport Authority rejected a Cathay Pacific ad featuring a gay couple holding hands, netizens have taken things into their own,...

Hong Kong lawyer killed in Kadoorie Farm helicopter crash

Hong Kong lawyer killed in Kadoorie Farm helicopter crash

At least one person has been confirmed killed in a private helicopter crash near a popular nature conservation and educational center in Hong Kong yesterday. The deceased was...

Tesla updates battery software following Hong Kong, Shanghai blazes

Tesla updates battery software following Hong Kong, Shanghai blazes

Following an apparent spontaneous combustion in a Hong Kong parking lot last Tuesday, and a similar conflagration in Shanghai last month, Tesla says it has updated its battery...

Aggravated battery? Tesla Model S bursts into flames at Hong Kong parking lot

Aggravated battery? Tesla Model S bursts into flames at Hong Kong parking lot

A Tesla Model S apparently spontaneously burst into flames in a San Po Kong parking lot yesterday, though the driver was not in the vehicle at the time and no one was injured....

Elderly woman hospitalized after being run over by truck in Yuen Long (VIDEO)

Elderly woman hospitalized after being run over by truck in Yuen Long (VIDEO)

An elderly woman was rushed to the hospital on Saturday morning after she was apparently caught under the wheels of a truck in Yuen Long. Police were called to the scene at...

Thumb-biting, eye-gouging MTR brawlers let off after agreeing to ‘keep peace’

Thumb-biting, eye-gouging MTR brawlers let off after agreeing to ‘keep peace’

The saga of two men who got into a knock-down, drag-out brawl on an MTR train — which ended when one bit off the tip of the other’s thumb — came to a shockingly tame...

Mercedes Benz sets off tear gas canister that fell out of police van in Central

Mercedes Benz sets off tear gas canister that fell out of police van in Central

Hong Kong police are looking into how a box of tear gas canisters fell out of a police van last night after a Mercedes drove over one and set it off in Central last night. Ming...

Unemployed civil servant charged with starting fire inside Mong Kok MTR station

Unemployed civil servant charged with starting fire inside Mong Kok MTR station

An unemployed man and former civil servant appeared in court today charged with starting a fire inside a Hong Kong train station in January. Lau Chung-kwan, 59, was arrested on...


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