Local residents stressed out by bright red billboard shining into their homes

In a scene straight out of Seinfeld, some residents of Kwai Chung are up in arms over a glaringly bright billboard that casts a harsh red light into their homes. District Councillor Lam Siu Fai told Apple Daily that he started receiving an onslaught of complaints about the billboard, located on Lei Muk Road in Kwai Chung, around 7pm on Tuesday night. ...

Urban development

Boar Watch: Two injured in wild pig attacks near HKU

Boar Watch: Two injured in wild pig attacks near HKU

Hong Kong’s wild pig problem got a bit more hairy on Wednesday, after two people were attacked near the University of Hong Kong. A 39-year-old woman surnamed Chow was...

The 10 dirtiest streets in Wan Chai, ranked

The 10 dirtiest streets in Wan Chai, ranked

Whitfield Road has topped one political party’s annual list of the 10 dirtiest streets in Wan Chai. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong...

Construction worker dies on the job after plunging seven stories

Construction worker dies on the job after plunging seven stories

A 53-year-old construction worker died after falling seven stories down an elevator shaft yesterday morning. The tragic accident occurred at a construction site on Middle Road...

Back to the Land: Why young Hongkongers are trading office life for the farm

Back to the Land: Why young Hongkongers are trading office life for the farm

Ling Yin Kung arrives at the Society of Indigenous Learning, a 30,000-square-foot community farm in Sheng Shui, at 9am most mornings to begin picking vegetables.

Goodbye, singing aunties: Mong Kok pedestrian zone to shutter at month’s end

Goodbye, singing aunties: Mong Kok pedestrian zone to shutter at month’s end

It’s official: Mong Kok’s famous pedestrian zone, popular with buskers and spectators alike, is closing on July 29, the last Sunday of this month. Sai Yeung Choi...

Heritage activists urge gov’t to spare the General Post Office from the wrecking ball

Heritage activists urge gov’t to spare the General Post Office from the wrecking ball

Conservationists rallied at the General Post Office building on Sunday, as the government prepares to demolish the landmark and re-develop the site as commercial space. Protesters...

Pipe drop: CCTV captures the moment water pipe crashes to the floor and floods housing estate carpark

Pipe drop: CCTV captures the moment water pipe crashes to the floor and floods housing estate carpark

Unlike a tree falling in a deserted forest, it’s safe to say 20-meter overhead water pipe makes a hell of a sound when crashing to the floor in an empty carpark, not to...

(Video) Activist grabbed by the neck at golf club protest

(Video) Activist grabbed by the neck at golf club protest

The Labour Party have urged the police to take action after one of its members was assaulted during a protest at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. The incident happened after...

Small wonder: 40-sq-ft room in Hong Kong goes for HK$2,900 a month

Small wonder: 40-sq-ft room in Hong Kong goes for HK$2,900 a month

Showing is always better than telling. Everyone — Coconuts HK included — has told you that Hong Kong’s housing crisis is out of control, with landlords flogging...


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