Mascots, muster! Hong Kong’s bizarre mascots assemble in ‘Avengers’-style campaign

They may not have super strength, tragic backstories, or sweet high-tech gadgets, but Hong Kong’s universe of municipal mascots does have the power to motivate Hongkongers to look after their city — or something. At least, so officials appear to hope, anyway. Like most of the world, Hongkongers have been waiting with bated breath for ...

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Ghost Lincoln, alien abductions, Edelweiss: We have no idea what happened in ‘Trump on Show’

Ghost Lincoln, alien abductions, Edelweiss: We have no idea what happened in ‘Trump on Show’

If you, like us, were one of the many people bitterly disappointed to have missed out on the chance to see the sold-out Cantonese opera about Donald Trump, don’t worry,...

Over the Rainbow: Korean reality show stars underwhelmed by reality of HK Insta hotspot

Over the Rainbow: Korean reality show stars underwhelmed by reality of HK Insta hotspot

If the plethora of “expectations vs. reality” memes have taught us anything, it’s that applying an Instagram filter and boosting a photo’s saturation can...

Is anybody out there? Reported UFO sightings in Hong Kong up 70 percent in 2018

Is anybody out there? Reported UFO sightings in Hong Kong up 70 percent in 2018

Forget about the wild boars, it’s UFOs in Hong Kong we should be worrying about. The Hong Kong Observatory has said that they received 24 reports of UFO sightings in Hong...

Mainland Follies: Unhappy customer wrestles barber into chair, shaves his head

Mainland Follies: Unhappy customer wrestles barber into chair, shaves his head

We’ve all experienced the sinking feeling that comes when the barber’s chair swivels around to bring you face-to-face with a truly godawful haircut. While most of us...

Trump Bump: Tickets for Cantonese opera about US president sold out

Trump Bump: Tickets for Cantonese opera about US president sold out

Maybe you were holding out to see the full Mueller report before buying your tickets, or maybe, like us, you were just too lazy to get online and book them. But whatever the...

Chili pepper facials and AI toothpaste: Hong Kong’s best April Fool’s Day gags

Chili pepper facials and AI toothpaste: Hong Kong’s best April Fool’s Day gags

Yesterday we saw Hong Kong’s Fire Services Department announce that their beloved, blue mascot “Anyone” would be embarking on a tour, only to find that it was...

Fire Department announces beloved mascot ‘Anyone’ is going on tour in April Fool’s Day joke

Fire Department announces beloved mascot ‘Anyone’ is going on tour in April Fool’s Day joke

We can’t quite figure out if this was a cruel prank or not, but the Hong Kong Fire Services Department dashed the hopes of thousands of fans of their mascot...

No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Naked man arrested over Sunday stroll, alleged theft, assault

No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Naked man arrested over Sunday stroll, alleged theft, assault

Police arrested a naked man who was taking a leisurely stroll through Tseung Kwan O yesterday before allegedly stealing some girls’ clothing from a store and assaulting a...

Mainland Follies: Loki is here to cure your vitamin/intimacy deficiency in new Centrum ad

Mainland Follies: Loki is here to cure your vitamin/intimacy deficiency in new Centrum ad

Oh Tom, you know just how a girl likes her vitamins. Renowned Avenger frenemy and posh hottie Tom Hiddleston has joined the ranks of Western celebrities flogging products for...


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