Alarm In Hong Kong After A Proposed Law Could Ban Anyone From Leaving

The Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA), an influential group of barristers in the special administrative region, has expressed its concern over a new government proposal that would give “apparently unfettered power” to the immigration director. This means the director could stop a person from leaving the city, in an eerie echo of life behind the […]

Former Hong Kong Governor Claims President Xi Jinping Is ‘Nervous’ About His Standing In China

Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong before the United Kingdom ceded control of the island to China in 1997, claimed that China’s renewed focus on cracking down on Hong Kong protesters is because President Xi Jinping is “nervous” about the future of the Chinese Communist Party. According to Reuters, Patten claimed President […]

China Replaces Its Top Hong Kong Official With An ‘Enforcer’

Protestors in Hong Kong are bracing for trouble after China replaced its top official in Hong Kong with someone The New York Times deemed an “enforcer.” The previous top representative, Wang Zhimin, served as the head of the Central Liaison Office since 2017 and is the first official to have lost his job over increasing […]

Hong Kong Police Reportedly Threaten To Use Live Ammo On Pro-Democracy Protesters

Protesters in Hong Kong, who have been demonstrating for months in massive gatherings that often morph into dangerous encounters with police and the public, may soon have to worry about local police using live ammunition in an effort to dissuade the large groups from congregating. According to The Washington Examiner, Hong Kong police might soon […]

Donald Trump Gave ‘Green Light’ To China For Crackdown On Hong Kong Protesters In Phone Call With Xi Jinping

In a June phone call, Donald Trump promised Chinese President Xi Jinping that the United States would not object to a Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong — a crackdown that now appears to be taking place as protests continued Wednesday. Police fired tear gas into a crowd of protesters in the city’s […]

Hong Kong Wants China To Be Held Accountable For 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday morning, demanding that China answer questions about its crackdown on dissenters during the infamous Tiananmen Square massacre three decades ago, reports Reuters. In 1989, at the height of a popular national movement for democracy in China, the country used its military might to […]

Man Reportedly Attacked For Leaking ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Spoilers

While Avengers: Endgame might have officially released today, that doesn’t mean plenty of people haven’t already seen Marvel’s latest cinematic masterpiece. Understandably, the hype and anticipation for the latest MCU film are at an all-time high, and it seems one Hong Kong man may have gotten himself into trouble by trying to reveal crucial plot […]

Nicole Scherzinger Flaunts Sparkly Dress And Incredible Figure While In Hong Kong

Nicole Scherzinger has shared to her fans that she is in Hong Kong, as four hours ago, she posted a photo of her looking stunning in a sparkly dress. She expressed in her caption that she had just got off her flight and that she was going straight to dinner. Her sparkly outfit not only […]

Hong Kong Director Ringo Lam Dead At 63

Ringo Lam was a talented action director and producer from Hong Kong. His vast portfolio included projects such as City on Fire, Maximum Risk, and Replicant. His big break into the film business took place in the early 1980s when famed director Po-Chih Leong resigned from Esprit d’Amour after a dispute with the producer. Lam […]

Dolce & Gabbana Show Canceled In China After Accusations Of Racism Go Viral

Dolce & Gabbana’s “The Great Show,” set to take place in Shanghai, China, was called off just hours before it was supposed to start, reported E! News. According to multiple sources, the fashion designers have been accused of racism after several explicitly racist videos and comments went viral on social media. Ahead of the show, […]

World’s Longest Sea Bridge Opens This Week In China But Only Accessible With A Special Permit

The world’s longest sea bridge linking the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland will be inaugurated this week, reports The Guardian. The $20 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will open on Tuesday with a ceremony attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Spanning 34 miles (55 km), the bridge is part of the […]

Google’s Pixel 3 XL On Sale In Hong Kong For $2,030 Days Before Official Launch

Google is expected to unveil its Pixel 3 XL at an event in New York on Tuesday, but some people apparently do not have to wait for the official launch of the device as it is now available for sale at least in one retailer shop in Hong Kong. According to Richard Lai of Engadget, […]

China Blocks US Request To Dock In Hong Kong In Wake Of Trump Tariffs

Just last week, Trump made headlines for imposing a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. And this week, China has officially denied a request from the U.S. to use a Hong Kong port. Tensions are clearly rising between the two nations…so is Trump’s plan working now? The USS Wasp is scheduled to make a […]

Hong Kong Government Bans Pro-Independence National Party

The Hong Kong National Party, a small political party dedicated to making Hong Kong an independent state, has been banned by the Chinese-controlled Hong Kong government, the New York Times reports. While the party has few members, none of whom have been elected as representatives, its stated goal of a free, independent Hong Kong has […]

Young Woman Kills Parents Then Takes Her Own Life Over Torment From Her Severe Eczema

Authorities found three dead bodies inside an apartment in residential Tuen Mun in Hong Kong after a relative of the family alerted police with concerns when there was no answer from the home. The victims were parents of former nursing student Pang Ching-yu, whose body was also found in the apartment. Upon entering the dwelling, […]

Taiwan Is Thankful The White House Called China Out For Its ‘Orwellian Nonsense’

Last month, China’s Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) sent a letter out to 36 airlines, asking them to stop referring to Taiwan as a country. Instead, China wanted the airlines to refer to Taiwan as part of China. For Trump’s White House, the letter was unacceptable. On Saturday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders released an official statement, […]

‘Pigzilla’: A Giant Wild Boar Spotted Ravaging A Dumpster Near A School

People spotted a massive wild boar searching for food in a dumpster outside a school in Hong Kong. The boar dubbed as “Pigzilla” was seen together with her three piglets that were eagerly waiting for a meal. The incident was filmed by Tu Dong while walking with his children to school. He posted the video […]

Gong Yoo Plans After ‘Goblin’: Nude Scenes, Song Hye Kyo Tandem

Korean actor Gong Yoo has been enjoying international fame as of late, thanks to the global success of his movie Train To Busan and Kdrama Goblin.Goblin has just wrapped up and his fans are already clamoring for more of him. So where are we next seeing Gong Yoo? We have been spotting Gong Yoo in […]

Eden Sassoon And Lisa Vanderpump: Is ‘RHOBH’ Newbie Helping With Yulin Fight?

Eden Sassoon is new to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, so she might not have known just how important dogs are to Lisa Vanderpump. Sure, Lisa has plenty of dogs and has just opened a rescue center, but Eden might not have known about Vanderpump’s involvement in the Yulin festival. Each year, hundreds of […]

Eden Sassoon Ring: Did ‘RHOBH’ Star Cross The Line With Erika Girardi?

Eden Sassoon filmed her first season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a friend of the wives, and she tried her best to fit in. As many of the previous housewives, Sassoon came with her own baggage and her own experiences with family members. She had lost a sister to an overdose, so […]

David Beckham Controversial Tweet Leaves Chinese Upset

David Beckham angered Hong Kong fans after lumping their city in with China — then infuriated Chinese mainlanders when he attempted to fix his major faux pas. David Beckham’s controversial tweet left Chinese fans upset after a trip to Hong Kong last week. David Beckham should update his History lessons The English footballer is in […]

Hong Kong Election 2017: What It Means To The World

Hong Kong, one of the world’s greatest financial hubs, is staging its election on Sunday, putting an end to speculations as to who will next govern the country as its chief executive. Three candidates are vying for the toughest job in the nation: Beijing-backed Carrie Lam, 59, who is the outgoing chief executive’s right-hand woman; […]

Eileen Davidson Slams Dorit Kemsley Hypocritical Comments After ‘RHOBH’

Eileen Davidson may not say much on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills when it comes to the drama, but when she does, it sounds like she actually gets herself into trouble. Davidson clearly rubbed Erika Girardi the wrong way by talking about her son in a figure of speech. However, Eileen still continues to […]

Lisa Vanderpump Working Against Yulin Festival Despite Hong Kong Drama?

Lisa Vanderpump traveled to Hong Kong with the entire cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills because she wanted to go to China to inspire change. For years, the Yulin festival had been occurring, where people would torture dogs and then eat them because they believe that torturing the dogs will make the dog […]

Eden Sassoon On What She Learned From Lisa Rinna’s Cocaine Bombshell

Eden Sassoon sat in silence as the accusations started flying on this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, which aired last night. As it turns out, Eden isn’t in the middle of the drama that’s playing out in Hong Kong. Dorit Kemsley and Erika Girardi are finally dealing with the tension that […]

Dorit Kemsley Used By Her ‘RHOBH’ Co-Stars: New Housewife An Uphill Battle?

Dorit Kemsley may be a new housewife on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but despite knowing Lisa Vanderpump prior to filming the show, she got herself into some trouble with her co-stars on last night’s episode. The ladies were traveling around Hong Kong and they decided to take a boat ride around the city […]

Hong Kong Giant Buddha Overlooks Lantau Island

One of Hong Kong’s major attractions is the Giant Tian Tan Buddha statue (also known as the Big Buddha) located on Lantau Island, the largest and most popular island under Hong Kong jurisdiction. The statue is said to be the largest seated outdoor bronze Buddha in the world at about 112 feet tall, weighing in […]

Hong Kong Celebrates The Bruce Lee Legacy

The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is celebrating the legacy of legendary martial artist and movie star Bruce Lee in an exhibition called “Bruce Lee: Kung Fu-Art-Life.” The museum exhibition, jointly organized with the Bruce Lee Foundation, runs until July 2018 and contains 600-plus items of fascinating Bruce Lee memorabilia plus a 75-minute documentary called The […]

Hong Kong Victoria Peak Is A Must See

Hong Kong is one of the busiest and most dynamic cities on the planet, one of the world’s leading financial centers. It became a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China following the handover by the British in 1997. Under the one country two systems principle enshrined in law, Hong Kong operates […]

Meet Real-Life ‘American Psycho,’ Rurik Jutting: British Banker, Who Raped And Murdered Two Prostitutes

British banker Rurik Jutting has been found guilty of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong and is now considered as the real life portrayal of American Psycho. The former Bank of American-Merrill Lynch banker is accused of luring the women to his apartment under false pretenses. According to several reports, he then proceeded to […]

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement For Independence: Two Years Later And Nathan Law, Edward Leung, Leaders Still Struggle To Be Heard

Two years ago, the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement had forced central Hong Kong to shut down as peaceful protests took to the streets. Edward Leung had tried to make the people see an alternative to the mainstay politics, but much like Gary Johnson in the United States this year, he’s seen no workable results. According […]

Bitcoin: $72 Million Worth Of The Digital Currency Stolen From Bitfinex Exchange In Hong Kong

Approximately $72 million worth of the digital currency, Bitcoin, was stolen from the Bitfinex Exchange in Hong Kong in the second-biggest security breach ever for this type of currency. In an interview on Wednesday with Reuters, Zane Tackett, Director of Community & Product Development for Bitfinex, said that 119,756 bitcoins had been stolen from users’ […]

Hong Kong Pokémon Fans Protest Pokémon Name Changes: They’re Not Mandarin!

Quartz is the first to report that Pikachu, the official mascot of the Pokémon video game series and arguably the most recognizable fictional character on the planet, is undergoing a name change in one of its largest markets: China and Hong Kong. Residents are seriously unhappy about it. Hong Kong Pokémon Fans Protest Pikachu's Name […]

Panama Papers: Hong Kong Editor Fired For Naming Politicians And Jackie Chan In ‘Ming Pao’ Newspaper — Journalists Outraged

A senior Hong Kong editor has been fired after publishing a story about how the city’s wealthy citizens and politicians are involved in the scandalous Panama Papers tax evasion scheme. The Atlantic reports that Hong Kong senior editor Keung Kwok-Yuen was fired from Ming Pao, considered to be one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious newspaper […]

Man Builds Scarily Realistic ‘Scarlet Johansson’ Humanoid Robot [Video]

Hong Kong resident Ricky Ma has dreamed of designing a humanoid robot since he was a child, as he is obsessed with animation and robots. He has now realized his dream by building a realistic female humanoid robot bearing a striking resemblance to Avengers actress Scarlett Johansson. Ma told Reuters, “When I was a child, […]

China Dismisses Hong Kong’s Bid For ‘Sovereign’ Existence Amid Heated Controversy

A senior Chinese official has dismissed the notion of Hong Kong’s sovereignty following a recent article that had stirred controversy after demanding absolute autonomy for the former British territory by the year 2047. The highly controversial notion was brought to the fore in the article entitled “Our 2047,” appearing in a Hong Kong university publication, […]

Hong Kong University Developing ‘Minimally Invasive’ Surgery Robots

A team of surgeons and engineers at Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute (PolyU) is creating robots that they claim will “minimize surgical trauma and improve the safety of current robotic surgery.” These robots – referred to as “novel surgical robotic systems” or “NSRS” for short – would be able to perform surgery through an incision that […]

‘Doga’: World Record-Breaking Dog Yoga Class In Hong Kong Saw 270 Pooches And Their Owners [Video]

There is quite likely a brand new Guinness World Record in the making, as 270 dogs recently paired up with their yogis for the biggest dog yoga class ever in Hong Kong. Believe it or believe it not, but “doga” is officially a thing. It happened in Hong Kong on January 17 when the 270 […]

Hong Kong 24-Hour McDonald’s: Home To Many And A Dying Place For Some

Many would say they are definitely not “lovin’ it” to find out that poor and homeless people are forced to sleep in a 24-hour McDonald’s outlet in Hong Kong. One middle-aged woman even passed away there recently, raising awareness to the trend. The latest story involves a middle-aged woman, dressed in a grey coat and […]

Hong Kong Student Protest Leader Faces Polarized Legal System

The Hong Kong legal system wants to show the world how they deal with people who oppose the government. Hong Kong courts have brought charges against 18-year-old Joshua Wong, a young man who many have come to see as the face of the protest movement that engulfed Hong Kong last year. As reported by the […]

Hong Kong Is Key Link In Continued Illegal Ivory Trafficking

Research has shown Hong Kong has the most pieces of ivory for sale in the world, making it the weakest link in fighting the illegal killing of elephants. While the journey may take the illegally obtained elephant tusks a few stops to arrive, much of the stolen ivory ends up in the city of Hong […]

Hong Kong Man Spends $51,600 On Helicopter Marriage Proposal [Video]

It was like something from a Hollywood movie as a hopeful Hong Kong man booked a luxury skyscraper hotel suite for his girlfriend then sent a helicopter flying past the window with a huge banner asking for her hand in marriage. This didn’t come cheap, of course and the whole deal cost him HK$400,000 (around […]

Research Shows Hong Kong Tops Most Visited Cities In Asia

Research has shown that for international tourists, Hong Kong is Asia’s most visited city, followed by Singapore in second place and Beijing coming in third. The data has now been compiled to reveal the most visited cities in Asia. Using data taken from Euromonitor International, a map has been created which highlights the 47 most […]

Pizza Hut Unveils New Delivery Box That Converts Into A Movie Projector For Smartphones [Video]

Pizza Hut has answered countless prayers and created the “Blockbuster Box” – a new delivery box that converts into a movie projector. This genius contraption comes from the minds of Ogilvy & Mather Group HK, who, with their Chief Creative Officer Reed Collins, crafted the box so in just a few steps you can start […]

Wendy Morrow: Iowa Mom Gives Premature Birth In China, Not Allowed To Bring Baby Home

Wendy Morrow’s baby wasn’t due for two more months when the pregnant mom-to-be was waiting to board a plane in Hong Kong, China. But, like many babies, Wendy’s unborn child was on his own time schedule, and Morrow went into labor before boarding. The baby, named Kyuss, was born at a hospital in Hong Kong, […]

There’s No Saving Grace For This Bacon — Boar Goes Shopping In Hong Kong

Usually it’s a case of bacon leaving the store, not the other way round! But no one told this boar that it should avoid shopping malls at any cost when it wandered into Paradise Mall in Heng Fa Chuen, Hong Kong. While many thought there was no point in saving the bacon, police and animal […]

Hello Kitty Restaurant Arrives In Hong Kong As Cartoon-Themed Spa May Head To Hawaii

Hello Kitty is quickly becoming global. The beloved cat is heading to Hong Kong, where there’s a Hello Kitty-themed dim sum restaurant. The cute character appears everywhere in the restaurant. There’s Hello Kitty tables, chairs, lamps, ornaments, tea pots, and artwork. There’s even Hello Kitty-themed food, according to the Los Angeles Times. Reporter Jenn Harris […]

Woman In Cockpit: Cathay Pacific Pilot In Trouble For Giving Seat To Pretty Girl

A woman sitting in a cockpit jump seat on a Cathay Pacific flight has landed one pilot in hot water with the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, according to Eur This N That. Ada Ng was on a flight from Taipei to Hong Kong last month when the pilot of the plane invited her to […]

Law Wan-Tung Sentenced to Six Years For Torturing Maid Who Was Forced To Live In A Closet

A Hong Kong woman will be spending six years in jail for torturing an Indonesian maid who she forced to work for no pay and live in a closet for most of 2013. The woman, 44-year-old Law Wan-tung, was arrested on January 20, 2014 by Hong Kong police after allegations of torturing 23-year-old Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, […]

Hong Kong’s Liberal Studies Classes Spark Uproar In Mainland China

Hong Kong has implemented a more progressive educational curriculum that is seemingly not in accordance with the old-school paradigm of Mainland China. The city, released from British rule in 1997, operates under a separate school system from the rest of the country, one that advocates the discussion of civil disobedience and freedom of the press. […]