Starbucks will serve an expanded alcoholic drinks menu when it opens its new flagship store in Hong Kong’s teeming Causeway Bay on Friday, raising fears among some youth groups that the shop could be a haven for underage drinking. The 5,500 sq ft store ... ( read original story ...)
The 400 sq ft squatter home in Ping Yeung San Tsuen in the rural New Territories is nestled among large swathes of abandoned farmland and scrapyards, in an area the Hong Kong government has been eyeing for years as the site of a planned new town. ( read original story ...)
Hong Kong’s Department of Health is investigating a drug used to aid digestion after the medication taken by a cancer patient was found to be contaminated with a type of mould. The move follows the recent death of a lymphoma patient in her 30s at Queen ... ( read original story ...)
The driver of a school bus was arrested in Hong Kong on Thursday after his vehicle hit and killed an elderly woman – the city’s fourth road fatality in eight days. The accident happened on Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, soon after 8am. ( read original story ...)
The board of Hong Kong’s railway operator on Thursday came down hard on ... Even the MTR’s senior management only became aware of these problems from news reports.” He was referring to revelations about faulty construction by contractors and cover ... ( read original story ...)
Hong Kong legal professionals have said allowing the introduction of hearsay evidence will “assist the quest for truth” and help prosecutors get justice for victims in cases involving vulnerable defendants. After years of calls for its introduction ... ( read original story ...)
A fight between two commuters on a crowded train in Hong Kong on Thursday left one with part of his left thumb bitten off and the other with facial injuries. The men, aged 64 and 54, were arrested by police at Mong Kok station, but the severed thumb tip of ... ( read original story ...