Chinese King of Stamps Sells For £300,000

An auction house in Hong Kong recently sold a rare Chinese stamp, known as the “Small One Dollar” for nearly £300,000 ($US 411, 960).  It dates back to 1897 and is one of 32-recorded copies in e…

Hong Kong Porn: Take It All Off In 3-D

If porn is art (and that is a stretch) then the new porn flick, 3-D Sex & Zen: Extreme Ecstasy is a new pathway to a different kind of shall we say, landscape.  The world’s first IMAX-3-D eroti…

Falling Pensioner Lands on Passing Pedestrian

In a truly bizarre turn of events, a Hong Kong-based widow from the Ma On Shan district ended up killing a passing pedestrian when she lost her footing and fell from outside her high-rise flat. The e…

Fluid Space: Architect’s Answer to Cramped Living Quarters

Architect, Gary Chang has been feeling cramped and crowded for most of his life. For thirty years, his home was a 344 square foot flat he shared with six others in Hong Kong, one of the most densely p…

Hong Kong Citizens Are Living in Cages… Literally

Hong Kong is a vibrant city chock-full of people — so much so that the quality of life for those at the bottom tier is atrocious. And I’m not talking about, “Oh my goodness, I have to share a ba…

Hong Kong Fashion Week… Was a Little Weird

The Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2010, one of Asia's largest fashion events, took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center recently. Running from the 6th to the 9th of Ju…

Mice Cloned from Skin Cells

Stem cells are a subject of great ethical controversy all over the world. In Hong Kong, researchers have added fuel to the debate by creating live mice out of stem cells from mouse skin cells – but …

Billionaire Leaves Fortune to Feng Shui Master

Recently deceased Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang, once the richest woman in Asia, gave hundreds of millions of dollars to her feng shui consultant in search of a longer life. Even after her hopes were …

Maid Charged For Adding Menstrual Blood to Food

In a bizarre attempt to improve her relationship with her employer, an Indonesian maid has appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of adding menstrual blood to her employer's food. Things are not, ho…

University of Hong Kong Offers CLIT Courses

First year undergrad students attending the University of Hong Kong will have the opportunity to enroll in two new courses being offered this coming year (no pun intended). CLIT1008 and CLIT1009 ar…

Man Almost Loses Penis Humping Steel Bench

Last night in Hong Kong, the police received a disturbing call from a man in trouble. Xing, a 41 year-old man, was calling from LanTian park in the middle of the night. The lonely and disturbed man…

Peeping Tom Accidentally Falls Off 10th Floor

A 44 year old Hong Kong man accidentally fell off a 10th floor balcony while trying to video tape his next door neighbor showering. The 29 story building was designed so that two units have the…

Stabbing Husband is a Side Effect of Sleeping Pills?

A Hong Kong woman said she had stabbed her husband with a pair of scissors after taking Stilnox, a sleeping pill that has been found to cause some strange behavior, the Ming Pao reported. The Food …

Hong Kong to Begin Burying People Wrapped in Paper

The Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is planning to introduce coffins made of recycled paper, which have multiple advantages over the traditional wooden coffins in terms of cost, ti…