June 3, 2023

Hong Kong at 25: Retrospectives, Reflections and the Future

By Tammy Tam, Editor-in-Chief SCMP We look at how the city has changed since the handover, and what its future holds. FIND OUT MORE The nature of news often means focusing on the present. But on unique occasions, it is equally important to take a retrospective look into the past to revisit truths that inform […]

The Editor Speaks: Why do we still drink and drive?

For as long as I can remember we still drink and drive. It doesn’t seem to matter how many statistics we publish at the accidents, deaths, injuries, etc that result from drinking and driving we still do it. It doesn’t matter how many adverts we publish showing the horrifying accidents, deaths, injuries, etc that result […]

The Editor Speaks: My glasses are tinted

Am I breaking some obscure law? My eye glasses are tinted. 171 tickets were given out for having too dark a tint on their automobile’s windscreen. The RCIPS have proudly blazed that figure along with the very serious 283 speeding tickets. Why? How many of those cars deemed to have had illegal tint had passed […]

Russian stores pull Holocaust graphic novel ahead of WWII anniversary

From Business Insider Moscow (AFP) – Russian bookstores were hastily removing an award-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust from their shelves on Monday, reportedly because its cover shows a Nazi swastika. “Maus”, by American artist and author Art Spiegelman won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 and was published in Russian in 2013. But Varvara Gornostayeva, […]

Yoyo balls capable of strangulation seized at Caribbean Market

By Anthony Galloway Knox Leader From Herald Sun A total of 700 unlawful and dangerous products at Scoresby’s Caribbean Market were removed recently. Yoyo balls capable of strangling a child, sunglasses with no labelling and a pram were among the items taken by Consumer Affairs Victoria in September. It comes as the Australian Federal Police […]


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Flare gun, mask and bayonet seized during house search – Man in custody

A man has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody after an early morning raid on a house in East End. About 5.45 am today (Wednesday, 15 May) officers searched a house in John McLean Drive, East End. During the search a flare gun, mask and bayonet were seized. A 47-year-old man was […]

Pedal cyclist seriously injured in MVA

On Friday 5 April 2013 about 10:56 pm a pedal cyclist was injured along the West Bay Road* in the vicinity of Mandalay Condominiums. His condition is considered serious but stable. The cyclist was apparently riding home towards WB after work when he was struck by a truck. The driver of the truck was arrested […]

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