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  1. Bus Auntie's martial-arts performance a major hit on YouTube

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo First there was Bus Uncle. Now there is Bus Auntie. A middle-aged Chinese woman has become a kung fu legend around the world after showing off her prowess on a San Francisco public bus in the city's Chinatown this month. The woman went into an obscenity-laced shouting match in multiple languages and dialects with another woman after she was refused a seat. ...

  2. Unsolicited phone sex lands cheating husband in prison

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Mobile phones have proved to be the downfall of many a cheating husband. The advent of 3G technology has made it worse, as suspicious wives or lovers can ask the guy to show where he is with his phone camera. But a conventional mobile phone was enough in a recent case to cause one cheater in the city of Nanchong, Sichuan, to be exposed and sent to jail. According ...

  3. Ban on Bruce Lee's weapon of choice takes centre stage

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Suddenly, the spirit of Hong Kong's greatest kung fu star is back with us again. By now, you probably have heard about the Bruce Lee: Journey to the West musical, a forthcoming show written by Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang, of M Butterfly fame, who was in town this week for a summer programme. But the kung fu legend was given a great boost from ...

  4. Did YouTube nude get his just deserts?

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo If you don't know the facts, just make them up. That seems to be the first rule of local journalism. Last month, a grainy video clip appeared on YouTube showing a man being forced to strip and walk naked in Mong Kok in broad daylight. Many newspapers reported the man was likely to be the victim of loan sharks and that the way he was treated was a kind ...

  5. Pageant reject goes on a badly worded rant against judges

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Lucy, a disgruntled Miss Hong Kong hopeful who was rejected after her first interview, wrote a stunning rebuke against the judges to Apple Daily this week. The letter was written in a stream-of-consciousness mixture of English and Cantonese slang, and transliterated Chinese phrases. I find it expressive and a perfect example of speech patterns of young people ...

  6. Satirists make play where absurd licences hold sway- like the one for an 'honest cheat'

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Life on the mainland is a little different from that in Hong Kong. For example, you need to obtain a lot more licences than you do here to get through a day. If you want a job, you need proof of graduation from school. Want to move from one place to another?- better get a permit, too. Naturally, fake permits for whatever official use you can think of are for sale ...

  7. Impatient clients form threesome to vent anger on busy prostitute

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo A prostitute became a victim of her own popularity when three would-be clients broke into her flat and beat her and a man she was with- for making them wait. The attack took place early on Tuesday when a queue formed outside the woman's one-person brothel in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. It is understood other prostitutes were available at nearby flats but, ...

  8. 'Ladies of the night' at housing estates

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Inventive housewives have apparently been moonlighting as 'ladies of the night' in their public housing homes. Welfare group Against Elderly Abuse says it has handled at least three cases involving young women from the mainland who have married Hong Kong men to gain residency here. Once they arrived, they proceeded to turn their new husbands' homes ...

  9. Crime doesn't pay for suicidal man who turned opportunist burglar

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo A suicidal man who sneaked into a luxury residential building in Shanghai with the intention of jumping off it ended up burgling several units before being caught by police. The jobless 43-year-old, surnamed Luo, was jailed for four years and fined 3,000 yuan (HK$3,416) this week despite sympathy for his plight expressed by a judge, according to a Shanghai Evening Post ...

  10. Perhaps the police need reminding that HK is an international city

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The world is rejoicing in the electoral victory of Barack Obama as the first black president of the United States. People of all creeds, religions and colours all seem to be drawn just a little closer this week, but not apparently the Hong Kong police. A man was killed early yesterday morning after being hit by a car in Happy Valley. Investigators had no idea who he ...




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