Haunted House

Police in Wuhan build 'haunted house' to train new recruits

A police officer navigates the 'haunted house'. Photo: Screenshot via Sina Weibo

The Wuhan Public Security Bureau’s new “haunted house” is a purpose-built facility literally used for testing the "psychological balance" of new police recruits.

Thursday, 2 May, 2013, 5:41pm

Agents make killing on 'haunted houses'

The reputation of estate agents will not be improved by their latest marketing ploy - listing so-called 'haunted houses' for sale or rent because the occupants have died.

The property descriptions come complete with the gruesome details of the occupants' deaths.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Hungry ghosts on the loose

According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the gates to the underworld are open from August 14. Ghosts and spirits make full use of their month of freedom to haunt buildings, wrap up their unfinished business among the living, or just wander about aimlessly.

Here are some famous urban legends that will send chills down your spine.

The Bride's Pool tragedy

22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Throat-grabbing tale of a house that needs victims

The Hunting Ground By Cliff McNish Published by Orion ISBN 978 1 84255 993 2

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Blaze halts cable cars at Ocean Park

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Ghostly experience

Halloween is just around the corner and we are organising a behind-the-scenes workshop at Ocean Park on Thursday, September 23.

For a chance to join and check out first hand what Ocean Park has in store for Halloween this year, you need to be 15 to 18 years old (because of the potentially frightening nature of the haunted house).

15 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Stephen King better left on the page

1408 Horror/thriller

Adapted from a Stephen King short story, 1408 is a horror film about a writer who checks into a haunted hotel room with the intention of proving that ghosts are not real.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

The Great Halloween Creep Out

Ocean Park is celebrating its fifth Halloween Bash this year with five creepy new attractions.

The Wasteland, The Lost World, Haunted Chinese Village, Psychotic Island and Carnival of Chaos were all created with terror in mind.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Ghostly tale tells of love and fear

Escaping from their enemies, families and even lovers, two teenagers break into a haunted house one summer day.

In an old notebook they find several long-forgotten tales: that of a French nurse and a coolie, a Chinese girl and a Japanese officer, and other romantic ghost stories.

23 Jul 1998 - 12:00am