How a store that still sells kerosene stoves became a treasure trove of the community

Slacklining on Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

Ladies’ Market is Hong Kong’s most popular attraction, according to TripAdvisor

How a store that still sells kerosene stoves became a treasure trove of the community

May 26, 2017

Founded in 1959, Chu Wing Kee is a hardware store selling everything from kerosene lamps to electric scales. Its owner, Perry Chu, is dedicated to keeping this treasure trove alive in Sheung Wan.

(Photo: SCMP's Dickson Lee)

 

 

Slacklining on Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock

May 25, 2017

You may have been lucky enough to see them carefully walking along a 42-metre tightrope connecting rocky hills in Hong Kong’s New Territories. Or maybe you enjoy watching their enthralling videos online.

Daredevils in the Slacklining Hong Kong group, whose sport evolved from rock-climbing in Yosemite Valley, California during the 1970s, are fast making a name for themselves as the most exciting sporting club in the city.

(Photo: Hamish Lawson)

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

May 26, 2017

Philippine security forces bomb residential areas in a southern city as they battle Islamist militants holding hostages and reported to have murdered at least 11 civilians. (Photo: AFP)

Ladies’ Market is Hong Kong’s most popular attraction, according to TripAdvisor

May 22, 2017

What is the most visited attraction in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong may be a shopper’s paradise, but it seems locals and tourists aren’t after high-fashion boutiques.

Instead, the cheap deals, neon lights and fake designer labels of Mong Kok’s bustling Ladies’ Market make it the most popular attraction in Hong Kong, according to new data released by TripAdvisor.