Sat 29 A-Peel Process An elderly woman in Yau Ma Tei claims that her stash of 100-year-old chenpi (dried tangerine peels), apparently worth $20 million, was stolen by her son. After confronting him in the early hours, she calls police the next day and has him arrested. He is released on $500 bail. He tells Apple Daily his mother suffers from frequent hallucinations of people stealing her treasured chenpi. Sun 30 Loud Hailer A freak rainstorm sweeps across Hong Kong. The Observatory issues a Black Rainstorm Warning, and hailstones strike different areas across the territory. Meanwhile, streams of water gush through Festival Walk in Kowloon Tong, flooding the shopping mall as well as its connected MTR station. Initially thought to have been caused by hailstones, it is later revealed that a bursting of blocked pipes caused the flooding. Mon 31 Inauspicious Burial Feng shui master Cheng Kwok-keung is buried alive in a mudslide in Guangdong while officiating a funeral. Cheng had decided to hold the ceremony at the “lucky hour” of 3pm, despite the heavy rain. A mudslide at the cemetery hits the group, and the 50-year-old is found dead, along with five others. Cheng was a respected feng shui practitioner, popular among local celebrities. Tue 1 Hidden Agenda A 37-year-old female Environmental Protection Officer is convicted of emailing confidential meeting agendas to her male friend, who works at China Light & Power Group, to help with his business deals. The woman says the two of them are not lovers, merely very good friends. The woman will lose her contract with the government and her $80,000 monthly income. Wed 2 Bus Bash A minibus driver refuses to let a passenger get off at a restricted area. Becoming enraged, he attacks the driver, who in turn stops the bus and punches him in the face. The incident is filmed by other passengers and goes viral online. The video will be used in court as evidence. Thu 3 Snack Attack The owner of a snack shop in Tsuen Wan puts up a notice accusing two students from a nearby school of having walked off without paying for two hand rolls, worth $14 each. She also informs the police after demanding that the school release the students’ identities. The police warn her that her actions could be construed as libel. She erases the names of the students—but keeps the name of the school. Fri 4 Nude Art A photo of a completely naked man wearing only socks climbing the main gate of the Chinese University goes viral. Some people online say that the naked man is Terence Chan, son of a Guangdong Provincial committee member. Chan posts a statement saying that he is in fact the photographer, and condemns criticism that it’s a “silly act.” He says it is a photograph titled “Intimate Relationships,” which was shown in a 2012 exhibition at CUHK.