Ominous: an oarfish. File photo
Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

An oarfish in Hong Kong is a bad omen for Japan’s earthquake watchers

  • Japanese folklore has it that when oarfish rise to shallow waters, disasters like earthquakes, tsunami and volcanic eruptions are not far off
  • Ominously, one recently washed up on Lamma Island
Ominous: an oarfish. File photo
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