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  • Freedom fighter or foe? Trial of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Freedom fighter or foe? Trial of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Media tycoon Jimmy Lai, the fearless founder of the now-shuttered Apple Daily, is set to face the music in a high-stakes trial that could see him behind bars for life. The United States and British governments are sounding the alarm, calling for Lai’s release as he stands accused of collusion with foreign forces under Beijing’s controversial national security law. Lai,…

  • Art extravaganza at BACC: Discover Hong Kong West Kowloon and harmonious generations gala

    Art extravaganza at BACC: Discover Hong Kong West Kowloon and harmonious generations gala

    The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) is gearing up for a week of cultural immersion, featuring two events that promise to be nothing short of extraordinary. Unlocking West Kowloon’s Secrets: A 20-Year Odyssey On the 5th floor Auditorium, today, December 19, from 6pm to 7.30pm, join the inaugural session of the BACC Circle executive talk series. Renowned speaker Bernard…

  • Toddler home alone stirs debate after preparing own milk in China

    Toddler home alone stirs debate after preparing own milk in China

    A three and a half year old boy has stirred up emotions online after being caught on camera preparing his own powdered milk and putting himself to sleep while home alone. The incident took place in Hefei, Anhui province, China, and was reported by Jiupai News on December 12. The video footage reveals the boy sitting at a dining table,…

  • Chinese woman exits 600 work chat groups, sparks online debate

    Chinese woman exits 600 work chat groups, sparks online debate

    A 33 year old woman from Nanchong, Sichuan province, has set the internet abuzz after she revealed that she had to leave over 600 chat groups following her resignation from work. This revelation sparked extensive online discussions. The woman, Tang Ying, had been working as a retail designer for a real estate company for four years. She belonged to more…

  • Hong Kong police offer 4 million baht rewards for overseas dissidents

    Hong Kong police offer 4 million baht rewards for overseas dissidents

    Hong Kong police raised eyebrows by doubling the stakes, offering staggering rewards of HK$1 million (4 million baht) for information on five more local dissidents currently residing overseas. This controversial move amplifies the ongoing news of the authorities resorting to bounties in their pursuit of pro-democracy activists. At a press briefing yesterday, December 14, Chief Superintendent Li Kwai-wah of the…

  • Xi Jinping and Joe Biden at China-US summit: The twist that could change relations forever

    Xi Jinping and Joe Biden at China-US summit: The twist that could change relations forever

    Ambassador Xie Feng dubbed the historic meeting between US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping last month in San Francisco a groundbreaking milestone in the decades-old relationship. The face-to-face encounter between the Chinese and US presidents marked a significant step forward after a year of diplomatic silence. During their talks, both leaders hammered out agreements on critical issues…

  • Hong Kong civil servants face fury if they dare criticise government

    Hong Kong civil servants face fury if they dare criticise government

    Hong Kong‘s civil servants are set to face disciplinary action if they openly criticise government policies. The proposed changes to the code of conduct have ignited a firestorm of controversy, with restrictions on comments both in their official capacity and as ordinary residents. Under the unveiled amendments, civil servants must now uphold political neutrality as one of 12 core values,…

  • Diagonal dilemma: Hong Kong crackdown on Tokyo-style crossings, residents push back

    Diagonal dilemma: Hong Kong crackdown on Tokyo-style crossings, residents push back

    Hong Kong pedestrians find themselves in hot water for daring to crisscross streets diagonally, a common practice in Tokyo‘s vibrant Shibuya district. While Japanese authorities have embraced this diagonal dance, Hong Kong police launched a citywide crackdown on what they deem illegal jaywalking. Hong Kong newspaper Sing Tao Daily, in collaboration with another local news outlet, The Standard, revealed that…

  • Shanghai delivery man’s advice to home-alone toddler goes viral

    Shanghai delivery man’s advice to home-alone toddler goes viral

    A recent incident in Shanghai involving a three year old girl left home alone has stirred concern and warmth on social media. The girl, who was left alone at home, was asked to open the door by a delivery man. The incident, which ended with a cautionary note, has since gone viral, reminding parents of the potential dangers of leaving…

  • Intoxicated woman disrobes and pees in middle of a Chinese restaurant

    Intoxicated woman disrobes and pees in middle of a Chinese restaurant

    A woman heavily intoxicated in a restaurant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, caused a stir by undressing and urinating in full view of other patrons. The shocking incident was captured and shared online, sparking widespread concern and reminding people of the dangers of excessive drinking. In the heart of a bustling eatery in Shenzhen, a woman lost control of herself after…

  • Crocodile-shock: Chinese food blogger’s reptilian recipe riles up social media storm

    Crocodile-shock: Chinese food blogger’s reptilian recipe riles up social media storm

    A social media storm has erupted over a Chinese food blogger, who boasts more than 3.5 million followers on Douyin (the Chinese version of TikTok). A short video was posted showing food blogger, Xiehe, preparing a crocodile as part of a home-cooked meal. Although the clip achieved its aim of attracting viewers, it sparked massive backlash. A significant number of…

  • Woman ejects delivery man from café, calls him an ‘air pollution’ risk

    Woman ejects delivery man from café, calls him an ‘air pollution’ risk

    A shocking incident unfolded in a famous coffee shop in Chengdu, Sichuan province when a female customer ruthlessly ejected a delivery man from the establishment. She referred to him as “air pollution,” sparking widespread criticism on Chinese social media. The female customer was peacefully sipping her coffee when she noticed a delivery man enter the establishment to enjoy his coffee. She…

  • Hong Kong and Thailand join FPS with PromptPay, unlocking cross-border QR payment linkage

    Hong Kong and Thailand join FPS with PromptPay, unlocking cross-border QR payment linkage

    In a move set to redefine international payments, Hong Kong‘s Faster Payment System (FPS) joined hands with Thailand‘s PromptPay, unlocking a seamless cross-border QR payment linkage. Hong Kong and Thailand have unleashed a financial revolution, enabling residents to flex their digital wallets across borders. The cross-border QR payment linkage between Hong Kong’s FPS and Thailand’s PromptPay is set to transform…

  • Tourism fallout: Zhejiang and Buriram United match ends in mass brawl (video)

    Tourism fallout: Zhejiang and Buriram United match ends in mass brawl (video)

    The government’s plan to attract Chinese tourists may have suffered another setback following a physical altercation between players from China’s Zhejiang FC and Thailand’s Buriram United during an AFC Champions League. Zhejiang FC hosted Buriram United at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre in Qiangjiang New Town, China, on Thursday, November 29, and emerged as 3-2 winners. After the game, an…

  • Ex-files: Former flame crashes China wedding over dowry drama

    Ex-files: Former flame crashes China wedding over dowry drama

    A former girlfriend gatecrashed her ex-boyfriend’s wedding in China after discovering that the bride’s dowry was significantly more than what she had requested during their relationship. The couple had been together for seven years, but differing views on dowry expectations led to their eventual breakup. According to local media reports, the woman had previously been in a seven-year relationship with…

  • Viral video stirs debate: Bride’s post-ceremony behaviour in China scrutinised

    Viral video stirs debate: Bride’s post-ceremony behaviour in China scrutinised

    A viral video of a Chinese couple has become the talk of social media, as the bride’s casual demeanour post-wedding ceremony raised eyebrows. The video, believed to have been taken in Guizhou City, sparked widespread debate on social media about the appropriateness of the bride’s behaviour. After completing their wedding ceremony and bidding farewell to friends and relatives, the couple…

  • Unusual wedding in Guangdong sparks online debate over sudden marriages

    Unusual wedding in Guangdong sparks online debate over sudden marriages

    A wedding in Guangdong province, China, sparked online discussions due to the unusual demeanour of the couple. The bridegroom appeared deeply unhappy, while the bride seemed emotionless. Neither showed any sign of a smile, making the atmosphere both tense and melancholy. The bride, slim and tall, had a unique facial feature – the absence of a chin, making it appear…

  • Father’s unique punishment for son’s inappropriate gesture sparks online debate

    Father’s unique punishment for son’s inappropriate gesture sparks online debate

    A widely debated parenting case has surfaced on social media platforms, revolving around a Chinese father’s severe punishment of his 10 year old son. The young boy had developed the habit of frequently showing the middle finger and drawing obnoxious figures on paper, which he would then submit to his teacher. The father was unaware of the offensive implications of…

  • Five year old boy’s mature response to father’s reprimand goes viral

    Five year old boy’s mature response to father’s reprimand goes viral

    A five year old boy’s surprisingly mature response to his father’s stern reprimand has gone viral. The incident took place in Guangde, Anhui province, China when the father decided to teach his son a lesson after observing his unruly behaviour. The mother shared the video of the father-son confrontation, which has left netizens both amused and touched. Their family usually…

  • Father’s trick to satisfy son’s ice cream craving goes viral

    Father’s trick to satisfy son’s ice cream craving goes viral

    A young father has cleverly resolved his son’s demand for ice cream, leaving the little boy satisfied with not a shred of regret. The father’s trick has gone viral, earning him the title of Parent of the Year among netizens. Ice cream, a beloved sweet treat among most children, is often considered inappropriate for young ones by many adults. They…

  • Chinese teacher’s night-time rehearsal stirs admiration

    Chinese teacher’s night-time rehearsal stirs admiration

    A teacher’s sincerity and dedication have sparked intrigue and admiration amongst netizens after a video of her lecturing in an empty classroom in the middle of the night went viral. This incident, captured widespread attention on social media, as a woman teacher in Hebei Province, China, passionately delivering a lecture in a classroom late at night, despite there being not…

  • Divorce dock dating: Woman takes to civil affairs office to find love in unconventional pursuit

    Divorce dock dating: Woman takes to civil affairs office to find love in unconventional pursuit

    A 36 year old woman embarked on an unconventional method of finding a partner by waiting outside a civil affairs office, scanning for recently divorced men. She was inspired by a video of a single man who had done the same thing, befriending a newly divorced woman. After stationing herself on the stairs outside the office for three days, she noticed…

  • Man abandoned by family starves to death in Guangdong

    Man abandoned by family starves to death in Guangdong

    A shocking incident unfolded in Guangdong province, China, when a man named A (pseudonym), suffering from a severe illness, was abandoned by his wife and daughter, leading to his tragic death. A, a resident of Foshan City, Guangdong, China, lived a content life with his wife and daughter until he became bedridden in early 2018. Neighbours often heard his wife’s…

  • Beggar assault by a young woman in China sparks public outrage

    Beggar assault by a young woman in China sparks public outrage

    An assault on an 80 year old beggar by a young woman in broad daylight in the province of Jiangsu, China, yesterday sparked public outrage. The man had approached the woman, who was dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt, to ask for money. Not only did the woman refuse to give him any money but she viciously slapped him several…

  • Chinese butcher deboning lamb with mouth sparks outrage

    Chinese butcher deboning lamb with mouth sparks outrage

    A video clip showing a Chinese butcher in Anhui province, Eastern China, using his mouth to debone raw lamb has caused an uproar on Chinese social media, according to a report from the South China Morning Post. The butcher asserts that this technique has been in practice for several decades and can be executed without contaminating the meat with saliva…

  • Dog leash drama: Woman leading boyfriend sparks debate in China

    Dog leash drama: Woman leading boyfriend sparks debate in China

    A video clip of a young woman leading her boyfriend on a dog leash while shopping has sparked a heated online debate in China. The woman was seen making her boyfriend crawl on the street and berating him to move faster when he struggled to keep up. The young woman had attached a dog leash around the young man’s neck,…

  • Unconventional love story: Woman marries younger man

    Unconventional love story: Woman marries younger man

    A 50 year old woman recently revealed her unconventional love story, explaining how her marriage to a 26 year old man was a result of his desire to repay her kindness. The woman, a successful businesswoman, used to donate money to underprivileged students, one of whom was her current husband. The woman noted that their relationship wasn’t simply a case…

  • Shocking truth revealed about nutritionally poor meals at Chinese kindergarten

    Shocking truth revealed about nutritionally poor meals at Chinese kindergarten

    A shocking truth behind the school meals provided at a kindergarten in Hui Zhou, Guangdong province, China, was exposed by a concerned mother. The incident, which quickly gained interest online, unfolded when the mother decided to check on her child’s lunch at the kindergarten. Upon arrival, she was shocked to find that her child’s meal consisted only of white rice…

  • Chinese father shows confidence in son’s future despite poor grades

    Chinese father shows confidence in son’s future despite poor grades

    Even with a son who has the worst grades in his class, a Chinese father stood firm in a parent meeting, voicing his belief in a bright future for his child. The meeting took place at a primary school in Chingtao, Shantung province, China, where the father of the worst student in the class received commendations from other parents for…

  • HK dog meat deception: App-savvy con artists swipe 6.2 million baht

    HK dog meat deception: App-savvy con artists swipe 6.2 million baht

    Cyber criminals in Hong Kong unleashed a devious plot involving faux dog meat sales, designed to hook unsuspecting victims into downloading a treacherous mobile app. Hong Kong police are on high alert as they uncover a ploy wherein scammers exploit two social media pages peddling fragrant meat, with no connection to actual dog meat. The scam is a bait-and-switch, involving…