Chief Executive CY Leung delivered his inaugural policy address last week, and despite touching on keystone issues such as social welfare, waste management and the environment, critics were quick to attack the speech for not going into specifics on how his government plans to address pressing...
published: Jan 25 2013 - 12:00am
Chief Executive CY Leung delivered his policy address on Wednesday. To keep things lively during what has for years proven to be a vapid spectacle, we spiced it up with a fun drinking game that left us nicely blackout drunk when all was said and done. We heartily recommend it for the next one.
published: Jan 18 2013 - 12:00am
This cool, pleasant weather is perfect for a stroll through Hong Kong’s natural splendor, but the popular pastime is not without its risks. Here is some handy advice to keep your hike safe and enjoyable.
Bring Appropriate Gear
The correct equipment is essential to enjoying your hiking...
published: Jan 11 2013 - 12:00am
With the Oscars coming up, Hong Kong cinemas are about to be inundated with big-budget releases (a few months later than the rest of the world saw ‘em, but whatever). We’re wondering what some of these flicks would be like with a Hong Kong twist.
The Wife of Pi
Pi Chan’s wife...
published: Jan 4 2013 - 12:00am
Many Hongkongers are surprised to still be alive after the Mayan prophecy fails to pass. Office workers abashedly start asking for their jobs back after having upended their desks and trashed their conference rooms on December 20th.
The Year of the Snake begins dramatically when a...
published: Dec 28 2012 - 12:00am
Here this, frail Hongkongers, and quiver in your beds,
Hong Kong’s days are numbered, this prophecy has said.
For this very Friday spells the end of this city.
You are all doomed forever; what a terrible pity.
Chaos will reign on the day Hong Kong ends,
Circle-K will have no dumplings;...
published: Dec 21 2012 - 12:00am
Strip all the needles off your delightfully bushy fir and have a shitty Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
Gifts that are handmade are gifts with heart. Show your friends how much you love them by giving them some original art that you made from those upcycled bamboo steamers you found in a...
published: Dec 14 2012 - 12:00am
DO Admire the mall decorations
DON'T Acquire the mall decorations when no one is the wiser
DO Take a boat to enjoy the festive lights on the harbor
DON'T Pop pills and bug out at the festive lights on the harbor.
DO Post all your greeting cards nice and early
DON'T Post a vacuous...
published: Dec 5 2012 - 12:00am
With the temperature outside dipping to a frigid 15 degrees Celsius, the government has issued a cold weather warning. To maintain your safety during this time, please follow these guidelines.
In extreme cases of prolonged exposure to cold, frostbite may set in. Prevent this from happening by...
published: Nov 28 2012 - 12:00am
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women (except domestic helpers) are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Insanely Expensive Property.
Whenever the Government becomes...
published: Nov 23 2012 - 12:00am