It’s that time of the week again…
1. Global Positioning Systems are to be introduced in 1,000 taxis across Hong Kong. What are the downsides of adopting this technology?
A. Automated voice can be programmed to say “Butts Road”
B. Less room on dashboard for Doraemon and...
published: Sep 6 2007 - 11:00pm
With the grand opening of the Venetian in Macau, the social season is underway. Avoid the potentially embarrassing situations that come with it using our handy guide.
No Invitation! - Don’t worry, worm your way in with some of these handy pointers.
• Assertiveness is key: Stride in...
published: Aug 30 2007 - 11:00pm
As a Hong Kong stock broker, I’ve been fielding a lot of questions recently about the “rollercoaster” stock market. First of all, don’t believe what everyone says about how hard it is to make money playing stocks. What I usually do is, buy stocks when they’re very low...
published: Aug 23 2007 - 11:00pm
1. A typhoon is due to hit Hong Kong in an hour. What preparations should be made?
a) Duct tape small children and pets to nearest retaining wall
b) Immediately call everyone you know and tell them it’s going to be “The Big One”
c) Log onto the Observatory website; refresh every...
published: Aug 17 2007 - 12:00am
We've stolen a memo from the desk of the Director of the mainland Olympic Committee. Check out what we found:
OK, everyone. There’s only a year left until the Olympics, and there’s a lot we still have to do. It’s time to shape up or be executed by the Standing Committee. Here...
published: Aug 9 2007 - 11:00pm
In honor of the Queen's Pier demonstrators, we've written our own folk protest song...
It's odd in this modern era
We're fighting as hard as we can
To save a delapidated pier, a
small bit of old reclaimed land.
A pier seems a trivial thing
Not worthy of any big fuss...
published: Aug 2 2007 - 11:00pm
The latest Facebook note from our 16-year-old international school correspondent, Britney.
Hey guyz!! I’m on my summer holiday, getting tan at the beach and I just thought I’d write about global warming a little bit. At the school dance I met this cute guy named Josh and he’s...
published: Jul 26 2007 - 11:00pm
Summer is the time for mindless cinema: here’s a look at our upcoming local popcorn flicks!
Civil servants in disguise: A new government-appointed cabinet battles to destroy Queen’s Pier, lair of the nefarious Protesticons. Witness effortless transformation sequences as...
published: Jul 19 2007 - 11:00pm
RTHK director Chu Pui-hing recently resigned after fleeing from reporters when he was caught with a lady of the night named “Coco” outside a Causeway Bay karaoke club. Our undercover correspondent obtained a copy of the fortuitous song Chu sang that night just before he left.
She was my...
published: Jul 12 2007 - 11:00pm
It’s been a busy week for Hong Kong. Have you been paying attention?
1. Sharks were spotted off the coast of Sai Kung. The government has issued a public announcement stating:
a. $500 for every fin
b. Gweilos make excellent bait
c. Humming the "Jaws" theme tune does not constitute...
published: Jul 5 2007 - 11:00pm