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  • Man arrested for bomb hoax at HK Airport
    08.22.2016
    A man has been arrested for allegedly making false claims that there were bombs at Hong Kong International Airport in an attempt to stop his girlfriend’s departing flight. The 41-year-old man, reportedly a film extra, was said to have made three calls to police, with the first bogus bomb claim being made at 4pm on Saturday. The second was made 40 minutes later, and the third 10 minutes after that.
  • The fuel for Hong Kong’s engine: Milk tea
    08.22.2016
    Some cities are fueled by coffee. In Hong Kong, it's milk tea that keeps things running—a potent nostalgia-infused caffeine hit, with fierce competition to brew the best in town. There are thousands of restaurants offering the full gamut of international cuisines, but the city's no-frills diner-style cafes, some of them decades old, remain perennial favorites with locals, and still do a roaring trade.
  • Hong Kong protest against candidate poll ban
    08.22.2016
    Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to march against "political censorship" in the run-up to Legislative Council elections. Six candidates have been barred from running in the September poll for failing to prove they are no longer in favour of Hong Kong's independence. Three of the rejected candidates joined the march to the offices of the chief executive, where police met them.