Hong Kong put up black signal warning to avoid traveling to the Philippines

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 @ 2:33 pm by admin

Hong Kong leaders expressed their “disappointment” to the way the Philippine authorities handled the hostage-taking in Manila. A lot of people were furious and angry at the action of the Philippine police. Hong Kong has put up a warning to avoid all travel to Philippines. So far, all the other tours to the Philippines have been cancelled.

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Read the full story with video, Hong Kong angry, sad at handling of Manila siege, at the CNN site.
Read the full story, Philippine envoys to tackle Hong Kong bus deaths anger, at the BBC site.

Living in a “cage home” in Hong Kong

Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:02 pm by admin

Hong Kong is known for luxury homes or luxury living but just like any other places, some people do live in tiny cubicles too. It is maybe hard to believe that some people live in such tiny apartments for years in Hong Kong but this CNN video report will show it to you. [cnn.com]

Read the full story with video, Living in a cage in Hong Kong, at the CNN site.

Swine Flu has hit Hong Kong

Friday, May 1, 2009 @ 11:45 pm by admin

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen of Hong Kong has confirmed that Hong Kong has it first case of swine flu. He said that a Mexican traveller arrived in Hong Kong via Shanghai from his home country. He checked in at a hotel first before seeking treatment for flu symptoms and in the middle of the night developed a fever.

The Department of Health and the University of Hong Kong which conducted the test found that the traveller was positive of swine flu. But he is in stable condition now, Mr. Tsang said. [thestandard.com.hk]

Read the full story, Mexican traveler is HK’s first swine flu case, at The Standard of Hong Kong.