Health

New Omicron strain killing hundreds everyday in HK has not reached Thailand

  A NEW MUTANT strain of Omicron dubbed BA.2.2 has led to Hong Kong recording the highest death rate in the world but fortunately it has not spread to Thailand, Amarin TV said today (Mar. 11). This variant is unique to Hong Kong but has been seen in the UK, Singapore and Australia, according to

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Local news

Over 190kg Ice heading for Australia seized at Klong Toey

OFFICERS of the Seaport Interdiction Task Force (SITF) seized 193.5 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine (Ice), worth 116 million baht, at Klong Toey port that had been labelled as boxing sandbags destined for Australia, Amarin TV said today (Dec. 23). At a press conference attended by Mr. Phachara Anantasil, head of the Customs Department, and other

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World news

Hong Kong seizes record HK$2.2bn worth of narcotics

(Hong Kong) Customs enforcers seized more than 3½ tonnes of illegal drugs worth almost HK$2.2 billion (8.46 billion baht) in 2020, the largest amount in a single year since records began nearly two decades ago. With the Covid-19 pandemic crippling global travel and shutting borders, international trafficking syndicates switched from using human couriers to transporting

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World news

‘Hidden language’: Hongkongers get creative against security law

By The Guardian HONGKONGERS are finding creative ways to voice dissent after Beijing blanketed the city in a new security law and police began arresting people displaying now forbidden political slogans, The Guardian reported today (June 4, 2020) Faced with the sudden threat of prosecution for anything that might promote greater autonomy or independence for

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