Hong Kong Archive

  • Widespread belief in ghosts and influence of celebrities such as Jackie Chan wearing Thai amulets lies behind spread of shops in Hong Kong selling occult objects such as human bone fragments for financial and romantic success. Off a dusty corridor in an industrial block in working-class Kwun Tong, a self-proclaimed […]

    How Hong Kong Citizens Have Embraced Thai Occult Charms!

    Widespread belief in ghosts and influence of celebrities such as Jackie Chan wearing Thai amulets lies behind spread of shops in Hong Kong selling occult objects such as human bone fragments for financial and romantic success. Off a dusty corridor in an industrial block in working-class Kwun Tong, a self-proclaimed […]

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  • Hong Kong, a historical mix of the East and the West. Inhabited by both the ghosts of the East and the West. The famous Hungry Ghost festival attracts many tourists every year to experience the eerie, creepy atmosphere of the city. Following the other ’12 Real Ghost…’ videos this horror […]

    12 REAL Ghost Stories From Asia [Hong Kong Edition]!

    Hong Kong, a historical mix of the East and the West. Inhabited by both the ghosts of the East and the West. The famous Hungry Ghost festival attracts many tourists every year to experience the eerie, creepy atmosphere of the city. Following the other ’12 Real Ghost…’ videos this horror […]

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  • Villain hitting, da siu yan (Chinese: 打小人), demon exorcising, or petty person beating, is a folk sorcery popular in the Guangdong area of China and Hong Kong. Its purpose is to curse one’s enemies using magic. Villain hitting is often considered a humble career, and the ceremony is often performed […]

    Villain Hitting (Cursing) In Hong Kong!

    Villain hitting, da siu yan (Chinese: 打小人), demon exorcising, or petty person beating, is a folk sorcery popular in the Guangdong area of China and Hong Kong. Its purpose is to curse one’s enemies using magic. Villain hitting is often considered a humble career, and the ceremony is often performed […]

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  • November 2003 a group of eight middle school students decided to visit the local areas haunted location. Their plan was to stay the night in the hopes of getting a glimpse of one of the resident spirits. Their hopes high for a night of mystery, intrigue and a few steps […]

    Hong Kong’s Haunted Nam Koo Terrace!

    November 2003 a group of eight middle school students decided to visit the local areas haunted location. Their plan was to stay the night in the hopes of getting a glimpse of one of the resident spirits. Their hopes high for a night of mystery, intrigue and a few steps […]

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  • The Hong Kong She-Devil A chance meeting with a mysterious woman opens the door to supernatural activity. By Stephen Wagner A rainy day in Hong Kong. A chance meeting with a mysterious woman with a strange allure. It’s an uncommon scenario, for certain, but not improbable. As “Mike” tells the […]

    The Hong Kong She Devil!

    The Hong Kong She-Devil A chance meeting with a mysterious woman opens the door to supernatural activity. By Stephen Wagner A rainy day in Hong Kong. A chance meeting with a mysterious woman with a strange allure. It’s an uncommon scenario, for certain, but not improbable. As “Mike” tells the […]

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  • They’re called ‘haunted houses’. Superstitious local people shun these dwellings where homicides, suicides and eerie events have occurred. But these are being snapped up by investors who rent them out to foreigners and students. Doug Meigs reports. They finally tore down the infamous Hello Kitty murder building a few weeks […]

    Hong Kong’s ”Haunted Houses”!

    They’re called ‘haunted houses’. Superstitious local people shun these dwellings where homicides, suicides and eerie events have occurred. But these are being snapped up by investors who rent them out to foreigners and students. Doug Meigs reports. They finally tore down the infamous Hello Kitty murder building a few weeks […]

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