Daily Archives: May 8, 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY – Exploring Hong Kong’s Most Haunted Abandoned Mansion

Blessed with a prime location on The Peak, Dragon Lodge is cursed with a chequered, somewhat gory, history.

Dragon Lodge, Hong Kong

HK URBEX explored Hong Kong’s ‘most haunted’ house, which now lies in a state of decay.

Dragon Lodge, Hong Kong

Built before WWII, it is said that the original owner went bankrupt. The second owner died in the house and then it is believed that the Japanese occupied the property, decapitating several Catholic nuns in the front yard.

HELPERS – Another Helper Escapes 9 Months of Physical & Verbal Abuse 3

A 37-year-old Filipino helper, widow and mother of two, has escaped after a nine-month ordeal at the hands of an abusive employer.

Rowena Uychiat sits with Activists

Eman Villanueva of the Justice for Erwiana Committe, Rowena Uychiat & Cynthia Abdon-Tellez of Mission for Migrant Workers this morning.

Throughout her employment, Rowena Uychiat was allegedly forced to work 21 hours a day (6am till 3am) without a day off. She claims to have been slapped, kicked, verbally abused and had her hair pulled. Rowena says her passport and HKID were illegally confiscated and that she was overcharged by her Filipino recruitment agency, having been made to pay the equivalent of HK$8,770.

BLOG – Official Who Commented on ‘Shitgate’ is Mailed ‘Shit in a Box’ 1

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So has been sent three ‘shit-in-a-box’ parcels after calling for Hong Kongers to be more tolerant of mainland tourists relieving themselves in the streets.

Gregory So.

Butt of the joke, Gregory So.

In the latest development in the cross-border shitstorm, two anonymous parcels were sent last Tuesday to So’s office and home – one addressed to him and one to his wife. A third was sent on Monday to his office.