Here are the news stories most popular with our Young Post readers in 2017

Here are the news stories most popular with our Young Post readers in 2017

Bus debacles, secrets to exam success, stunningly moving films... what were your favourite stories of last year?


Crystal Fung Ying-ying was crowned Miss Hong Kong in 2016.
Photo: David Wong/SCMP

There was a lot of news last year, and you wanted to read it. From a false kidnapping, the best secrets and tips for the HKDSE, to a scare on the MTR, here are our most viewed stories of 2017. 

2017’s HKDSE English Language exam an assessment of how much you cared

This year’s DSE English Language exam placed emphasis on the understanding of interpersonal relationships by students. 

Hong Kong MTR fire bombing

At 19:14 on February 10th, a man used a petrol bomb on a MTR train on the Tsuen Wan line near Tsim Sha Tsui station, injuring at least 17.

From Michelle Obama to Paddington Bear: who we would want to deliver us our Christmas presents (sorry, Santa!)

Emotive and beautiful film Lion is all the more powerful for being based on a true story

If this is the calibre of movies that we can expect from Hollywood based on a true story, then we say bring them all on.

Hong Kong democracy activist in custody, police search home after ‘false’ kidnap claim

Howard Lam was allegedly taken in Mong Kok by suspected mainland law enforcement agents and beaten. Police believed he had given officers false information.

World peace, puppies, trip to the North Pole: what do our readers want for Christmas?

20 things you didn’t know about life in Hong Kong before the 1997 handover

A lot can change in 20 years. Here's a flashback to what Hong Kong looked like two decades ago.

Miss Hong Kong winner Crystal Fung on gap years, online hate, and dreaming big

Crystal Fung went from being a HKU graduate, to winning Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2016. But she has, she says, had more than her fair share of mishaps along the way to where she is now

‘Success’ in Hong Kong doesn’t have to be do or die

We never like to think that young people can go through times that are so painful and unbearable that they feel there is only one solution. .

7 most Instagram-worthy spots in Hong Kong to take festive Christmas photos this year

Here is why you shouldn't stress about death when it's just a part of the circle of life

Lots of young people in Hong Kong have, according to one survey, lots of anxiety about death and what happens after it. But we don’t have to be so fearful about something which is just a part of life.

Island School bus drama as students left waiting for more than one hour

Island School met with several groups to talk about parking problems after students had to wait more than an hour to get on their bus home last week.


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