Origins of a Chinese Ghost Story

December 25th, 2006

Chinese has a saying and that we’ve always been told that, if you believed in ghosts, there will be. But if you don’t, then there will not be any.

Being a Chinese and living in a Chinese culture, I’ve always wondered why do Chinese, in particular, fear and respect ghosts. In certain ways, we take into the extent of putting joss sticks and setting up altars to worship our ancestors. Are these just culture passed on from generations to generations without any questions ask?

I recently found an interesting article which explains why the elders always tells us that they are what we believe.

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Menara Hino haunted

December 19th, 2006

Anyone that stays in Malaysia, particularly Kuala Lumpur particularly Petaling Jaya and more exact near to Jalan 222 or road 222 will notice that there are a lot of office buildings and factories around that area.

One particular building that my friend used to work in at that area was a building called Menara Hino. Menara Hino was a typically normal office buidling except that when as soon as you step into this office building, Menara Hino gives you the chills especially when the night falls.

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Strange Happenings at Hotel in Haadyai, Thailand

December 14th, 2006

Author’s Note : My friend, Angie related this incident back to me. She mentioned that although this story may not be one of the scariest experience she had with supernatural beings but at that moment, she feared for her son

On one of the holidays, my family, which consists of my son and husband decided to go for a short holiday trip together with my mother and MIL (mother in law). At that time, it seemed like a good idea and co-incidently although it was a last minute decision, there was a rooms available in the usually peaked holiday season. 3 days before we took off to Haadyai, Thailand for the holidays, my son fell sick for 3 days but was however assured by the doctor that he would heal soon.

On the journey to Haadyai, my son seemed to look better and when we decided to make the first stop at one of the Kuan Yin Ma Temple, he was feeling much better already. As soon as we checked to one of the hotels at Haadyai, Thailand, my son immediately took in fever and vomitted a little blood. Perhaps it was due to the pizza my husband ordered for him over lunch.

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