88 tables with 6-course meals, but 0 seats filled
AT FIRST glance, it looked like a grand dinner, with 88 tables being served with a six-course dinner complete with entertainment. However, the seats were all empty. And once the dinner had ended at 9pm, all the food was disposed off. The "dinner" was a "ghost banquet" organised by the owners of Zhilie Trading, which sells Chinese ceremonial products, as part of the Hungry Ghost festival for lost and pitiful souls. Read the full story in The New Paper today (Aug 15).