Lu Zhenghai aus der autonomen Uigurenprovinz Xinjiang baut seit 2010 an seiner Arche für 22 Personen...

Lu Zhenghai aus der autonomen Uigurenprovinz Xinjiang baut seit 2010 an seiner Arche für 22 Personen…

Techie sells all in doomsday splash

December 21 marks the end of an era in the Mayan calendar and if, as some people warn, it coincides with doomsday, then at least one Hong Kong man will have no regrets.
The 40-year-old man, who once worked in information technology and used to be caring to his family and prudent with his spending, sold his flat and possessions six months ago and spent all the money in having a whale of a time, his psychologist said.

„He quit his job, sold his flat and traveled everywhere, eating at high-end restaurants and living in hotel rooms in anticipation of December 21,“ Ng Siu-sun said.

The man used up all the credit in his bank cards and even borrowed money. Unable to change the man’s mind, his deeply worried family sought Ng’s help.

„If doomsday doesn’t arrive, his accumulated debts will definitely become a nightmare,“ Ng said.

He added he has up to eight patients in similar situations because of anxiety over the prediction (…)

[vollständiger Artikel im Standard]

Advertisements