Hong Kong actor Andy Lau poses for photographers during a press event for his latest film "Firestorm" in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

HONG KONG actor Andy Lau needs at least six months to recover from a horse-riding injury, China Press reported.

Accompanied by his Malaysian wife Carol Choo, he flew back to Hong Kong from Thailand on a medical aircraft on Thursday.

According to Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, Lau, who is being treated at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, was accompanied by his family members.
It reported that Lau, 55, would not receive any visitors at the moment as he was tired and in pain.

Previously, the media reported that Lau had suffered a pelvic bone injury after falling off a horse in Thailand on Jan 17.

Lau was filming a commercial at Khao Lak, three hours outside of Bangkok.

> The price of canteen food at Chinese primary schools in major cities is expected to increase after Chinese New Year, reports China Press.

But the increase will be less than 10%, said the canteen operators, who have informed the board of directors of the various schools about the move.

The canteen operators claimed that they have to increase prices due to the rising cost of operations and raw materials.

It was reported that most of the boards have given the green light to operators to increase food prices by not more than 10%.

> In Jianyang, China, a 27-year-old woman gobbled down two durians at a train station after she was not allowed to bring the fruit into the train due to its strong smell, the daily also reported.

The woman brought the fruit to share with her family members in Chongqing during Chinese New Year, according to Chinese newspaper Cheng Du Ri Bao.

The woman decided to eat it on the spot as she did not want to waste it.

She even invited some passengers to eat with her.

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