History and profile
Issue 493 of the magazine (dated 7 January 2005 but delivered to newsstands on the night of 6 January) carried a story that included photographs of Director of the Chief Executive's Office Lam Woon-kwong with a woman outside a hotel in Tokyo and an interview with his wife of nearly 30 years. Lam resigned on the same evening, citing "in view of the media report on my private affairs, I tendered my resignation to the chief executive today".
- Eric Cheung (21 July 2015). "A 'harsh winter' for print media? Layoffs as Sudden Weekly to cease publication in August". Hong Kong Free Press. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
- Isaac Cheung (21 July 2015). "HK gossip mag Sudden Weekly to cease publication after 20 years". Hong Kong Coconuts. Retrieved 26 October 2015.