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How to Access Facebook in China

Many travelers to China are surprised to find out that they can no longer access Facebook in this country. Actually, many popular websites are blocked in China, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more. Fortunately people living in Hong Kong can still access those sites. If you plan to travel to Mainland China and will need to access those blocked websites, you can use proxy or... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong Fuey

What is Hong Kong Feuy? When people search for "Hong Kong Feuy", it's quite likely that they are trying search for "Hong Kong Phooey", which is an animiated TV series in the 1970s. "Hong Kong Phooey (not Hong Kong Feuy) has 16 episodes and the main character is call Hong Kong Phooey (again, not Hong Kong Feuy). To learn more about this TV series, you can check out its Wikipedia page. [Continue Reading]

Top 7 Interesting Places To Go In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a very busy and extremely compact city-state of China. It is one of Asia's fastest growing finance and trading center, and a gateway to mainland China. Many travelers spend one to three days here either on a stopover or business trip. Surprisingly this distinctly Chinese city has a blend of eastern and western culture as a result of past British colonization which ended in 1997.... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong's Best Wonton Noodles

Hong Kong's local food scene is heavily dominated by wonton noodle and dim sum, which are possibly the two most popular local dishes... Visiting the city without enjoying a hearty bowl of Wonton noodle in one of the humble eateries across Central, or Wanchai, is just as unthinkable as visiting Paris without dining at a local bistro, or passing through Athens without having a Souvlaki... This... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong Company Formation and Its Advantages

As an international metropolis with abundant information and opportunities, Hong Kong company formation gives unmatchable access to an estimated consumer market of 450 million people in southern China alone. With sound infrastructure and complete legal system of its own, it provides an advantaged financial & commercial environment to many entrepreneurs and traders. Therefore, Hong Kong is a... [Continue Reading]

Expatriate Guide to Mid Levels, Hong Kong

The Mid Levels in Hong Kong are the popular residential areas upon the slopes of Victoria Peak (or Tai Ping Shan) and "The Peak" on the north of Hong Kong Island. The Mid Levels has a long history of expatriates living on these hill sides from early British colonists escaping from the tropical heat on the lowlands to the modern-day expatriate families and professionals attracted here by the... [Continue Reading]

The Hong Kong Speech Festival: 7 Tips for Students

1. Choose your category strategically. Most students choose to compete in the very popular Solo Verse category. While this is fine, be aware that it is the most popular category in the Speech Festival. This means that there will be more students competing in each event as well as more waiting time at the competition. 2. Plan out your short-term preparation goals. The competition date seems... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong Attractions - 7 Family Things to Do in Hong Kong

While Hong Kong is internationally famous for its shopping, dining and entertainment, not so many people are familiar with the attractions it has to offer to families with kids, which is a shame really 'cause this world-city has many family-oriented attractions, other than the obvious Disneyland. This article will take you through seven of Hong Kong's "must-do" family attractions: Hong... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Benefits of Hong Kong Company Registration

Hong Kong is a renowned global business city, especially as a centre of financial markets. After New York and London, HK is recognized as the third largest financial hub in the world and this could improve further after Standard & Poor's rating for HK was improved to the highest triple A level rating. With a per capita GDP of approximately US$32,000 (IMF 2010 / current prices), the city's... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong to Macau Ferry: How to Properly Plan Your Day Trip

Many of the millions of travellers who visit Hong Kong every year spare at least one day to visit neighboring Macau, where some of the world's best casinos can be found, alongside rich Sino-Portuguese heritage, impressive historic cathedrals and fabulous food... The Hong Kong to Macau ferry is the main means of transport between HK and Macau, so understanding how it works and what are the... [Continue Reading]


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Whatever floats your boat: Cruise ship with hotel, restaurants and human ashes coming to Hong Kong
Director of Marine Operations Philip John Tam Man-tat (left), Chairman of the Hong Kong Ship Art Club Li Koi-hop and General Manager of Super-X Sportswear Andrew Lee Sip-hop introduce the world's first-ever marine columbarium to be floated in Hong ...

Cyclist killed in Discovery Bay
A 30-year-old Korean cyclist died after a head-on collision with a minibus in Discovery Bay just after noon yesterday.He was going downhill on his mountain bike on Discovery Valley Road when he lost control and crossed the center of the two-lane road ...

Once Sleepy Singapore Has Become Asia's World City—While Hong Kong Is Lagging
Pearlstine is Vice Chairman of Time Inc. I read with more than casual interest about The Wall Street Journal celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Asian edition in September. I had been the first managing editor of the edition, when it was called the ...

Hong Kong fish population under threat from oxygen-starved water, breakthrough study finds
Professor Rudolf Wu warns that fish offspring produced by parents who had lived under hypoxia can also be affected, despite having never been exposed to the condition. Photo: K. Y. Cheng. Ernest Kao · ernest.kao@scmp.com · http://twitter.com/ernestkao ...

Keeping it to a minimum: bosses standing firm against rise in Hong Kong's wage floor as they get set to lock horns ...
Keeping it to a minimum: bosses standing firm against rise in Hong Kong's wage floor as they get set to lock horns ...

Hong Kong trade unionists despair of minimum wage mechanism
Former chief executive Donald Tsang was forced to admit that his 'wage protection movement' was a failure. Photo: K. Y. Cheng. Phila Siu · phila.siu@scmp.com · http://twitter.com/phila_siu. Share. PrintEmail. Related topics. Focus. Related Articles ...

Three levels of Convention Plaza in Wan Chai sell for record price
Three consecutive floors at Convention Plaza in Wan Chai have sold for a combined HK$1.38 billion. Photo: David Wong. Sandy Li · sandy.li@scmp.com · http://twitter.com/sandyli1000. Share. PrintEmail. Hong Kong office prices continue to rise, as the ...

Top Hong Kong court to decide if ban on resigned lawmakers standing in by-elections is unconstitutional
Kwok Cheuk-kin (right), accompanied by his lawyer Albert Ho Chun-yan, at the Court of Final Appeal on Thursday. Photo: SCMP Pictures. Eddie Lee. Share. PrintEmail. Hong Kong's top court will consider next year whether a lawmaker who resigned can ...

Bid-rigging scheme: Hong Kong judge jails renovation subcontractor, calls for more industry regulation
arrives at District Court in Wan ChaiThe judge noted that Yau Shui-tin (in red) blew the whistle partly because he had not been paid his promised share of 0.5 per cent of the hefty sum. 22DEC15 SCMP/Photo: Nora Tam. Chris Lau ...

Cyclist killed in collision with private bus in Discovery Bay
A cyclist died after a collision between his bicycle and a private bus – not a golf cart as earlier stated in police information – in Discovery Bay on Thursday. The crash happened downhill on Discovery Valley Road at about 12.18pm. A police spokesman ...

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