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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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China dismisses UK report criticising clampdown in Hong Kong
China on Saturday dismissed a British report that measures taken by it against pro-independence forces in last year's legislative elections in Hong Kong dented the confidence in the city's autonomy guaranteed during the transfer of power of the former ...

Decision to cut Hong Kong's electric vehicle tax waiver is 'backwards' and sends wrong message, critics say
The government's decision to reduce tax waivers for electric vehicles has come under fire for setting Hong Kong back as an environmentally conscious and a high tech city. Earlier this week, Financial Secretary Paul Chan announced that the full waiver ...

For Hong Kong artisan, making cheongsams is an art form
The unremarkable storefront of Mei Wah Fashion in Sheung Wan hides a wonder – the making of the traditional Chinese cheongsam. Boxes of fabric are piled high in the corner, while dozens of finished cheongsams hang everywhere. In the middle of the ...

Hands-on art show opens up a whole new way of seeing ... and feeling
But at the fourth annual Hong Kong Touch Art Festival, visitors are not only allowed to touch the art, they are encouraged to. The festival, organised by the Centre for Community Cultural Development, features work from around 30 artists centred on non ...

Old style Hong Kong tailor has a passion that's always in fashion
The long-established cheongsam tailoring shop in Sheung Wan is more than just a business to owner Kan Hon-wing. It's his life. “I spend a lot of time here, more than I do at home,” Kan, 66, said in his two-storey shop on Queen's Road West. Established ...

Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan says official residence needed a makeover, but he 'will not splash out'
Finance chief Paul Chan Mo-po has insisted his official residence in Shouson Hill was in need of renovations following reports he spent millions of taxpayer-funded dollars on revamping the property. Reports emerged on Friday that Chan, who took over ...

Britain concerned over challenges to Hong Kong's 'one country, two systems' deal
Beijing has told Britain that Hong Kong is an internal matter that no country has a right to interfere in. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on ...

Hong Kong shivers through cold snap, but warmer weather is on the way, Observatory says
Hong Kong woke to a cold and damp morning on Saturday, as temperatures fell to as low as 10.7 degrees – the lowest recorded this winter. An intense monsoon from the northeast was bringing a cold and cloudy weekend to Guangdong and Hong Kong, ...

Why a cultural shift is needed to market Hong Kong sports and athletes
The government should actively encourage the business sector to support the commercialisation of sports, which would help athletes build a successful second career after retirement, a former athlete has said. A number of active athletes told the Post ...

Back to school: David Baird on coming out of retirement to take the helm at Canadian International School
David Baird was appointed interim head at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong in August, after a troubled couple of years in which it endured reports of infighting among staff and numerous teacher sackings. The 60-year-old veteran headmaster ...

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