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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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Hong Kong Tourism Board: Hong Kong Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival with 3-Day Races and Parties
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 May 2017 - The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival which pays tribute to Qu Yuan, a great poet in the Zhou Dynasty. It is celebrated across the globe on the 5th ...

Favourite Hong Kong cafes and coffee shops of Vienna-born Regina Larko - plus some of her beloved restaurants too
Being Viennese it's no wonder Larko, who puts out the #impact Podcast, loves her desserts and coffee. She shares some of her sweet spots in Hong Kong for those, and for brunch, weekends, and entertaining visitors. PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 May, 2017, ...

Everest-conquering Hong Kong woman rejects criticism for not helping dying climbers
The first ever Hong Kong woman to scale Mount Everest has defended her decision to carry on up the mountain without helping dying climbers, in the face of online criticism. Speaking on a radio programme on Monday, Ada Tsang Yin-hung said she could ...

The 12 best Hong Kong handover anniversary events - ballet, acrobats, concerts and a military tattoo among them
The Hong Kong government is pulling out all the stops for the 20th anniversary of the city's handover celebrations. But there's no denying it's going to cost a fortune. About HK$640 million will be forked out for the event, that's roughly nine times ...

HK mustn't counter Beijing's power in name of autonomy
Hong Kong's “highly autonomous” status under the one country, two systems agreement governing the former colony's handover by Britain to China in 1997 only exists because of Beijing's consent and must not be used to counter the central government's ...

Hong Kong's Exchange Fund makes huge investment HK$57.1b gain in first quarter
The Exchange Fund, reserves held to defend the Hong Kong dollar, made a huge HK$57.1 billion (US$7.33 billion) investment gain during the first quarter of the year – a 137 per cent increase on last year at this stage (HK$24.1) – thanks to higher ...

Man, 20, found dead after disappearing on night hike in Tseung Kwan O
Bosco Kwok (L) pictured in the camouflage outfit he wore for war games with his friends, and authorities (R) during the overnight search for him. Photos: Gun Street Wargame Airsoft via Facebook/Oriental Daily screenshot. A young man has been found dead ...

Hong Kong ATM users likely to get face scans in move to deter financial crime, source says
Banks in Hong Kong will almost certainly have to replace all 3,250 ATM machines in the city with new cash dispensers equipped with facial recognition technology as part of the battle against money laundering, financial crime and the funding of ...

Hong Kong student left injured after Shenzhen acupuncture
Victor was just like so many other young Hongkongers who enjoy making a quick and easy trip across the border to Shenzhen to take advantage of its cheap food, shopping and massages. He had even planned to document his last trip as the first post on a ...

Selective memory? Hong Kong and the British
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 29, 2017, on page 6. Recommended. Related Articles. Independence push threatens Hong Kong's autonomy, says Beijing official · Police arrest nine more democracy activists ...

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