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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 airport sees growth despite runway congestion ahead
Hong Kong International Airport is on track to fly 70 million passengers around the world, despite shaky tourism numbers and a weaker economic environment. The Airport Authority has forecast growth this year between 4-5 per cent after having carried 41 ...

Chinese future looms for Hong Kong's real estate sector
Henry Keswick, chairman of Jardine Matheson, was once asked what the secret of his family conglomerate's success was. “We never sell,” he replied. Jardines was one of colonial Hong Kong's most powerful commercial forces and still owns the most prime ...

End of the road: Uber to halt taxi and van services in Hong Kong
Car-hailing firm Uber is putting the brakes on its taxi and van services in Hong Kong, effective from September 5, citing the need to shift focus to the ride-sharing business and phase out underused services. The decision comes hot on the heels of Uber ...

Election Notebook: Exiting Hong Kong legislators back new generation of party hopefuls
With a host of veteran legislators from both sides of the political divide stepping down, many new faces are jostling for seats in the September 4 Legislative Council election. Despite not seeking re-election, four Democratic Alliance for the ...

Sayonara: Hong Kong's Jamie Hood signs with Japanese Top League side Ricoh Black Rams
Next year's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens remain firmly in Jamie Hood's sights despite the 29-year-old signing a contract to play with Japanese Top League side Ricoh Black Rams. The scrum half headed to Japan in early July to start a ...

Bar review: Seafood Room, Causeway Bay – high rise, high priced
The vibe: the first Hong Kong venture from the Bulldozer Group, which operates luxury outlets in the Middle East and Russia, Seafood Room bills itself as a high-end bar and restaurant perched at the top of Causeway Bay's new Tower 535. An outdoor ...

BRIEF-Zhejiang Starry Pharmaceutical to use HK$1 mln to set up investment ...
BRIEF-Zhejiang Starry Pharmaceutical to use HK$1 mln to set up investment ...

Is this the world's most surprising hiking destination?
I landed in Hong Kong on a Thursday afternoon, ready for a filming assignment that was due to last a fortnight. My friend Mark, who has lived in the city for over 20 years, came to meet me at my Kowloon hotel. “I bought you a present,” he said, and ...

Housing is just one facet of Hong Kong's liveable city agenda
Community dialogue is essential for establishing the quality of life priorities and as the city vision. Photo: Nora Tam. NICHOLAS BROOKE. Share. 3. PrintEmail. In a recent article I made the point that the main thrust of any liveable city agenda is the ...

Hong Kong housing prices to fall a further 10%, Nomura says, Real ...
Hong Kong housing prices to fall a further 10%, Nomura says, Real ...

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