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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 newspaper lays off 20 staff in cost-cutting move
The Sing Tao News Corporation building in Shau Kei Wan. The group now has fewer staff. Photo: SCMP Pictures. Danny Mok. Share. PrintEmail. Sing Tao News Corporation laid off about 20 employees on Wednesday, weeks after it cut or froze their wages in ...

Hong Kong Communications Authority action will harm new TV programme production, says TVB boss
Broadcaster TVB, which is embroiled in a bitter dispute with the Communications Authority over a HK$150,000 fine for indirect advertising, feared stricter enforcement by the watchdog would hurt its ability to produce high-quality programmes. TVB ...

Hong Kong man given suspended sentence after threatening to spread Aids rumours about brother
The brother was given a suspended prison sentence in Kwun Tong Court. Photo: Nora Tam. Jasmine Siu. Share. PrintEmail. An unemployed man who threatened to disclose his brother's personal details online and spread rumours that he had Aids when his ...

Hong Kong official tells City University roof collapse inquiry that owners bear responsibility for following the rules
A top government official said owners bear ultimate responsibility when building rules get broken, at an emergency Legislative Council inquiry into the collapse of a grass-covered rooftop at City University. Since the collapse different parties ...

Change of tactics: snakeheads force 25 South Asians to sail themselves into Hong Kong waters
The 25 people found on the boat were wearing life jackets, which are usually not provided by syndicates. Photo: SCMP Pictures. Clifford Lo. Share. 1. PrintEmail. Related topics. Asylum seekers in Asia. More on this story. Hong Kong police arrest South ...

Hong Kong has the longest working week in the world, study says
Out of 71 global cities listed in the "working hours" index of UBS' annual "Prices and Earnings" study, Hong Kong came dead last by a pretty hefty margin, with an average of 50.11 hours spent at the workplace per week. Data was collected from 15 ...

Brother Cream fans flock to say farewell to Hong Kong celebrity cat as shop closes for good
Dozens of fans of celebrity cat Brother Cream gathered at its home in a newspaper convenience store in East Tsim Sha Tsui to get a final glimpse of the famous feline hours before the shop closed for good at 11pm on Wednesday. According to owner Bee Ko ...

Hong Kong shares post best gain in 6 weeks but sustainability in doubt
May 25 - Hong Kong stocks jumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday in their best day in six weeks, inspired by solid overnight gains in U.S. and European markets. But some analysts said the rebound was driven largely by technical factors, and remained ...

Long on compassion: Hong Kong teacher who is also a mentor, nurse, friend and even house mover
Ma Yan-yan has been nominated as a Compassion Ambassador in the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng. Yu Yuet. Share. PrintEmail. Related topics. Spirit of Hong Kong. Related Articles. William Lau has been nominated for a Spirit of Hong ...

How Hong Kong taxis became a HK$108b betting market
The taxi stand at the Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok. Photo: K.Y. Cheng. Jake Van Der Kamp · jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com. Share. PrintEmail. Related topics. Jake's View UBER. Related Articles. Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben ...

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