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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]

Hong Kong Corporate Tax - Explained

Hong Kong (HK) is a central hub for business in Asia. It is extremely popular for a variety of reasons, including political stability, economic freedom and tax benefits. Hong Kong has one of the lowest tax rates in the world for a developed country, and has an intricate and effective tax system that allows companies to conduct business without being overpowered by their tax liabilities.... [Continue Reading]

Visit The Cultural Treasures Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China. It is known for its beauty and astounding progress. Further, skyscrapers and high rises are seen all over the region. The region is an important trade center and has also established itself as a globally leading international financial center. In order to visit the cultural highlights of this astounding place, visitors should book early... [Continue Reading]

How and Why to Open a Bank Account in Hong Kong

Hong Kong today remains one of the best offshore banking jurisdictions. It offers a great combination of bank secrecy, corporate secrecy, a financially and politically stable environment, and strong banks. But perhaps most importantly, it's a secure offshore investment haven for those who want to diversify out of sinking western currencies into booming Asian markets, and China in particular. ... [Continue Reading]

The Process Pitfalls of an Expired Hong Kong Employment Visa

Hong Kong visa and immigration processes can be profoundly easy or incredibly complex. It all depends on the unique combination of circumstances you find yourself in. In a pure linear world of job offer-visa application-approval-then take-up the job, it can be relatively straightforward to align your working visa permissions to your job as well as the time spent working for that one approved... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong, Where East Meets West

Fragrant Harbor, known to the world as Hong Kong, is also promoted as Asia's World City or the place where east meets west. It is all of these things. Sitting on the south coast of China, surrounded by the South China Sea and the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong's low taxes and free trade have made it a wealthy and vibrant city. Its famous skyline, with more than twelve hundred skyscrapers, is... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong Business Culture

Hong Kong business culture is a rare balance of Western capitalist thinking and the East's belief system. The British influence that has left the Hong Kong more than a decade ago remains evident today in the way business is conducted in the country. Chinese people are particularly conscious of punctuality. Superstitious Chinese practices like putting bagua mirrors to deflect evil spirits are... [Continue Reading]

Enjoy Your Honeymoon in Hong Kong

Have you been thinking of travelling around the world and visit new places? Have you recently gotten married and it is time for you to head out? Well, it certainly is great to travel around and have fun and if you are thinking of exploring the world then Hong Kong tourism calls you to it. This part of the People's Republic of China is one of the most developed and talked of location. If you... [Continue Reading]

What to Do at Hong Kong International Airport

When you think of Hong Kong, you might think of bright lights, lots of people, Victoria Harbor and the light show on the buildings each night. But did you know that the city's International Airport is a destination by itself? Rated consistently as one the world's best airports (voted #3 in 2012 by Skytraxx World Airport Awards) Hong Kong International Airport is a traveler's delight. Hong... [Continue Reading]

Hong Kong Walking Holidays: Around The Harbour And Beyond

If you're looking for walking holidays in a place that's distinctively Asian yet extremely cosmopolitan, Hong Kong might be the place for you! Hong Kong - Around The Harbour And Beyond If ever there was a city made for walking holidays, Hong Kong is it! An intriguing mix of the East and West, old and new, noisy street markets and quiet temples, crowded metropolis and remote islands - it's a... [Continue Reading]

Best Business Hotels in Hong Kong

Planning a business trip to Hong Kong? Thinking of stuffy rooms, inconsiderate service and average amenities? Guess it is time to change that. Hong Kong might be a bustling city teeming with clinical facades, swanky shopping malls and looming skyscrapers packed into a few square miles of space. But I see no reason why you shouldn't check these accommodation options out and take a breather... [Continue Reading]

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