UK’s ‘partnership’ with Hong Kong will be stronger than ever if Brexit goes ahead  

BY SILVI WRITER Links between Hong Kong and the UK will be more important than ever after the UK leaves the European Union, said Professor Anthony Forster, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Essex, which is known for its international nature, at the city’s China Club on Wednesday. Professor Forster urged the UK government to “send the right messages” to potential international students. This includes … Continue reading UK’s ‘partnership’ with Hong Kong will be stronger than ever if Brexit goes ahead  

Here is where you find the best Cantonese food. It’s not Hong Kong

BY SILVI WRITER   Maybe you haven’t heard of its name, but this small town is a must of the must-visit destinations for food goers, especially those who love Cantonese food. Located in the heart of the Pearl River Delta region, Shunde (顺德) is considered the home of skilled Cantonese cooks who like to use fresh and seasonal ingredients and preserve their original flavor. With the … Continue reading Here is where you find the best Cantonese food. It’s not Hong Kong

China to ‘unswervingly’ support private sector: Xi

BY GLOBAL TIMES and SILVI WRITER   Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will unswervingly support the development of the private sector and vowed to create a better legal environment for private companies. “We will unswervingly develop the public sector and will unswervingly encourage, support, guide and protect the development of the private sector,” Xi said in a visit to China Zhongwang … Continue reading China to ‘unswervingly’ support private sector: Xi

Uncertainty hangs over China’s ecomony, as firms rush for overseas IPO

BY EFES YU    The rush for offshore Initial Public Offerings (IPO) signals a wide spread feeling of uncertainty over the prospect of China’s economy as the trade war escalates, despite Hong Kong reclaimed the crown as the No.1 market for listing worldwide. On Wednesday, Bitmain Technologies, the world’s biggest virtual currency mining firm founded by mainland entrepreneurs, filed their IPO application to Hong Kong’s … Continue reading Uncertainty hangs over China’s ecomony, as firms rush for overseas IPO

‘T-shirt diplomacy’ wasn’t Beijing’s fault, but more caution is needed

BY SILVI WRITER   China didn’t break diplomatic protocol and etiquette when an official wore a T-shirt to greet Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepal’s prime minister-in-waiting who arrived in mid-Sept but wasn’t on a formal visit. But analysts pointed out Beijing’s officials could treat their guest from Kathmandu with more caution to avoid unnecessary diplomatic trouble. In a recent story titled “T-shirt diplomacy”, the Nepali Times … Continue reading ‘T-shirt diplomacy’ wasn’t Beijing’s fault, but more caution is needed

Few Chinese F&B brand conquered HK’s fussy eaters, but this start-up did

BY SILVI WRITER   Few food and beverage brand from the Chinese mainland had successfully tapped into the Hong Kong, which is widely considered the “Culinary Capital of Asia”. But a beverage start-up from south China’s Guangdong province has managed to conquered Hong Kong’s local people, many of whom are fastidious about food and drink. Heytea, known for its cheese topped tea drinks that people … Continue reading Few Chinese F&B brand conquered HK’s fussy eaters, but this start-up did

With bullet trains, hometown of Bruce Lee is easy to reach from Hong Kong

BY SILVI WRITER   Travel time from Hong Kong to most cities in the Pearl River Delta Region will be cut significantly following the opening of the High Speed Railway on Sunday. That means for those live in Hong Kong, they will discover more travel destinations nearby, even when they have very short holidays. The city of Foshan is such an attraction. Travel time from … Continue reading With bullet trains, hometown of Bruce Lee is easy to reach from Hong Kong