Hong Kong most-expensive housing market in the world

BY CHINA DAILY Four Chinese city are among the 10 costliest cities to buy a home in the world, with Hong Kong stands on the top, according to real estate consultancy CBRE’s 2019 Global Living report. Hong Kong tops the list with the average price of a home about 8.28 million yuan ($1.22 million). The other three Chinese cities — Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing occupy … Continue reading Hong Kong most-expensive housing market in the world

Hong Kong’s talents urged to ‘Change Mindset’

BY SILVI WRITER and CHINA DAILY   Hong Kong’s talents and professionals, especially the youths, are urged to “change their mindset” to embrace opportunities brought by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) for better prospects. “We are competing with talents from the whole country. We should reflect on what competitive edge we still have,” said Chuk-kin Lau, Publisher of Recruit, Hong Kong’s leading recruitment … Continue reading Hong Kong’s talents urged to ‘Change Mindset’

Hong Kong-made NANOCHIP to detect harmful substances in food in 30 seconds

BY SILVI WRITER   Researchers of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have recently developed a low-cost, high precision nanochip which enables more effective and accurate detection of harmful substances in food, contributing to greater protection and improvement in public health. It can detect hazardous substances in food in 30 seconds with Raman spectroscopy, chinanews.com reported citing Chinese-language newspaper Ta Kung Pao. Improving the … Continue reading Hong Kong-made NANOCHIP to detect harmful substances in food in 30 seconds

Rest in Peace, Mr Jin Yong

BY SILVI WRITER   One of the world’s most influential Chinese novelists Louis Cha Leung-yung, better known by his pen name Jin Yong (金庸), died on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Sanatorium and Hospital at the age of 94. Cha was considered the grandfather of Chinese martial arts and chivalry, or wuxia (武侠), fiction for his works, which were largely set in the world of the … Continue reading Rest in Peace, Mr Jin Yong

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  

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

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