Chinese Companies Turning to Hong Kong Amid NYSE Delisting Threat

Chinese companies are increasingly looking to the Hong Kong Exchanges as the threat of delisting from the NYSE grows.

TikTok Pulling Out of Hong Kong

TikTok has announced plans to pull out of Hong Kong in the wake of a new national security law.

We’re Offering Technology-Driven Virtual Banking, Says WeLab CEO

“We got our virtual banking license in April,” says WeLab CEO Simon Loong. “These are very exciting times. Traditional banks have their own way of doing things, but what we’re looking at is how do we look at offering technology-driven banking through innovation and technology?”

Google Shutting Down China Offices Due to Coronavirus

The Verge is reporting that Google is taking the drastic step of temporarily shutting down all of its China offices in the face of the coronavirus. Google confirmed to The Verge Wednesday that it was shutting down all of its…

Netflix Is Launching In These Countries In Early 2016

Netflix announced that it will launch in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in early 2016. The news follows a September 2 launch in Japan, which was the company’s first launch in Asia. The company reaffirmed its plans to…

Uber Petition Grows After Hong Kong Raid

Just a couple of days after police raided Uber’s Hong Kong offices, a petition to “Keep Hong Kong Moving” has already amassed nearly 40,000 signatures. “As you may have heard, police visited Uber’s offices in Hong Kong this week and…

Gold Prices: Hong Kong To The Rescue?

Much of the recent fluctuation in gold prices was blamed on the improving American economy. The changing economic landscape in the United States is considered key for determining the long-term market value of the precious metal As such, gold suffered…

Chloe Bennet Says Acting Career Took Off When She Changed Her Name

Actress Chloe Bennet believes her luck in Hollywood changed within days of adopting a new surname. The 22-year-old actress was born Chloe Wang, the daughter of a Chinese father and Caucasian mother in Chicago, IL. “I was having trouble booking…

Snowy Mountain Painting Worth Millions Thrown Away?

To quote R&B diva Beyonce following a technical error during one of her shows, “Somebody’s getting fired!” That somebody is of course whoever accidentally or otherwise disposed of a multi-million dollar painting that had just been sold at auction! Chinese…

Pizza Hut Hong Kong Now Has Fish Egg Stuffed Crust

Pizza Hut has always been known for its iconic stuffed crust pizza, usually filled with gooey cheese, but you’ve never seen stuff crust like this. An exclusive Pizza Hut pie has just been released in Hong Kong, called the Flying…

Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter

A Hong Kong real estate billionaire has doubled the reward amount to any man who is willing to win over his lesbian daughter’s heart. In 2012, Cecil Chao initially set the amount for $65 million after receiving news that his…

Transformers Director Attacked On Set in Hong Kong

Someone in Hong Kong must really want to prevent Transformers 4 from happening. A man believed to be under the influence of drugs attempted to smash director Michael Bay’s head in on Thursday using an air conditioner. The air conditioner…

Super Typhoon Usagi Heading for Hong Kong

Super Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm on the planet so far in 2013, is still moving along in the Western Pacific, carrying winds as strong as 162 mph – which is equivalent to a category 5 hurricane. Usagi is…

Hong Kong Man Claims Galaxy S4 Burnt His Apartment Down

China has the worst luck with smartphones. One person is dead, and another seriously injured, after an iPhone delivered a deadly shock to both victims. Now a man’s apartment has burnt down thanks to his Galaxy S4. Xianguo reports that…

Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing

Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when…

Somebody’s Already Made A Movie About Edward Snowden

Well, that was fast. I humorously pondered earlier this week that a movie based on Edward Snowden’s life would be eventually made. Little did I know that a group of Hong Kong filmmakers would join forces to make a five…

‘Toilet Water’ Coffee Used by Hong Kong Starbucks

An investigative report has angered Hong Kong coffee drinkers this week after it was revealed that a local Starbucks was using water from a bathroom spout to brew its coffee. According to an HK Magazine translation of an Apple Daily…

Get a Little Too Up Close and Personal with the New Steve Jobs Wax Figure

The first anniversary of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ death is fast approaching (October 5th), and what better way to celebrate the life of a guy who meant a lot to many by unveiling a brand new wax replica of him.…

$65 Million To Marry Daughter, Plus Business Capital

A Hong Kong shipping magnate has offered quite a bounty for a potential husband for his daughter after rumors began flying that she eloped with her lover in Paris earlier this year. Cecil Chao Sze-tsung told the BBC that his…

iPhone 5 Soon To Be Available In Chinese Knockoff Form

The iPhone 5 is going to be the must have device this year. Once it’s announced on September 12, there will be millions of pre-orders ahead of the phone’s September 21 launch. What happens if you can’t wait though? What…