UPDATED: ‘Two steps forward, one step back’: Netizens slam MTR, airport for rejecting ad featuring gay couple

Following news reports that Hong Kong’s MTR and Airport Authority rejected a Cathay Pacific ad featuring a gay couple holding hands, netizens have taken things into their own, well, hands, flocking to social media to post photos of themselves holding hands to voice their support for LGBT+ rights. The Cathay Pacific advertisement was meant to ...

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Tesla updates battery software following Hong Kong, Shanghai blazes

Tesla updates battery software following Hong Kong, Shanghai blazes

Following an apparent spontaneous combustion in a Hong Kong parking lot last Tuesday, and a similar conflagration in Shanghai last month, Tesla says it has updated its battery...

Hong Kong butcher selling panties instead of pork amid swine fever-related shortages

Hong Kong butcher selling panties instead of pork amid swine fever-related shortages

A butcher’s stall in Hong Kong has been making ends meet by selling underwear instead of pork after the city’s authorities decided to cull thousands of pigs in order...

Aggravated battery? Tesla Model S bursts into flames at Hong Kong parking lot

Aggravated battery? Tesla Model S bursts into flames at Hong Kong parking lot

A Tesla Model S apparently spontaneously burst into flames in a San Po Kong parking lot yesterday, though the driver was not in the vehicle at the time and no one was injured....

Shockingly, taxi industry upset over new bill intended to spur reform in taxi industry

Shockingly, taxi industry upset over new bill intended to spur reform in taxi industry

Once again leaping into whiny action at the first hint of competition, 40 Hong Kong taxi associations yesterday slammed a new bill — slated to be introduced in the LegCo today...

Socket to Me: Apple issues recall for wall plugs sold in Hong Kong citing risk of electrocution

Socket to Me: Apple issues recall for wall plugs sold in Hong Kong citing risk of electrocution

Apple is recalling older three-pronged plug adapters sold in the Hong Kong, the UK, and Singapore after determining that they may break, creating a risk of shock for users. In a...

The final countdown: Submit your Event & Venue listings in Hong Kong to win a Coco Creative campaign for your business

The final countdown: Submit your Event & Venue listings in Hong Kong to win a Coco Creative campaign for your business

Since announcing our directory contest a few weeks ago, we’ve heard back from a lot of you — so to all the business owners, PR gurus, plus events and marketing teams...

Cathay enters the budget air travel game with acquisition of HK Express

Cathay enters the budget air travel game with acquisition of HK Express

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said on Wednesday it will buy budget airline HK Express for more than US$600 million as it moves to counter competition from the increasing...

From hard time to har gow: Tycoon Thomas Kwok marks release from prison with dim sum

From hard time to har gow: Tycoon Thomas Kwok marks release from prison with dim sum

Real estate billionaire Thomas Kwok celebrated his early release from prison today in typically Hong Kong fashion: by ordering dim sum. The former co-chair of Sun Hung Kai...

So, we … won? Hong Kong most expensive city in world in new ranking

So, we … won? Hong Kong most expensive city in world in new ranking

Today, in news that’s likely to shock absolutely no one, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) named Hong Kong — along with Singapore and Paris — the most expensive city in...


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