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 across the island who submitted event and venue listings: thanks. We’ve heard that the density of rooftop parties and burrito bowls are key happiness ...

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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...

Join us for a Coconuts Colloquium on Subscription Businesses and Paying for Content at The Hive Sheung Wan

Join us for a Coconuts Colloquium on Subscription Businesses and Paying for Content at The Hive Sheung Wan

In an online attention economy increasingly dominated by Facebook and fake news, media companies across Asia and the world are pivoting to quality and subscription models. How...

Domestic workers contributed HKD$98.9 billion (with a ‘b’) to Hong Kong economy in 2018

Domestic workers contributed HKD$98.9 billion (with a ‘b’) to Hong Kong economy in 2018

The often “invisible” labor of migrant domestic workers contributed billions of dollars to Hong Kong’s economy last year, equivalent to 3.6 percent of the city’s GDP,...

Taxi company pulls out of Uber partnership following backlash from Hong Kong cabbies

Taxi company pulls out of Uber partnership following backlash from Hong Kong cabbies

A press conference today meant to celebrate a small win in Uber’s ongoing campaign for legal recognition in Hong Kong looked instead like yet another setback, as the sole...

Fare Playing Field? 30 taxi associations decry Uber partnership with Hong Kong cab company

Fare Playing Field? 30 taxi associations decry Uber partnership with Hong Kong cab company

More than 30 taxi associations in Hong Kong are expected to file a formal complaint to the city’s authorities today over Uber’s latest attempt to find a workaround to...

(Cyber)Bully for You: DBS is now offering an insurance policy against online harassment

(Cyber)Bully for You: DBS is now offering an insurance policy against online harassment

Singapore-headquartered bank DBS Hong Kong yesterday launched a novel insurance policy to protect local customers from one of the most toxic and debilitating entities in the...

Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Flawless 88.22-carat ‘wonder’ to be auctioned in Hong Kong

Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Flawless 88.22-carat ‘wonder’ to be auctioned in Hong Kong

Described as “perfect according to every critical criterion,” an 88.22-carat diamond will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, with the auction house expecting the...


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