Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Hong Kong

Consumption Voucher: Step by Step Guide to Register

Thousands of Hong Kong restaurants are expected to offer discounts of 30 per cent from July 15, in a bid by the stricken catering sector to cash in on the government’s HK$36 billion (US$4.6 billion) consumption voucher scheme. This...

The HK$10,000 Cash Handout 2020

It's nice to be an adult Hong Kong permanent resident in 2020 as the government is handing over HK$10,000 to each and every permanent resident aged 18 and above. That means even those who have settled outside of Hong Kong...

HKID Card Replacement: When and How to Apply for New Smart ID

For the first time in 15 years, Hong Kong will undergo upgrading its identification system. In 2018, it initiated a series of HKID replacements as it introduces a new generation of smart ID cards. History of smart ID in Hong...

Certificate of No Criminal Conviction: How to Apply in Hong Kong

If you are applying for working, visitor or student visa in another country, you may be required to provide a certificate of no criminal conviction. This document helps countries evaluate that applicants for a relevant visa have no prior criminal...

21 Most Common Stress Causes We Face in Hong Kong

Sadly, it’s not a surprise to hear people say that Hong Kong can be a stressful place to live. Of course, this level of stress varies with your level of tolerance and ability to adjust a new way of...

How to Apply For Hong Kong Dependant Visa

In general, unless a person has right of abode (right to land in Hong Kong), he or she requires a visa or entry permit to enter Hong Kong as a dependant. For immediate family members of expats who obtained valid...

Understanding Work-Life Balance in Hong Kong

When it comes to priority between fulfilling tasks at work and personal time, Hong Kong is at an unenviable position as among those countries and territories that have the worst work-life balance. In fact, the city is ranked on...

How to Open a Bank Account in Hong Kong

If you are moving to Hong Kong, having your Hong Kong bank account makes more sense than sticking with the old account. It's more convenient with ATMs spread across the city. And likely, employers or clients will likely prefer...

10 Questions You Might Have About Hong Kong But Too Shy to Ask

Hong Kong people are always ahead of the pack when it comes to local knowledge, from everyday hacks to save time, to off-the-radar retail discount offers. As ex-pats, we may only be scratching the surface about the city that...

Ultimate Guide for New Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a popular destination to work as a domestic worker. The city’s hectic lifestyle suits well with having an extra pair of hands to help out household chores, tend to young children and other domestic duties as parents are both out at work.
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44 Shopping Voucher and Incentives For Vaccinated Hong Kong Residents

Unlike the launch of a new iPhone model, going to a vaccination center might take more than just a...
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