Monday, December 6, 2021

People & Culture

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...

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...

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...

19 Do’s and Don’ts During Hungry Ghosts Month

Asia has rich in tradition, and it doesn’t just cover the living, but also for the deceased. In many parts of Asia, including Hong Kong, it is believed that ghosts are said to roam the earth in August, the...

Do I Need to Give Lai See This Chinese New Year?

Not sure whether you need to fill that red packet with crisp new bills? Here's a guide from Molala to help you.

Hong Kong 50s Photos: Travel Back in Time

Modern Hong Kong depicts photos of skyscrapers and modern architecture even as older districts face radical facelift, threatening to erase part of a rich past. Thankfully, even only through photos, we relive the chaotic 50s when influx of Chinese refugees...

Why Hong Kong Prefers Bamboo Over Steel Scaffolding

Despite Hong Kong's predominantly modern architecture, it still sticks with the old reliables to get things done. One of them is the preferred use of bamboo scaffolding over steel counterparts in construction or renovation of high-rise residential blocks or commercial...

SCMP Shuts Down HK Magazine

HK Magazine, an English-language magazine distributed freely across the city, will be shut down, a spokesperson of the South China Morning Post Group confirmed. In fact, its last issue will be released on October 7th, putting to a close a...

The Good and Bad Sides of Hong Kong’s Queuing Culture

Queuing is an integral part of Hong Kong lifestyle. We did it when we were younger. We do it every day. And we can't imagine the chaos once this tried and tested social order one day breaks down. But...
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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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