Friday, August 19, 2022

People & Culture

Hong Kong Elections in the Eye of a Foreigner

As one of the few remaining bastions in China where democratic process that allows the public to elect local leaders, Hong Kong's elections is an eagerly awaited event not just by candidates and voters, but by the international community. As...

Someone Owes You Money? How Small Claims Tribunal Might Help

Trying to chase someone who owes you money, damaged your property or did not settle your invoice promptly? Hong Kong Judiciary's Small Claims Tribunal is a court that could help facilitate settlements. Background As the name implies, Small Claims Tribunal...

Everyone’s Best Friend During Hong Kong’s Summer Season

It's summer time once again and as it is during this time of the year, a hot and humid Hong Kong welcomes its visitors as locals take refuge on its ever-reliable, overzealously-operated cooling systems found in residential lobbies, commercial...

20 Chinese Taboos and Superstitions

Every country has its own customs, taboos and superstitions. Hong Kong is no different. It is a concoction of many cultures. Most of the employers in Hong Kong are Chinese, American, Australian, etc. with Chinese ethnicity in the majority. Some...

Filipino Kindness in Hong Kong Goes Viral on Social Media

A Filipino's kindness to offer money to a local Hong Kong Chinese did not go unnoticed and went viral on social media. This comes as a welcome news in a ruthlessly competitive society where money is power. According to EJ Insight,...

Weird Hong Kong: 10 Things Expats May Think About Our City

Hong Kong is a big city. With the vastness come the weird practices that are exclusive to Hong Kong and Hong Kong alone. Here are 10 weird things about Hong Kong that will freak the foreigners and the tourists...

7 Unwritten Public Rules in Hong Kong Everyone Should Take Note

Hong Kong is a multi-cultural hub with people coming in here from all over the world, either to travel or to stay. For this very reason it becomes difficult to follow the unspoken and unwritten rules and regulations because...

10 Tips to Avoid Thieves, Pickpockets in Hong Kong

Just when you think that your belongings are relatively safer in Hong Kong, think again. Police observed a rise in theft cases as the economy starts to pick up and shoppers head to malls and department stores. The number of...

Smartphone Addiction in Hong Kong: 13 Warning Signs

Walking zombies blocking the pathway, MTR advertisements featuring broken screens, chirporactors reporting brisk business in the neck and wrist discomfort department, and statistics numbers scream of more contact time between smartphones and owners than their children or wives. It is...

28 Signs That You Are A Filipino in Hong Kong

Filipinos have certain characteristics that set their identity, whether they're back home, or overseas. Let's explore these common things that make one a Filipino living in Hong Kong. You choose between LBC, AFreight, Genex, and Focus as your official...
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