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A Record-breaking City
Hong Kong is a world record-breaking city: nightly spectacle the Symphony of Lights is recognised as the largest permanent light and sound show globally by the Guinness World Records, with 47 buildings on Hong Kong Island and across Victoria Harbour in Kowloon taking part.
11 Dec 2015
Play it Again, Hong Kong
When it comes to cultural appreciation, children in Hong Kong have a wide range of theatrical entertainment to choose from, with the programme reaching a crescendo over Christmas and the New Year.
4 Dec 2015
Cocktail Culture
Identified by global spirits magazine and website, The Spirits Business, as one of the upcoming foremost bar metropolises, Hong Kong has enjoyed “phenomenal” growth in the spirits sector in recent years, spawning several bar hot-spots “now shaking up world-class cocktails.”
30 Nov 2015
Preserving the Past for the Future
Their initiatives are diverse and varied: a wine cellar housed in a wartime military bunker; a boutique hotel in an old colonial building; an elite business school fashioning its state-of-the-art Hong Kong campus from a former prison.
20 Nov 2015
Chic Boutique
They may be small in size, but boutique hotels are big business in Hong Kong, with homegrown boutique brands like Ovolo and Butterfly expanding rapidly in the city in recent years.
13 Nov 2015
Touring the Cycling Circuit
Not even wind or rain could keep more than 3,000 cyclists away from Hong Kong’s first-ever Cyclothon.
6 Nov 2015
Nature Knows Best
It began as a few low-intervention offerings creeping into conventional wine lists, paired with wholesome food selections.
29 Oct 2015
Epic Adventures for Kids
It rarely snows in Hong Kong – only four times ever, as history records – and yet, every day, children and adults play ice hockey, or hone their skiing skills.
26 Oct 2015
Wine and Dine Fiesta
Travel company Flight Centre rates it among the world’s best gourmet festivals.
16 Oct 2015
Asia’s Art Hub
It’s been a great year for art in Hong Kong, with the debut of Art Central in March as part of Hong Kong Art Week, alongside Art Basel Hong Kong.
6 Oct 2015
Hop to It Webcast
Talk to the players in Hong Kong’s craft beer scene and you’ll start to hear a familiar story: they were working in nine-to-five jobs in such industries as IT or teaching, but their passion for craft beer led them to embark on a colourful career change.
2 Oct 2015
Harvest Moon Festival
What do mooncakes, fire dragon dancing and paper lanterns have to do with 21st century business in Hong Kong?
25 Sept 2015
Going Green
In 2008, Moosa Al-issa opened Just Green, his healthy take on a 7-Eleven type convenience store.
18 Sept 2015
Kings of the Road
On the backstreets and byways, cruising in the countryside most weekends are some of Hong Kong’s head-turning fleet of classic cars and their owners.
9 Sept 2015
Time to Dazzle
A longtime magnet for the international jewellery trade, Hong Kong is also launching brands firmly aimed at the global market. Among them is jewellery retailer Plukka.
7 Sept 2015
New Incentives to Move More
Hong Kong is a city always on the move; not only by the pace of international business.
28 Aug 2015
Urban Green Thumb Webcast
The practice of growing crops using mineral nutrient solution in water without soil, otherwise known as hydroponic farming, gained momentum in 2013, when iVeggie, a research centre largely funded by the Vegetable Marketing Organisation (VMO), was launched.
21 Aug 2015
Homes with Heart Webcast
People spend years getting their homes “just so,” but when they move overseas, the luxury of time is often lost.
14 Aug 2015
Market Talk
On a sunny Saturday in September 2012, a new outdoor market was introduced to Hong Kong’s sophisticated retail scene.
7 Aug 2015
Exporting Hong Kong Fare Webcast
Hong Kong’s restaurant scene has been shaped of late by the arrival of top-shelf brands, notably British celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay, who both opened restaurants – to much international fanfare – in the city last year.
31 July 2015
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