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A Canadian start-up is looking to set up base in Hong Kong to further develop its innovative face mask and expand in Asia. 11 December 2017
Peter Whitby is co-founder and CEO of O2 Canada, a start-up that manufactures air pollution masks. More
heads-up
HKTDC office opens in the Korean capital. 11 December 2017
Trade and business ties between Hong Kong and the Republic of Korea are set to strengthen with the... More
life & style
Hong Kong’s fading neon signs are sparking a collective celebration of the city’s iconic scene. 08 December 2017
In August 2016, a giant neon sign shaped like a cow was taken down from above Sammy’s Kitchen,... More
market spotlight
A new Russian retail chain is seeking toy suppliers for its homegrown animation character properties. 07 December 2017
A new range of toys, games and other licensed merchandise inspired by Russia's popular array of... More
Eco-ban targets 1.5 billion cut in the island's annual plastic-bag consumption. 06 December 2017
With its 15-year-old ban on free plastic bags set to be extended to a wider range of retail... More
venture hong kong
After establishing a string of successful restaurants in Hong Kong, the JIA Group is ready to take its brand overseas. 05 December 2017
The JIA Group of restaurants has earned a reputation as a home for fine-dining and art for both... More
market spotlight
China, Japan and Hong Kong funding are behind Vietnam’s US$2.2 billion Vung Ang 2 power plant. 04 December 2017
To head off looming power supply problems in the north of the country, the Vietnamese government... More
heads-up
Don’t miss the region’s top licensing fair, happening in January. 04 December 2017
Asia’s premier licensing event helps licensors and agents find partners and expand their regional... More
life & style
Shoppers looking for high-end bargains may want to put Hong Kong at the top of their Christmas list this year. 01 December 2017
With Hong Kong’s retail industry enjoying a period of sustained growth, discounted prices by... More