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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
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
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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
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