Brownface in Hong Kong TV Show Draws Outrage and Shrugs

“Actually the main character is Filipino, and then she turns pale,” Mr. Tsang told reporters at a TVB event last week. “That’s the tricky part,” he added. “You can’t find…

Star Ferry, ‘Emblem of Hong Kong,’ May Sail Into History After 142 Years

HONG KONG — On a damp Monday morning in Hong Kong, Freeman Ng looked out from the upper deck of the Star Ferry as it approached land. A sailor tossed…

Expensive Chinese teas in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN) — A sumptuous three-course afternoon tea at Glassbelly Tea Lab, a fine-dining restaurant in Hong Kong, has just begun. But neither the abalone nor the A4 Wagyu…

Hong Kong will lift its bans on flights and cut quarantine times.

Mayor Eric Adams has made no secret of his desire to fast-track New York City’s recovery from the coronavirus, and in his regular briefings with health officials, he has been…

Tycoons Adrian Cheng, Lawrence Ho To List SPACs In Hong Kong Despite Market Turbulence

HONG KONG, CHINA – JANUARY 21: The Chinese and Hong Kong flags flutter as screens display the Hang … [+] Seng Index outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the…

Animoca Leads $10 Million Funding Round In Hong Kong NFT Platform Amid Crypto Craze

Ucollex is a marketplace that sells NFTs featuring toys and pop culture. Ucollex Ucollex, a Hong Kong-based NFT platform, has pulled $10 million fresh capital from local blockchain game developer…

Why pet owners in Hong Kong are hiring private planes for their pets

Hong Kong (CNN) — “Private jet for your pet” is the kind of phrase you might expect to hear from a movie star or media mogul. But in 2022 Hong…

The cost of visiting family in the US from Hong Kong: How I ended up at a government quarantine camp

Hong Kong (CNN) — When I first stepped onto a plane departing from Hong Kong to visit my family in the United States for the holidays, I knew my return…

Thousands held on cruise ship amid Hong Kong Covid scare

(CNN) — More than 3,000 passengers and crew members were held on a major cruise liner in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a Covid scare prompted authorities to order the…

Hong Kong Suspends Flights From Eight Countries

Hong Kong announced a series of strict pandemic control measures on Wednesday, including suspending flights from the United States and seven other countries, as it scrambled to contain an incipient…