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  Should Expats In Hong Kong Worry About Pollution Levels?


Articles - Hong Kong

In December 2015, the first “green bus” in Hong Kong made its journey across the city, followed by at least four more buses on different routes in the next few weeks. The Hong Kong government simultaneously also announced plans for several more electric buses over the course of 2016, as part of a massive scheme to address the city’s growing air pollution problem.   more ...

  The Best Co-Working Spaces For Expat Entrepreneurs In Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

For several years now, Hong Kong has been actively promoting its startup culture, not just among its citizens but also among its foreign residents and visitors, by making constant reforms to its entrepreneurship laws and regulations. Hong Kong has become a major Asian hub of new businesses for consultants and freelancers from around the world. Many entrepreneurial expats are now looking at this country in order to set up their new ventures.   more ...

  Interview With Edina Wong, Senior Director (Residential Leasing – Hong Kong) at Savills


Articles - Hong Kong

Edina, can you tell us a bit about your background before joining Savills?

I started my Real Estate career in 1987 working with expatriates looking for homes in Hong Kong. At that time one of my major clients was Jardine Fleming Holding Ltd with approximately 150 leases. I joined FPD Savills in 1989 as a member of the Prestige Homes Division successfully selling high value residential homes. I worked closely with high net worth clients and major developers.   more ...

  Interview With Ruth Benny, Founder of Top Schools HK


Articles - Hong Kong

Ruth, what inspired you to set up Top Schools HK?

I saw a need! I saw parents stressing about getting their kids into kindergartens and primary schools and no-one to turn to for help. The system is very complicated and I saw parents getting themselves into a mess and making unnecessary mistakes and thought that I could do something about it.

What services does Top Schools HK offer?

We place children in international and private schools here in HK.   more ...

  A Brief Guide To The Main Religious Beliefs In Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

The multicultural population of Hong Kong consists of various communities that have their own beliefs and ideologies. The Chinese community, which forms the majority of the population, has three main religions – Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. The other major religious communities in Hong Kong include the Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus and Sikhs. This diversity is also evident in the city’s architecture. There are Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Sikh temples, churches, mosques and synagogues. Religious diversity is also celebrated in the form of festivals. Here is a brief guide to the main religious beliefs in this cosmopolitan city.   more ...

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