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Hong Kong

What Is Life Really Like For Expats In Hong Kong?

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday June 25, 2019 (15:24:13)   (310 Reads)
Hong Kong used to be considered a mecca for expats back in the day, but is that still the case? It’s no secret that the cost of living in Hong Kong has been skyrocketing over the years and that the job market changed completely in the late 90s after the city-state was handed back to China.    more ...
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How To Find The Right Neighbourhood For You In Hong Kong

Posted by: Scar on Monday June 03, 2019 (12:55:27)   (124 Reads)
Are you in search of the ideal neighbourhood in Hong Kong? Here, we explore the myriad options available in the city, providing an overview of the best places to live, whatever your priorities.    more ...
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An Expat Guide To Socialising And Meetup Groups In Hong Kong

Posted by: Scar on Monday March 26, 2018 (07:56:13)   (4702 Reads)
Hong Kong is one of the world’s most popular expat destinations. One estimate puts the population of internationally-born residents at nearly five percent of the total 7.1 million population. But in this crowded city, it’s all too easy to feel lonely.    more ...
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Why Is Hong Kong So Attractive For Ultra-Wealthy Expats?

Posted by: Scar on Monday September 18, 2017 (08:48:20)   (2975 Reads)
An autonomous province located on the Pearl River Delta, the sovereign state of Hong Kong is Asia’s gateway to China. On the surface, this island city comes across as a highly modernised location, with its towering skyscrapers, booming industry, superior living standards, modern amenities, excellent nightlife and state of the art infrastructure. However, as you dig deeper, you will find a place that is still steeped in ancient tradition, holdin ...    more ...
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The Best Places To Live In Hong Kong

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday June 21, 2017 (16:43:38)   (13330 Reads)
Moving to a new location to live is an exciting prospect, but at the same time, it can also be daunting. One of the most crucial steps associated with moving to a new location is finding a place to live. This can be a tricky thing to pull off, especially for first-time expats, and some places can be more difficult than others. Fortunately for expats in Hong Kong, there are areas across the territory that cater to almost every need and budget.    more ...
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Thinking Of Moving To Hong Kong? Read This First

Posted by: Scar on Monday May 22, 2017 (12:19:54)   (2743 Reads)
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In Hong Kong, the east meets the west, and at the root of its towering skyscrapers and fast paced life lie deeply held traditional values. Expats will find familiarity in certain aspects, while some may appear entirely foreign to them.

In general, expats have found it easy to live in Hong Kong over the years, due to its extensive infrastructure and availability of amenities. Hong Kong also has a modern healthcare system, efficient public tran ...    more ...
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Why Moving To Hong Kong Will Change Your Life... For Better And Worse

Posted by: Scar on Friday May 19, 2017 (16:05:30)   (9050 Reads)
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Hong Kong is a meeting place of the East and West. Its landscape of skyscrapers exists alongside places of worship. Life here is highly modernized, but traditional Chinese practices are still carried out. This is evident even in the food choices, where both local dishes such as dim sum, and modern gourmet cuisine, can be found. While Hong Kong regularly witnesses large-scale construction projects using expert consultants, age-old traditions such ...    more ...
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Moving To Hong Kong? Here Are Ten Things To Be Aware Of

Posted by: Scar on Monday September 05, 2016 (12:28:53)   (1952 Reads)
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Situated on the southern coast of China, the autonomous territory of Hong Kong is often referred to as the perfect combination of “East Meets West”. Chinese traditions have been strongly affected by a British influence all across the region.    more ...
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A Brief Guide To The Main Religious Beliefs In Hong Kong

Posted by: Carole on Thursday May 14, 2015 (01:45:23)   (2030 Reads)
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, Hind ...    more ...
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5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Hong Kong

Posted by: Carole on Sunday February 15, 2015 (22:17:50)   (3481 Reads)
Hong Kong offers a wide variety of choices to those who love dining out. From swanky restaurants to tiny street stalls, eating out is a popular pastime here. Hong Kong has been influenced by Eastern and Western cultures and you have the opportunity to sample cuisines from different countries like Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Europe and America. Since the variety of food available is so vast, here’s a list of five foods you must try when liv ...    more ...