Octopus contactless payment system

Reading Time: < 1 minute Octopus is a smartcard payment and ticket system rolled out in Hong Kong on the local mass transit system what the locals call the MTR. However the card system is also fast becoming a local electronic payments system covering everything from the 7-Eleven convenience store purchases, cinema tickets and a Happy Meal at the neighbourhood … Read moreOctopus contactless payment system

Out and about: Tsui Wah Restaurant, Central District, Hong Kong

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tsui Wah is a regular sight here in Hong Kong with 13 branches around the place. It provides good quality food at a reasonable price. It has a menu that covers Chinese dishes, Malaysian curries and western food. Vegetarians are catered for too, I enjoyed a nice vegetable curry with a fried egg and rice. … Read moreOut and about: Tsui Wah Restaurant, Central District, Hong Kong

Interesting consumer health advertising campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whilst traveling on Hong Kong’s MTR service I noticed an advert for some sort of baby food-related product from Wyeth. The reason why I sound a bit vague at this point is that I can’t read or speak any Chinese dialect. The one bit of the advert that stood out for me was a brief … Read moreInteresting consumer health advertising campaign

Now until early February – Hong Kong or Shenzhen: Meet-up, coffee, socialising, networking & cultural stuff

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am based out of Shenzhen from now until the end of January when I will send a couple of days in Hong Kong before returning to the UK. I will try and get across more often to Hong Kong, if I can get entry visas back into China easily. I am happy to meet … Read moreNow until early February – Hong Kong or Shenzhen: Meet-up, coffee, socialising, networking & cultural stuff