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Waterfall Hike in Hong Kong

When one thinks of Hong Kong things such as skyscrapers, shopping or hiking might come to mind. But waterfalls will more than likely be the first thing you think of, however some of the waterfalls here are simply awesome and worth adding to your travel itineraries.  In a secluded area of forest lies a HK […]

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Monkeying Around In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city full of surprises. I’ve written many articles about things to do in Hong Kong, from challenging hikes, waterfalls, swimming, historic heritage and even Ten Thousand Golden Buddhas. Just when I thought I had seen and done it all, Hong Kong, this magical majestic city once again enchanted and delighted me […]

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An Artistic Day Out in Dafen

  Shenzhen has several art communities and creative spaces, but the most popular and well known one is undoubtedly Dafen Oil Painting Village in Longgang District. In a bustling city like Shenzhen it can sometimes be hard to know where to go during a day off, especially if you don’t fancy a hike or park […]

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Shenzhen Zoo

Want to read about more cool and interesting places in Shenzhen?  Here are some links to some other places you can explore and enjoy.  And please keep following for more updates about wonderful Shenzhen to explore.  Evergreen Eco Resort in Nanshan World Famous Art village in Shenzhen Dapeng Fort, A Trip Back in Time Honey […]

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Evergreen Eco Resort in Nanshan

With the new metro line 5 extension recently opening, there is now even more of Shenzhen readily accessible for exploration.  This has opened up some new places to visit that previously had only been accessible by bus, which as we know can be a laborious task at times.  One of these is ‘Evergreen Resort’ in […]

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Shenzhen’s Hidden Gems

Shenzhen has a great deal of places to see and visit. Many of them are small or interesting in their own way, but may not warrant a day trip of their own.  So, if you are ever in these areas, here are a few things you can check out.  Oh, and they are all free […]

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Hike Pineapple Mountain

Hong Kong has no shortage of interesting hikes, they are as varied and different as any part of the world can offer.  And heading across the border for a day trip hike is a common hobby for many a Shenzhen resident.  But which one to do?  This can be a tricky prospect.  There are long […]

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2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition Dazzles & Delights

2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition The Shenzhen comedy scene has been going from strength to strength and that was never more apparent than at the ‘2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition’ hosted by Take Out Comedy.  Held over 3 days from Friday June 28 until Sunday June 30, this was a battle of the goliaths from […]

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How To Lose Your Staff in Asia (and Globally)

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/makingstaffhappy/ Coming to Asia to do business? Hiring staff in Asia? Then today we will teach you how to lose them as soon as possible. How to get them to quit and tell everyone you are a horrible boss. Well, sure you shouldn’t do these things – but we want […]

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Banking

Neat HK: A Solution for the Hong Kong Banking Nightmare?

Looking for a Hong Kong online business bank account that you can connect your Paypal and Stripe / Braintree merchant account to? Wouldn’t that be amazing, without the utter nightmare Hong Kong business owners are going through now begging these archaic banks to allow them to deposit their money. Here at Global From Asia – […]

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Buying a Hong Kong Owned Chinese Company Out of the Box

We have heard a lot about buying a shelf company in Hong Kong, this is common talk in the blogosphere. But have we heard about buying a Hong Kong company that has a Chinese WFOE (Wholly foreign owned entity) with it? Today, we will dig into this, why you would consider it, and what you […]

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Banking

Differences in Corporate Tax vs Personal Tax for International Entrepreneurs

This post is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/internationalbusinesstax/ Taxes, yay! We all love taxes, right? Well, I can’t imagine anyone jumping up and down saying “me, me, I love taxes”. But I do feel quite a few people want to have a deeper understanding of how taxes work. This is especially true when doing international business. First, […]

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Banking

Features to Look For In Your Hong Kong Bank

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hkbankfeatures/ Which Hong Kong Bank Features To Look For When Selecting a Bank Account As the global banking system has gotten more selective and difficult, more and more people are contacting me when they got rejection letters. A lot of times this is HSBC HK as everyone goes there first. […]

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Cross Border Transportation travel

Hong Kong/Shenzhen Border Crossing Information

Aqua Luna, a Chinese Junk in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. (Wikimedia Commons/Mk2010) NOTE: As of February 28, 2020, Shenzhen Shekou Port has announced plans to make the adjustments to the ferry service during the coronavirus epidemic, Please visit our article What Borders between Shenzhen and Hong Kong are open for more information. This is a guest article by our friends at GlobalFromAsia.com. […]

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Staying Motivated in Our International Business Endeavors

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/businessendeavorsmotivation/ It happens to us all. We hit a breaking point in our business endeavors. As a business owner, many don’t see the downs in the roller coaster ride. And often it is our emotions more than anything else. What do we do when we hit a bit downturn in […]

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Using a Hong Kong Company for Your Chinese Factory

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hkcompanyforchina/ Tired of sourcing from factories and want to setup your own manufacturing operation? Searching for the best corporate structure for a new Chinese factory? Look no further, today we will dig into Hong Kong being a great place to open your factory under. How To Open A Factory? I […]

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Banking

Amazon + Hong Kong – Match Made in Heaven

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkongamazon/ Are you an e-commerce expert, or maybe just getting started out? You should get serious and check into leveraging the power of Hong Kong. For your global business, and Amazon USA sales and supplier center’s headquarters. Today we’ll dig into why Hong Kong is such a great place to […]

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Hiking weekend getaways in Hong Kong

Group hiking in Hong Kong a way to relax and mingle When you have exhausted your list of things to do in Shenzhen and finally get to take off time from work for a long-overdue weekend getaway, you’ll want to savor every last minute of it by hiking. For nature lovers living in Shenzhen, there […]

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Transporting Money Across Hong Kong Borders: What Are the Legal Limits?

Find out limits on how much cash you can bring into Hong Kong

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Hotels To Stay in Hong Kong (From Backpacker to Baller)

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkonghotels/ Welcome to Hong Kong! The first thing a new client asks us is – what is a good hotel to stay at in Hong Kong? With so many choices and price ranges, it is a difficult answer to say in 1 email! So we have taken parts from various […]