Quite a bit of you are on the move right now in China or Hong Kong, going to trade shows, visiting factories, getting your Asia business done before going back to your home countries. I understand if you’re too busy to read this one, or skim it while walking the trade show!
Anyone who has traveled in Hong Kong must have used an “Octopus” MTR card before? It’s used as a digital wallet already – using it at convenient stores, utilities and more. Now its expanding with Standard Charter to be able to be used to transfer between friends! Also you will be able to max the card’s balance out at 3,000 HKD
And of course, any news I get about Hong Kong banks I add to our newsletter…. Here’s a good one explaining why they may not want your business.
via Mike the Greek
I wonder if any women in Beijing took me as a foreign spy? New government campaign warns Chinese women foreign men may be posing to get trade secrets:
To Beijing with love: Chinese security poster warns of ‘dangerous’ handsome foreign spies who steal hearts – and secrets
via Andre Martin
And an odd article to counter that argument, saying women in Hong Kong would rather die alone than to marry a HK man.
via Chris Moore