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Dec 8, 2011

$99 Tablet Computer: Ainovo Introduces Novo7 To The Market

$99 Tablet Computer Novo7
By in Asia, Tablet, Technology, World 4 comments

The $99 Tablet Computer: Novo7 Image Credit: Ainovo.com A new $99 tablet computer is a new challenger in the tablet market, international technology news sites reported on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. The new tablet is known as the Novo7 from the Hong Kong-based company Ainovo. MIPS Technologies and CPU Ingenic Semiconductor introduced the device to […]


Oct 8, 2011

Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond for auction this coming November at Sotheby’s

Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond for auction this coming November at Sotheby's
By in Europe, Lifestyle, World No comments

Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond Image Credit: Getty A pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond will go on sale this coming November at Sotheby’s auction house in Geneva, Switzerland, according to several international reports on Thursday, October 06, 2011. The value of the pear-shaped yellow rock was said to have reached $15 million. The Sun-Drop diamond, which was found in […]


Sep 24, 2011

First Hong Kong Apple store opens; iPhone and iPad Chinese fans rush on opening day

First Hong Kong Apple store opens; iPhone and iPad Chinese fans rush on opening day
By in Asia, Business, Smartphone, Tablet, Technology No comments

The first Apple store in Hong Kong opened on Saturday, September 24, 2011, opens; with hundreds of Chinese fans rushed to buy iPhone and iPad units. First Hong Kong Apple store on its opening day Image Credit: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg As noted at international news sites, the first Hong Kong Apple store is located in the […]


Aug 7, 2011

Bruce Lee coat sold in Hong Kong auction for $77,000

Bruce Lee coat sold in Hong Kong auction for $77,000
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A Bruce Lee coat was bought in a Hong Kong auction on Saturday, August 6, 2011 for HK$600,000 (US$77,000), and is only among the late Chinese Kung Fu star’s memorabilia items sold that day. Bruce Lee jacket in HK auction Image Credit: PhilaChina.com According to international news sites that day, the Bruce Lee jacket was […]


Jul 17, 2011

Airphil Express launches Cebu-Hong Kong and local flight seat sale promo

Airphil Express launches Cebu-Hong Kong and local flight seat sale promo
By in Asia, Lifestyle, Travel No comments

Manila, Philippines – Airphil Express recently launched its Cebu-Hong Kong flight seat sale promo, as well as for its local flights where customers can start buying tickets on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Airphil Express Cebu-Hong Kong seat sale promo Image Credit: AirphilExpress.com As noted at AirphilExpress.com, the airline offers limited one-way tickets for its newly […]


May 12, 2011

Seven Artifacts Owned by Hong Kong Based Liang Yi Museum Stolen in Beijing’s Forbidden City (Photos)

China Palace Art Theft
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Image Credit: AP Photo / Palace Museum Several international news site reported that seven artifacts owned by Hong Kong, China based Liang Yi Museum, which were loaned to the Palace Museum, were discovered missing at 8:20 A.M, Monday, May 9, 2011. The Palace Museum is located inside Beijing’s former imperial palace and home to the […]


May 12, 2011

Hong Kong Bun Festival: World’s Biggest Bun Fight Event

Hong Kong Bun Festival: World’s Biggest Bun Fight Event
By in Asia, Food, World No comments

Bun Mountain Image Credit: CNN As recent news article reported, a lot of people witnessed the world’s biggest bun fight through the so-called “Bun Mountain”, a 45-feet bamboo tower covered with buns and considered as the high point event of the Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong held Tuesday, May 10, 2011. It was formally […]


Apr 30, 2011

Apple Inc. iPad 2 Sales In Hong Kong And Other Asian Countries To Widen Revenue Gap With Competitors

iPad 2 By Apple Inc.
By in Asia, Business, Tablet, Technology, World No comments

Apple Inc.’s iPad 2 Image Credit: Apple.com Apple Inc. continues to dominate the technology market as it offers the new iPad 2 in its stores in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and other Asian countries on Friday, April 29, 2011, according to reports by several international sites. Business reports say, that Apple is now considered […]


Apr 20, 2011

Gold Prices Per Ounce Today Soars Above $1,500

Gold
By in Asia, Business, Current Events, Economy, World No comments

Gold Prices Per Ounce Soars Image Credit: Mint.com Gold prices per ounce has breached the $1,500 mark today due to global economic recovery concerns, according to a BBC report. A record price of $1,500.70 per ounce of gold was registered in a Hong Kong trade. According to traders, the rise in gold prices is mainly […]


Jan 5, 2011

Tokyo Tuna auction sale records Y32.49 million (nearly $400,000)

Tokyo Tuna auction sale records Y32.49 million (nearly $400,000)
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A huge bluefin tuna was sold in an auction in Tokyo with a record sale of Y32.49 million, or nearly $400,000, according to international news sites on Wednesday. The first bidding in Japan for 2011, which started on Tuesday ended up on Wednesday with a whooping Y32.49 million (almost $400,000) for the 342-kilogram bluefin tuna. […]