Tag Archives: Study in Hong Kong

History of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a dynamic Special Administrative Region of China according to shoppingpicks, boasts a vibrant blend of East-meets-West culture. Once a British colony, it’s now a global financial hub, celebrated for its skyline and diverse cuisine. Recent years have seen political challenges as the city grapples with questions of autonomy and civil liberties. History of… Read More »

Top 10 Cities with the Most Skyscrapers

There is no real definition for a Skyscraper, it is clear that it concerns tall buildings. The term is strongly time and place specific, for example in Amsterdam the only 40 meter high “12-storey house” is referred to as “De Wolkenkrabber”. More important than height is that the building helps determine the ‘skyline’ of a city. In the… Read More »

Top 10 “Man Made” Artificial Islands

Technology does not stand still. Artificial islands are becoming the rule rather than the exception. Land reclamation at sea (or in a lake) is creating more and more new square meters. As ‘addition’ to existing islands, constructed on natural reefs or connecting several existing islands into one large domain. Much is possible. Land reclamation is not new. For example, did you… Read More »

Top 10 Most Expensive Cities in the World to Live in

Every year, the “Economist Intelligence Unit” conducts a survey of the most expensive and cheapest cities in the world to read. According to this research, these are the most expensive cities to live in in 2018. The prices of, among other things, house prices, gas and electricity bills, transport costs, food, drinks, clothing and going out are looked… Read More »

Top 10 Densely Populated Countries in The World

If many people live together in a small area, then a country is densely populated. It is striking that especially the small countries are densely populated. Not surprisingly, this small area contains a relatively large amount of built-up (urban) area. On the list of most densely populated countries, the Netherlands is number 16, with a density of 418 people per… Read More »

Top 10 Richest Countries in the World

You can explain the term ‘rich’ in different ways, and therefore calculate it. Well-being is an increasingly important indicator. The top 10 list below is based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita. The way to compare purchasing power between countries. If you look purely at the average income, you quickly get a distorted picture. This generally magnifies the wealth of relatively… Read More »

Hong Kong, China Culture of Business

Culture of business dealings Subchapters: Introduction Addressing Business Meeting Communication Recommendations Public Holidays Introduction Hong Kong is a very cosmopolitan metropolis, in which cultural elements of the West and the East mix. It always depends on who your negotiating partner is, and there is a whole range of possibilities – your business partner can be… Read More »

Hong Kong, China Basic Information

Basic data Capital Population 7,413,070 Language Cantonese, Mandarin, English Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism State system special administrative region of the PRC Head of State Head of government John Lee Currency name Hong Kong dollar Travel Time shift +6h (summer time); +7h (winter time) Economy 2021 Nominal GDP (billion USD)… Read More »

Hong Kong Travel Facts

Hong Kong is a special administrative region off the southern coast of China and is completely surrounded by water. The metropolis comprises the four regions of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories and the so-called Outer Islands and is one of the most exciting and modern cities in the world. Hong Kong is also… Read More »

Hong Kong History

Today’s Hong Kong was still a fishing village and pirate shelter at the beginning of the 19th century. When Great Britain recognized in the Opium War of 1840-42 the strategic and commercial possibilities of the place, which had been used by the British opium clippers since 1821 because of its protected harbor, the Treaty of… Read More »

IELTS Test Centers in Hong Kong

IELTS Testing Centres in Hong Kong In total, there are 3 test locations in Hong Kong that offer IELTS exams. You can select the one which is closer to you. There are two types of test format available for IELTS exams: paper-based or computer-delivered. For both formats, the Speaking Section is done with a real… Read More »

GMAT Test Centers in Hong Kong

GMAT Testing Location We have found 1 GMAT test centre in Hong Kong, located in Wan Chai. For specific test dates of 2019, please refer to the end of this page. Pearson Professional Centers-Hong Kong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China Hong Kong Wan Chai 139 Hennessy Road, Wanchai Office B, 18/F, China Overseas Building,… Read More »

TOEFL Test Centers in Hong Kong

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers (including addresses), dates and times, click the button… Read More »