ZA Bank launches banking solutions for stablecoin issuers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s ZA Bank revealed plans to provide specialized banking services for stablecoin issuers, a strategy it expects to boost local web3 adoption. The Hong Kong-based virtual bank confirmed on April 5 that it is opening up security for fiat reserves, which issuers can use to back digital assets. Additionally, banking services such as fund transfers, payroll...

Cathie Wood calls on US regulators to emulate Hong Kong’s cryptocurrency policies

ARK Invest CEO and chief investment officer Cathie Wood is urging the U.S. to follow Hong Kong’s example in regulating cryptocurrencies. Wood expressed the sentiment in a dialogue at the latest edition of the Hong Kong Web3 Festival, where she spoke on several key topics shaping the future of the blockchain and crypto industries. During the conversation, she praised...

Nicholas Tse’s Swole Arms In Raging Havoc Poster Have Fans Wondering If They’ve Been Photoshopped

The Hong Kong star's got some serious guns. Much has been said about how fit Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse is. Remember how he wowed fans with his impressive physique and amazing core strength? The 43-year-old star has recently caused a stir again, this time for his guns - and we're not referring to his weapons - in upcoming action film, Raging Havoc. The film is said to...

Kelly Chen Loves Durian So Much, She Once Stuffed Her Luggage With The Fruit After M’sia Trip

The Cantopop singer wanted to take some mao shan wang home to Hong Kong. Little did she know durian is not allowed on flights. Who knew Cantopop star Kelly Chen is such a durian fanatic? Last weekend, the Hong Kong singer returned to perform in Malaysia after eight years, holding a two-night concert in Genting. During her first show last Friday (Mar...

Greater Bay Airlines launches Singapore-Hong Kong flights, one-way fares from RM288

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Hong-Kong based Greater Bay Airlines (GBA), a low-cost carrier, will launch flights between Singapore and Hong Kong on April 26. One-way fares will start at HK$480 (S$82 - RM288). Founded by Chinese property mogul Wong Cho Bau, who also owns the Shenzhen-headquartered Donghai Airlines, GBA joins carriers Singapore Airlines, Scoot and Cathay...

Veteran TVB actor, known for portraying gangster roles, dies aged 76

Veteran TVB actor Chan Dick Hark, known for portraying villain roles in Hong Kong dramas, died on March 15 aged 76. Hong Kong publication ST Headlines reported today (March 18) that Dick Hark's actor friend Cheung Lui told reporters the former had been admitted to the hospital as he was unwell. "We used to work and play...

Kevin Cheng Plays Strict Daddy to 3 Sons

Attending an event in Central, mother-of-three and celebrity influencer Grace Chan (陳凱琳) shared that she had taken time off to attend Milan Fashion Week, and her husband Kevin Cheng (鄭嘉穎) had done an excellent job at taking care of their three musketeers! The 32-year-old shared that she spent almost ten days in Paris, and had a busy time managing her...

Hong Kong’s largest futures Bitcoin ETF surges 500% in AUM

The assets under management of Hong Kong’s largest futures Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) have soared by 500%, reaching the $100 million mark since October 2023. Hong Kong-based capital market firm CSOP Asset Management revealed in an interview with Reuters that its exchange-traded product CSOP Bitcoin Futures ETF has experienced a five-fold increase in assets under management (AUM) over...

Kevin Cheng and Grace Chan Vacation in Australia

Grace Chan (陳凱琳) and Kevin Cheng (鄭嘉穎) took the lunar new year festive break to vacation in Gold Coast, Australia along with sons Rafael and Yannick! Absent from his A Fistful of Stances’ <鐵馬尋橋> cast members’ festive gathering, Grace had confirmed on Kevin’s behalf that they would have a separate meetup later.  Sharing that it’s their first time vacationing together as a family, Grace wrote on her...

Tony Leung Didn’t Like Carina Lau Making Him Take Pic With David Beckham, Didn’t Expect Photo Op To Happen In Front Of 40,000 Football Fans

It must have been terrifying for someone like Tony, who has social anxiety disorder. We chuckled last year when Hong Kong actress Carina Lau, 58, was seen stopping her husband Tony Leung from escaping the media scrum after he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Venice Film Festival. Recently the actress gave us more to laugh about when she revealed another...