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Google upgrades Hong Kong maps to include ferries, parks

Whether you feel like a leisurely stroll or you need to catch a ferry across Victoria Harbour, Google Maps latest ‘Ground Truth’ upgrade promises to help get visitors and residents...

Apple smartens up to Asia with low-cost iPhone

Since the launch of Apple’s original iPhone in 2007, the annual launch of the newest model of the best-selling smartphone has become one of the biggest tech events of the...

China serves up non-stop online panda broadcast

By Staff Reporter The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report has revealed that Chinese, and foreign, panda fans can now watch likeable creatures live online, 24 hours a day. Chengdu...

WATCH: China’s crazy summer crowds

We all know China’s a crowded place. With more than 1.4 billion people it’s got to be, right? These videos reveal the true extent of the insane crowds residents of...

Thailand bans bitcoins

By Staff Reporter Thailand has become the first country in the world to ban the electronic currency Bitcoin after ruling it illegal. The decision by the Bank of Thailand effectively...