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  1. Octopus hopes HK$3 tip will win over cabbies

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Octopus has started giving Hong Kong cabbies a HK$3 'tip' every time a passenger pays a fare using the smart card, to encourage more business, ... the programme after seven months. To encourage more drivers to accept Octopus card payments, it began paying 'guaranteed tips' of HK$3 for every trip settled using the smart card. 'We ...

  2. Family of five arrested over Octopus card fraud

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A home-made machine used to add value to Octopus cards has been found in a Yuen Long village house, leading to the arrest of a family of five. The discovery in Pat Heung on Tuesday was the first since the Octopus system was launched in 1997, police said. Initial investigations showed the machine had added value to 61 Octopus cards, totalling ...

  3. Octopus adds 16 cities, not Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A new Octopus card to be launched next month will function in Hong Kong and 16 Guangdong cities- but not neighbouring Shenzhen. The release of the card ... Octopus and Shenzhen Tong, the card used by the border city, it is not included. The new card- to be called 'Octopus-Lingnan Pass' in Hong Kong and the other way around on the mainland- ...

  4. News - China - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong-Shenzhen combined travel card launching in both cities

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Xing", will be available in both cities today, while regular cards will go on sale next week, the two sponsoring companies announced yesterday. Co-developed by Octopus and its Shenzhen ... the release in July of the Octopus-Lingnan Pass, which can be used in Hong Kong and 16 cities in Guangdong. Both cards have two "e-purses", allowing users to top up with Hong Kong dollars ...

  5. iPhone's new tentacles

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The Octopus card is set to end up attached to iPhones thanks to the company that makes the smart cards it has already combined with watches and key chains. The new sticker, which has been designed for the iPhone 4 and 4S models, blends communication, travel and shopping into one convenient package. To ensure the cards function properly, special technology helps ...

  6. Handyman on murder, fraud charges

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the mainland illegally, Dunn said. Ng's girlfriend told police that Ng had borrowed her personalised Octopus card in early November, the month Tang was killed. The payment history on the Octopus ... bank staff about his identity and withdrew funds from Tang's bank accounts. He produced Tang's identity card, bank card and bank book and signed Tang's name on documents. He made ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Octopus holders to get 10pc discount on second MTR trip each day

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Second MTR trip each day will qualify, but some West Rail Line users may lose out Octopus holders to get 10pc discount Octopus card holders will get a 10 per cent ... daily and is applied automatically when an Octopus card is scanned for the second trip. It is unlike the previous deal, which is valid only on weekdays and requires the passenger to get a free ...

  8. Citibank slowdown in plastic spending

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... devices in 300 taxis later this year, allowing customers to swipe their cards and pay fares of up to HK$500. The bank would also extend its co-operation with the Octopus Card by issuing credit ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Citibank saw growth in credit card spending in Hong Kong slow in the second quarter, with retail sales in April and May rising about 20 per cent year on year, ...

  9. Concessions no balm for fare rise, MTR told

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Frequent travellers are expected to save up to 30 per cent of their travel costs. The free weekend and holiday journeys for children will begin in July, and from the end of the year all Octopus card holders will receive a 10 per cent discount on every second trip taken on the same day. Dr Hung Wing-tat, a transport analyst at Polytechnic University, said the changes could benefit ...

  10. Business - Money - GIFT CARDS

    Gift cards- the world's worst present?

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... an Octopus card". Cardholders can load up to HK$4,000 and the balance never expires. Each card is also registered to the owner to protect against theft or loss, enabling them to go online ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Bottom of the deck Chances are you received a few gift cards this Christmas. Or perhaps you are guilty of gifting a few yourself. Sure, your teenage niece ...




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