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Octopus Cards Limited

Octopus adds 16 cities, not Shenzhen

A new Octopus card to be launched next month will function in Hong Kong and 16 Guangdong cities - but not neighbouring Shenzhen.

Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am

Octopus hopes HK$3 tip will win over cabbies

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, but drivers' unions say it is not a big enough incentive.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Cut in Octopus fee

Fees for Octopus card holders requesting a printout of recent transactions will be halved from Monday.

In a notice published in two newspapers yesterday, Octopus Cards Limited said the fee to print the most recent 40 transactions would be reduced from HK$200 to HK$100.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Adviser for troubled Octopus firm

Operator to provide auditor's report on add-value EPS service

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has appointed an independent business management expert to advise Octopus Cards Limited following reports of wrongful deductions from the bank accounts of Octopus smartcard holders.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Octopus welcomes competition

I refer to the letter headlined 'Octopus monopoly is so unfair' (South China Morning Post, October 1) regarding the Octopus application in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts' car park.

9 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Octopus trial extended

The trial scheme on the use of Octopus cards to pay parking meter fees is to be extended to mid-September. The trial was launched last November.

18 May 2001 - 12:00am