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Online Games

Chinese online games firm ChangYou to invest US$600m in mobile push

ChangYou.com a leading mainland developer and operator of online games, will roll out a US$600 million mobile gaming development initiative that represents one of the largest investments in its industry.

Friday, 14 March, 2014, 12:06am

Tencent first quarter profit rises 37pc on-year, driven by online games

Net profit jumped to four billion yuan (HK$5.05 billion), from 2.9 billion yuan a year earlier. Revenue increased 40.4 per cent to 13.5 billion yuan.

16 May 2013 - 3:53am

Will our time spent on social media become of value in its own right?

I was recently posed this question: "The most important way in which the internet and online social media are changing our world is [fill in the blank]." My standard answer is that it changes the balance of power between individuals and institutions. But this was a sophisticated audience of economists and students.

31 Dec 2012 - 2:19pm

Internet overuse risks making addicts of us

How often do you miss out on sleep because you're online late at night? How often do you choose to spend more time online than going out with others? How often do you block out disturbing thoughts about your real life with soothing thoughts of the internet? If you answer "always" or "often" to such questions, you may have a problem with internet use.

8 Nov 2012 - 2:08am

'We were internet addicts'

Fung Ka-po is a quiet girl who generally keeps to herself. But that has only made her more of a target for a clique in her school in Tin Shui Wai. 'I did nothing, but they kept bullying me. I just let that pass. I couldn't care less, they didn't like me anyway,' she says.

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Don't become a TV pirate

Almost everyone has downloaded music and films from the internet. Downloading TV programmes, however, is also illegal. TV stations face the same pirating problem as the music industry.

20 Sep 2010 - 12:00am


Give autistic people the right care

A rising number of children are being diagnosed as autistic in Hong Kong. It is important that they receive proper care.

24 Jul 2010 - 12:00am


Sleep is crucial to good health

Modern people have increasingly more work, activities and distractions and less time to relax.

Many people stay up late to finish things off, then spend time on their computers or watching TV. They go to sleep late and wake up early to start the process again.

11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am


Circus act a special project

A charitable organisation has established a circus team to help children with special needs to overcome prejudice.

The programme also provides an opportunity for these children to show their talents by giving performances in hospitals, elderly homes and at carnivals.

15 May 2008 - 12:00am

Big spenders

As fans queued for the start of the Ani-Com and Game Fair, one enthusiast said he had budgeted HK$5,000 for event. How much would you be willing to shell out on toy figures and online games? Write to us

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am