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Why chief of restaurant review site OpenRice has a lot on his plate

Some of them may just share their pictures with friends on Facebook, but others will upload the shots, complete with comments, on OpenRice, the online restaurant guide that now covers 41,486 places to eat in Hong Kong and which gets 92.8 million page views a month - the equivalent of every Hongkonger taking nearly 14 looks.

Monday, 3 June, 2013, 9:39am 1 comment

Extra help on the way from OpenRice in exploring city's 21,000 eateries

Founded in 1999, the website enables restaurant-goers to find, rate and leave comments about the city's 21,000 food outlets. It is now ready to upgrade its services and expand coverage to Taiwan, taking the total number of restaurants covered by the guide to 500,000.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am

Computer anti-plagiarism champion accused of stealing

By the age of 27, computer whiz Wang Lei had made more than ten million yuan from a plagiarism detection website he developed while still at school. But the Jiangsu man is no Chinese Mark Zuckerberg – he was arrested for stealing. 

1 Mar 2013 - 2:36pm

Smart Money

Useful resources for families and their money

25 Feb 2013 - 2:27am

Yanhuang Chunqiu website closed down after editorial on constitution

Authorities yesterday closed down the website of the mainland's most outspoken political magazine, Yanhuang Chunqiu, sparking fears that its call for political reform and constitutional governance has touched a raw nerve.

5 Jan 2013 - 4:40am

Smart Money: Best outlook sites for investing in 2013

Even with the fiscal cliff looming, some major banks expect higher equity markets while others are much more cautious. Kiplinger is a popular personal finance site that produces a comprehensive preview and forecast of each year's investment outlooks. The site includes stock buy and sell recommendations. Children are even taught how to deal with next year's family budgets.

24 Dec 2012 - 4:07am

Maoists print newspaper to spread views after Utopia website shut

Faced with the shutdown of leading leftist websites earlier this year, supporters of the late Mao Zedong are spreading their views the old-fashioned way: printing a newspaper.

15 Nov 2012 - 4:49am

Smart Money

Sites to help understand risk and volatility:

17 Sep 2012 - 4:59am

Macau casino 'crime watchdog' is shut down

A US-based website which pledged to lift the lid on organised crime in Macau's casinos has been shut down after just seven months. Casinoleaks-Macau.com said it would expose "dangerously weak" regulatory curbs on the influence of triad gangs in the city's gaming industry. But it has closed amid allegations of political dirty tricks and legal threats from top gaming industry figures.

16 Sep 2012 - 10:20am

India must have an open debate on internet curbs

Most of the time, India behaves like a reasonably mature democracy. Sometimes, however, it behaves like a prickly, uptight juvenile. One such moment has been the recent court order issued to 21 websites, including Google and Facebook, to remove 'objectionable' online content.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am