Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, who has extensively covered business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Denise Tsang
Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, who has extensively covered business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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Premium taxi service fails to consider interests of consumers, says Hong Kong competition watchdog

Competition Commission says Hong Kong due for wider reforms and should provide more opportunities for ride-hailing services to compete legally.

17 Apr 2019 - 10:51PM

Competition Commission says Hong Kong due for wider reforms and should provide more opportunities for ride-hailing services to compete legally.

Premium taxi service fails to consider interests of consumers, says Hong Kong competition watchdog
Hong Kong tops Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul in global business survey – but not in a good way

Report finds cost of visiting city rises to US$515 a day while rival Asian destinations, such as Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, all get cheaper.

17 Apr 2019 - 10:41PM

Report finds cost of visiting city rises to US$515 a day while rival Asian destinations, such as Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, all get cheaper.

Hong Kong tops Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul in global business survey – but not in a good way
Huge overhaul will drag Hong Kong’s MPF pension fund into 21st century and could slash notoriously high service fees

New e-platform set to fuel competition, enhance transparency, and liberalise consumer rights while cutting down on paperwork, MPF authority chairwoman Alice Law says.

17 Apr 2019 - 10:58AM

New e-platform set to fuel competition, enhance transparency, and liberalise consumer rights while cutting down on paperwork, MPF authority chairwoman Alice Law says.

Huge overhaul will drag Hong Kong’s MPF pension fund into 21st century and could slash notoriously high service fees
Hong Kong highways chief defends decision to not reveal partial suspension of damaged air ventilation system at new bypass

Director of Highways Jimmy Chan Pai-ming said the department was investigating why seven out of 15 fans had been damaged and mounting bolts had come loose at the Causeway bay facility.

11 Apr 2019 - 6:40AM

Director of Highways Jimmy Chan Pai-ming said the department was investigating why seven out of 15 fans had been damaged and mounting bolts had come loose at the Causeway bay facility.

Hong Kong highways chief defends decision to not reveal partial suspension of damaged air ventilation system at new bypass
Hong Kong’s Peak Tram to close for up to three months from late April for renovations and installation of new larger carriages

The suspension of services will the first of two during the upgrade, which is expected to be completed in early 2021. The new rolling stock, which can carry almost twice as many passengers as at present, will slash queuing times for tourists.

2 Apr 2019 - 7:31PM

The suspension of services will the first of two during the upgrade, which is expected to be completed in early 2021. The new rolling stock, which can carry almost twice as many passengers as at present, will slash queuing times for tourists.

Hong Kong’s Peak Tram to close for up to three months from late April for renovations and installation of new larger carriages
Hong Kong’s retail sales dropped by 10.1 per cent in February, the worst fall in 3½ years, as economic uncertainty took hold

The drop came despite a rise in tourist arrivals. Sales of expensive consumer items were among those worst hit by the downturn.

1 Apr 2019 - 11:28PM

The drop came despite a rise in tourist arrivals. Sales of expensive consumer items were among those worst hit by the downturn.

Hong Kong’s retail sales dropped by 10.1 per cent in February, the worst fall in 3½ years, as economic uncertainty took hold
Hong Kong MTR CEO Lincoln Leong retires early, says troubled rail giant has learned lesson ... and he’ll take trains regularly

MTR boss states sad to step down early, but is ‘right thing’ and holds himself accountable for Sha Tin-Central link scandal.

1 Apr 2019 - 3:35PM

MTR boss states sad to step down early, but is ‘right thing’ and holds himself accountable for Sha Tin-Central link scandal.

Hong Kong MTR CEO Lincoln Leong retires early, says troubled rail giant has learned lesson ... and he’ll take trains regularly
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation fined total of HK$35 million for two major service breakdowns

As a goodwill gesture, adult tickets will be 50 per cent off from May 11 to May 13.

29 Mar 2019 - 11:19PM

As a goodwill gesture, adult tickets will be 50 per cent off from May 11 to May 13.

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation fined total of HK$35 million for two major service breakdowns
Popular Kaws show in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour cut short by two days due to bad weather

US artist’s giant floating sculpture will be towed to shipyard at Tsing Yi.

28 Mar 2019 - 4:17PM

US artist’s giant floating sculpture will be towed to shipyard at Tsing Yi.

Popular Kaws show in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour cut short by two days due to bad weather
Hong Kong and Australia sign deals to open up bilateral free trade and services

Accord covers a wide range of areas such as goods, trade in services, investment, intellectual property, government procurement and competition.

26 Mar 2019 - 11:33PM

Accord covers a wide range of areas such as goods, trade in services, investment, intellectual property, government procurement and competition.

Hong Kong and Australia sign deals to open up bilateral free trade and services
Why is Hong Kong’s MTR hurtling from one disaster to another? Is complacency or corporate structure to blame?

Critics say the rail operator’s effective monopoly since it merged with the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation in 2000 has allowed it to rest on its laurels.

25 Mar 2019 - 12:33PM

Critics say the rail operator’s effective monopoly since it merged with the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation in 2000 has allowed it to rest on its laurels.

Why is Hong Kong’s MTR hurtling from one disaster to another? Is complacency or corporate structure to blame?
MTR crash firm Thales gives rail operator report into Hong Kong accident that shut down part of the busy line for 48 hours

Rail operator says it will review it before handing it over to committee tasked with investigating incident.

23 Mar 2019 - 11:27PM

Rail operator says it will review it before handing it over to committee tasked with investigating incident.

MTR crash firm Thales gives rail operator report into Hong Kong accident that shut down part of the busy line for 48 hours
Hong Kong’s Fung Group restores historic Hamada soy sauce factory in Japan, aims to grow condiments venture into business worth up to US$1 billion

Nearly three years after an earthquake in Japan, the 200-year-old Hamada soy sauce factory has been restored – and now its new majority owners are eyeing a slice of the multibillion-dollar condiments market.

20 Mar 2019 - 9:18AM

Nearly three years after an earthquake in Japan, the 200-year-old Hamada soy sauce factory has been restored – and now its new majority owners are eyeing a slice of the multibillion-dollar condiments market.

Hong Kong’s Fung Group restores historic Hamada soy sauce factory in Japan, aims to grow condiments venture into business worth up to US$1 billion
Hong Kong MTR, hit by train collision, suffers second setback as woman falls on tracks at Kowloon Tong

Services suspended between Central and Admiralty stations and between Tai Wai and Mong Kok East.

18 Mar 2019 - 7:38PM

Services suspended between Central and Admiralty stations and between Tai Wai and Mong Kok East.

Hong Kong MTR, hit by train collision, suffers second setback as woman falls on tracks at Kowloon Tong
End of an era as Hong Kong’s Excelsior hotel, a Causeway Bay landmark that once drew movie stars, tycoons and celebrities, will close its doors after 46 years

The 34-storey hotel, once a Causeway Bay landmark which drew movie stars, tycoons and celebrities, will shut its doors on March 31 to make way for a US$650 million, mixed-use commercial tower.

17 Mar 2019 - 9:25PM

The 34-storey hotel, once a Causeway Bay landmark which drew movie stars, tycoons and celebrities, will shut its doors on March 31 to make way for a US$650 million, mixed-use commercial tower.

End of an era as Hong Kong’s Excelsior hotel, a Causeway Bay landmark that once drew movie stars, tycoons and celebrities, will close its doors after 46 years
US street artist Kaws bringing gigantic inflatable Companion character to Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for arts month

Giant reclining figure, which will be longer than the nearby Star ferries, to be set up off the Central harbourfront later this month, six years after large yellow duck captured city’s imagination.

11 Mar 2019 - 4:37PM

Giant reclining figure, which will be longer than the nearby Star ferries, to be set up off the Central harbourfront later this month, six years after large yellow duck captured city’s imagination.

US street artist Kaws bringing gigantic inflatable Companion character to Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for arts month
Your Hong Kong taxi ride could be about to get more expensive, as cabbies call for fare increases

Alliance of taxi groups justifies proposed hikes by citing what they consider insubstantial growth in drivers’ incomes since previous increases in 2017.

16 Mar 2019 - 2:10PM

Alliance of taxi groups justifies proposed hikes by citing what they consider insubstantial growth in drivers’ incomes since previous increases in 2017.

Your Hong Kong taxi ride could be about to get more expensive, as cabbies call for fare increases
Southern district councillors call for less promotion by Hong Kong Tourism Board, fearing even more tourists, whom they blame for disruption

Representatives say traffic and facilities need to be improved before their district can invite more visitors.

8 Mar 2019 - 7:02AM

Representatives say traffic and facilities need to be improved before their district can invite more visitors.

Southern district councillors call for less promotion by Hong Kong Tourism Board, fearing even more tourists, whom they blame for disruption
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation says 2018 profit up 7.1 per cent to HK$11.26 billion, as company reveals new CEO

Rail operator announces latest figure after management crisis over construction scandals.

8 Mar 2019 - 11:42AM

Rail operator announces latest figure after management crisis over construction scandals.

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation says 2018 profit up 7.1 per cent to HK$11.26 billion, as company reveals new CEO
Hong Kong retail sales jump 7 per cent in January to HK$48 billion, defying predictions of doom and gloom from US-China trade war

Retail sales in January hit HK$48.1 billion, with the increase much improved on the 0.1 per cent growth in December, the government said.

5 Mar 2019 - 10:54PM

Retail sales in January hit HK$48.1 billion, with the increase much improved on the 0.1 per cent growth in December, the government said.

Hong Kong retail sales jump 7 per cent in January to HK$48 billion, defying predictions of doom and gloom from US-China trade war
Hong Kong taxi firm owner scraps partnership with Uber after ‘threats to family’s safety and potential insurance boycott’

Owner of Tin Shing Motors absent from scheduled launch event after being labelled ‘traitor to industry’.

5 Mar 2019 - 10:54PM

Owner of Tin Shing Motors absent from scheduled launch event after being labelled ‘traitor to industry’.

Hong Kong taxi firm owner scraps partnership with Uber after ‘threats to family’s safety and potential insurance boycott’
US-China trade war: how Hong Kong workers are getting caught in the crossfire of tariff spat between global superpowers

The story of a cross-border container truck driver underscores the damage to workers and businesses all along the global supply chain.

4 Mar 2019 - 3:53PM

The story of a cross-border container truck driver underscores the damage to workers and businesses all along the global supply chain.

US-China trade war: how Hong Kong workers are getting caught in the crossfire of tariff spat between global superpowers
Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board steps down to take over as head of city’s trade development council

Peter Lam will replace Vincent Lo as chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from June 1 on a two-year contract. Pang Yiu-kai, deputy managing director of Jardine Matheson Holdings, will take over Lam’s current role from April 1.

1 Mar 2019 - 11:02PM

Peter Lam will replace Vincent Lo as chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from June 1 on a two-year contract. Pang Yiu-kai, deputy managing director of Jardine Matheson Holdings, will take over Lam’s current role from April 1.

Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board steps down to take over as head of city’s trade development council
Financial Secretary Paul Chan defends move to return HK$82 billion housing fund to Hong Kong’s coffers
  • Critics blast transfer of fund for public housing and civic infrastructure as a financial trick, with one lawmaker asking ‘Where is the integrity?’
28 Feb 2019 - 11:12PM
  • Critics blast transfer of fund for public housing and civic infrastructure as a financial trick, with one lawmaker asking ‘Where is the integrity?’
Financial Secretary Paul Chan defends move to return HK$82 billion housing fund to Hong Kong’s coffers
Paul Chan’s budget sounds alarm over need for Hong Kong to adapt to survive economic headwinds

Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns that the city’s surplus will shrink significantly over the next five years.

28 Feb 2019 - 9:59AM

Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns that the city’s surplus will shrink significantly over the next five years.

Paul Chan’s budget sounds alarm over need for Hong Kong to adapt to survive economic headwinds
Hong Kong budget 2019 offers boost for businesses looking abroad for new markets amid US-China trade war

Finance chief says recent changes in global environment have affected local businesses, particularly small and medium-sized ones.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:38PM

Finance chief says recent changes in global environment have affected local businesses, particularly small and medium-sized ones.

Hong Kong budget 2019 offers boost for businesses looking abroad for new markets amid US-China trade war
Hong Kong’s finance minister offers HK$150 billion in targeted spending on health, welfare and IT

Paul Chan lays out a strategy to fulfil the four ‘S’ objectives of supporting enterprises, safeguarding jobs, stabilising the economy and strengthening livelihoods.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:40PM

Paul Chan lays out a strategy to fulfil the four ‘S’ objectives of supporting enterprises, safeguarding jobs, stabilising the economy and strengthening livelihoods.

Hong Kong’s finance minister offers HK$150 billion in targeted spending on health, welfare and IT
Hong Kong Tourism Board chief Peter Lam set to lead Trade Development Council in reshuffle that sees Jardine Matheson deputy chairman YK Pang replace him

Lam will take over as chairman of the Trade Development Council while YK Pang, deputy chairman of Jardine Matheson, will succeed him at tourism board, the Post has learned.

26 Feb 2019 - 10:55PM

Lam will take over as chairman of the Trade Development Council while YK Pang, deputy chairman of Jardine Matheson, will succeed him at tourism board, the Post has learned.

Hong Kong Tourism Board chief Peter Lam set to lead Trade Development Council in reshuffle that sees Jardine Matheson deputy chairman YK Pang replace him
Will the budget offer placebos or potent cures for Hong Kong’s economic ills? Finance chief Paul Chan holds the prescription

City’s economy has suffered effects of trade war and mainland China’s slowing growth, but analysts say finance chief must resist the temptation for short-term pain relief.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:27AM

City’s economy has suffered effects of trade war and mainland China’s slowing growth, but analysts say finance chief must resist the temptation for short-term pain relief.

Will the budget offer placebos or potent cures for Hong Kong’s economic ills? Finance chief Paul Chan holds the prescription
Cathay Pacific announces HK$2.3 billion net profit for 2018 – a huge turnaround from previous year

Result is marked turnaround from 2017 when airline suffered first back-to-back loss in its history

20 Feb 2019 - 11:24PM

Result is marked turnaround from 2017 when airline suffered first back-to-back loss in its history

Cathay Pacific announces HK$2.3 billion net profit for 2018 – a huge turnaround from previous year