Keith Chan

Keith Chan

Keith covers travel trends, new technologies and other business topics.

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Meet Philip Law, the Hong Kong fashion veteran and collector with a penchant for Kaws and Bearbrick art toys, vintage Porsches and Ferraris, and luxury Panerai watches

In a world that’s increasingly dominated by big and fast retailers, Philip Law’s collection of designer art toys, vintage automobiles and high-end watches reflect his passion for luxury and beauty

In a world that’s increasingly dominated by big and fast retailers, Philip Law’s collection of designer art toys, vintage automobiles and high-end watches reflect his passion for luxury and beauty

7 Jan 2022 - 8:00AM
Climate change: sustainable investments on the rise as investors tie environmental concerns with financial returns

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to the global economy, but it has also opened the door to the benefits of sustainable investing, particularly in emerging markets

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to the global economy, but it has also opened the door to the benefits of sustainable investing, particularly in emerging markets

4 Nov 2021 - 3:19PM
Kowloon Central: the beating heart of Hong Kong

Blessed with a strong school network, good universities and a supply of prestigious properties, Kowloon Central is Hong Kong’s undisputed core, and continues to attract property investors in droves

Blessed with a strong school network, good universities and a supply of prestigious properties, Kowloon Central is Hong Kong’s undisputed core, and continues to attract property investors in droves

28 Nov 2020 - 10:00AM
How these ‘Big Six’ running holidays allow you to see the world

The six majors – Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, New York and Tokyo – as well as other races around the world provide the opportunity for a ‘runcation’ – a holiday planned around a race

The six majors – Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, New York and Tokyo – as well as other races around the world provide the opportunity for a ‘runcation’ – a holiday planned around a race

8 Oct 2019 - 2:33PM
The 5 most extreme hiking trails in Hong Kong

The growing popularity of hiking has also resulted in an increase in accidents in Hong Kong, and even the most experienced hikers need to be vigilant

The growing popularity of hiking has also resulted in an increase in accidents in Hong Kong, and even the most experienced hikers need to be vigilant

16 Sep 2019 - 2:00AM
Enjoy Art Basel for free: the best public art in Hong Kong malls and hotels

Spectacular works at places like H Queen’s, Taikoo Place and The Peninsula hotel give the public a chance to see some of the top talent from around the world at no cost

Spectacular works at places like H Queen’s, Taikoo Place and The Peninsula hotel give the public a chance to see some of the top talent from around the world at no cost

27 Mar 2019 - 1:04PM
5 best portable 4G Wi-fi routers to keep you connected on the road

All major cities offer network access, but Netgear, Huawei, ZTE, Xiaomi and TP-Link devices add security and serve many devices

All major cities offer network access, but Netgear, Huawei, ZTE, Xiaomi and TP-Link devices add security and serve many devices

14 Mar 2019 - 4:59PM
Will Huawei’s foldable smartphone bend it like Beckham at Mobile World Congress 2019?

Sony, Samsung and LG are also among firms expected to present new offerings at the annual mobile phone industry exhibition in Spain from February 25 to 28

Sony, Samsung and LG are also among firms expected to present new offerings at the annual mobile phone industry exhibition in Spain from February 25 to 28

21 Feb 2019 - 4:53PM
What we know about Samsung’s Galaxy S10 series ahead of next week’s launch

The South Korean company’s new flagship phones, due to be unveiled on February 20, are tipped to feature a huge redesign

The South Korean company’s new flagship phones, due to be unveiled on February 20, are tipped to feature a huge redesign

15 Feb 2019 - 10:34AM
Top 6 timepieces to help you stay on track at the Hong Kong Marathon

Whether it’s a heart rate sensor and basic running functions, or you need to take part in extreme conditions, these timepieces will suit your varying needs

Whether it’s a heart rate sensor and basic running functions, or you need to take part in extreme conditions, these timepieces will suit your varying needs

13 Feb 2019 - 10:20AM
Shikoku reveals the beauty of nature

Japan’s smallest island, has a great deal to offer – from picturesque scenery to a beautiful shrine, hot springs and a dance museum

Japan’s smallest island, has a great deal to offer – from picturesque scenery to a beautiful shrine, hot springs and a dance museum

5 Feb 2019 - 7:00PM
Dance festivals are a hit with tourists

Awa Dance (Awa-odori) Festival in Tokushima city attracts 1.3 million tourists each year from all over Japan and overseas

Awa Dance (Awa-odori) Festival in Tokushima city attracts 1.3 million tourists each year from all over Japan and overseas

5 Feb 2019 - 6:30PM
CES 2019: Samsung unveils 5G smartphone prototype as wireless carriers usher in new era

Next generation of mobile communications, a big leap forward compared with 4G, was the main talking point at the international consumer electronics show

Next generation of mobile communications, a big leap forward compared with 4G, was the main talking point at the international consumer electronics show

14 Jan 2019 - 6:33PM
We review the Fitbit Versa smartwatch: what do a marathon runner and weightlifter think?

If you plan to keep your New Year’s resolution to get fit and want a smartwatch to wear in the gym or out running, could this be the one you’re looking for?

If you plan to keep your New Year’s resolution to get fit and want a smartwatch to wear in the gym or out running, could this be the one you’re looking for?

11 Jan 2019 - 10:29AM
If Swiss chicken wings didn't originate in Switzerland or Hong Kong, where did they come from?

It is believed the dish was created towards the end of the Qing dynasty, at Tai Ping Koon restaurant in Guangzhou – China’s first Western-style eatery operated by a Chinese

It is believed the dish was created towards the end of the Qing dynasty, at Tai Ping Koon restaurant in Guangzhou – China’s first Western-style eatery operated by a Chinese

4 Jan 2019 - 4:04PM
For Evisu boss David Pun, success comes from constant fine-tuning

The keen racing driver has taken his high-end denim business from a niche position and turned it into a truly global lifestyle brand

The keen racing driver has taken his high-end denim business from a niche position and turned it into a truly global lifestyle brand

28 Dec 2018 - 10:02AM
7 best Hong Kong running routes – with great views – to help your marathon training

Dotted all over Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, these delightful routes are easy to squeeze into your day, whether you’re training for a marathon or looking to stay fit

Dotted all over Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, these delightful routes are easy to squeeze into your day, whether you’re training for a marathon or looking to stay fit

21 Dec 2018 - 2:58PM
5 things to know about Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts – the world’s largest performance complex

The US$360 million complex, inspired by the look of banyan trees, has four big indoor spaces and an outdoor theatre and covers a 36,000-square-metre area

The US$360 million complex, inspired by the look of banyan trees, has four big indoor spaces and an outdoor theatre and covers a 36,000-square-metre area

11 Dec 2018 - 12:21PM
5 new hotels that are setting Taipei's skyline alight

Three international hotels brands have welcomed guests in Taiwan’s capital since July, with Kimpton and Double Tree set to follow by the end of the year

Three international hotels brands have welcomed guests in Taiwan’s capital since July, with Kimpton and Double Tree set to follow by the end of the year

30 Nov 2018 - 2:01AM
‘World’s smallest 3-axis stabilised camera’ DJI Osmo Pocket is perfect for on-the-go video

The easy-to-use, 4.5-inch-tall device, made by DJI, the Chinese maker of drones, offers hi-tech features for taking creative videos and photographs

The easy-to-use, 4.5-inch-tall device, made by DJI, the Chinese maker of drones, offers hi-tech features for taking creative videos and photographs

29 Nov 2018 - 4:02PM
Global luxury hotel chains are returning to Taiwan

International hotels are returning to Taiwan

International hotels are returning to Taiwan

21 Nov 2018 - 4:02PM
Who will turn up at this year’s star-studded Tmall Double 11 Carnival Night?

The event in Shanghai takes place on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the ‘Singles’ Day’ Global Shopping Festival.

The event in Shanghai takes place on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the ‘Singles’ Day’ Global Shopping Festival.

10 Nov 2018 - 5:32AM
How to keep your smart robo-cleaner on the right path – with voice command

Latest hi-tech devices include iRobot’s Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum which can memorise up to 10 floor plans and ILIFE’s floor-washing robot that clean stains

Latest hi-tech devices include iRobot’s Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum which can memorise up to 10 floor plans and ILIFE’s floor-washing robot that clean stains

9 Nov 2018 - 6:26AM
Who is Cher Wang, the tycoon out to revive HTC’s glory years with world’s first blockchain phone?

Founder of firm, once the world’s third-largest maker of mobile phones, is investing in emerging technologies to halt cycle of falling sales and cutbacks

Founder of firm, once the world’s third-largest maker of mobile phones, is investing in emerging technologies to halt cycle of falling sales and cutbacks

24 Oct 2018 - 11:01AM
Consulate launches third Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

Groups combine to highlight the best of Japanese cultural activities

Groups combine to highlight the best of Japanese cultural activities

17 Oct 2018 - 2:00PM
Would you want a floating camera to keep an eye on your home? The Moon's in your orbit

US firm i-Ring’s patented product, developed after US$526,800 is raised from crowdfunding, can be used for home security and the control of home devices

US firm i-Ring’s patented product, developed after US$526,800 is raised from crowdfunding, can be used for home security and the control of home devices

12 Oct 2018 - 3:12AM
3 stylish event venues in Singapore to make your meeting special

Make your event exciting by choosing Huone Clarke Quay, the grand ballroom at JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, or Casa Gessi Singapore

Make your event exciting by choosing Huone Clarke Quay, the grand ballroom at JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, or Casa Gessi Singapore

25 Sep 2018 - 10:02AM
IFA 2018: How smart kitchen appliances are cooking up a storm

Freezers, wine cellars, dishwashers, coffee machines and washing machines all get smarter, making life at home far easier

Freezers, wine cellars, dishwashers, coffee machines and washing machines all get smarter, making life at home far easier

13 Sep 2018 - 5:01PM
Ghana Eagles swoop into the international rugby spotlight and snatch 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup

The Eagles hosted and won two Rugby Africa tournaments in two years; were awarded full membership of World Rugby, and entered the Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens circuit in Kampala, Uganda in October 2017

The Eagles hosted and won two Rugby Africa tournaments in two years; were awarded full membership of World Rugby, and entered the Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens circuit in Kampala, Uganda in October 2017

3 Sep 2018 - 3:02PM
Drones are getting smarter: Mavic 2 models now come with new zoom and pro cam capabilities

DJI’s latest drones integrate Hasselblad camera, offering images with top-quality light and colour and zooming capacity equal to a telephoto lens

DJI’s latest drones integrate Hasselblad camera, offering images with top-quality light and colour and zooming capacity equal to a telephoto lens

1 Sep 2018 - 4:00PM