Keith Chan

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

Latest from Keith Chan

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

27 Mar 2019 - 1:04PM

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

Enjoy Art Basel for free: the best public art in Hong Kong malls and hotels
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

14 Mar 2019 - 4:59PM

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

5 best portable 4G Wi-fi routers to keep you connected on the road
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

21 Feb 2019 - 4:53PM

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

Will Huawei’s foldable smartphone bend it like Beckham at Mobile World Congress 2019?
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

15 Feb 2019 - 10:34AM

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

What we know about Samsung’s Galaxy S10 series ahead of next week’s launch
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

13 Feb 2019 - 10:20AM

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

Top 6 timepieces to help you stay on track at the Hong Kong Marathon
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

5 Feb 2019 - 7:00PM

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

Shikoku reveals the beauty of nature
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

5 Feb 2019 - 6:30PM

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

Dance festivals are a hit with tourists
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

14 Jan 2019 - 6:33PM

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

CES 2019: Samsung unveils 5G smartphone prototype as wireless carriers usher in new era
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?

11 Jan 2019 - 10:29AM

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?

We review the Fitbit Versa smartwatch: what do a marathon runner and weightlifter think?
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

4 Jan 2019 - 4:04PM

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

If Swiss chicken wings didn't originate in Switzerland or Hong Kong, where did they come from?
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

28 Dec 2018 - 10:02AM

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

For Evisu boss David Pun, success comes from constant fine-tuning
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

21 Dec 2018 - 2:58PM

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

7 best Hong Kong running routes – with great views – to help your marathon training
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

11 Dec 2018 - 12:21PM

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

5 things to know about Taiwan’s  National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts – the world’s largest performance complex
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

30 Nov 2018 - 2:01AM

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

5 new hotels that are setting Taipei's skyline alight
‘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

29 Nov 2018 - 4:02PM

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

‘World’s smallest 3-axis stabilised camera’ DJI Osmo Pocket is perfect for on-the-go video
Global luxury hotel chains are returning to Taiwan

International hotels are returning to Taiwan

21 Nov 2018 - 4:02PM

International hotels are returning to Taiwan

Global luxury hotel chains are returning to Taiwan
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.

10 Nov 2018 - 5:32AM

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

Who will turn up at this year’s star-studded Tmall Double 11 Carnival Night?
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

9 Nov 2018 - 6:26AM

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

How to keep your smart robo-cleaner on the right path – with voice command
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

24 Oct 2018 - 11:01AM

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

Who is Cher Wang, the tycoon out to revive HTC’s glory years with world’s first blockchain phone?
Consulate launches third Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

Groups combine to highlight the best of Japanese cultural activities

17 Oct 2018 - 2:00PM

Groups combine to highlight the best of Japanese cultural activities

Consulate launches third Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong
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

12 Oct 2018 - 3:12AM

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

Would you want a floating camera to keep an eye on your home? The Moon's in your orbit
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

25 Sep 2018 - 10:02AM

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

3 stylish event venues in Singapore to make your meeting special
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

13 Sep 2018 - 5:01PM

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

IFA 2018: How smart kitchen appliances are cooking up a storm
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

3 Sep 2018 - 3:02PM

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

Ghana Eagles swoop into the international rugby spotlight and snatch 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup
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

1 Sep 2018 - 4:00PM

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

Drones are getting smarter: Mavic 2 models now come with new zoom and pro cam capabilities
Chinese singer Faye Wong proves a hit on her return to spotlight

Canto-pop diva – who celebrates her 49th birthday today – sparks media frenzy and social media comment as she appears on new reality TV show ‘PhantaCity’

8 Aug 2018 - 12:01PM

Canto-pop diva – who celebrates her 49th birthday today – sparks media frenzy and social media comment as she appears on new reality TV show ‘PhantaCity’

Chinese singer Faye Wong proves a hit on her return to spotlight
China’s hotel facial recognition check-ins and AI smart rooms are here to stay

Marriott International and InterContinental Hotels launch innovations after joint ventures with mainland technology giants Alibaba and Baidu

6 Aug 2018 - 10:06AM

Marriott International and InterContinental Hotels launch innovations after joint ventures with mainland technology giants Alibaba and Baidu

China’s hotel facial recognition check-ins and AI smart rooms are here to stay
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9: What can we expect?

The new model due to be unveiled on August 9 may have a few surprises in store, though it is likely to differ little from its predecessor

19 Jul 2018 - 10:34AM

The new model due to be unveiled on August 9 may have a few surprises in store, though it is likely to differ little from its predecessor

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9: What can we expect?
3 new Hyatt Regency openings that Hongkongers will love – in Okinawa, Bangkok and Bali

Latest hotels and resorts in Asia from the Hyatt Regency brand are bound to appeal to travellers from within and outside the region

18 Jul 2018 - 1:01PM

Latest hotels and resorts in Asia from the Hyatt Regency brand are bound to appeal to travellers from within and outside the region

3 new Hyatt Regency openings that Hongkongers will love – in Okinawa, Bangkok and Bali
‘Adventurous’ millennial holidaymakers less loyal to hotel brands, says Asian travel survey

Younger travellers are increasingly ‘brand blind’ and prefer boutique hotels to classic names, says travel magazine Smart Travel Asia’s 2018 Best in Travel Poll

17 Jul 2018 - 11:17AM

Younger travellers are increasingly ‘brand blind’ and prefer boutique hotels to classic names, says travel magazine Smart Travel Asia’s 2018 Best in Travel Poll

‘Adventurous’ millennial holidaymakers less loyal to hotel brands, says Asian travel survey