City is pinning its hopes on holidays to boost economy and bring public cheer at challenging time
Organisers of the four-day event in Nanyang city in Henan admit thieves targeted some festival goers, but downplay the scale of the problem.
About a million tourists visit city from September 29 to October 4, but retailers say no major sales benefits were seen.
Japan’s travel and retail sectors are anticipating a major windfall that could last through to Lunar New Year now that large-scale tour groups from China are returning.
Some Hongkongers are using three-day long weekend to take advantage of lower prices for commodities and services, such as yoga retreats and supersize goodies.
Edwin Lau, executive director of The Green Earth, laments ‘weak environmental awareness’ of residents who threw glowsticks into the tree as part of celebrations.
Some of those heading north say cities like Shenzhen offer better value for money and greater food options.
Weekend is first large-scale celebration of three-day Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays since end of pandemic.
City offering fireworks, discounts galore and a pinch of culture during three-day weekend celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.
Parents say they are glad to show their children treasured tradition, which was last celebrated in 2019.
Lau, chef of two-Michelin-star Tate Dining Room, blind tasted and rated 14 Hong Kong mooncake brands, from those sold by five-star hotels to retail chains. Some of the results were a surprise.
It is traditional to look at the moon during the Mid-Autumn Festival, and here are 5 prime locations for you to enjoy it, from a harbour cruise on the Aqua Luna junk to remote Hong Kong islands Tap Mun or Po Toi.
Authorities confiscated 49 boxes of counterfeit mooncakes and arrested three suspects earlier this month after posing as online buyers.
China Railway said it had recorded a record single day’s sales, with 22.9 million tickets being bought in one day.
Dragon dance performers taking part in Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations at Hong Kong’s Lee Tung Avenue talk about how they develop a sense of belonging while igniting community spirit.
Series of nighttime events lined up across city for September, October and through to new year.
Gather your friends and family this Mid-Autumn Festival to enjoy an array of mooncake delights from Royal Hotels Hong Kong’s R+, from matcha and red bean to classic lotus paste and egg yolk
A Wuhan native knew her first trip home from Denmark since the pandemic began would be a nail-biting gamble. So far, it’s much worse than she feared.
Restaurants say diners put off by Covid-19 test requirements are choosing to celebrate at home.
Readers discuss the tradition of gifting during the Mid-Autumn Festival, the value of critical discussion on Hong Kong TV and the damaging effects of unrestrained capitalism on the safety and security of the masses.
What’s on over the Mid-Autumn Festival weekend in Hong Kong this year? A list of fun activities to take part in, from a Disney movie night under the full moon to where to shop for the best lanterns.
Readers debate the mixed legacy of the late Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War and paved the way for the US-led international order, and discuss why the same-sex marriage movement should go nice and slow in Singapore.
A Lunar New Year comedy repackaged as a Mid-Autumn Festival release, Dayo Wong’s ensemble film about three half-brothers and the women in their lives thrives on its sharp wordplay and the actors’ comic timing.