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  • Ming Pao Weekly 明周- Launched in 1968, Ming Pao Weekly is one of the first lifestyle and entertainment magazines in Hong Kong.
  • Co-co! - Hong Kong comic bi-weekly magazine that is launched in 1997. Featuring Japanese comics and local comics, it also provided information of gaming news.
  • Prestige Hong Kong - Launched in 2005, Hong Kong's first luxury lifestyle and society magazine.
  • Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay - Free-distributed English language lifestyle magazine. Premiering in 2009, the magazine targets highly-affluent professionals who work in Hong Kong but raise their families in the spacious coastal suburbs territory.
  • Typhoon Club - Monthly children's magazine launched in 2002 and is designed to encourage local children to enjoy their reading of English. It is also used as an alternative teaching tool.
  • Sports+Travel Hong Kong - A free bi-monthly publication covering a wide array of sports and adventure in Hong Kong and around the world.
  • U Magazine U周刊- Lifestyle and leisure magazine in Chinese language, launched in Hong Kong in Dec 2005.
  • Economic Digest 經濟一週- Launched in 1981, Economic Digest provides comprehensive, unique and in-depth analysis and insight into the investment, banking and financial markets of Hong Kong and Mainland China.
  • Blackpaper黑紙- Publishes for the local new generation, mostly post-80s and post-90s, in order to encourage them to read more.

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  • Commercial Radio Hong Kong  (香港商業電台: Chinese) - one of only two commercial radio broadcasting companies in Hong Kong that provides updates on current affairs as well as news and weather reports.
  • Metro Radio Hong Kong  (新城廣播: Chinese) - founded by its first Managing Director, Craig Quick, consists of six radio channels and the only commercial radio station in Hong Kong that broadcasts in AM, FM and DAB +.
  • Radio Television Hong Kong  (香港電台: Chinese, English) - Hong Kong government operated public broadcasting service with seven radio channels and three television channels, and produces educational, entertainment, and public affairs programmes that are also broadcast on commercial television channels. 
  • Radioguide.FM - website to listen to free online radio stations in Hong Kong
  • List of radio stations in Hong Kong (wiki)


Free-to-air networks

Defunct channels

  • ATV 亞洲電視本港台 - one of Hong Kong's oldest free television broadcasters went off air after its broadcasting licence expired on April 1st, 2016
  • Commercial Television (CTV) 佳藝電視 - Ceased operation in 1978

Mobile Television

Cable networks

Premium networks (IPTV service)

  • Phoenix Television 鳳凰衛視 (Chinese language only)
  • Broadband networks (Pay TV IPTV service)

Mobile networks

  • RoadShow 路訊通 - Chinese language only, launched on 26 November 2000, the first "Multi-Media on-Board" (MMOB) service system on transit vehicles in Hong Kong
  • Newsline Express 新聞直線