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Hong Kong Visa Geeza Website Caught Up in a Zero Day Word Press Exploit – More Than 100,000 Websites Affected

January 6th, 2015

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It’s been a crazy couple of weeks over the holidays and the video below explains why our websites went offline for a while during the Festive Season… Moreover, as we had just launched our new look and feel of the Hong Kong Visa Geeza website and built out a whole array of new features AND […]

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And Now For Something Completely Different… Visa Geeza Speaks… Beginnings

September 17th, 2014

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As you may well be aware, it has been more than three years now since Martyn and I launched the Hong Kong Visa Centre along with our websites Hong Kong Visa Handbook and, of course, this, the Visa Geeza blog  (some 12 or 13 months later.) In that time we have learned a lot. Hong […]

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Pictures of a Day-in-the-Life of the Hong Kong Visa Geeza

November 1st, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 1 response

On Tuesday October 22, 2013 my client, compadre-in-arms and all round good gal Gail Turner of Gail Turner Photography shadowed me around to take a photo montage of a typical day in my life here in Hong Kong.   More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio 3 – […]

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Interview: Is the Hong Kong Immigration Department Website Actually Fit For Purpose?

August 8th, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 16 responses

On June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences practicing immigration here over the last 20 years. We covered a great deal of ground in the 90 minutes we spent together and over the next few weeks I will be posting the interview […]

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The Hong Kong Visa Geeza – What Forbes Thinks…

July 13th, 2013

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  Rarely, in the lifespan of any commercial enterprise, do you have the privilege of learning that the hypothesis behind the configuration of your carefully developed business model was, after all, absolutely spot on. Especially in a very public way. Consequently, it came as a great surprise to me this weekend when I learned that […]

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The Case Management Engine of the Hong Kong Visa Centre – July 2013

June 29th, 2013

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It’s a quiet Saturday on a long weekend so I thought I’d post a picture of the ‘super team’ who are responsible for the  back office admin of our ever-increasing professional case load here at the Hong Kong Visa Centre. Having previously paid over up to 1/3rd of all revenues to Hong Kong landlords in […]

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Hong Kong Visa Information, Help & Guidance On Your Mobile – 100% Free!

June 12th, 2013

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Actually, this is not new as such. We first released the mobile version of our websites in February 2012 but with the recent redesign of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook, the Hong Kong Visa Centre and the Hong Kong Visa Geeza blog, it kinda slipped into the background. So I’m taking the opportunity on this […]

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First Birthday, Changes & the Future of the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog, Handbook and Centre Websites

May 26th, 2013

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You may have noticed some changes in the design, look and feel of this Blog over the last week or so. At the moment we are undergoing what my business partner Martyn calls the ‘Anniversary Makeover’. On May 14, 2013 the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog had its first birthday and with it 309 posts, […]

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UPDATE: Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visas for British Nationals – the Jury is Still Out After All

January 26th, 2013

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals / 1 response

I am really grateful to Paula Walker of Crown Mobility for engaging last week on the topic of prolonged visitor visas for British nationals seeking to join their loved ones in Hong Kong. Following on from Thursday’s post (where I reported that UK nationals are no longer able to persuade ImmD to grant them prolonged visitor visas) […]

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