The colorful ads once covered almost every inch of the metropole's visible real state but now they're in decline. Fans say their disappearance isn't just a loss for local sign makers. It's also erasing part of the city's vibrant culture.
Glowing cartoon Inuits tumbled down Hong Kong's post office building and a forest of illuminated bamboo rods lit up the city centre as part of a visit by France's famous Lumieres festival.
Chinese selfie apps developer Meitu has made its debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in the biggest tech IPO there in almost a decade. But because of the US Fed's rate hike decision, investors were cautious.
Cyborgs aren't just characters out of science fiction movies anymore. They live among us.
DW tracked celebrations around the world as people welcome in the New Year. It started in the Pacific before moving to Asia, Africa, and Europe, all with dazzling firework displays.
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