Apple Launches iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Taiwan, More

Apple brought its online iTunes Store to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and nine other Asian countries on Wednesday. The iTunes Store is Apple’s go-to place for music, movies, TV shows and podcasts, but until now hasn’t been available to its customers in the region.

iTunes Store comes to Hong Kong and several other countriesiTunes Store comes to Hong Kong and more

The complete list of countries that just gained access to the iTunes Store includes:

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Sri Lanka
  • Vietnam

Apple said that over 20 million songs are available in the iTunes Store, and that it “features local artists including Jay Chou, Girls Generation and Andy Lau.”

Just as in other countries, iTunes Store customers in the just added Asia market will need a local credit card, iTunes 10.6.3 or higher on their Mac or Windows PC, or an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.