Railway Dilemma in Hong Kong’s Northwest
Transportation & Infrastructure

Railway Dilemma in Hong Kong’s Northwest

An expanding population comes with a spike in demand for public transportation, but the Hong Kong government might not be keeping pace. A great many…

A dedicated department is needed for geospatial policy
Uncategorized

A dedicated department is needed for geospatial policy

From searching for the shortest road to destinations, helping co-ordinate search and rescue operations, locating lost children or elderly absquatulaters, to tracking the real-time location…

Crypto exchanges flee from Asia amid regulatory uncertainties
Business

Crypto exchanges flee from Asia amid regulatory uncertainties

Scared away by regulatory clampdowns and uncertainty, cryptocurrency exchanges are fleeing Asia in general and Hong Kong in particular. At least three major exchanges, including…

The Greener Greater Bay Area: Leveraging Economic Opportunities
Energy & Environment

The Greener Greater Bay Area: Leveraging Economic Opportunities

Maya de Souza is the Assistant Director for Policy Research at Business Environment Council, an independent organisation established by the business sector to promote environmental…

HK to bring in tech talent faster
Labour & Employment

HK to bring in tech talent faster

Bringing up “innovation and technology” day and night, the government now welcomes IT talent onboard to co-build Hong Kong into a smart city, but some…

Xiaomi IPO came sooner than planned amid reforms in listing regulations
Technology

Xiaomi IPO came sooner than planned amid reforms in listing regulations

Chinese electronics and software company Xiaomi’s IPO apparently came sooner than previously expected, as the rather controversial major reforms in Hong Kong and China’s listing…

Your land is my land: The LRO’s biggest fans may understand it the least
Land & Housing

Your land is my land: The LRO’s biggest fans may understand it the least

Policymakers and advocates are urging the government to invoke the Lands Resumption Ordinance (LRO) to annex land held by developers, reportedly some 1,000 hectares of…

SFC proposes to triple compensation for investors from defaulting companies
Policy

SFC proposes to triple compensation for investors from defaulting companies

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said in a statement on April 27 that it is considering to update its Investor Compensation Regime (ICR). The…

GBA: Dirty deeds done dirt cheap out of style in Greater Bay Area
Energy & Environment

GBA: Dirty deeds done dirt cheap out of style in Greater Bay Area

A long-time advocate of sustainability, Thomas Tang shared with Harbour Times what regional cooperation means to sustainability and how businesses in the Greater Bay Area…

HKUST hires power player to project influence
Energy & Environment

HKUST hires power player to project influence

From outspoken legislator to scrappy think tank startup boss, Christine Loh built a career on speaking her mind. Her think tank matured into a major…