Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women
Policy

Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women

Gender equality and women empowerment have been brought to the centre stage again with the #MeToo campaign sweeping across the world with millions of voices…

Policy Address: Carrie Lam, Lover of earth, seas and “every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
Policy

Policy Address: Carrie Lam, Lover of earth, seas and “every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

The UN governmental Panel on Climate Change said earlier this week that the Earth would reach the threshold of 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels by…

Greens question the need for massive reclamation ‘Vision’
Land & Housing

Greens question the need for massive reclamation ‘Vision’

With property prices still breaking records this year and given the excruciatingly long queues for public housing, housing and land supply has become the major…

Policy Address 2019: I&T, IT, R&D – More More MORE!
Technology

Policy Address 2019: I&T, IT, R&D – More More MORE!

As Hong Kong chief executive Ms Carrie Lam is scheduled to unveil the 2018-2019 Policy Address this Wednesday, different parties have now put forward suggestions…

Hong Kong considers adopting open road tolling
Transportation & Infrastructure

Hong Kong considers adopting open road tolling

As the government spearheads plans to turn Hong Kong into a smart city, local advocate, the Hong Kong Policy Research Institute (HKPRI), calls for full…

Hong Kong autonomous driving policy in the ditch
Smart City

Hong Kong autonomous driving policy in the ditch

A recent global report shows that Hong Kong is far behind competitors in planning for the future of autonomous vehicles. While Singapore will have self-driving…

Hong Kong joins 21st century with Fast Payment System
Finance & Budget

Hong Kong joins 21st century with Fast Payment System

The Faster Payment System (FPS) launched by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) last month takes the Special Administrative Region one step closer to become…

Don’t undervalue PRL sports clubs’ economic and wider contributions to Hong Kong
Opinion

Don’t undervalue PRL sports clubs’ economic and wider contributions to Hong Kong

The Task Force on Land Supply has identified 27 sites occupying 341 ha of land held by sports clubs under Private Recreational Leases (PRL) considered…

Building a unified Hong Kong – China insurance market
Finance & Budget

Building a unified Hong Kong – China insurance market

After the “Stock Connect” is implemented to allow investors from Hong Kong and China to trade on stock markets of both places, the city’s insurance…

What goes down must go up: Interest rates rising in Hong Kong
Finance & Budget

What goes down must go up: Interest rates rising in Hong Kong

For the first time in 12 years, banks in Hong Kong raised interest rates by 12.5 basis points , putting the property market under pressure….