Legco set to debate Benny Tai’s independence remark

Legco set to debate Benny Tai’s independence remark

Legislators will be having a debate over Hong Kong University Law Professor Benny Tai’s comments concerning the possibility of Hong Kong independence on May 9….

“Hong Kong City” proposed in Greater Bay Area

“Hong Kong City” proposed in Greater Bay Area

The policy centre Business Professionals in Hong Kong has created a plan to transport a slice of Hong Kong into the mainland. Positioned as an…

Public-private partnership suggested to address Hong Kong’s land issue

Public-private partnership suggested to address Hong Kong’s land issue

With plenty of land in the New Territories held in the hands of the developers, the government is proposing to work with them to get…

Creative land use is key in face of housing shortage

Creative land use is key in face of housing shortage

Land supply researchers say there’s no lack of land in Hong Kong. Rather, the problem is the lack of creative thinking for effective use of…

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank buys HKD for the first time since 05’ 

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank buys HKD for the first time since 05’ 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the city’s de facto central bank, has intervened to buy HK$3.258 billion of the local currency for the first…

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

“We need a blueprint, not a short-term work plan,” said insiders from the IT industry in a seminar on Tuesday, held to discuss how funding…

Recycling park opened to treat waste electrics

Recycling park opened to treat waste electrics

‘Waste electrical and electronic equipment’ (WEEE), of which Hong Kong produces 70,000 tonnes annually, can now be recycled and treated as the recycling facility WEEE.PARK…

Hong Kong regulator cautions on ICOs, halts Black Cell raise

Hong Kong regulator cautions on ICOs, halts Black Cell raise

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has recently halted an initial coin offering (ICO) launched by Hong Kong-based Black Cell Technology Limited and ordered the issuer to refund its…

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

A funding of $800 million is needed for the early-stage development of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park in the Lok Ma Chau Loop,…

Enhanced elderly care: Hong Kong’s answer to sharp growth in elderly population

Enhanced elderly care: Hong Kong’s answer to sharp growth in elderly population

While Hong Kong’s latest budget seemed to have focused on financial issues, such as whether to distribute cash-handouts to local residents, finance chief Chan Mo-po…