Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women

Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women

By Chermaine Lee Gender equality and women empowerment have been brought to the centre stage again with the #MeToo campaign sweeping across the world with…

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

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

By Chermaine Lee The UN governmental Panel on Climate Change said earlier this week that the Earth would reach the threshold of 1.5 degrees above…

Greater bay area project could address Hong Kong’s land resource challenges, Carrie Lam says

Greater bay area project could address Hong Kong’s land resource challenges, Carrie Lam says

The highly-anticipated Greater Bay Area (GBA) project could be the answer to Hong Kong’s land resource challenges, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at…

Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi sign co-op agreement as banks pleads for more fintech 

Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi sign co-op agreement as banks pleads for more fintech 

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have recently signed a cooperation agreement to jointly promote and support…

The “Silver Market” – A burden or new growth engine for Hong Kong?  

The “Silver Market” – A burden or new growth engine for Hong Kong?  

Hong Kong is in need to create a more age-friendly environment in order to better manage the uprising “Silver Tsunami” phenomenon, according to experts from both…

Breakthrough in U.S.-China Trade Talk Is Beneficial For Hong Kong, Trade Minister Says; But Concerns Remain

Breakthrough in U.S.-China Trade Talk Is Beneficial For Hong Kong, Trade Minister Says; But Concerns Remain

The recent breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks is beneficial for Hong Kong, trade minister Edward Yau Tang-wah said in an interview last week, but concerns…

Crypto exchanges flee from Asia amid regulatory uncertainties

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…

Xiaomi IPO came sooner than planned amid reforms in listing regulations

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…

SFC proposes to triple compensation for investors from defaulting companies

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…

HKUST hires power player to project influence

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…