Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution

Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution

The housing crisis in Hong Kong: Can’t live without ‘em, can’t buy ‘em. Data released by Hong Kong’s The Rating and Valuation Department last month indicated…

Go green on red packets

Go green on red packets

A green campaign is calling for less paper wastage as red packets are to swamp the city during the Chinese New Year. “Hong Kongers use…

HKMA gets real for Virtual Banks

HKMA gets real for Virtual Banks

Popular in Europe and other developed economies, virtual banks are about to get real for Hong Kong as the Hong Kong Monetary Authority published proposed…

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power

Hong Kong citizens are ready to pay more for renewable energy, but the city still has a long way to go in the development of…

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard

Hong Kong auditors are expected to be under greater scrutiny, as newly proposed legislation may see the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) gaining more power to…

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high

Air pollution in Hong Kong scored an unhealthy 192 in air quality index last week, five times higher than Beijing where pollution has been a…

Eagle or bogey on housing policy: building on golf courses

Eagle or bogey on housing policy: building on golf courses

Once again, Hong Kong housing planners are casting covetous eyes on the wide open spaces of the city’s golf courses.  Specifically, the 170-hectare golf course…

Hong Kong doing less “good”, survey finds

Hong Kong doing less “good”, survey finds

Hong Kong is falling behind its Asian peers in supporting charitable giving through fiscal incentives. The Doing Good Index 2018, a report published this week…

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules

Hong Kong funds and brokers could take a hit from new European rules on how they execute and report their trades. The second Markets in…

Waterfront gem could fetch $75billion, but fail to impress

Waterfront gem could fetch $75billion, but fail to impress

The government sale of a prime Central waterfront property could fetch billions – and be an uninspired mess when it is built. (Photo credit: Benoy…