Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

According to Simon Lee, convenor of the Sharing Economy Alliance Hong Kong, Carrie Lam seems to show a higher level of awareness on innovation and…

Highlights of Carrie Lam’s maiden Policy Address

Highlights of Carrie Lam’s maiden Policy Address

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Taking a non-confrontational approach to environmental advocacy, Nature Conservancy protects the environment by creating further incentives on top of existing government policies for schools and…

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Some 900 kg of waste were removed from Rocky Bay Beach by over 100 volunteers and diplomats. (Photo credits: European Union Office to Hong Kong…

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

In face of acute social problems such as ageing population and dire need for waste treatment, the government encourages shared value practices in Hong Kong…

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Complete cessation from smoking still the ultimate goal of Hong Kong’s tobacco control policy. As Philip Morris plans to launch its new heat-not-burn tobacco product…

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

With world-class infrastructure, Hong Kong could become the Smart City leader in the Greater Bay Area, but its R&D is lagging behind. (Photo: Joachim von…

Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Over the past couple years, Hong Kong saw a rise of radical politics after the Umbrella Protests; but for now the trend seems to be…

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

As Uber, Airbnb rise in popularity across the world, Sharing Economy Alliance urges the ITB to catch up with the global trend by designing a…

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

A new proposal against FATCA, if enacted, could bring US tax structure closer to Hong Kong. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)