Nursing home labour shortage driving demand for imports

Nursing home labour shortage driving demand for imports

While the Hong Kong government is trying to divert the demand for elderly care to the neighboring cities in the Greater Bay Area, it is…

Part II: The Fixed Period ends in Shenzhen: Aging in the Greater Bay Area

Part II: The Fixed Period ends in Shenzhen: Aging in the Greater Bay Area

  Mr Lam Ching-choi, chairman of the Elderly Commission, suggests setting up a special zone for healthcare in the GBA, as there is not enough…

Part I: The Fixed Period ends in Shenzhen: Aging in the Greater Bay Area

Part I: The Fixed Period ends in Shenzhen: Aging in the Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong, you ain’t getting any younger. Anthony Trollope’s 1881 serial (published as a book in 1882) posited a world where men and women, at…

Bright HK hosts Nobel Prize winning laureate Ramos-Horta

Bright HK hosts Nobel Prize winning laureate Ramos-Horta

Nobel Peace laureate and former president of East Timor, Mr Jose Ramos-Horta, spoke to a fully packed room at University Museum and Art Gallery of…

Data privacy: Europe does a check up; Hong Kong just trusts

Data privacy: Europe does a check up; Hong Kong just trusts

Last month, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong said Facebook account holders in Hong Kong were not affected in…

Hot debate over heat-not-burn and vaping products

Hot debate over heat-not-burn and vaping products

As the Hong Kong government mulls regulation on new tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products, tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) is…

GBA: Stark differences in taxation deter integration – for now

GBA: Stark differences in taxation deter integration – for now

Under the Greater Bay Area initiative, eleven cities including Hong Kong are being drawn together to become a regional powerhouse, but the integration of the…

National Security: Little brother shows up big brother in front of parents

National Security: Little brother shows up big brother in front of parents

On Monday, Macau proposed to form a national security commission to further uphold national security in the special administrative city. The commission will examine how…

How scrapping the US-HK Policy Act could hit Hong Kong

How scrapping the US-HK Policy Act could hit Hong Kong

Last weekend, Hong Kong National Party’s convenor Mr Andy Chan called on the U.S. government to review the U.S.-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992. But…

Mat leave, pat leave, more more more

Mat leave, pat leave, more more more

By Chermaine Lee Politicians of every stripe claim to be for families. But controversy rages over what policies promote family and child well-being and which…