The next step: Government considers banning a political party

The next step: Government considers banning a political party

In an unprecedented move, the Hong Kong government is considering banning a political party. It is the first and the most severe attempt against separatists…

Former Sec. Transport and Housing: Government-MTR relationship needs radical reform

Former Sec. Transport and Housing: Government-MTR relationship needs radical reform

Part I of a two-part series. While the former Secretary for Transport and Housing acknowledges the inherent challenges of the post, he calls for a…

Game on! But only for government faves – Small e-sport players think game is stacked against them

Game on! But only for government faves – Small e-sport players think game is stacked against them

The e-sports market is booming at home and abroad and has the potential to turn into a multibillion-dollar industry. Video gaming has even been mooted…

Total tunnel control could lead to dynamic – and more expensive – tunnel fees

Total tunnel control could lead to dynamic – and more expensive – tunnel fees

On July 11, upon the expiry of the franchise, the government took over the Tate’s Cairn Tunnel that links the New Territories and Kowloon. With…

Hong Kong’s new IPO listing rules working for innovation startups

Hong Kong’s new IPO listing rules working for innovation startups

IT, biotech, medtech, healthtech early stage companies find a new friendly listing platform in Asia. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has recently reformed its…

Breaking up is hard to do: The Transport and Housing Bureau

Breaking up is hard to do: The Transport and Housing Bureau

Housing and transport are both very important social issues in Hong Kong. But putting the two areas under one umbrella in the government, some say,…

Trailing spouses, trailing on same-sex spouses: HK and visas for gay partners

Trailing spouses, trailing on same-sex spouses: HK and visas for gay partners

Hong Kong claims to be a world-class city, but when it comes to LGBTQI rights, many doubt how modern the city is. The modern concept…

To-tally Kwa Wan-derful:  Urban Renewal in To Kwa Wan

To-tally Kwa Wan-derful: Urban Renewal in To Kwa Wan

One of the few districts in Kowloon yet to be rejuvenated, To Kwa Wan is soon to undergo changes as the Urban Renewal Authority (URA)…

Trading autonomy for convenience: The Express Rail Immigration Colocation Bill

Trading autonomy for convenience: The Express Rail Immigration Colocation Bill

After a five-month debate, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council finally passed the controversial co-location bill which will allow mainland laws to be enforced in the Special…

3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down

3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down

To address Hong Kong’s dire housing crisis, the Executive Council held a special meeting on Thursday to discuss three housing policies, and passed them all….