What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation
Opinion

What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong   “Starting pay ₩50 million. Monday start work at 1pm. 3 free…

Hong Kong’s uphill climb to a cashless society
Opinion

Hong Kong’s uphill climb to a cashless society

   Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong may be on the verge of following other countries…

Don’t undervalue PRL sports clubs’ economic and wider contributions to Hong Kong
Opinion

Don’t undervalue PRL sports clubs’ economic and wider contributions to Hong Kong

The Task Force on Land Supply has identified 27 sites occupying 341 ha of land held by sports clubs under Private Recreational Leases (PRL) considered…

Hong Kong needs a COP: A central information platform for disaster relief
Opinion

Hong Kong needs a COP: A central information platform for disaster relief

  After Typhoon Mangkhut, some Hong Kong people experienced an unexpected nightmare in travelling to work. The government came under heavy fire through the media….

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere
Opinion

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong can successfully attract entrepreneurs from overseas, and has an excellent…

Eliminating plastic waste
Energy & Environment

Eliminating plastic waste

In early June, a dead pilot whale in southern Thailand was found packed with 80 plastic bags inside its body. This sad news once again…

Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation
Opinion

Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong In June this year, Singapore and the United Kingdom took a strategic…

Social diversity can enhance Hong Kong’s innovative capability
Opinion

Social diversity can enhance Hong Kong’s innovative capability

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Acquiring innovation and technology talents from overseas has proven to be a…

A dedicated department is needed for geospatial policy
Uncategorized

A dedicated department is needed for geospatial policy

From searching for the shortest road to destinations, helping co-ordinate search and rescue operations, locating lost children or elderly absquatulaters, to tracking the real-time location…

Momentum for smart city development in Hong Kong
Smart City

Momentum for smart city development in Hong Kong

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong is moving from thinking to planning and will soon be…