Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds
Policy

Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds

The Uber-commissioned study also claims that traffic congestion would drop by 90% in the most ideal case with ridesharing, but some from the audience are…

Play by the rules and you can stay, says Hong Kong government on ICOs
Policy

Play by the rules and you can stay, says Hong Kong government on ICOs

The government however does not rule out reforming the regulatory regime on “virtual commodities” in the future.

Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community
Policy

Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community

Francis Neoton Cheung of Doctoral Exchange puts forward a proposal that combines conventional reclamation and innovative urban planning in bid to address Hong Kong’s long…

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

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
Policy

Highlights of Carrie Lam’s maiden Policy Address

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

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…

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists
Policy

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists

(Photo: There are expert forums in the InnoTech Expo 2017, including Dr. Xian-Sheng Hua, Alibaba data scientist to explore artificial intelligence; 10 Hong Kong top…

New sharing economy group calls for accommodative policy and sensible regulation
Policy

New sharing economy group calls for accommodative policy and sensible regulation

The government is urged to drop the perception that opening up the sharing economy will only serve the interest of multinational corporations. (Stephen Wong of…

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism
Policy

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…

Planning for future urbanism by looking back to the past
Policy

Planning for future urbanism by looking back to the past

Housing development is not all about quantity. As shiny new tower blocks pop up across the city, districts are becoming lifeless and sterile machines resulting…