Hong Kong doing less “good”, survey finds
Welfare

Hong Kong doing less “good”, survey finds

Hong Kong is falling behind its Asian peers in supporting charitable giving through fiscal incentives. The Doing Good Index 2018, a report published this week…

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules
Business

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules

Hong Kong funds and brokers could take a hit from new European rules on how they execute and report their trades. The second Markets in…

Waterfront gem could fetch $75billion, but fail to impress
Land & Housing

Waterfront gem could fetch $75billion, but fail to impress

The government sale of a prime Central waterfront property could fetch billions – and be an uninspired mess when it is built. (Photo credit: Benoy…

Angel investors converge on Istanbul for $250-billion meeting

by Baybars Altuntas, Chairman, World Business Angel Investment Forum Harbour Times is proud to support, for the second year in a row, the World Business…

Lam: Focus on social welfare as economy has “little to worry about”
Energy & Environment

Lam: Focus on social welfare as economy has “little to worry about”

Government spending on social welfare and poverty alleviation has surged by 71% in the past five years, according to Chief Executive Carrie Lam this week….

Hong Kong regulator to amend fund industry rules amid increasing financial innovation-related risks
Policy

Hong Kong regulator to amend fund industry rules amid increasing financial innovation-related risks

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) recently proposed to amend rules on fund houses and their custodians to better address risks posed by financial…

Hong Kong needs 5G to ‘see’ to go Smart City Spatial
Policy

Hong Kong needs 5G to ‘see’ to go Smart City Spatial

Hong Kong will need to be able to ‘see’ through IOT if the government smart city policy is to become a reality. 5G needs to…

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – Is it worth all the hassle?
Transportation & Infrastructure

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – Is it worth all the hassle?

A mega cross-border bridge that connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau was part of a major push by the government to integrate the Pearl River…

Bitcoin tumbles as Hong Kong finance regulator issues warning
Land & Housing

Bitcoin tumbles as Hong Kong finance regulator issues warning

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has recently published a circular that warns investors to be extra careful when dealing with bitcoin futures and…

HK government considers building housing sites on privately-owned land in New Territories
Land & Housing

HK government considers building housing sites on privately-owned land in New Territories

  Hong Kong’s Task Force on Land Supply said earlier this week that government should consider allowing some privately-owned land in New Territories to be…