Diplomats, corporations join call for legislation to protect LGBT rights

Diplomats, corporations join call for legislation to protect LGBT rights

Hong Kong’s equality watchdog has taken a stronger stance with the support of the business community on LGBT issues in face of lukewarm response from…

Future Education: From STEM to STEAM

Future Education: From STEM to STEAM

STEM education may provide the backbone for a new generation of innovation, but without art it will be like a pistol without a trigger. (Photo credit: Esri…

Smugglers’ Run #2: Hong Kong urged to keep up high standard fighting illicit trade

Smugglers’ Run #2: Hong Kong urged to keep up high standard fighting illicit trade

Asian countries should step up regional cooperation and engagement with the private sector. Photo (from right): Chris Clague, Simon Jim, and Lina Baechtiger (Credit: Yiannis Korkovelos…

Redeveloping public housing: A bet worth taking

Redeveloping public housing: A bet worth taking

The government should step up phasing out sub-standard and sub-optimal PRH estates for efficiency and social welfare concerns. Photo credit: Chris Lusher

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions

Industry representative expresses optimism in search of space-efficient solutions to meet fire safety requirements. Photo: Luigi La Tona of the Self Storage Association Asia.

Graphic health warning enlargement counterproductive to fight against illicit tobacco trade

Graphic health warning enlargement counterproductive to fight against illicit tobacco trade

Advocacy group warns that the HK$2.9 billion tax loss from illicit tobacco consumption in 2015 could be used to fund other organised crimes. From left: Patrick Wong,…

One thing that does work to promote innovation

One thing that does work to promote innovation

When promoting innovation, development of a strong IP ecosystem, is crucial to ensure the development of intellectual assets in good times and bad. (Photo credit:…

Making Hong Kong’s ports great again

Making Hong Kong’s ports great again

Hong Kong made its fortune as a free entrepot, and it should uphold the free market principle even when things may not be going its…

Demographic crisis: a poverty and health perspective

Demographic crisis: a poverty and health perspective

People are living longer but not necessarily healthier. Research points to early life stress and adversity as an important predictor to later-life chronic illness. Photo…

Hong Kong’s response to changing demographics: The force yet awakened

Hong Kong’s response to changing demographics: The force yet awakened

The solution to a shrinking labour force exists within the local population. A comprehensive policy to unleash the potential manpower is urgently needed. (Photo credit:…