Handouts a focus of debate as Hong Kong set to deliver annual budget
Finance & Budget

Handouts a focus of debate as Hong Kong set to deliver annual budget

One-off subsidies are not the answer to Hong Kong’s economic downturn, experts suggest. Photo: Victoria Harbour by Bernard Spragg

Preparing for the next outbreak
Health

Preparing for the next outbreak

Smart city technology has the potential to save Hong Kong from the complications of a future pandemic. Photo: Latest Situation of Novel Coronavirus Infection in…

Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy
Op-ed

Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy

A student studying abroad in Hong Kong was present during the November occupation of CUHK. She shares her observations of the protests on campus and…

In Frame: Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy
Op-ed

In Frame: Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy

A collection of photos from the months of September and November, taken by a student who was studying abroad at the Chinese University of Hong…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – COVID-19 maintains its global grip
Diplomat

Shipping Out: Week in Review – COVID-19 maintains its global grip

This week’s column airs its gripes with the World Health Organisation’s lacklustre actions regarding COVID-19, and continues to advise on other cautionary measures to take…

Reduce, reuse, reform: Hong Kong experts’ environmental policy picks this year
Energy & Environment

Reduce, reuse, reform: Hong Kong experts’ environmental policy picks this year

Experts in Hong Kong share their thoughts on sustainability efforts the government should prioritise in 2020. Photo: Matthias Süßen (matthias-suessen.de)Licence: license CC BY-SA via Wikimedia Commons

Time to invest in the Hong Kong harbour
HT Series

Time to invest in the Hong Kong harbour

There is no time to waste on investing in a greener and cleaner harbour, says Richard Wesley, Museum Director of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.

Amendment bill to ban heated tobacco products may go up in smoke
Health

Amendment bill to ban heated tobacco products may go up in smoke

Podcast: Heated tobacco products may offer a less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes, but Hong Kong isn’t ready to embrace them just yet. Podcast host…

Court case reveals inconvenient truth about Hong Kong’s data centres
Op-ed

Court case reveals inconvenient truth about Hong Kong’s data centres

The information stored on many of Hong Kong data centres’ cloud computing may not be secure from breaches. Photo: Data centre by Rosa Menkman.License.

Total closure of the HK-mainland border may not be enough to keep out the deadly coronavirus
Health

Total closure of the HK-mainland border may not be enough to keep out the deadly coronavirus

Even if the government fully sealed shut its borders from the mainland, human trafficking and smuggling activities still run the risk of bringing more coronavirus…