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…

Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution
Land & Housing

Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution

The housing crisis in Hong Kong: Can’t live without ‘em, can’t buy ‘em. Data released by Hong Kong’s The Rating and Valuation Department last month indicated…

Go green on red packets
Energy & Environment

Go green on red packets

A green campaign is calling for less paper wastage as red packets are to swamp the city during the Chinese New Year. “Hong Kongers use…

HKMA gets real for Virtual Banks
Policy

HKMA gets real for Virtual Banks

Popular in Europe and other developed economies, virtual banks are about to get real for Hong Kong as the Hong Kong Monetary Authority published proposed…

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power
Energy & Environment

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power

Hong Kong citizens are ready to pay more for renewable energy, but the city still has a long way to go in the development of…

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing
Smart City

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing

Author: Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong can! It just needs a little connecting power. Dr…

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard
Governance

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard

Hong Kong auditors are expected to be under greater scrutiny, as newly proposed legislation may see the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) gaining more power to…

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high
Energy & Environment

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high

Air pollution in Hong Kong scored an unhealthy 192 in air quality index last week, five times higher than Beijing where pollution has been a…

Hong Kong is urged to manage water wisely
Energy & Environment

Hong Kong is urged to manage water wisely

Experts called for Hong Kong to pay more attention to its water sustainability, water waste in particular and to seriously consider its long-term water strategy.

Eagle or bogey on housing policy: building on golf courses
Land & Housing

Eagle or bogey on housing policy: building on golf courses

Once again, Hong Kong housing planners are casting covetous eyes on the wide open spaces of the city’s golf courses.  Specifically, the 170-hectare golf course…