Mass arrests in Hong Kong as police crack down on protests against Beijing’s legalisation
Policy

Mass arrests in Hong Kong as police crack down on protests against Beijing’s legalisation

Hundreds were arrested during the anti-government protests on Wednesday as LegCo continued the debate on the controversial National Anthem Bill. Photo: Trams for miles in…

Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing
Policy

Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing

The plan to move Uber’s Asia-Pacific HQ to Hong Kong is a vote of confidence to a city that still needs to take steps towards…

Hongkongers marched to oppose national security law, met with tear gas and water cannon
Policy

Hongkongers marched to oppose national security law, met with tear gas and water cannon

The announcement of the National Security Law has ignited a new sense of urgency amongst pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, evident on Sunday as thousands…

Pier Review: Time to make better use of Hong Kong’s Central ferry piers
Op-ed

Pier Review: Time to make better use of Hong Kong’s Central ferry piers

Re-imagining Hong Kong’s ferry piers is an investment that will elevate the waterfront to fulfill its visual and economic potential.

China to suppress dissent in Hong Kong via national security legislation
HK-China Relations

China to suppress dissent in Hong Kong via national security legislation

Beijing will impose new national security laws following almost 12 months of anti-government protests, raising concerns that the “one country, two systems” principle no longer…

Painting takes away from “the sadness of the present”: Impressionist painter Lin Minggang’s solo show opens as Hong Kong heals from COVID-19
Diplomat

Painting takes away from “the sadness of the present”: Impressionist painter Lin Minggang’s solo show opens as Hong Kong heals from COVID-19

The opening night of a Monet-inspired artist’s exhibition drives home the idea that art is necessary when coping with adversity. Photo: Artist Lin Minggang speaks…

The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster
LegCo

The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster

The National Anthem Bill continues to divide the house committee in substance and process, as pro-democracy council members protest the legality of Chairwoman Starry Lee…

The jobless slip through the net of COVID-19 financial relief and welfare
Labour & Employment

The jobless slip through the net of COVID-19 financial relief and welfare

The unemployment rate has risen to its highest in more than nine years, but potential benefactors may hold back from applying for the relaxed Comprehensive…

The implication of smart city appearing in the HKDSE paper
Opinion

The implication of smart city appearing in the HKDSE paper

A holistic approach is crucial for the success of implementing smart city development in Hong Kong, which includes engaging in discussion with all sectors of…

An end to inertia: cutting red tape will allow technology to help Hong Kong recover
Policy

An end to inertia: cutting red tape will allow technology to help Hong Kong recover

Hong Kong is holding back the potential for innovative platforms to aid with post-pandemic recovery, argues Richard Willder, Uber’s Head of Public Policy in Hong…