New insurance watchdog needs teeth and a brain
Policy

New insurance watchdog needs teeth and a brain

Guidelines for intermediaries and employees of insurers and collection of levy are among the key concerns for the industry.

Green light for premium waive for Admiralty footbridge
Policy

Green light for premium waive for Admiralty footbridge

The expanded footbridge system will connect Pacific Place to the Government Complex under a new initiative to enhance walkability. (Graph provided by the HK government)

Banks ahead of the game in LGBT+ Inclusion Index 2017
Policy

Banks ahead of the game in LGBT+ Inclusion Index 2017

Overall performances of companies over sexual diversity have improved, but challenges in workplace remain. Photo: Community Business CEO Fern Ngai (left) and Program Manager Ivy…

The unpleasant truth of Hong Kong’s anti-homeless urban design
Policy

The unpleasant truth of Hong Kong’s anti-homeless urban design

Some people are less equal than others when it comes to Hong Kong’s not-so-public public space. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Think Tank calls for rethink of water governance to cure wastefulness
Policy

Think Tank calls for rethink of water governance to cure wastefulness

Up to one-third of the city’s freshwater, or HK$1.35 billion in revenue, could be lost through leakage and theft. (Photo: From left – Dr Fredrick…

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy
Opinion

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy

Japan and Malaysia have shed light on how Hong Kong can utilise the vast Lok Ma Chau Loop. (Photo credit: Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited)

Frontline tobacco retailers make last ditch call against graphic health warning enlargement
Policy

Frontline tobacco retailers make last ditch call against graphic health warning enlargement

Representative of newspaper stalls says the move will only make it more difficult for them to tell the difference between a legal and illegal product….

Opposing motions passed in LegCo panel meeting on franchised taxi plan
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Opposing motions passed in LegCo panel meeting on franchised taxi plan

Transport chief says any future enhancement can go hand in hand with the pilot franchise scheme despite the taxi industry crying foul over lack of…

HK 2030+: Can everyone afford to live here?
Opinion

HK 2030+: Can everyone afford to live here?

Who is going to fill this city of the future? (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Hong Kong 2030+: A strategy without vision
Policy

Hong Kong 2030+: A strategy without vision

Future planning is more than just throwing out hard spatial figures and jibber-jabber societal elements that really matter. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)