Shipping Out: Week in Review – proceed with caution as protests continue
Diplomat

Shipping Out: Week in Review – proceed with caution as protests continue

In this week’s travel advisory: protests continue all over the world, while a volcanic eruption in New Zealand’s volcanic has resulted in multiple deaths and…

Time is running out for Lam to demonstrate Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and that she is “not China”
Op-ed

Time is running out for Lam to demonstrate Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and that she is “not China”

Timothy J. Peirson-Smith, Managing Director of Executive Counsel Limited, calls for action from the Hong Kong and Central governments after the results of the 2019…

Think tank urges the government to put Hong Kong’s inequality on the agenda
Finance & Budget

Think tank urges the government to put Hong Kong’s inequality on the agenda

A business group’s report directly addresses inequality in Hong Kong; it suggests that the government should do the same.

Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong
Finance & Budget

Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong

The SFC’s new regulatory framework is a start, but legislation should be undertaken to substantiate these measures. Photo: Bitcoin Blockchain Cryptocurrency by BeatingBetting.co.uk

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Non-Essential Travel OK to HK
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Shipping Out: Week in Review – Non-Essential Travel OK to HK

In this week’s travel advisory: non-essential travel to Hong Kong is now OK, the SEA Games, and climate change protests.

Can Hong Kong become Asia’s hub for medical cannabis and hemp?: Part III
Health

Can Hong Kong become Asia’s hub for medical cannabis and hemp?: Part III

The last part of the Cannabis Fund series discusses investment routes and publicity before wrapping up on the topic.

Can Hong Kong become Asia’s hub for medical cannabis and hemp?: Part II
Health

Can Hong Kong become Asia’s hub for medical cannabis and hemp?: Part II

Part II of the Cannabis Fund series covers quality control, security concerns, and opening up Hong Kong to new ventures in the cannabis and hemp…

Highlights of District Council elections 2019 – a historic turnout
Politics

Highlights of District Council elections 2019 – a historic turnout

What you need to know about this year’s District Council elections. Photo: Huge queues on Fortress Hill Road as people waited to vote on Sunday…

Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Finance & Budget

Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Blockchain has the potential to solve the problems of ticket scalping and cybersecurity for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Photo: Tokyo Tower Special Lightup <Invitation…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – elections, protests, natural disasters
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Shipping Out: Week in Review – elections, protests, natural disasters

This week’s travel advisory column contains cautionary measures for Hong Kong’s upcoming district council elections, Australia’s wildfires, protest hotspots, and more.