Supporting independent media integral to keeping Hong Kong’s press freedoms afloat
Democracy

Supporting independent media integral to keeping Hong Kong’s press freedoms afloat

Experts weigh in on how Hong Kong can protect the ailing state of its press freedoms.

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Lunar New Year, avoid travel to China indefinitely
Diplomat

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Lunar New Year, avoid travel to China indefinitely

This week, SafePro advises travellers to completely avoid travel to China amid Wuhan coronavirus concerns, and other Lunar New Year tips.

Does Hong Kong have a future?
HK-China Relations

Does Hong Kong have a future?

China only has one Hong Kong, and according to independent researcher Matthew Harrison, its uniqueness is why it should be kept a free gateway to…

Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN
Opinion

Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN

Hong Kong will lag behind on smart city development compared to the ASEAN countries if it doesn’t make connections with its neighbours and push further…

Shipping Out: Week In Review – Taal Volcano soon to burst, Wuhan virus crosses more borders
Diplomat

Shipping Out: Week In Review – Taal Volcano soon to burst, Wuhan virus crosses more borders

The incoming eruption of Taal Volcano means avoid all non-essential travel to the Philippines, while protests continue worldwide and the Wuhan virus reaches Thailand.

Listen: Talking Taiwan’s presidential election on podcast launch
Diplomat

Listen: Talking Taiwan’s presidential election on podcast launch

Taiwan’s election outcome and its subsequent effects on its relationship with Hong Kong and China are the subject of the first episode of Spyglass, a…

Hong Kong, China, and the Taiwan elections: An electoral civil war
Diplomat

Hong Kong, China, and the Taiwan elections: An electoral civil war

An analysis of the presidential election in Taiwan, and how Hong Kong is and will be affected by the race and its outcome. Photo: Lotus…

Art as resistance at Hong Kong’s anti-government protests: photo essay, part 2
HT Series

Art as resistance at Hong Kong’s anti-government protests: photo essay, part 2

Part 2 of this photo series. Non-violent but not always legal, creative resistance in its diverse forms have become a staple of Hong Kong’s anti-government…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Disease strikes Hong Kong, Australia burns, US-Iran tensions
Diplomat

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Disease strikes Hong Kong, Australia burns, US-Iran tensions

Your favourite travel advisory is now available for listening in its new podcast form! This week, beware of global tensions due to US-Iran conflict, unknown…

Vaping, Winnie the Pooh, and housing woes: HT’s top articles of 2019
HT Series

Vaping, Winnie the Pooh, and housing woes: HT’s top articles of 2019

A compilation of Harbour Times’ most popular articles in 2019.