Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

According to Simon Lee, convenor of the Sharing Economy Alliance Hong Kong, Carrie Lam seems to show a higher level of awareness on innovation and…

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Taking a non-confrontational approach to environmental advocacy, Nature Conservancy protects the environment by creating further incentives on top of existing government policies for schools and…

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Some 900 kg of waste were removed from Rocky Bay Beach by over 100 volunteers and diplomats. (Photo credits: European Union Office to Hong Kong…

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

In face of acute social problems such as ageing population and dire need for waste treatment, the government encourages shared value practices in Hong Kong…

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Complete cessation from smoking still the ultimate goal of Hong Kong’s tobacco control policy. As Philip Morris plans to launch its new heat-not-burn tobacco product…

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

With world-class infrastructure, Hong Kong could become the Smart City leader in the Greater Bay Area, but its R&D is lagging behind. (Photo: Joachim von…

Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Taking to the streets: The rise and fall of radical politics in Hong Kong

Over the past couple years, Hong Kong saw a rise of radical politics after the Umbrella Protests; but for now the trend seems to be…

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

As Uber, Airbnb rise in popularity across the world, Sharing Economy Alliance urges the ITB to catch up with the global trend by designing a…

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

A new proposal against FATCA, if enacted, could bring US tax structure closer to Hong Kong. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Opposition at risk of losing majority in geographical constituencies

Opposition at risk of losing majority in geographical constituencies

Amid possible infighting, the pro-democracy camp may face even worse odds pending government’s decision on by-election arrangements.

Reportage: Hong Kong’s Second Model ASEAN

Reportage: Hong Kong’s Second Model ASEAN

As ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary, local secondary school students gather to discuss the Rohingya refugee crisis and economic integration in Southeast Asia at Hong…

Hong Kong loses Asia’s third most liveable city to Singapore

Hong Kong loses Asia’s third most liveable city to Singapore

Hong Kong’s overall score unchanged at 88.8, but Singapore’s educational achievements gave the city-state an edge. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Universal Pension Scheme top priority in 2017

Universal Pension Scheme top priority in 2017

Politicians are gearing up to fight for a universal pension scheme, expanded public housing and electoral reform.

Seen and Heard: Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, Stephan Lo Wai-chung, Jasper Tsang Yok-sing

Seen and Heard: Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, Stephan Lo Wai-chung, Jasper Tsang Yok-sing

Our selection of the previous week’s most politically charged and controversial soundbites.

One brave soul: Only one candidate showed up to last night’s IT election forum

One brave soul: Only one candidate showed up to last night’s IT election forum

Eric Yeung was absent from Frontline Tech Worker’s election forum for the IT functional constituency last night, leaving only Charles Mok to answer voters’ questions….

楊全盛缺席論壇 莫乃光單刀赴會

楊全盛缺席論壇 莫乃光單刀赴會

前線科技人員舉行資訊科技界選舉論壇,兩位候選人莫乃光及楊全盛均獲邀出席。然而,楊全盛於論壇三日前〔八月十五日〕突然通知主辦方,因「日程安排所限」將缺席。論壇昨晚如期舉行,現場僅有莫乃光一人唱獨腳戲。

Reportage: Flavours of Europe (Poland)

Reportage: Flavours of Europe (Poland)

The Conslulate General of Poland held  “Flavours of Europe – quality and tradition” last Thursday, 11 Aug. (Photos provided by the Consulate General of Poland…

Your Second Vote: Pan-dems bring their own Kryptonite to super seat elections

Your Second Vote: Pan-dems bring their own Kryptonite to super seat elections

Pan-dems have abandoned their winning ways in the super seat election. Will it prove their electoral Kryptonite, leaving the establishment to win the day?

Seen and Heard: Lau Siu-kai, David Lai Man-hin, Ko Wing-man

Seen and Heard: Lau Siu-kai, David Lai Man-hin, Ko Wing-man

Our selection of the previous week’s most politically charged and controversial soundbites. (Photo credit: RTHK)

選舉策略系列:超區大混戰,為何泛民不協調?

選舉策略系列:超區大混戰,為何泛民不協調?

九月立法會選舉,泛民共有六張名單競逐超區議席。候選人眾多,難免有分薄票源的「攬炒」之虞。為何泛民不協調?候選人各有解釋。

Andrew Work gives talk on freedom in Hong Kong

Andrew Work gives talk on freedom in Hong Kong

Harbour Times Editor-in-Chief Andrew Work gave a talk at Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Ottawa earlier last month on “Can fundamental rights and freedoms in Hong Kong survive…

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant

Half a year on, the occupancy rate of The Tanner Hill barely hits 12%, despite its prime location and luxurious facilities. The real problem is…

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙

房協長者房屋雋悅〔舊稱丹拿山項目〕推出超過半年後,入住率僅一成二。雋悅位於交通方便的北角,設施亦齊全,市場反應卻不如理想,問題癥結或在其租住制度。〔支萃融攝〕

Eric Yeung challenges Charles Mok’s IT seat

Eric Yeung challenges Charles Mok’s IT seat

Eric Yeung kicked off his campaign on 6 Aug with Chan Kin-por and Wong Ting-Kwong’s support. He aims to seize the Legco IT seat from…

楊全盛「reboot香港」劍指莫乃光

楊全盛「reboot香港」劍指莫乃光

楊全盛昨晚舉行起動大會,為九月立法會選舉造勢,有意取代莫乃光成為下屆資訊科技界代表,獲陳健波及黃定光支持。

張宇人望引入海外醫生 梁家騮點人數拖延表決

張宇人望引入海外醫生 梁家騮點人數拖延表決

自由黨張宇人希望引入非本地醫生以改善本地醫療,但醫學界梁家騮不斷要求點人數,拖延議會進程,醫委會改革方案遲遲未表決。〔支萃融攝〕

Medical Council reform bill debate stalemated

Medical Council reform bill debate stalemated

Tommy Cheung of Liberal Party hopes to import foreign doctors to improve local healthcare; but medical lawmaker Leung Ka-lau’s procrastination strategy by frequently motioning quorum calls…

Legco election prospects: Ricky Wong a destabilising force on Hong Kong Island

Legco election prospects: Ricky Wong a destabilising force on Hong Kong Island

Our Legco Election Prospects series looks into Ricky Wong’s tornado on Hong Kong Island. (This is the English translation of 立法會選舉前瞻:王維基掀起香港島直選亂局 written by Benny Kwok…

Ricky Wong announces Legco candidacy

Ricky Wong announces Legco candidacy

HKTV founder Ricky Wong announces his Legco candidacy today. He claims that the upcoming election is a contest between “Leungyalists” and “Anti-Leungers”. (Photo credit: Jeni…

本周金句:蔡堅、王光亞、梁振英、寶蓮禪寺

本周金句:蔡堅、王光亞、梁振英、寶蓮禪寺

《港報》精選過去一周的政壇金句。