Leonardo da Vinci – and the French – cure COVID, for a night

Leonardo da Vinci – and the French – cure COVID, for a night

The most important thing about the French Consular event was that it happened. Real people. In a cinema. In Hong Kong. Networking. Chatting. Then watching…

Australia, Singapore, have lessons for Hong Kong

Australia, Singapore, have lessons for Hong Kong

The COVID-19 crisis has forced us all to consider many things we had taken for granted, like where our prescription drugs come from, and how…

Hong Kong internet blocked from Winnie-The-Pooh on Disney site

Hong Kong internet blocked from Winnie-The-Pooh on Disney site

The main character site for Winnie the Pooh is available elsewhere, but Hong Kong and some other Asia-based web surfers get directed to a 404…

The Last Cut

The Last Cut

Amid all the chaos, people try to carry on life as normal. And important milestones cannot go left un-noted, but they are not untouched by…

Shipping Out: Week in Review + Ahead – Floods, Smog, and Political Drama Continue

Shipping Out: Week in Review + Ahead – Floods, Smog, and Political Drama Continue

Flooding in South Asia has continued to threaten travel security and disrupt transportation, with the Indian states of Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra particularly hard…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Adverse Weather and Public Health Developments

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Adverse Weather and Public Health Developments

HT’s new travel advisory for diplomats, NGO, business and other smart travelers. We’re trial running a new column title, “Shipping Out”. Tell us what you…

Shipping Out: HT’s new Travel Advisory for Diplomats (Adverse Weather, Disturbances, Terrorism and Public Health Developments)

Shipping Out: HT’s new Travel Advisory for Diplomats (Adverse Weather, Disturbances, Terrorism and Public Health Developments)

HT’s new travel advisory for diplomats, NGO, business and other smart travelers. We’re trial running a new column title, “Shipping Out”. Tell us what you…

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and the United Kingdom will co-host a global conference on media freedom in London. A joint press release states the aim is to, “shine…

Protest vs extradition law goes global

Protest vs extradition law goes global

16 cities confirmed to host protests against the extradition law, targeting HK offices and Chinese embassies and consulates. Update: As of June 9, 2019, 29…

Short term rentals serve government, not just people

Lo Ming Hin is Secretary of The Sharing Economy Alliance. Here, he makes the case for how AirBnB style short term rentals serve government objectives….

Bright Hong Kong hosts author Charlotte Chu, Song of Praise for a Flower

Bright Hong Kong hosted Charlotte Chu for the first time she has spoken publicly about her new novel, ‘Song of Praise for a Flower’. A…

Angel investors converge on Istanbul for $250-billion meeting

by Baybars Altuntas, Chairman, World Business Angel Investment Forum Harbour Times is proud to support, for the second year in a row, the World Business…

London Grenfell Tower Fire Policy Reactions Lead to Anger and Preference Changes

    Pak Shuen Policy changes driving by the Grenfell Tower fire in London (UK) have implications for Hong Kongers looking at that market. Pak…

‘Never again’ guides international policy- Oxford prof on China

by Germán Muñoz, Bright Hong Kong Founder & Director Professor Rana Mitter, Director at the University of Oxford China Centre, posits China’s perception of its past…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Dr. Winnie Tang Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy…

Angels on Earth: Helping the Next Generation of Great Companies Move Forward

Angels on Earth: Helping the Next Generation of Great Companies Move Forward

Harbour Times is a supporter of the World Business Angels Investment Forum taking place in Istanbul in February, 2018. Here, we sit down with the…

Canadians celebrate Canada Day 150 in Hong Kong!

Canadians celebrate Canada Day 150 in Hong Kong!

The Canada 150 three-in-one-day celebration was a grand success, with special guest Consul General of Canada to HK and Macao, Jeff Nankivell, celebrating Canadian pride…

Bright Hong Kong: Making globalisation work again

Bright Hong Kong: Making globalisation work again

Oxford Professor Woods believes that global elites may not have failed in communicating the benefits of globalisation for lack of speaking, but for lack of…

The Next Five Years: Mission Impossible IV

The Next Five Years: Mission Impossible IV

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No Green Light in CE election

No Green Light in CE election

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Don’t panic, just Chile – Chile HK Chamber launches

Don’t panic, just Chile – Chile HK Chamber launches

The Chile Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce is the newest international Chamber in Asia’s World City. Photo: Mario Artaza (front; far right) hosting the launch…

Trumped: Americans abroad gather, out of step with nation

Trumped: Americans abroad gather, out of step with nation

Americans abroad gathered to watch elections results that diverged wildly from their on-site straw poll – 9 to 1 for HRC.

Reportage 31 October: Bellissima Italia; China-Latin American trade forum

Reportage 31 October: Bellissima Italia; China-Latin American trade forum

Real princess, real wines: Princess Marie of Liechtenstein in Hong Kong

Real princess, real wines: Princess Marie of Liechtenstein in Hong Kong

The sublimely real Princess Marie came to Hong Kong to present the latest wines from The Princely Winery of Liechtenstein. (Photo credit: LGT)

LegCo 2016 & Business: Bad News – and it’s your fault

LegCo 2016 & Business: Bad News – and it’s your fault

Analysis and opinion from Editor in Chief, Andrew Work on why business has few friends in LegCo and no one stands for the markets. This…

Hong Kong, Taiwan ignored in major Canadian study; It’s all about China

Hong Kong, Taiwan ignored in major Canadian study; It’s all about China

A major study looking at Canadian attitudes about Asia ignored one of its biggest partners in Asia and the home of the more Canadians than…

Scaling The Peak: John Tsang conservative, rebel

Scaling The Peak: John Tsang conservative, rebel

John Tsang speaks to The Peak, on newsstands now.

Prepare for upsets in LegCo elections: Timothy Peirson-Smith

Prepare for upsets in LegCo elections: Timothy Peirson-Smith

Timothy Peirson-Smith looks at the upcoming elections. Populism, vote-splitting, get-out-the-vote capabilities and other complexities make for interesting times.

EAC asking for wrong declaration of HK Independence candidates

EAC asking for wrong declaration of HK Independence candidates

The EAC declaration is wrong and will cause Hong Kong people to turn against the Basic Law.

Fung breaks HK’s commitment to Basic Law

Fung breaks HK’s commitment to Basic Law

Barnabas Fung’s idea of an extra declaration for LegCo candidates is another way to alienate citizenry from the Basic Law.