Harbour Crossings August 4

Harbour Crossings August 4

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Business sector calls for sustainable consumption

Business sector calls for sustainable consumption

The Business Environmental Council has launched its sustainable consumption programme and introduced a certification scheme, in effort to jump on the global ‘green’ bandwagon. Photo:…

Insurance Authority: Stage 2 and beyond

Insurance Authority: Stage 2 and beyond

Following a smooth “D-day”, the war is there to win for the new insurance watchdog by imposing smart regulation and turning Hong Kong into the…

Getting Hong Kong’s construction engine going: From a labour perspective

Getting Hong Kong’s construction engine going: From a labour perspective

Hong Kong’s suffering competitiveness will help break the deadlock on debates regarding imported labour. Attracting young talent and promoting greater use of technology are among…

Young activists send strong message to Xi, stress UK’s role

Young activists send strong message to Xi, stress UK’s role

A group of Hong Kong natives and British expats eager to send an effective message upon the departure of CY Leung and the visit of…

Harbour Crossings June 23

Harbour Crossings June 23

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Hong Kong tops Asia’s living cost ranking for expats

Hong Kong tops Asia’s living cost ranking for expats

Hong Kong is called on to come up with ways to retain foreign talent after being ranked second most expensive city globally and first in…

Expert calls for government initiative in face of rising construction costs

Expert calls for government initiative in face of rising construction costs

Major cost components – with an emphasis on labour – of the construction industry hinder progress for Hong Kong. R&D and the development of construction…

Reportage: Russian National Day 2017

Reportage: Russian National Day 2017

Photo: Mr. Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong (left), Mr. Alexander Kozlov, Russian Consul General (right). (Photo Credit: Andrew Work)

Hong Kong government should step up measures against hepatitis, report suggests

Hong Kong government should step up measures against hepatitis, report suggests

Proposed measures include formulating a strategic plan, improving screening and harm reduction programmes, and providing training to primary care doctors and more accurate data on…

Diversity and Transparency: Addressing Hong Kong bond market’s Achilles heel

Diversity and Transparency: Addressing Hong Kong bond market’s Achilles heel

Developing HKD-denominated bond market does not necessarily go hand in hand with promoting the city as an international bond market and there needs to be…

Hong Kong compelled to adapt to chronic labour shortage

Hong Kong compelled to adapt to chronic labour shortage

Hong Kong’s infrastructural development is hindered by labour shortage in the construction industry, a combined effort from all sectors will shed new light to the issue. (Photo…

Hong Kong’s labour market faces repercussions from infrastructural race

Hong Kong’s labour market faces repercussions from infrastructural race

Developers and investors seek solutions while being faced with significant labour shortages, hindering planned infrastructure projects. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Celebrating Italian National Day at Central Plaza

Celebrating Italian National Day at Central Plaza

Antonello De Riu addressing the guests about the Consulate’s initiatives moving forward. (Photo credit: Alex Fok)

La Vita è bella: The Consul General De Riu Job

La Vita è bella: The Consul General De Riu Job

Iconic art exhibitions, culinary delights and startup initiatives are among the ideas put forward by Antonello De Riu to strengthen Italy’s soft power in the…

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification

Hong Kong dollar denominated long-term bonds are among those increasingly sought by the local market. (Credit: Chris Lusher)

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Waste and supply chain managements are among the topics highlighted by international and local policy influencers. Photo: Richard Lancaster (Credit: BEC)