India-based on-demand service app embarks first overseas expansion in Hong Kong

India-based on-demand service app embarks first overseas expansion in Hong Kong
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Services exclusive to Hong Kong include Chinese fortune-telling, China visa processing, Chinese medicine therapy and postnatal care. (Photo provided)

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

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

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address
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But the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce warns of “unintentional side effects” by the new government’s housing plans and expresses disappointment over a lack…

Hong Kong innovation forum to feature former US vice-president Al Gore

Hong Kong innovation forum to feature former US vice-president Al Gore
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The 2007 Nobel Laureate will be Chief Guest of Honour at the Innovation and Breakthrough Forum 2017 to be held next month.

Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges

Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges
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A new initiative is underway to promote self-regulation among e-cigarette store owners in hope of a positive legislative response from the government.

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

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

Republicans launch worldwide campaign in bid for territorial taxation

Republicans launch worldwide campaign in bid for territorial taxation
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Letters calling for the elimination of FATCA, among other tax issues, will be presented to the White House in about two weeks’ time. Photo: Republicans…

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong
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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…

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

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position
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A new proposal against FATCA, if enacted, could bring US tax structure closer to Hong Kong. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

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

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