Extradition law move to bypass LegCo; USA-HK Policy Act under increasing threat
Law & Order

Extradition law move to bypass LegCo; USA-HK Policy Act under increasing threat

In an unprecedented move, the Hong Kong government will submit a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law directly to the Legislative Council (LegCo)…

Prepaid card industry grows: Two More Hong Kong Firms Receive SVF Licenses From HKMA
Technology

Prepaid card industry grows: Two More Hong Kong Firms Receive SVF Licenses From HKMA

In an attempt to drive the city’s digital banking industry forward, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced earlier this month that it is issuing…

Zubin Foundation: Private schools failing low-income ethnic minorities
Education

Zubin Foundation: Private schools failing low-income ethnic minorities

Private and international schools in Hong Kong are required by the government to use 10 percent of their annual income to help financially needy students,…

Space, cost of living a challenge for HK sustainability efforts
Energy & Environment

Space, cost of living a challenge for HK sustainability efforts

Sustainability experts say the high cost of living in Hong Kong hinders its citizens from thinking more about environmental issues, but they add that legislation…

Hong Kong: Caught in Crossfire of Intensifying Trade Dispute Between China, U.S.
Trade

Hong Kong: Caught in Crossfire of Intensifying Trade Dispute Between China, U.S.

H An unexpected move by U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration to hike tariffs on Chinese goods jolted global markets this week and sandwiched…

Hong Kong remains opposed to new alternatives to reduce smoking after U.S. approval.
Health

Hong Kong remains opposed to new alternatives to reduce smoking after U.S. approval.

HPicture By https://rebcenter-moscow.ru/ (Own work) CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons U.S. regulators now allow the sale of heat-not-burn tobacco products, but Hong Kong is sticking to…

Blood smuggling into HK still common as parents in China look for baby boys
Health

Blood smuggling into HK still common as parents in China look for baby boys

The preference for male children remains strong in mainland China with the number of people bringing blood samples across the border to help prospective parents…

Hong Kong Announces Consultation on OTC Derivatives
Finance & Budget

Hong Kong Announces Consultation on OTC Derivatives

Hong Kong regulators are looking for input on how to better manage risks specifically related to over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives like swaps or exotic options. The…

Expanded scheme will open mainland border to more cars
Transportation & Infrastructure

Expanded scheme will open mainland border to more cars

Mainland authorities will let more private cars travel between Hong Kong and China as they strive to promote freer movement within the Greater Bay Area….

The Soul of University Education
Education

The Soul of University Education

Dr. Winnie Tang, Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong Universities in Hong Kong and…