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

Hong Kong ranks 19 on International Property Rights Index
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Hong Kong ranks 19 on International Property Rights Index

Hong Kong is ranked in the top 20 spots on the global scale and in the top five in the Asia-Pacific region for property rights….

Hong Kong firms showcase local Green Bond market development
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Hong Kong firms showcase local Green Bond market development

PolyU’s Green Finance Symposium gave attendees an insightful look at the role of Green Finance in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Photo Credit: Jasmine Lee

From ripples to waves: Changing the unsustainable trajectory of Hong Kong’s freshwater use
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From ripples to waves: Changing the unsustainable trajectory of Hong Kong’s freshwater use

Though a drought is not near, Hong Kong’s lack of action regarding its wasteful use of water will leave it treading if a crisis strikes…

Running dry: Hong Kong in need of sustainable water strategy
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Running dry: Hong Kong in need of sustainable water strategy

Time is running out for Hong Kong to make the right choices regarding water sustainability in the coming future. Photo Credit: Chris Lusher

Expert calls for government initiative in face of rising construction costs
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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…

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

Do not underestimate indoor pollution exposure, think tank warns
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Do not underestimate indoor pollution exposure, think tank warns

Government index fails to measure indoor pollutants which can be as lethal as their outdoor counterparts. Photo: Zhi Ning (left) and Simon Ng (right) discuss…

Hong Kong compelled to adapt to chronic labour shortage
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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…