Hydroponics: a smart way to stablise food supply
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Hydroponics: a smart way to stablise food supply

Smart, efficient, and sustainable; hydroponics may be the key to stabilising Hong Kong’s future food supply.

Total closure of the HK-mainland border may not be enough to keep out the deadly coronavirus
Health

Total closure of the HK-mainland border may not be enough to keep out the deadly coronavirus

Even if the government fully sealed shut its borders from the mainland, human trafficking and smuggling activities still run the risk of bringing more coronavirus…

HK Experts make top picks on tech policy in 2020
Policy

HK Experts make top picks on tech policy in 2020

Tech experts make their picks on what policies they want to see Hong Kong’s government address in 2020.

Making a collaborative effort to shape our future
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Making a collaborative effort to shape our future

In the final book of her innotech trilogy, Dr. Winnie Tang encourages Hongkongers to embrace technology and work together to build an advanced and liveable…

Pro-democracy legislators crowdfund to take the government to court over “evil” laws
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Pro-democracy legislators crowdfund to take the government to court over “evil” laws

A group of lawmakers are taking the government to court over the emergency law and mask ban. Photo: A blue-sprayed mask sits abandoned on the…

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

Glory to Hong Kong’s bilingual significance, musicality, and more
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Glory to Hong Kong’s bilingual significance, musicality, and more

There’s more to the anti-extradition bill protesters’ anthem than meets the eyes (and ears!).

LegCo’s Christopher Cheung suggestion sparks accusation of condoning capital controls
Finance & Budget

LegCo’s Christopher Cheung suggestion sparks accusation of condoning capital controls

LegCo member suggestion to counter protester plans prompts immediate blowback from think tank, legislator. Photo credit: Christopher Cheung from Wikimedia Commons

Big efforts are small steps towards a zero-plastic HK
Energy & Environment

Big efforts are small steps towards a zero-plastic HK

Hong Kong environmental groups drive initiatives to ditch plastic use. Photo: Cucumbers in plastic (Coles supermarket) by Anna Gregory from Flickr Creative Commons

“Look ahead, start small, land quick” for smart city development
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“Look ahead, start small, land quick” for smart city development

Dr. Winnie Tang Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong Founder, Smart City Consortium The…