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 (Update Oct 11)
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Hong Kong internet blocked from Winnie-The-Pooh on Disney site (Update Oct 11)

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

‘Strategic Optimism’ for Hong Kong’s future
Op-ed

‘Strategic Optimism’ for Hong Kong’s future

Hong Kong is a little less than midway through a historically unique geopolitical process in which an essentially democratic society is being integrated into an…

“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…

Shipping Out: HT’s new Travel Advisory for Diplomats (Adverse Weather, Disturbances, Terrorism and Public Health Developments)
Diplomat

Shipping Out: HT’s new Travel Advisory for Diplomats (Adverse Weather, Disturbances, Terrorism and Public Health Developments)

HT’s new travel advisory for diplomats, NGO, business and other smart travelers. We’re trial running a new column title, “Shipping Out”. Tell us what you…

Stop bad mouthing the peg
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Stop bad mouthing the peg

Former Harbour Times columnist David O’Rear returns! During his 30+ years in Hong Kong, David O’Rear was the regional economist for the Economist Group and…