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…

Protest vs extradition law goes global
Diplomat

Protest vs extradition law goes global

16 cities confirmed to host protests against the extradition law, targeting HK offices and Chinese embassies and consulates. Update: As of June 9, 2019, 29…

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…

How “World-class” are Cities in the Greater Bay Area? (including Hong Kong)

Waltraut Ritter Knowledge Dialogues www.knowledgedialogues.com Now that China’s State Council has released its blueprint for turning the Pearl River Delta into the “Greater Bay Area”…

Buy your talent: China’s subsidies for R&D staff compete with HK
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Buy your talent: China’s subsidies for R&D staff compete with HK

Dr. Winnie Tang Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong In the newly released…

HKGNA elevates HK arts through classical music spectacular
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HKGNA elevates HK arts through classical music spectacular

  Hong Kong Generation Next Arts, HKGNA held its 5th edition of the HKGNA Music Festival this year, featuring renowned artists from around the world on…