SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”

SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”

  The SFC and ICAC make rare joint raids and arrests follow. More to come as Webb’s Enigma network comes under fire. The world asks…

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!

The former US vice-president and Nobel Peace laureate takes the stage as he talks about the economic history of innovation and his thoughts on sustainable…

Reaping the benefit of closer Thailand-Hong Kong ties

Reaping the benefit of closer Thailand-Hong Kong ties

(Photo: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in her recent visit to Thailand in August. Government image.)

改革稅制宜從簡

改革稅制宜從簡

原文於 Webb-site.com 以英文刊登,並由《港報》在得到許可下由Alex Fok翻譯成中文,《港報》將對譯文負責。 This article was originally published in English on Webb-site.com and was translated into Chinese by Harbour Times with permission. Harbour Times is responsible…

Diversity List: Developing Learning Agility in Vocational Education

Diversity List: Developing Learning Agility in Vocational Education

Ms Huseina Tyebkhan calls for a paradigm shift in teaching-learning from asking ‘if-then’ to focus more on ‘what-if’ instead. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

India-based on-demand service app embarks first overseas expansion in Hong Kong

India-based on-demand service app embarks first overseas expansion in Hong Kong

Services exclusive to Hong Kong include Chinese fortune-telling, China visa processing, Chinese medicine therapy and postnatal care. (Photo provided)

Angels on Earth: Helping the Next Generation of Great Companies Move Forward

Angels on Earth: Helping the Next Generation of Great Companies Move Forward

Harbour Times is a supporter of the World Business Angels Investment Forum taking place in Istanbul in February, 2018. Here, we sit down with the…

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address

But the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce warns of “unintentional side effects” by the new government’s housing plans and expresses disappointment over a lack…

Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges

Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges

A new initiative is underway to promote self-regulation among e-cigarette store owners in hope of a positive legislative response from the government.

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

In face of acute social problems such as ageing population and dire need for waste treatment, the government encourages shared value practices in Hong Kong…

Republicans launch worldwide campaign in bid for territorial taxation

Republicans launch worldwide campaign in bid for territorial taxation

Letters calling for the elimination of FATCA, among other tax issues, will be presented to the White House in about two weeks’ time. Photo: Republicans…

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

Greater Bay Area initiative presents new innovation opportunities in Hong Kong

With world-class infrastructure, Hong Kong could become the Smart City leader in the Greater Bay Area, but its R&D is lagging behind. (Photo: Joachim von…

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

Relief in sight for American expats as RNC adopts new tax position

A new proposal against FATCA, if enacted, could bring US tax structure closer to Hong Kong. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

GoBee Bike’s recent launch of their bike-sharing app has witnessed a rocky beginning, but its co-founder Claude Ducharme believes they have the potential to revolutionise…

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification

The name is Bond: Hong Kong in search of bond market diversification

Hong Kong dollar denominated long-term bonds are among those increasingly sought by the local market. (Credit: Chris Lusher)

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Waste and supply chain managements are among the topics highlighted by international and local policy influencers. Photo: Richard Lancaster (Credit: BEC)

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community

Workshops and trainings targeting major carbon-emitting sectors will be first organised to meet a 2°C target. Photo: From left – Maya De Souza, Senior Manager of…

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative

AmCham pledges to join Hong Kong’s innotech parade by bridging US-based companies and local stakeholders. (Photo: AmCham president Tara Joseph (mid) chairing the media luncheon…

Tara Joseph: The President America needs (in Hong Kong)

Tara Joseph: The President America needs (in Hong Kong)

The American Chamber has broken the mold in choosing a media maven for President. She may be able to show the world another face of…

Compromise in sight over mini-storage fire safety measures

Compromise in sight over mini-storage fire safety measures

The self-storage industry will soon put forward proposals to meet fire safety requirements set by the Fire Services Department and Buildings Department. Photo: Luigi La Tona of…

Exert the power of crowdfunding

Exert the power of crowdfunding

John Tsang’s campaign is a clear example of successful crowdfunding, but the government still has a long way to go to recognise and unleash the full…

Making Hong Kong’s ports great again

Making Hong Kong’s ports great again

Hong Kong made its fortune as a free entrepot, and it should uphold the free market principle even when things may not be going its…

Bahrain on charm offensive to expand ICT ties with Hong Kong

Bahrain on charm offensive to expand ICT ties with Hong Kong

Head of the Bahraini investment champion compares the island nation to Hong Kong with an eye to bring the two financial centres closer together. (Photo:…

FS outlines policy direction for success at LRI event

FS outlines policy direction for success at LRI event

FS John Tsang articulates a comprehensive philosophy for governance. He affirms the importance of free markets while addressing the pain of the ‘displaced’. (Photo credit:…

Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Hong Kong regulators are again panned for refusing to engage in any sort of discussion on e-cigarettes as the global vaping community meets in Warsaw…

Economic Freedom: Hong Kong still in a class of its own

Economic Freedom: Hong Kong still in a class of its own

Concern over Hong Kong losing its top ranking to nearby cities is valid, but Hong Kong remains by far the Number One in terms of…

Chambers of Commerce to CE: ‘Minister of Business’ and Press Freedom

Chambers of Commerce to CE: ‘Minister of Business’ and Press Freedom

The HKSAR Government should step up green initiatives and ensure a business-friendly regulatory environment according to the Canadian and British Chambers of Commerce. Press freedoms…

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