“Shameless and despicable” US sanctions imposed on Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong and Chinese officials

“Shameless and despicable” US sanctions imposed on Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong and Chinese officials

Making sense of the US sanctions placed on Hong Kong’s Chief Executive and other HK and Mainland Chinese officials. Photo courtesy of Wpcpey / CC…

Year in Review: Policies that shook Hong Kong in 2019

Year in Review: Policies that shook Hong Kong in 2019

Hong Kong experienced a momentous year that affected all parts of its society. Harbour Times highlights the city’s top policy moments in 2019. Photo: A…

Time is running out for Lam to demonstrate Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and that she is “not China”

Time is running out for Lam to demonstrate Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and that she is “not China”

Timothy J. Peirson-Smith, Managing Director of Executive Counsel Limited, calls for action from the Hong Kong and Central governments after the results of the 2019…

Hong Kong’s Internet injunction “testing the waters” before jumping into harsher censorship

Hong Kong’s Internet injunction “testing the waters” before jumping into harsher censorship

Restrictions on Hong Kong’s internet use threaten the future of its web freedoms. Photo: An unlawful march assembled in Sogo at Causeway Bay on 2…

Op-Ed: Policy Address doesn’t deliver bold land reform desperately needed now

Op-Ed: Policy Address doesn’t deliver bold land reform desperately needed now

Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s 2019 Policy Address doesn’t cut at the core of Hong Kong’s housing woes, proving the government fails to understand the property…

“Embrace the rainbow”: Highlights from the Policy Address 2019

“Embrace the rainbow”: Highlights from the Policy Address 2019

From its messy prelude in LegCo to the pre-recorded delivery, this is the need-to-know on 2019’s policy address. Photo: A screenshot taken from the pre-recorded…

Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill: news round-up

Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill: news round-up

Complete withdrawal of the Fugitive Offenders Bill leaves one of five demands met, and other big news stories from today. Photo: Screenshot from Carrie Lam’s…

Anson Chan prophesises that Carrie Lam “lost all will to govern”, suggests Canadian government to enforce sanctions

Anson Chan prophesises that Carrie Lam “lost all will to govern”, suggests Canadian government to enforce sanctions

Former Chief Secretary shares prophetic words regarding current Chief Executive and she lends advice to Canada, urging its government to impose sanctions for violations to…

Cracks in the establishment

Cracks in the establishment

A chronological collection of pro-government officials who have broken ranks, shaking the status quo. Photo Credit: Cracks by a.dombrowski from Flickr Creative Commons’

Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women

Policy Address: Carrie Lam is all for women

By Chermaine Lee Gender equality and women empowerment have been brought to the centre stage again with the #MeToo campaign sweeping across the world with…

Policy Address: Carrie Lam, Lover of earth, seas and “every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Policy Address: Carrie Lam, Lover of earth, seas and “every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

By Chermaine Lee The UN governmental Panel on Climate Change said earlier this week that the Earth would reach the threshold of 1.5 degrees above…

3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down

3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down

To address Hong Kong’s dire housing crisis, the Executive Council held a special meeting on Thursday to discuss three housing policies, and passed them all….

PICO WEEKO III: PICO: The messenger is the message

PICO WEEKO III: PICO: The messenger is the message

(Also, see the 1st and 2nd installment in our PICO WEEKO Series: PICO WEEKO I – Carrie Lam’s new policy braintrust and PICO WEEKO II:…

PICO WEEKO II: Priorities and Politics in PICO Policy

PICO WEEKO II: Priorities and Politics in PICO Policy

(Also, see the 1st in our PICO WEEKO Series: PICO WEEKO I – Carrie Lam’s new policy braintrust. It focused on its creation, main function…

PICO WEEKO – Carrie Lam’s new policy braintrust

PICO WEEKO – Carrie Lam’s new policy braintrust

Harbour Times takes a closer look at Carrie Lam’s new policy advisory structure in a three part series. What is PICO? Why PICO? ‘Innovation’ appears…

Your land is my land: The LRO’s biggest fans may understand it the least

Your land is my land: The LRO’s biggest fans may understand it the least

Policymakers and advocates are urging the government to invoke the Lands Resumption Ordinance (LRO) to annex land held by developers, reportedly some 1,000 hectares of…

Hong Kong to offer young entrepreneurs discounted space

Hong Kong to offer young entrepreneurs discounted space

It is an exciting news that as soon as the first half of 2018, about 90,000 square feet of shared working space will be available…

Outgoing Austrian Envoy Says “Servus!” to Hong Kong

Outgoing Austrian Envoy Says “Servus!” to Hong Kong

Consul General of Austria Claudia Reinprecht talks human rights, Hong Kong’s future, and saying goodbyes in exit interview. Photo Credit: Jasmine Lee

Race down the Path of Democracy: Ronnie Tong’s powerful message

Race down the Path of Democracy: Ronnie Tong’s powerful message

Ronnie Tong (湯家驊) had a good night hosting a constellation of Hong Kong political stars – and raising 1.7 million dollars for his new political…

HIGH TIDE (MARCH 16TH 2015) – DAILY POLITICAL ROUND-UP

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HIGH TIDE (MARCH 8TH 2015) – DAILY POLITICAL ROUND-UP

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林鄭:即使政改通過 普選立會仍需商討

林鄭:即使政改通過 普選立會仍需商討

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