Hong Kong “neglects” its duty to defend press freedoms to support Beijing’s prohibition on US journalists, experts say

Hong Kong “neglects” its duty to defend press freedoms to support Beijing’s prohibition on US journalists, experts say

Hong Kong’s compliance with Beijing’s unprecedented decision to bar US reporters from HK, Macao, and China has raised concern on local and international platforms.

Chinese overseas listed companies under scrutiny

Chinese overseas listed companies under scrutiny

A string of frauds involving Chinese companies listed on overseas stock exchanges makes it more urgent than ever that regulatory oversight is beefed up.

Shipping Out: Week in Review – COVID-19 maintains its global grip

Shipping Out: Week in Review – COVID-19 maintains its global grip

This week’s column airs its gripes with the World Health Organisation’s lacklustre actions regarding COVID-19, and continues to advise on other cautionary measures to take…

Plastic Buffet: Both China and the U.S. Have the Opportunity to Innovate on Plastic

Plastic Buffet: Both China and the U.S. Have the Opportunity to Innovate on Plastic

Changes in China’s single-use plastic policy gives hope to a future where the second-life market phases out virgin plastic use. Photo: mauriceangres

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Lunar New Year, avoid travel to China indefinitely

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Lunar New Year, avoid travel to China indefinitely

This week, SafePro advises travellers to completely avoid travel to China amid Wuhan coronavirus concerns, and other Lunar New Year tips.

Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN

Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN

Hong Kong will lag behind on smart city development compared to the ASEAN countries if it doesn’t make connections with its neighbours and push further…

Hong Kong, China, and the Taiwan elections: An electoral civil war

Hong Kong, China, and the Taiwan elections: An electoral civil war

An analysis of the presidential election in Taiwan, and how Hong Kong is and will be affected by the race and its outcome. Photo: Lotus…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Disease strikes Hong Kong, Australia burns, US-Iran tensions

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Disease strikes Hong Kong, Australia burns, US-Iran tensions

Your favourite travel advisory is now available for listening in its new podcast form! This week, beware of global tensions due to US-Iran conflict, unknown…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – SARS scare over unknown illness

Shipping Out: Week in Review – SARS scare over unknown illness

New Year’s Week travel tips, a potential SARS outbreak, and more from SafePro’s weekly travel advisory.

Shipping Out: Week in Review + Ahead – Floods, Smog, and Political Drama Continue

Shipping Out: Week in Review + Ahead – Floods, Smog, and Political Drama Continue

Flooding in South Asia has continued to threaten travel security and disrupt transportation, with the Indian states of Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra particularly hard…