Live performances back on track as social distance regulations loosen

Live performances back on track as social distance regulations loosen

Under new COVID-19 social gathering restrictions effective today, gatherings of up to 50 will be permitted and live performances can resume with 50 percent attendance….

The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster

The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster

The National Anthem Bill continues to divide the house committee in substance and process, as pro-democracy council members protest the legality of Chairwoman Starry Lee…

The jobless slip through the net of COVID-19 financial relief and welfare

The jobless slip through the net of COVID-19 financial relief and welfare

The unemployment rate has risen to its highest in more than nine years, but potential benefactors may hold back from applying for the relaxed Comprehensive…

An end to inertia: cutting red tape will allow technology to help Hong Kong recover

An end to inertia: cutting red tape will allow technology to help Hong Kong recover

Hong Kong is holding back the potential for innovative platforms to aid with post-pandemic recovery, argues Richard Willder, Uber’s Head of Public Policy in Hong…

Pandemic forces Hong Kong judiciary to go paperless

Pandemic forces Hong Kong judiciary to go paperless

It’s time for Hong Kong’s judiciary to go digital, some lawyers say, but old habits die hard. Photo: The High Court Drop off area courtesy…

Hong Kong’s refugees ignored in pandemic relief measures

Hong Kong’s refugees ignored in pandemic relief measures

Already swept to the fringes of society, the needs of refugees continue to go unaddressed in the government’s pandemic efforts, when they could use it…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Australia shores up commitment to its expats and to Hong Kong

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Australia shores up commitment to its expats and to Hong Kong

As the Consul-General of Australia awaits official accreditation to work in Hong Kong, Deputy CG Mr Ryan Neelam has taken over CG duties with confidence…

Efficient coordination inside and outside the government is the key to open data

Efficient coordination inside and outside the government is the key to open data

Don’t let COVID-19 hinder the progress of smart city development, says HKU professor Dr Winnie Tang. Photo courtesy of Diane Robert.

“Speed and simplicity” for HK’s relief package, recommends Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

“Speed and simplicity” for HK’s relief package, recommends Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants has a few words of advice for the proposed $137.5 billion relief package, approved last week in the Legislative…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’

The consulate urges all fellow Canadians to follow official social media channels for up to date information, advice and positivity. Photo: Mr Jeff Nankivell, the…