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….

Short, medium and long-term measures to save local startups

Short, medium and long-term measures to save local startups

Hong Kong should look to other countries such as Switzerland and the UK to take notes of what to do (and not do) when providing…

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…

WHO should focus less on lifestyle choices and more on protecting public health

WHO should focus less on lifestyle choices and more on protecting public health

Hong Kong should speak up about the WHO and its recent spread of misinformation regarding smokers and the likelihood of contracting COVID-19. Photo: World Health…

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.