Hong Kong governmental branches swayed by new orders established by the national security law: the National Security Law explained, Part III

Hong Kong governmental branches swayed by new orders established by the national security law: the National Security Law explained, Part III

Beijing’s national security law is game-changing for the Hong Kong executive body, judicial body, and the Police Force as specialised departments and new rules emerge….

Beijing’s special agency to handle security law’s enforcement and jurisdiction: Hong Kong’s National Security Law explained, Part II

Beijing’s special agency to handle security law’s enforcement and jurisdiction: Hong Kong’s National Security Law explained, Part II

The powerful Office for Safeguarding National Security can initiate investigations on national security offenses and request China’s judiciary to rule directly, completely circumventing Hong Kong’s…

Wide-reaching offences and life in prison: Hong Kong’s National Security Law explained

Wide-reaching offences and life in prison: Hong Kong’s National Security Law explained

The controversial national security law in Hong Kong bears examination, beginning with the law’s offences and punishments. Part two of this three-part series to come…

Future of InnoTech: Three-in-one listing of Science Park, Cyberport and ASTRI

Future of InnoTech: Three-in-one listing of Science Park, Cyberport and ASTRI

The government has already invested more than HK$100 billion in fostering technology development since establishing the Innovation and Technology Bureau five years ago. What are…

Former Competition Commission chair confident her “no-nonsense” successor will rise to the group’s challenges

Former Competition Commission chair confident her “no-nonsense” successor will rise to the group’s challenges

Despite a rocky start from “zero” beginning eight years ago, Competition Commission chairwoman Ms Anna Wu ended her tenure satisfied with the team she has…

Democratic Party fights for Hong Kong protesters to get status to flee to Britain

Democratic Party fights for Hong Kong protesters to get status to flee to Britain

The Democratic Party calls on Britain to fast track Hong Kong BN(O) holders’ citizenships and create sanctuary conditions for Hong Kong protesters who currently lack…

Workers and students to go to polls on city-wide strike action against Beijing’s national security law today

Workers and students to go to polls on city-wide strike action against Beijing’s national security law today

The first-ever referendum will determine whether the city is ready to go on strike in opposition to the national security law that could undermine Hong…

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….

Rescue startups: government adopts more local products and services

Rescue startups: government adopts more local products and services

Commercialising innovation and technology is a means of saving local startups, says Dr Winnie Tang, adjunct professor at the University of Hong Kong. Photo courtesy…

Uber campaigns for ridesharing regs; still mulls potential HQ in HK

Uber campaigns for ridesharing regs; still mulls potential HQ in HK

The lack of regulatory certainty weighs on Uber’s plan to move its regional headquarters to Hong Kong. It is targeting legislators to reduce that ambiguity….