Policy for Pandemics: Handling COVID-19 in Hong Kong

Policy for Pandemics: Handling COVID-19 in Hong Kong

In collaboration with the Policy for Pandemics newsletter, this is a timeline and briefing of what policy measures Hong Kong has taken during the coronavirus…

High Court case highlights HKSTP’s intrusion into tenants’ space

High Court case highlights HKSTP’s intrusion into tenants’ space

A lawsuit against the HKSTP shows government interference may be threatening Hong Kong’s global competitiveness. Photo: Charles K Kao Auditorium – Hong Kong Science Park….

Making Ocean Park more than a “collective memory”: an interview with returning Board Member, Loretta Fong

Making Ocean Park more than a “collective memory”: an interview with returning Board Member, Loretta Fong

Get to know Ms Loretta Fong, who was re-appointed for her third term as a Board Member of Ocean Park. She reflects on the Park’s…

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.

American expat voter turnout for US primary jumps from 2016

American expat voter turnout for US primary jumps from 2016

The Democrats Abroad primary took place last week, with participation significantly increasing in Hong Kong and worldwide. Photo: Volunteers at the Democrats Abroad polling station…

#MyFreedomDay brings awareness to lack of anti-slavery protections in Hong Kong

#MyFreedomDay brings awareness to lack of anti-slavery protections in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s private sector is picking up the government’s slack when it comes to fighting modern-day slavery. Photo: U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st…

How Not to Budget for Hong Kong

How Not to Budget for Hong Kong

The 2020-21 Budget demonstrates the Hong Kong government’s inability to address structural reforms and responsibly plan for the city’s fiscal future. Photo: Hong Kong by…

Tapping into betting duties and heated tobacco products as alternative revenue streams

Tapping into betting duties and heated tobacco products as alternative revenue streams

In times of trouble, the government should open its options and pursue new revenue streams instead of driving deficits.

Handouts a focus of debate as Hong Kong set to deliver annual budget

Handouts a focus of debate as Hong Kong set to deliver annual budget

One-off subsidies are not the answer to Hong Kong’s economic downturn, experts suggest. Photo: Victoria Harbour by Bernard Spragg

Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy

Hong Kong protests, an organised anarchy

A student studying abroad in Hong Kong was present during the November occupation of CUHK. She shares her observations of the protests on campus and…