A golden business opportunity behind garbage

A golden business opportunity behind garbage

With the right technologies and urban planning strategies, waste management can be the business of the future. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

Reaping the benefit of closer Thailand-Hong Kong ties

Reaping the benefit of closer Thailand-Hong Kong ties

(Photo: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in her recent visit to Thailand in August. Government image.)

Brainstorming our green future

Brainstorming our green future

When it comes to green building, Singapore offers yet another good example for the Hong Kong government to refer to. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

改革稅制宜從簡

改革稅制宜從簡

原文於 Webb-site.com 以英文刊登,並由《港報》在得到許可下由Alex Fok翻譯成中文,《港報》將對譯文負責。 This article was originally published in English on Webb-site.com and was translated into Chinese by Harbour Times with permission. Harbour Times is responsible…

The Policy Address and Policy Agenda 2017

The Policy Address and Policy Agenda 2017

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam’s Maiden Policy Address

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam’s Maiden Policy Address

The Policy Address of Carrie Lam, our Chief Executive, was long on detail – but short on vision. (Originally published on http://www.enziovonpfeil.com/ on 12 October,…

Building Hong Kong as a leading smart city

Building Hong Kong as a leading smart city

Now with inno-tech plans outlined, the government should step up its efforts and allocate more resources to implement the plans so as to match developments…

Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

Simon Lee: Carrie Lam shows better understanding over government apparatus in policy address

According to Simon Lee, convenor of the Sharing Economy Alliance Hong Kong, Carrie Lam seems to show a higher level of awareness on innovation and…

Tribute to Hong Kong’s Dynamic Ethnic Diversity

Tribute to Hong Kong’s Dynamic Ethnic Diversity

Jeffrey Andrews makes a good case for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong on how they helped make Hong Kong what it is today. (Photo: Jeffrey…

The Business and Human Rights Nexus

The Business and Human Rights Nexus

Businesses can and ought to deliver objectives beyond those serving shareholders and only shareholders, Diversity List candidate Farzana Aslam asserts. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Industrial building revitalisation 2.0: Optimising social efficiency

Industrial building revitalisation 2.0: Optimising social efficiency

Optimising the use of industrial buildings should not go against inclusive development of communities. (Photo credit: Bryan Ho)

Public participation stimulates unlimited possibilities of smart city

Public participation stimulates unlimited possibilities of smart city

Initiatives overseas can serve as inspiring examples for Carrie Lam to make a smart start. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK)

Regulate virtual currency to maintain Hong Kong’s status of financial center

Regulate virtual currency to maintain Hong Kong’s status of financial center

Hong Kong cannot afford to miss the opportunity of a new currency generation when New York and London have already taken their steps. (Photo credit:…

To Carrie Lam: If it was my maiden Policy Address, I would………

To Carrie Lam: If it was my maiden Policy Address, I would………

Dr Rizwan Ullah offers suggestions to the Chief Executive to make every ethnic-monrity policy count. Photo: Dr Ullah with his students (credit: Zubin Foundation)

New Board should take the role of startup financing

New Board should take the role of startup financing

The proposed platform will have to be able promote the growth of the new economy as well as to facilitate startups/SMEs to be truly ‘new’….

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo opposed Hong Kong’s independence movement

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo opposed Hong Kong’s independence movement

Liu Xiaobo’s vision of a democratic China is becoming more and more irrelevant to Hong Kong’s youth amid an ongoing identity crisis. (Original photo credit:…

The responsibility of second generation philanthropists

The responsibility of second generation philanthropists

David Harilela shares his story of continuing and expanding a family tradition of benevolence and social responsibility. Photo credit: The Zubin Foundation

A pressing need to improve quality of death in Hong Kong

A pressing need to improve quality of death in Hong Kong

To rest in peace may not be as easy as it sounds in Hong Kong. Adopting healthtech can be the first step to let more…

HealthTech innovations: The future for the Hospital Authority?

HealthTech innovations: The future for the Hospital Authority?

Despite recent medical blunders hitting the headlines, Hong Kong’s healthcare system is in fact one of the best and most efficient in the world. The…

Embracing innovation to boost our vitality

Embracing innovation to boost our vitality

The opportunities are there to take for those who are willing to change and adapt to innovation and technology. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

Sharing Economy is not a zero sum game

Sharing Economy is not a zero sum game

There is no reason to resist embracing the sharing economy just because traditional businesses are failing to adapt. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

Hong Kong’s Role in Furthering China – India Engagement

Hong Kong’s Role in Furthering China – India Engagement

Sabita Prakash looks back into history and suggests how Hong Kong can remain relevant in the expanding Sino-Indian ties. (Government image: CY Leung (right) greeting…

Diversity: The Education Segregation in Hong Kong

Diversity: The Education Segregation in Hong Kong

Dr Theresa Cunanan calls for a more cohesive and coherent Chinese language curriculum for non-Chinese speaking students to kick-start Harbour Times’ Diversity series in collaboration with…

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy

Japan and Malaysia have shed light on how Hong Kong can utilise the vast Lok Ma Chau Loop. (Photo credit: Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited)

HK 2030+: Can everyone afford to live here?

HK 2030+: Can everyone afford to live here?

Who is going to fill this city of the future? (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

The battle of bidding: Harvard World Model UN 2018 in Hong Kong

The battle of bidding: Harvard World Model UN 2018 in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong bid team is on full gear to bring the WorldMUN to the city.

Ethnic Minorities Firmly on the Election Manifesto

Ethnic Minorities Firmly on the Election Manifesto

Hong Kong changes its approach to CRS in order to avoid being labelled non-compliant by the OECD & the European Union

Hong Kong changes its approach to CRS in order to avoid being labelled non-compliant by the OECD & the European Union

(photo credit: Chris Lusher)

Timothy Peirson-Smith: An early look into Carrie Lam’s administration

Timothy Peirson-Smith: An early look into Carrie Lam’s administration

The CE-elect now has a chance to prove that she is better than her predecessor by first picking her council members wisely.

The Next Five Years: Mission Impossible IV

The Next Five Years: Mission Impossible IV

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