Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing

Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing

The plan to move Uber’s Asia-Pacific HQ to Hong Kong is a vote of confidence to a city that still needs to take steps towards…

Take-out won’t take away food sector’s pandemic woes

Take-out won’t take away food sector’s pandemic woes

The government proves out of touch with the struggles of small and medium-sized restaurants with its anti-epidemic policies. Photo: Local restaurant in Hong Kong by…

Hong Kong’s COVID-19 relief measures may leave “little Fintech guys” behind

Hong Kong’s COVID-19 relief measures may leave “little Fintech guys” behind

Financial aid for the pandemic may not be providing help where it’s really needed for the IT sector, but direct funds are still crucial. Photo:…

Historic HK$137.5 billion relief package leaves out the laid off

Historic HK$137.5 billion relief package leaves out the laid off

Despite the massive package, the billions going into relief measures won’t save sacked employees. Photo: Diane Robert

Amendment bill to ban heated tobacco products may go up in smoke

Amendment bill to ban heated tobacco products may go up in smoke

Podcast: Heated tobacco products may offer a less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes, but Hong Kong isn’t ready to embrace them just yet. Podcast host…

HK Experts make top picks on tech policy in 2020

HK Experts make top picks on tech policy in 2020

Tech experts make their picks on what policies they want to see Hong Kong’s government address in 2020.

LegCo’s Christopher Cheung suggestion sparks accusation of condoning capital controls

LegCo’s Christopher Cheung suggestion sparks accusation of condoning capital controls

LegCo member suggestion to counter protester plans prompts immediate blowback from think tank, legislator. Photo credit: Christopher Cheung from Wikimedia Commons

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Measures are also underway in bid to turn Hong Kong into a more tech-friendly city. (Photo: From left to right: Dr Amen Ra Mashariki, Dr Winnie…

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))

Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds

Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds

The Uber-commissioned study also claims that traffic congestion would drop by 90% in the most ideal case with ridesharing, but some from the audience are…