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…

Play by the rules and you can stay, says Hong Kong government on ICOs

Play by the rules and you can stay, says Hong Kong government on ICOs

The government however does not rule out reforming the regulatory regime on “virtual commodities” in the future.

Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community

Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community

Francis Neoton Cheung of Doctoral Exchange puts forward a proposal that combines conventional reclamation and innovative urban planning in bid to address Hong Kong’s long…

Post-Umbrella group launches monitoring campaign in bid to bring substance back to LegCo

Post-Umbrella group launches monitoring campaign in bid to bring substance back to LegCo

Be it low meeting attendance rate or unmet election promises, The 80s Momentum works to make sure that they do not sneak past the public’s…

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address

Business community welcomes “pragmatic and inclusive” proposals in policy address

But the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce warns of “unintentional side effects” by the new government’s housing plans and expresses disappointment over a lack…