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"The major policies of the central government towards Hong Kong have never changed - to my knowledge, they have not changed since the ...
It is fashionable to bemoan the lack of reform in Hong Kong, in everything from housing to ... One is money, and the government has plenty of it.
And now he runs a Hong Kong startup to try to improve how ... Hong Kong's government has been throwing resources at the technology.

[Hong Kong] Universities have become the latest battleground over ... saying he believed the move came under pressure from the government.
A group of real estate experts and architects in Hong Kong have called on the government to have a better vision and plan for the site of the ...
Weeks before Alex Chow was set to attend UC Berkeley in the fall, he was arrested by Hong Kong government officials for his lead role in ...
Hong Kong: In the world's most expensive housing market, there is an ... The government has said that this in part is because of the city's hilly ...
Hong Kong government launches USD 256 million Innovation and technology Venture Fund for co-investment in growth-stage startups.
air pollution persists in Hong Kong despite the government's efforts to reduce it. Though the levels of some pollutants are measurably falling, ...
Beijing's chief representative in Hong Kong, a veteran known for his firm stance against the central government's critics, will return to the capital ...
... flees to Hong Kong as government cracks down on cryptocurrencies ... conference has suddenly jumped from China's capital to Hong Kong ...
The Hong Kong government has launched a HK$2 billion ($256 million) Innovation and technology Venture Fund (ITVF) to stimulate interest ...
"As the largest landholder and manager in Hong Kong, the ... take up large swathes of government land as their own and for a private garden.".
In 2009 the Hong Kong government, after long discussion, decided to introduce the Plastic Bag Levy - by charging 50 cents to consumers who ...

pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have accused their government of beginning a "brainwashing" process in the city's schools by sliding ...
And Beijing may now have also reined in the last independent branch of government -- the traditionally staunchly independent Hong Kong ...
That alone allows the Singapore government to continue to be ... unique political system and social grounds, hardly to be found in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (CNN) Sir David Tang, the socialite, commentator and founder ... "Our government has been growing apart from the people of Hong ...
... at financial leaders' forum in new push by Hong Kong government ... A contentious proposal to allow dual share listings on Hong Kong's ...
CONDEMNATION of the ruling on August 17th by Hong Kong's Court of Appeal, ... The Hong Kong government is satisfied with the outcome.
Hong Kong's government Flying Service started sending helicopters after getting an alert about a grounded cargo vessel at 1.45pm, four hours ...
Three years after the 79-day Occupy protests calling for greater democracy in Hong Kong, the young leaders of the movement are going to jail.
The Hong Kong government is seeking legal advice to claim damages from the owners of two vessels which collided on Thursday, causing ...
They are all from the opposition to Hong Kong's unelected government. Lau and Law are newly elected, sent into the Legco by the unprecedented anti-establishment wave of the September elections, which saw one in four voters choose 'radical' candidates ...
The Hong Kong government lost two computers containing personal data of all registered voters in the city. These include names, addresses and identity card numbers.
Leung was asked on Tuesday if the timing of such an action would make the public feel the government was putting Lam in an embarrassing situation.
The Centre for Food Safety on Tuesday night said the revised ban would come into effect immediately after food hygiene certification was provided to Hong Kong authorities. A centre spokesman said Brazil had provided the Hong Kong government ...
On 22 March, 2017, Bright Hong Kong hosted a morning session led by Professor Ngaire Woods to discuss the way out for the seemingly outphasing concept which had served world economies so well for the past decades by generating wealth that lifted ...
It is not just the Hong Kong government that has tried to discourage walking on escalators. Japanese officials launched a "no walk campaign" in 2015, encouraging people to stand still on both sides of the escalator.
The government will no longer turn a blind eye to short-term rental contracts on vacant land as part of a crackdown on illegal occupation, according to a landmark policy change by the Lands Department.
Ministers in the incoming administration will "be in charge of their own work" rather than rely on the central government's officials in the city to push their agenda, Hong Kong's chief executive-elect pledged as she sought to distinguish herself from ...
entrepreneurs have discovered that Hong Kong has a robust and international financial center and is close to China's Shenzhen manufacturing hub of electronics, said Leung, who directs Hong Kong's government efforts in promoting U.S. and Hong Kong ...
A Hong Kong-based firm is to help run one of the biggest rail franchises in the UK, the government has announced. MTR, which operates the Hong Kong Metro, has been awarded the franchise along with First Group to run South West Trains (SWT) for seven ...
The Hong Kong Legislative Council debated a government plan to phase out the city's ivory trade within a five-year period on Monday.
The Registration and Electoral Office (REO) confirmed on Monday evening that it lost two computers containing the personal data of all 3.7 million registered ...
Two consultancy firms - Mott MacDonald Hong Kong and CTA Consultants - have been temporarily suspended from bidding for government projects after they were found to have disclosed confidential population and employment data to outsiders.
The Chinese central government will have the final say in appointing Hong Kong's next leader, but with her widely-reported support from Beijing, Mrs Lam is virtually guaranteed the top job despite lagging behind Mr Tsang in popularity polls.
Quite rightly, the idea of Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong became policy and there is no problem with local people occupying the most senior government positions, but the increasing lack of individuals with overseas experience within the civil ...
Lawmakers must commit to investing in cycling infrastructure projects instead of just "paying lip service" to eco-friendly policies, a campaign group has warned.
Calls for better government supervision of nursing homes and greater protection of vulnerable victims' legal rights were made last October as a former superintendent at the home for the mentally disabled walked free after a woman under his care was ...
But Brazil's Consul General in Hong Kong, Piragibe dos Santos Tarrago, called the ban "too harsh", saying the Hong Kong government should target the only company in Brazil linked to the contamination instead of five. "Of the five exporters trading with ...
The delegation will first visit the Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority (URA) to gain insight on how the government agency has managed to revive dilapidated urban areas such as the now bustling Kwun Tong Town Centre.
This year's Hong Kong fair takes place at a time of unusual political tension, with Brexit, President Trump and rising nationalism acting as counterwinds to the churning, interconnected global economy that an enterprise like Art Basel tries to harness ...
China's communist government has little truck with democracy. One of the few places where it does tolerate elections is Hong Kong, the former British colony that was returned to its control 20 years ago. Under a policy called "one country, two systems ...
"Hong Kong's property market has seen a roller coster year in 2016," Lui Che-woo, chairman of K Wah International Holdings and a property-to-gambling magnate, said at its annual result briefing on Tuesday.
A woman cries as she speaks next to fellow Wang Chau residents during a protest outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong March 18, 2017. - AFP picHONG KONG, March 21 - Ko Oi-sum's simple village home on the northwestern edge of Hong ...
The government has enacted measures to curb property prices by raising taxes, by penalising trading, and by taxing non-residents.


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