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teachers and parents need to keep their tech capabilities up to date to keep up with children and to teach them how to use technology productively and ethically, says Dr Daniel Churchill, associate professor, division of information and technology studies, faculty of education, University of Hong Kong ...
Alibaba (nyse:BABA) will "seriously consider" a listing in Hong Kong, according to founder Jack Ma, in response to an invitation from the financial hub's leader asking the company to do so. Alibaba held its record $25B public float in New York in 2014 after Hong Kong refused to accept its governance ...

In other words, if you are serving, or want to serve, as a public official in the incendiary political kitchen that is present-day Hong Kong, more likely than not your job will be to manage the out of control fire burning at the heart of the SAR until such times as the tinder box of contradictions at the heart of "one ...
Hong Kong stocks advanced on Tuesday, breaking the 31,000 level on gains from Tencent Holdings and Chinese insurers. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.4 per cent, or 111.88 points, to 31,011.41, marking the 11th straight day of gains in its best run since 1999. It is just shy of the record high hit in October ...
Hong Kong's High Court on Tuesday began hearing the case of three transgender men challenging the government's requirement for them to undergo a full sex change before their local identity cards are amended to state they are male. The applicants are seeking a judicial review over the Commissioner ...
Representatives from a school principals' association and a social worker group have called for more help from the Hong Kong government, such as clearer guidelines and training for staff, following the shocking revelations of a five-year-old child dying from alleged child abuse last week. On Saturday, the ...
A former Hong Kong government official pleaded not guilty in New York on Monday to federal charges that he tried to bribe Chad's president and Uganda's foreign minister in exchange for oil rights for a Chinese energy company. The former official, Chi Ping Patrick Ho, and a former foreign minister of ...
"We will definitely seriously consider the Hong Kong market," Alibaba founder Jack Ma said Tuesday. Hong Kong is now set to allow dual-class shares under rule changes to be proposed by the city's stock exchange. analysts said that an Alibaba listing in Hong Kong could help drive more funds from the ...
Seoul: The crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in November for transferring oil to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, customs officials said Saturday. The Lighthouse Winmore, which was chartered by ...
Bigger tax breaks will be given to young Hongkongers who join a medical insurance scheme recognised by the city's health authority under a new plan to be announced early next year, the Post has learned. While the government will not change the current tax base of two million taxpayers, the Food and ...
"Keith came out with the Duke of Buccleuch, a prominent supporter of the Panmure House restoration campaign," says Andrew Burns, manager of the management office of Hong Kong's Bank of East Asia (BEA). "His great-great-great-grandfather was mentored and taught by Adam Smith and he regaled us ...
"There are many reasons property in Hong Kong remains among the most expensive in the world. But bringing in modern building methods and modernising or re-designing the city's approvals process could reduce costs significantly," said John Webb, market director of built environment Asia at Aurecon, ...
Poverty alleviation work by the Hong Kong government to help the city's underprivileged children has been a consistent failure in 2017, according to marks handed out by a community group. But the Society for Community Organisation also said that housing problems among poor children had seen the ...
A localist who planned to declare he was running in a Hong Kong by-election was abruptly banned from using a venue on a university campus on Saturday. City University, the intended host for the event, said venue booking rules stated activities could not contain personal, commercial or political elements.
It won't surprise anyone to hear that Hong Kong doesn't top the list of the world's quietest places, coming 34th out of 50 cities included in a 2017 survey. Zurich, in Switzerland, quietly took the top honour, with Vienna, in Austria, gently padding into the second spot, while Guangzhou crashed home in last ...

Hong Kong weathered several storms - both literal and figurative - this year with the city struck by a super typhoon and a series of political crises. Four more elected lawmakers were cast out of office, joining the two stripped of their seats in an oath-taking Saga last year, while a new cabinet led by chief ...
For the powers that be in Tamar, resolution No 1 should be to show the people of Hong Kong you are always on their side, and willing to take on vested interests where required. The long delay in reforming the Medical Council was outrageous. Not taking on the taxi cartel amounts to abdication.
A group of senior citizens were taken for a ride on Saturday - but it was all for a worthy cause. The 29 single or mostly stay-at-home residents - the eldest among them is set to celebrate her 100th birthday in two months - went for a free ride on the observation wheel at Hong Kong's Central waterfront, ...
Facts don't change people's minds, emotions do. And emotions are running high in Hong Kong among young people insecure about their future, especially where their careers are concerned. I meet many of them. A new year should bring more enlightened and positive attitudes. And unlike others, Hong ...
Hong Kong records smashed in year of weather extremes ... to the World Meteorological Organisation, we look back on how Hong Kong weathered a year of torrid heat, pounding typhoons and lashing thunderstorms. ... The Observatory said 2017 was one of Hong Kong's warmest years on record.
South Korea says it's holding a Hong Kong-flagged ship and its crew for allegedly violating U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel. The Lighthouse Winmore is believed to have transferred about 600 tons of refined petroleum products to the North Korean ship, the Sam Jong 2, in October, ...
Check out the OPod, a tiny apartment built inside a concrete water pipe. The goal with it is simple, says architect James Law: to utilize "leftover space" between buildings in Hong Kong, a city with limited land and a constant housing shortage. It's not the first attempt in Hong Kong to find housing solutions in ...
In Hong Kong, it's never too early to don your down jacket. Moncler, the luxury brand known for its high-end down jackets, threw a lavish party ...
Hong Kong secondary school pupils placed third in a worldwide ranking on collaborative problem-solving skills, according to results ...
Hong Kong - Home may be where the heart is, but in Hong Kong it comes at a record price -- more than $71 million for a single apartment.
Hong Kong budget hotels in non-core areas are keen to join other investors to convert their underperforming properties into co-living spaces, ...
Hong Kong's financial secretary said on Tuesday that he wanted researchers from the city who go to the mainland to develop new technology ...
A 19-year-old Greek model was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport on Monday after cocaine with an estimated street value of HK$2.4 ...
With Hong Kong charts dominated by Cantopop and mainstream artists such as Taylor Swift, Clockenflap has been key in diversifying the ...
Hong Kong attracted the most property investment in Asia in the first half of 2017, according to a latest annual property report from PwC.
The offering, the third largest by an internet business in Hong Kong this year, has been oversubscribed 560 times by retail bidders, with ...
Hong Kong will not rush to adopt a new measurement of high blood pressure set by the American Heart Association, a health official has said.
(RTTNews.com) - The Hong Kong stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last 10 trading days since ...
Thanks to Hong Kong engineers you may soon be able to wash your hands of laundry forever - and it was all inspired by a tiny insect.
DHL Express, one of the biggest express services providers in the world, said on Tuesday that it would invest HK$2.9 billion (US$371 million) ...
Members of a union for Filipino domestic helpers in Hong Kong staged a rally outside the Philippine consulate in Admiralty on Wednesday, ...
A senior official for the government of Hong Kong has said blockchain could bolster China's ongoing efforts to significantly expand its trade ...
Hong Kong - The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in ...
Unless you want to live in the middle of nowhere, it can be all but impossible to rent a flat in Hong Kong for under HK$10,000 a month.
Hong Kong fans again defied the threat of punishment from the Asian football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday when they jeered the Chinese ...
Hong Kong police are searching for two male robbers who threatened a 36-year-old man with a weapon and took his HK$160,000 watch and ...
Having worked for 13 years in Hong Kong, she was terrified that her employer would fire her, jeopardising her future and that of her unborn ...
A Hong Kong mother embroiled in a row with a mainland Chinese school over the mysterious death of her daughter, 18, three years ago has ...
However in Hong Kong, its previous base, the regulatory authorities ... Hong Kong made a fuss when HSBC moved to London, but it rather ...
Sensing my irritation at being dragged into his quest to discover what makes today's Hong Kong tick, he went for broke: "OK, OK … if this place ...
Cathay Pacific Airways dropped in Hong Kong after Qatar Airways agreed to buy a stake to become the Hong Kong-based carrier's third ...
The campus of Malvern College Hong Kong (MCHK) is located adjacent to the Hong Kong science Park and the scenic Tolo Harbour.
It may sound futuristic, but a Hong Kong think tank has suggested this could be an efficient solution to the city's housing shortage and sky-high ...


 

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