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Economy

No Easy Path: Reinvigorating Hong Kong for the Greater Bay Area Initiative

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hong Kong must implement its Northern Metropolis Development Strategy to dovetail with the mainland’s Greater Bay Area initiative.

Health

How to Develop Hong Kong into a Biomedical Hub with Systems Thinking

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

China’s National 14th Five-Year Plan positions Hong Kong as a global innotech hub, with biotechnology identified as one of the city’s most promising sectors.

Money

Do Carbon Risks Matter for Hong Kong Equity Prices?

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Investors are much less willing to pay a premium for shares of firms with low carbon risk.

Economy

What China’s Greater Bay Area Can Learn from Silicon Valley’s Challenges

Thursday, August 4, 2022

How can China’s Greater Bay Area avoid falling victim to the same pitfalls as Silicon Valley?

Covid-19

Beyond Hong Kong’s Covid-19 Fifth Wave: Coping with the Coronavirus

Friday, July 15, 2022

Recommendations for Hong Kong to move towards hybrid immunity and return to normalcy.

Economy

Chinese City, Global Hub: Hong Kong’s Future in China’s Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The success of the GBA depends on a range of factors from resolving corporate cultural clashes to working around the geopolitical climate.

Covid-19

China’s Omicron Conundrum: Stress Test for the Zero-Covid Strategy

Thursday, March 24, 2022

China faces difficult weeks and months in its struggle to get to the point where it can contemplate treating the coronavirus as endemic.

Covid-19

Riding Out Hong Kong’s Omicron Storm: The Consequences of Inaction

Thursday, March 17, 2022

What can Hong Kong do to manage through the crisis, reopen and cope with possible future waves of the coronavirus?

Covid-19

The Road to Reopening Hong Kong

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The government should introduce a vaccine pass by March 2022. Here is why.

Covid-19

The International Pandemic Preparedness Treaty and an Emerging Digital Divide

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Pandemic preparedness should include a range of digital health capabilities with a view to minimizing the digital divide.

Health

The Wild Boar and Us: Taking on the Public-Health Risks

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The proliferation of wild boar in Hong Kong, mainland China and worldwide is prompting policies to control them and head off a potentially major threat to human health.

Covid-19

Why I Left Hong Kong: The Hidden Crisis of Covid-19

Thursday, November 25, 2021

A personal reflection on leaving Hong Kong due to its public-health policies and the pressures they imposed.

Media, Science & the Arts

Welcome to the Museums of Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The arts and culture sector can lead the way in healing the world after the pandemic and bridging divides.

Economy

The OECD Has Brokered a Global Tax Agreement – Should Asian Countries Care?

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?

Media, Science & the Arts

Sense and Sensitivities: China and Hollywood at Odds in the Cinema World

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Hollywood’s relationship with China — a marriage of convenience headed for divorce over irreconcilable differences.

Population & Society

Return of the Returnees?: Dual Citizenship and Hong Kong’s Global Talent Base

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The passage of the national security law and China's suppression of the democratic movement in Hong Kong could mean the end of the supply of global talent.

Geopolitics

An Asian Century Is A Long Way Off

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Asia's economies cannot sustain high growth forever, social tensions are increasing and ageing government leaders lack the capacity to cope with critical challenges.

Economy

What Next for Hong Kong-United States Trade?

Thursday, October 22, 2020

The decision by the United States that Hong Kong products must be labelled Made in China has sparked alarms. Here's what Hong Kong might be able to do in response.