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Why the Hong Kong government can't buy its way to an innovative tech scene - South China Morning Post

The Hong Kong public should be familiar with the rhetoric, if not the efforts, of successive administrations to drive innovation, often seen as the holy grail of economic development. The latest push came in the form of a HK$17 billion package in this ...and more »

Hong Kong's umbrella movement spawns new political party - The Guardian

Demosisto party, founded by some of the leaders of 2014 protests, aims to fight against perceived attempts by China to erode region's autonomy. Tom Phillips in Beijing. Sun 10 Apr 2016 05.54 EDT Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 18.27 EST. Share on ...and more »

Why Hong Kong's banks aren't interested in your business - Hong Kong Free Press

The whole of the Hong Kong commentariat – or at least that segment of it which likes banks and the Hong Kong government – has been churning out explanations for Joshua Wong's mysterious difficulty in opening a bank account at HSBC. As often happens ...and more »

Hong Kong independence not feasible ... for now, says new pro-democracy group Demosisto - South China Morning Post

Demosisto, a new party launched on Sunday by student activists who co-led the Occupy sit-ins in 2014, has pledged to advocate self-determination for Hong Kong and plans to field two lists of candidates in the upcoming Legislative Council polls. The new ...and more »

The Helper is on the way: Hong Kong film about migrant workers gets closer to completion - South China Morning Post

In August last year filmmaker Joanna Bowers hosted a dinner party to celebrate months of hard work putting together a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a documentary about domestic helpers in Hong Kong. At midnight she went online, hit the button ...and more »

They're young, vocal and very, very determined ... but how do Hong Kong's newest political parties differ? - South China Morning Post

Two new groups that share a firm belief in self-determination for Hong Kong will be running head-to-head in the Legislative Council elections in September because of differences over protest tactics. While Demosisto and Youngspiration agree that ...and more »

Dim sum has bright future in Hong Kong despite decline in chef numbers, say industry insiders - South China Morning Post

WATCH Bernice Chan learn how to make dim sum. Fong Li-hing holds a cleaver parallel to the kitchen counter and pushes the blade down on a tiny ball of dough, turning it into a round, almost paper-thin wrapper for har gau, or shrimp dumplings. He adds ...and more »

Criticism of Hong Kong's proposed third runway should be based on facts - South China Morning Post

In February this year, the Town Planning Board completed its review of the draft outline zoning plan supporting a three-runway system at Hong Kong International Airport and agreed to submit it to the Chief Executive in Council for approval. This will ...and more »

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Launches New Political Party - TIME

Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong student activist who emerged as a figurehead of the city's pro-democracy protest movement in 2014, has launched a new political party to demand further political reforms to counterbalance mainland Chinese rule. The party ...and more »

More Hong Kong people receive cold calls, but many hang up without listening to the message, according to survey - South China Morning Post

The number of people who receive cold calls is on the rise, but more are now hanging up before they hear the message, according to a survey conducted by a consultant commissioned by the government. The survey conducted last year covered 1,004 Hong Kong ...and more »