This may be nothing more than a public relations exercise. But there’s one thing that concerns both the government and the public — the economic hardships Hong Kong will face in the coming year.
It is not the fault of most media entities that the credibility of the media as a whole is down, but it is up to them to be believable and popular at the same time.
Despite what overseas commentators say, the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy is essential to the success of economic integration between Hong Kong and the mainland.
As a statutory body, I doubt very much whether the Town Planning Board could carry out this balancing ‘mission impossible’.
The traditional banking sector in HK, as well as the rest of the world, is under intense pressure to keep up with digital transformation.
Old-fashioned grocery shopping — buying only what one needs and with every item sold in a measured quantity — may tackle the problem of food waste in Hong Kong.
If you ask him what Hong Kong people contributed to the 1911 Revolution, he will ask you with a puzzled look on his face, “Did we?”
My concern about the demise of HK as a moderate, pragmatic place: the city can only reverse this when it starts healing the deep divisions in society.
These new colonial subjects, now calling themselves ‘localists’, are the most dislocated in our society exactly because of this context.
A local newspaper report said earlier this year that up to 2,000 tons of plastic waste are discarded every day.