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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong as a knowledge-based economy?

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by ALAN LUNG

    ... the success factors of Silicon Valley. The proposed "Beijing-Guangdong-Hong Kong Knowledge Corridor" hopes to maximise our external economy of scale by linking it to Beijing's strength ... Alan Lung Alan Lung says people everywhere- except in Hong Kong- recognise our ability and unique position to develop a thriving knowledge-based economy Matter of fact The story ought ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... the express train to expansion. Or they can sacrifice modernity and progress to save jobs. The debate is livelier in industrialised economies than in emerging and developing ones, but it is relevant ... recession, which was triggered by mismanagement of the financial sector. Yet many economies have bounced back, along with corporate profits. The most recent divergence between productivity ...

  3. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... the move went against "free economy and competition" but you have to look into the ugly details of how much inconvenience and trouble those taxi-booking apps have caused, especially ...

  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Guangzhou army officer suspended over assault on flight attendant

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Move follows public anger at perceived official cover-up of assault on flight attendant Army officer suspended amid air rage probe An army officer who allegedly assaulted a flight attendant has been suspended from duty following p ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COMPETITIVENESS

    Hong Kong firms call for flexibility in tech fund to keep ahead of mainland rivals

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... in Guangdong. They called on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to ease restrictions under the Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Co-operation Funding Scheme (TCFS), which was established by governments ... of the TCFS, which is usually a local research institution. The TCFS was jointly set up by the Guangdong and Hong Kong governments in 2004. Its purpose is to promote research collaboration, especially ...

  6. The race is on among economies to foster a culture of creation

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... play a driving role. How should governments think about promoting innovation in our economy and business? Miller and Cote suggest six broad public policy considerations. The first is to create ...

  7. City's e-economy valued at HK$100b- 5.9pc of GDP

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam The government has been criticised for failing to nurture a significant part of Hong Kong's wealth after a study found the internet-based economy is worth almost HK$100 ... billion in 2009, a figure that is likely to be higher now. Its report, 'The Connected Harbour: how the internet is transforming Hong Kong's economy', included input from more than ...

  8. Firm pushes ahead with nuclear power plant in Guangdong's last forest reserve

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group opened the project office for its new 50 billion yuan (HK$56.7 billion) nuclear power plant in Shaoguan, northern Guangdong, on Saturday. ... the biggest forest in Guangdong and provides drinking water for the Pearl River Delta. ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong keeps innovation lead in Asia

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:28am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez in Hong Kong Despite lingering weakness in the economy, Hong Kong has retained its position in the top-10 global rankings of leading markets for innovation. The city also sits ... of the innovation capability of 142 economies worldwide. It looks at a range of criteria, including institutions, human capital and research, infrastructure and knowledge and technology outputs. “Innovation ...

  10. Guangdong's main cities to go Wi-fi by 2010

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Wireless internet services will be available in Guangdong's main urban centres by 2010 in an effort to make the Pearl River Delta more competitive. The Guangdong ... airports, commercial buildings, shopping malls and hotels. Guangdong has lagged behind other urban centres in the race to instal wireless networks. Last month, China Telecom announced plans to spend ...




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