Harminder Singh

Harminder Singh

Harminder is a Hong Kong-based journalist writing on a variety of issues. He spends his free time reading about politics, geo-politics and history. Harminder was previously with ATV as a news anchor and host of Newsline. You can follow him on Twitter @hsingh_hk.

Latest from Harminder Singh

Opinion | ‘Nixon shock’ still a threat to global economy, 50 years on

Nixon’s 1971 decision resulted in a widening wealth gap around the world, irresponsible spending and sky-high asset prices. Hong Kong remains threatened as long as our currency is pegged to the crumbling US dollar and there are no plans in place in case of a currency reset.

Nixon’s 1971 decision resulted in a widening wealth gap around the world, irresponsible spending and sky-high asset prices. Hong Kong remains threatened as long as our currency is pegged to the crumbling US dollar and there are no plans in place in case of a currency reset.

22 Aug 2021 - 11:30PM
Opinion | Horrors of taxes and social justice await Hongkongers fleeing to the West

Do Hong Kong residents leaving the city, or thinking of doing so, know what is really happening in their future homes? Rampant government spending, red tape and demands for equity and social justice threaten to ruin the new life émigrés are seeking.

Do Hong Kong residents leaving the city, or thinking of doing so, know what is really happening in their future homes? Rampant government spending, red tape and demands for equity and social justice threaten to ruin the new life émigrés are seeking.

27 Feb 2021 - 8:15AM
Can Sham Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s oldest and poorest neighbourhoods, take off as the next fashion and design hub?

Sham Shui Po is a densely-packed maze of cramped flats and cheap, colourful wares for sale. But with its rich cultural heritage, plans are afoot to make it a magnet for designers and tourists alike

Sham Shui Po is a densely-packed maze of cramped flats and cheap, colourful wares for sale. But with its rich cultural heritage, plans are afoot to make it a magnet for designers and tourists alike

24 Feb 2018 - 10:02PM
New laws needed to cover content removal requests in Hong Kong, say transparency advocates

Government asked Google to remove content for ‘national security’ reasons – although no law existed to grant such a request

Government asked Google to remove content for ‘national security’ reasons – although no law existed to grant such a request

9 Feb 2018 - 9:11PM
8 Feb 2018 - 9:44PM
Telco regulator confirms Hong Kong mobile numbers will soon start with ‘unlucky’ digit 4

But subscribers could get lines starting with ‘lucky’ digit 8, which will also be among 10.6 million new phone numbers issued to satisfy intense demand

But subscribers could get lines starting with ‘lucky’ digit 8, which will also be among 10.6 million new phone numbers issued to satisfy intense demand

6 Feb 2018 - 2:00PM
Observatory issues third frost warning of year as shivering Hongkongers told warmer weather on the way

Relief from the cold snap is forecast to begin from Wednesday, with daytime temperature highs hovering in the mid to high teens

Relief from the cold snap is forecast to begin from Wednesday, with daytime temperature highs hovering in the mid to high teens

5 Feb 2018 - 9:47PM
Hong Kong’s ‘father of public housing’ Michael Wright dies aged 105

Architect designed the first public housing estates in the city with their own bathrooms and kitchens to give families living in cramped spaces dignity

Architect designed the first public housing estates in the city with their own bathrooms and kitchens to give families living in cramped spaces dignity

31 Jan 2018 - 11:31AM
Hong Kong won’t ban digital currencies but will educate public on risks via campaign

Yet as an open economy, city won’t mean tell investors what to buy and not buy

Yet as an open economy, city won’t mean tell investors what to buy and not buy

6 Feb 2018 - 10:51PM
Fear of risks and too few tech graduates stalling Hong Kong’s smart city ambitions

A survey of over 500 business executives found that 73 per cent of them said the city was falling behind others in technology and innovation

A survey of over 500 business executives found that 73 per cent of them said the city was falling behind others in technology and innovation

29 Jan 2018 - 9:23PM
Teachers free to judge whether to call police before parents when child abuse suspected, Hong Kong welfare minister says

Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong says principals and school management committees ‘misunderstand’ guidelines on reporting abuse

Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong says principals and school management committees ‘misunderstand’ guidelines on reporting abuse

28 Jan 2018 - 10:47PM
28 Jan 2018 - 8:16PM
Contact lenses invented in Hong Kong to correct child myopia will cost 40 per cent less than current treatment

Developed by Polytechnic University researchers, the device is the first of its kind and could slow progression of the condition by up to 60 per cent

Developed by Polytechnic University researchers, the device is the first of its kind and could slow progression of the condition by up to 60 per cent

22 Jan 2018 - 10:04PM
Early rise: The young Hongkonger breaking into baking, aged only 21

After years working from his home kitchen – and graduating from university – Ankrish Gidwani has opened a business to put his passion to good use

After years working from his home kitchen – and graduating from university – Ankrish Gidwani has opened a business to put his passion to good use

20 Jan 2018 - 9:29PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Hong Kong domestic helpers march to demand stronger legal protection against abuse

Workers and local supporters say recently introduced voluntary code of practice does not act as a deterrent to unscrupulous employment agencies.

Workers and local supporters say recently introduced voluntary code of practice does not act as a deterrent to unscrupulous employment agencies.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Hongkongers will soon be able to use phones in place of Octopus cards

Local e-payment giant to offer tap-and-pay functions on newest Samsung phones, as battle with mainland competitors heats up

Local e-payment giant to offer tap-and-pay functions on newest Samsung phones, as battle with mainland competitors heats up

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Cathay Pacific and flight attendants union agree 1 per cent pay rise

Flight attendants union had asked for 3.5 per cent increase but accepts offer affecting 80 per cent of company staff amid restructuring

Flight attendants union had asked for 3.5 per cent increase but accepts offer affecting 80 per cent of company staff amid restructuring

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM