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.
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.

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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

24 Feb 2018 - 10:02PM

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

Can Sham Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s oldest and poorest neighbourhoods, take off as the next fashion and design hub?
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

9 Feb 2018 - 9:11PM

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

New laws needed to cover content removal requests in Hong Kong, say transparency advocates
Consumer watchdog calls for better government protection after surge in Hong Kong online shopping complaints
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

6 Feb 2018 - 2:00PM

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

Telco regulator confirms Hong Kong mobile numbers will soon start with ‘unlucky’ digit 4 
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

5 Feb 2018 - 9:47PM

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

Observatory issues third frost warning of year as shivering Hongkongers told warmer weather on the way
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

31 Jan 2018 - 11:31AM

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

Hong Kong’s ‘father of public housing’ Michael Wright dies aged 105
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

6 Feb 2018 - 10:51PM

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

Hong Kong won’t ban digital currencies but will educate public on risks via campaign
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

29 Jan 2018 - 9:23PM

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

Fear of risks and too few tech graduates stalling Hong Kong’s smart city ambitions
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

28 Jan 2018 - 10:47PM

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

Teachers free to judge whether to call police before parents when child abuse suspected, Hong Kong welfare minister says
Hong Kong travellers slow to embrace Uber or Airbnb services abroad, survey finds
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

22 Jan 2018 - 10:04PM

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

Contact lenses invented in Hong Kong to correct child myopia will cost 40 per cent less than current treatment
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

20 Jan 2018 - 9:29PM

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

Early rise: The young Hongkonger breaking into baking, aged only 21
Disputed relocation of Hong Kong fabric hawkers sees breakthrough as minister offers to include stalls in new fashion hub
Signal failure shuts down MTR’s East Rail Line
Canada can learn from Hong Kong’s tax system, commerce chamber chief says
More to the economy than finding next Google or Facebook, Hong Kong’s small business owners say
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.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

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

Hong Kong domestic helpers march to demand stronger legal protection against abuse
Hongkongers are going big on bitcoin, but some don’t understand what they are getting into
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park announces HK$234.4 million deficit along with 9 per cent fee increase
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

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

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

Hongkongers will soon be able to use phones in place of Octopus cards
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

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

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

Cathay Pacific and flight attendants union agree 1 per cent pay rise
Hong Kong private sector grows for third straight month, key index shows
Hong Kong to be one of world’s earliest adopters of 5G technology
Its sense of duty aside, can Britain play a relevant role in Hong Kong’s efforts to preserve its autonomy?
Annual holiday helps Hong Kong’s retail sector maintain strong run
Despite Joko Widodo pledge, Indonesian domestic helpers are still coming to Hong Kong
Six Hong Kong tour groups stranded in Bali as Mount Agung threatens to erupt
Replace Central Market with an ‘oasis’, Hong Kong district councillor urges amid unclear government plans
Number of unlicensed Hong Kong guest houses doubles over past five years
Hong Kong’s bitcoin businesses suffer after local bank accounts frozen