Janet Pau

Janet Pau

Janet Pau is programme director of the Asia Business Council. She leads the council’s research and member initiatives on current and emerging issues that affect Asia's business and policy developments. She is co-author, with Mark Clifford, of the book "Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation". Previously, she was manager at A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council in Washington, D.C. She obtained a BA from Yale University and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

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The View | No wonder Hongkongers are frustrated when the system is so unequal, unaffordable and uncaring

Hong Kong’s youth and its middle class no longer believe in upward mobility and see little but more competition ahead. Facing economic insecurity and disconnect from older generations, they turn to protests as a way of belonging.

17 Sep 2019 - 10:23PM

Hong Kong’s youth and its middle class no longer believe in upward mobility and see little but more competition ahead. Facing economic insecurity and disconnect from older generations, they turn to protests as a way of belonging.

No wonder Hongkongers are frustrated when the system is so unequal, unaffordable and uncaring
The View | As the US-China trade war bites, Hong Kong’s economic survival rests on its liberal values

Hong Kong must trim its dependence on its services sector, accelerate research and development, and open up new growth paths — and key to its economic survival are its fundamental values of personal and judicial freedoms.

18 Jun 2019 - 10:35PM

Hong Kong must trim its dependence on its services sector, accelerate research and development, and open up new growth paths — and key to its economic survival are its fundamental values of personal and judicial freedoms.

As the US-China trade war bites, Hong Kong’s economic survival rests on its liberal values
Opinion | Chinese tech companies should focus on conquering the world from Shenzhen, as hostility increases abroad

Given the hostile investment environment overseas, it’s time for Chinese tech players to go back to the Greater Bay Area and focus on winning the global race for technological supremacy from its home base.

18 Dec 2018 - 10:24PM

Given the hostile investment environment overseas, it’s time for Chinese tech players to go back to the Greater Bay Area and focus on winning the global race for technological supremacy from its home base.

Chinese tech companies should focus on conquering the world from Shenzhen, as hostility increases abroad
Opinion | Hong Kong can retain its special status with the US if it cultivates its differences from mainland China

As the trade war and a US report raise questions about how Hong Kong will be treated, it must strengthen its role as a guardian of global norms by safeguarding the rule of law, intellectual property protections, financial market expertise and academic freedom.

23 Nov 2018 - 6:00PM

As the trade war and a US report raise questions about how Hong Kong will be treated, it must strengthen its role as a guardian of global norms by safeguarding the rule of law, intellectual property protections, financial market expertise and academic freedom.

Hong Kong can retain its special status with the US if it cultivates its differences from mainland China
Artificial intelligence will change the job market and Hong Kong isn’t ready

Hong Kong is behind its Asian neighbours in how well it is preparing for artificial intelligence, as well as how flexibly its job market will respond to automation.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Hong Kong is behind its Asian neighbours in how well it is preparing for artificial intelligence, as well as how flexibly its job market will respond to automation.

Artificial intelligence will change the job market and Hong Kong isn’t ready
As Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam must lead the charge against gender barriers in the workplace
Two forces of change that threaten Hong Kong jobs
Hong Kong should turn its creativity into a new engine of growth
Lack of opportunities in Hong Kong creating a generation without hope

Many of Hong Kong's young generation have been cleared off the streets in the Occupy Central movement. The future path they face is uncertain.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:20AM

Many of Hong Kong's young generation have been cleared off the streets in the Occupy Central movement. The future path they face is uncertain.

Lack of opportunities in Hong Kong creating a generation without hope