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Government's role in shaping Hong Kong's economy should be limited, despite what Leung Chun-ying says
Above all, we must build a sustainable pension scheme for Hong Kong

Hong Kong faces an ageing society and, by 2018, a shrinking workforce. It is our responsibility to work out a plan for managing both.

30 Sep 2014 - 1:39AM

Hong Kong faces an ageing society and, by 2018, a shrinking workforce. It is our responsibility to work out a plan for managing both.

Above all, we must build a sustainable pension scheme for Hong Kong
Limiting mainland visitors counters Hong Kong's open doors policy

Few places in the world are so confident and so well positioned for the future as to be able to seriously consider deliberately damaging nearly 5 per cent of the economy.

30 Jul 2014 - 4:41AM

Few places in the world are so confident and so well positioned for the future as to be able to seriously consider deliberately damaging nearly 5 per cent of the economy.

Limiting mainland visitors counters Hong Kong's open doors policy
Beware the unintended consequences of property-cooling measures

John Mauldin, a US financial expert, wrote recently about the annual Darwin Awards, given out "to honour fools who kill themselves accidentally and remove themselves from the human gene pool".

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

John Mauldin, a US financial expert, wrote recently about the annual Darwin Awards, given out "to honour fools who kill themselves accidentally and remove themselves from the human gene pool".

Beware the unintended consequences of property-cooling measures
Legislation on standard hours won’t solve problem of a long working day

Standard working hours will not, we believe, alleviate the problem of excessively long hours, and legislation risks lowering the flexibility of the labour market, as well as constraining Hong Kong's competitiveness and economic development.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Standard working hours will not, we believe, alleviate the problem of excessively long hours, and legislation risks lowering the flexibility of the labour market, as well as constraining Hong Kong's competitiveness and economic development.

Legislation on standard hours won’t solve problem of a long working day
The simple maths behind Hong Kong's rising job vacancies

An acute labour shortage in certain sectors is hurting our competiveness and undermining Hong Kong's economic growth. We have the necessary tools to fix this problem, but lack the will to act. That needs to change, or Hong Kong will underperform as the global economy improves.

15 Jul 2013 - 3:14AM

An acute labour shortage in certain sectors is hurting our competiveness and undermining Hong Kong's economic growth. We have the necessary tools to fix this problem, but lack the will to act. That needs to change, or Hong Kong will underperform as the global economy improves.

The simple maths behind Hong Kong's rising job vacancies
It's time to invest in city's small businesses
Legislation can't fix problems of long working hours

The fact that we are one of the world's top two or three business centres is due to our flexible, diligent and savvy entrepreneurial work ethic that is admired the world over. We don't just get the job done; we do it better than most.

16 Aug 2013 - 4:09AM

The fact that we are one of the world's top two or three business centres is due to our flexible, diligent and savvy entrepreneurial work ethic that is admired the world over. We don't just get the job done; we do it better than most.

Legislation can't fix problems of long working hours
Class action lawsuits not suited to Hong Kong

It is argued by some that Hong Kong needs a class action system, which will give people better access to justice and consumers a fairer share of settlements. And the argument is made, of course, that other jurisdictions have, or are introducing, class action, so why not Hong Kong?

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

It is argued by some that Hong Kong needs a class action system, which will give people better access to justice and consumers a fairer share of settlements. And the argument is made, of course, that other jurisdictions have, or are introducing, class action, so why not Hong Kong?

Class action lawsuits not suited to Hong Kong