Ping Guo, Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, demonstrating a prototype of a self-levitating device at CUHK on 9 October 2017. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Try this for an idea: Hong Kong’s fiscal surplus gives us the ability to cut taxes and spur innovation

With HK$2 trillion in surplus, it’s ridiculous to talk of saving money for the proverbial 'rainy day'. Cutting taxes would spur people to devote their intellectual powers to innovation in ways that we cannot imagine.

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Ping Guo, Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, demonstrating a prototype of a self-levitating device at CUHK on 9 October 2017. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
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