Pedestrians walk in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on December 17, 2015. Hong Kong's de facto central bank on December 17 raised its base interest rate after the US Federal Reserve announced its first rate increase in more than nine years in a landmark move signaling the US has finally moved beyond the 2008 crisis. AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE

Hong Kong needs a tech upgrade to diversify its ailing economy

Winnie Tang says the government should use the upcoming policy address and budget to turn Hong Kong into a smarter city, boost IT education and create more favourable conditions for entrepreneurs, for starters

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Pedestrians walk in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on December 17, 2015. Hong Kong's de facto central bank on December 17 raised its base interest rate after the US Federal Reserve announced its first rate increase in more than nine years in a landmark move signaling the US has finally moved beyond the 2008 crisis. AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE
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