Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Market can be better judge of good ideas than government, new innovation chief admits

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Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Promoting new ideas in Hong Kong requires more than the government, says Alfred Sit, the new secretary for innovation and technology. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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