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Virus outbreak shakes up offices
The post-COVID-19 workplace will be very different from the workplaces that went before.
6 July 2020
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Early responders fight pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has given Hong Kong a chance to cement its reputation as a city full of nimble, innovative firms which can adapt rapidly to changing circumstances.
29 June 2020
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Pandemic brings responsible trade to fore
The COVID-19 outbreak has led countries worldwide to re-examine their supply chains and trading relationships.
22 June 2020
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Tourism turns green
Consumers are expected to travel with more purpose and sensitivity towards the health of people and planet when tourism resumes following the COVID-19 outbreak.
15 June 2020
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Fine dining embraces changes
Named Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2015, chef Vicky Lau runs a Hong Kong restaurant that has been awarded one Michelin star every year since 2013.
8 June 2020
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Head-hunting goes digital
With meet-and-greets, face-to-face interviews and networking events key to its business, the recruitment industry could have been knocked sideways by the COVID-19 outbreak.
1 June 2020
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Rebuilding after outbreak
The annual International Construction Cost Index (ICC) by global design and consultancy organisation Arcadis indicated that social unrest in the second half of 2019 and COVID-19 this year have hit the construction industry hard, while environmentally friendly practices need to be more widely integrated to ensure a carbon-neutral future.
25 May 2020
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Consumer shake-up here to stay
Consumer habits tend to change over time but the COVID-19 outbreak has forced consumers to reconfigure their lives, habits and spending at a speed and scale the world has never seen.
18 May 2020
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Virus takes toll on minds
Living through a pandemic can play havoc with your mental health, as social isolation, stress and infection worries take their toll.
11 May 2020
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Pushed to the limit
The COVID-19 outbreak presents businesses with the ultimate test of operational resilience, worldwide consulting firm Protiviti believes.
4 May 2020
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Hotelier seeks to green industry
Bangkok-based American architect and hotelier Bill Bensley, Creative Director at Bensley Design Studios, made waves in the hospitality industry with his white paper, Sensible Sustainable Solutions, launched at the Thailand Tourism Forum in Bangkok in January.
27 April 2020
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Gallery director goes digital
As the COVID-19 outbreak is forcing numerous fairs and exhibitions to be cancelled or postponed, the art world, like most other industries, has come to a standstill.
20 April 2020
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Restaurants go mobile
Hong Kong is renowned as a foodie’s paradise with a cornucopia of restaurants available for all tastes and budgets. However, social distancing measures introduced to counter the COVID-19 outbreak are keeping most residents at home.
14 April 2020
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Picking start-up winners early
An early-stage venture capital firm – investing in seed- to series-A scalable technology start-ups across promising sectors – Click Ventures has helped many Asian and United States-based start-ups fast-track their global expansion.
6 April 2020
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Safe travels in a changed world
The travel industry is in turmoil amid the COVID-19 outbreak, with aircraft grounded, bookings sharply down and hotel occupancies at rock-bottom.
23 March 2020
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Workplaces embrace brand
The age of cramped cubicles and lavish corner offices may well be numbered, as collaborative spaces and brainstorming pods becoming more commonplace in workplaces.
16 March 2020
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Singular approach to dining
Putting a unique slant on dining, French restaurant Mono offers a single menu rather than a la carte, adding to the novelty of Hong Kong’s vibrant food scene.
9 March 2020
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Fitness anytime, anywhere
Enabling users to work out on their own terms, Munich-based fitness app Freeletics takes a holistic approach, advising on nutrition, sleep and stress as well as exercise routines.
2 March 2020
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Navigator for IP universe
Reforms to the Hong Kong patent system are set to transform the intellectual property (IP) industry as we enter a new decade.
24 Feb 2020
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Reshaping the future of HR
Global business-service and accounting firm KPMG is looking to shake up human resources.
17 Feb 2020
 
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