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Bay Area Vital in Technology Drive
Hong Kong is rapidly building up a solid reputation as one of the world’s leading technology hubs, with the Center for American Entrepreneurship describing the city as an advanced global start-up hub.
12 Dec 2018
Students Bone Up on Belt and Road
Students from Queen’s College teamed up with Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Chairman Vincent HS Lo and actress Toby Chan in the debut episode of the “Belt and Road Challenge” broadcast on TVB Jade on Saturday (1 Dec 2018) evening.
5 Dec 2018
Smart-Home Businesses Eye China but Seek Standard
Mainland China’s smart-home sector has been enjoying rapid expansion, after experiencing 20% per annum growth rates in recent years, and is predicted to reach US$22.3 billion in 2018.
27 Nov 2018
Gateway Works Both Ways
Four decades after the then paramount leader Deng Xiaoping launched the Chinese mainland’s historic reforms and opening up, and 21 years after Hong Kong’s sovereignty transfer, much of the world still views the mainland largely as a factory, and the city as a gateway with goods flowing out and money going in.
20 Nov 2018
Greater Bay Area Business Turns Green
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has seen explosive growth over the four decades since the Chinese mainland’s opening up.
14 Nov 2018
Overcoming Tariff Barriers
Trade tensions between the Chinese mainland and the United States are intensifying since America introduced another round of tariffs on US$200 billion worth of mainland imports in September.
6 Nov 2018
China Chases America’s VC Crown
The United States has always been the home of venture capital (VC), which appeared in its modern form in Boston in the 1940s and soon moved its focus to Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area.
31 Oct 2018
Chinese mainland Investors Flock to Thai Resorts
Tourism in and between many of the countries along the route of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is growing fast.
24 Oct 2018
Green Light for Belt and Road-backed Laos Project
Belt and Road Initiative - (BRI) backed infrastructure upgrades in Laos have enjoyed a busy few months of late.
18 Oct 2018
Overseas Cosmetic Brands Retain Appeal
The Chinese mainland now has the world's second-largest cosmetics market, lagging behind only the United States.
10 Oct 2018
Indonesia’s Premier-city Link on Track for 2021 Launch
Services on the Chinese mainland-funded Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail Line are set to begin within three years, representing a new high-water mark for Beijing-Jakarta relations.
3 Oct 2018
Belt and Road Digital Infrastructure Vital in Pakistan Link-up
Jointly operated and maintained by the Special Communication Organisation of Pakistan and China Telecom, the two-year, US$44 million high-speed Pak-China Optical Fibre Cable network built under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) officially entered service on 13 July.
26 Sept 2018
Bay Area Wows Start-up Express Winners
With the Central Government set to release its “Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area”, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised a study mission to Shenzhen and Dongguan in late August, giving the 10 “Start-up Express” winners a chance to understand more about the start-up ecosystem and development opportunities in the Bay Area.
20 Sept 2018
Mutual Interest Revives Myanmar Belt and Road Partnership
Early last month, the planned development of the Chinese mainland-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) was given the formal go-ahead, with representatives of both parties agreeing on the terms of the 15-point Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that defines the scope and intent of the project, while also allocating the specific responsibilities and entitlements.
13 Sept 2018
Wind Power Set to Oust Nuclear in Taiwan by 2025
Back in 2016, Taiwan first began seriously focusing on offshore wind-power generation, with the aim of ending the territory's reliance on nuclear power by 2025.
5 Sept 2018
China Eco-Expo Sees Smart Ideas Recycled as Commercial Propositions
With the mainland environmental sector firmly focused on promoting recycling and boosting consumer awareness of green issues, it was no surprise that both issues loomed large at the recent China Guangzhou International Environmental Protection Industry Expo.
29 Aug 2018
China’s Investment in Cambodian Infrastructure Totals US$2 Billion
At the end of last month, Cambodia's Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) announced that work had been completed on 2,000 kilometres of new roads, seven major bridges and a container terminal servicing the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port.
24 Aug 2018
WeChat Pay Welcomed in Russia as Mainland Tourist Spending Stays High
Chinese mainland tourists can now use WeChat Pay to make purchases in Russia, the 17th country to formally accept transactions made via the hugely popular smartphone app.
17 Aug 2018
Holiday Hotspots Woo Mainland Tourists at Shanghai Travel Show
With Chinese mainland tourists the largest and most profitable group for global travel firms, this year's Shanghai World Travel Fair hosted delegations from Sri Lanka, Japan, Norway and beyond – all intent on securing their share of overseas renminbi spend.
13 Aug 2018
Traditional Therapies Meet High-Tech at Wellness Expo
With its mixture of digital mugwort diffusers, organic ginseng and oxygen-rich refuge capsules, this year's China International Health Industry Expo fused traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with cutting-edge technology to bring Big Health to the Chinese mainland.
1 Aug 2018
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