For Hong Kong, the recovery path will be shaped by SMEs – the backbone of the city’s economy, representing 98 percent of Hong Kong businesses and 45 percent of the workforce. The compact, flexible structure of SMEs gives them the edge…. Continue reading Navigating the New Normal: Key Takeaways for Hong Kong SMEs Post-COVID-19
On a rainy August afternoon, I sat down with AmCham’s Innovation & Technology committee to talk about start-ups, and how they stay sane during COVID-19. Continue reading Innovation & Technology Committee: Facilitating Connections Between Like Minded People
An op-ed by AmCham President Tara Joseph Continue reading US business wants Hong Kong to succeed, but companies need clear details about national security law to allay fears
An op-ed by ASIFMA CEO Mark Austen Continue reading Is COVID-19 a Game Changer for Diversity in Asia’s Financial Sector?
The arrival of new baby is an exciting time for any parent. For many new mothers, as the primary caregiver, balancing the joys of motherhood with the transition back to work can however be a challenging experience. Many mums want to do it all. Continue reading Maternity Return Policies Are Vital for Retaining a Diverse Workforce
When SARS hit Hong Kong in February 2003, many organizations urgently started to look for ways to, temporally, allow their staff to work safely using their computers from home. At that point in time we were still over 4 years away from the launch of the Apple iPhone… Continue reading Virus Protection
It would be difficult to find a news forum today that is not dominated by headlines about the latest news on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But while Europe and North America are struggling to come to grips with quarantine measures and government emergency measures, Hongkongers are rapidly – and sadly – becoming old hands at dealing with emergencies. Continue reading Anxiety in the Workplace
Despite Hong Kong’s well-documented troubles, at this juncture, the SAR remains indispensable to Beijing as a controlled funnel for financial flows both in and out of the Mainland. Continue reading Indispensable Hong Kong
Months of violent anti-government protests, and now coronavirus, have significantly dented Hong Kong’s reputation as a safe and easy place to live and do business. Continue reading Hong Kong’s Talent Challenge: Can the City Bounce Back from Crisis?
An op-ed by AmCham President Tara Joseph Continue reading The coronavirus and protests have disrupted lives in Hong Kong. Where’s the long-term vision for this battered city?
When it comes to the business of sports, our neighboring SAR punches way above its weight, writes Mathew Scott. Continue reading Macau: Playing in the big league
How to adopt new technologies without betting the bank on the wrong startup? Broadridge’s global head of strategy Michael Tae says the New York-based fintech behemoth has the solution. Continue reading Broadridge: low-risk bridge between fintech disruptors and incumbents
Global consolidation of shipping lines and their alliances, vast, complex supply chains, and the need to find ever-greater efficiencies have fueled the rise of such megavessels. Continue reading Thinking outside the box: Reviving Hong Kong’s port