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Stockflash: Stock social app sees niche market

  • 2018-01-22

Financial technology, or FinTech, has become a hot topic and attracted a number of innovative youngsters in Hong Kong. Law Chi Ho and Samuel Wan jumped into the bandwagon in 2016 and founded Stockflash, a mobile social app, to provide information and tips of Hong Kong stocks to individual investors. …

Local leather brands weather high rents by diversification

  • 2018-01-13

Hong Kong leather brands are looking into diversifying their business to survive the high rental expense as rising costs have drawn many manufacturers to shift their productions to mainland China and South-east Asia. Though foreign buyers consider Hong Kong as an important sourcing centre for leathe …

【Local】Reservation apps match empty tables with empty stomaches

  • 2017-12-23

Busy Hongkongers love eating out. They are the biggest spenders on food in the Asia Pacific region, spending an average HK$1,771 per person every month, according to a survey conducted by MasterCard. Seizing business opportunities in the food and beverage (F&B) industry, several foreign firms ha …

HPV vaccine approved in China GSK gears up for huge market

  • 2017-12-01

British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) aims to tap the Mainland China market by officially list HPV vaccine Gardasil 4 there this December, just a few months after Cervarix 2, the first vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) made its presence in the mainland. GSK has agreed to supply Gar …

【Local】Struggling HK recyclers urge for more help

  • 2017-11-23

Hong Kong's recycling industry is seeking for more help from the government as a new licensing policy on e-waste recyclers in town and China's move to ban waste imports have put the fledging business at stake. The Mainland Chinese government will, starting from early next year, phase in more stringe …

【Start-up】New approach to Chinese herbal drinks

  • 2017-11-23

With constantly increasing attention to a balanced living lifestyle, Chinese herbal drinks are raising in Hong Kong with a modern taste. Built on the foundation of traditional Chinese medicine principles, those fusion drinking products help promote the over-2500-years cultural heritage to the youngs …

Education AI gears up in Hong Kong

  • 2017-11-21

  Artificial intelligence (AI) has a huge impact on our daily life from using “Siri” to find the nearby restaurants, set auto-responses to customers to steer self-driving cars. Its influence is likely to grow in the coming years and one of the areas that AI could make big changes in the future …

【Local】Hong Kong cinemas being upgraded to lure audiences

  • 2017-11-20

Hong Kong’s film industry is struggling and soaring rents have more than halved the number of cinemas in the city while operators are upgrading their cinemas with high-tech equipment, such as IMAX theatre and 4K screening, and moving to residential areas on hopes to lure customers. Many cinemas aim …

【Technology】Chatbot sees potentialities in Hong Kong

  • 2017-11-07

Have you ever asked Siri about weather? Have you ever asked Amazon.com’s Alexa to play music? Have you ordered a cab from Facebook Messengers? If so, you have already benefitted from the business revolution of messenger Apps or Chatbots. Chatbots is a kind of automatic intelligent conversation syste …

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【19th NCCPC】NCCPC eyes on innovations and Bay Area Plan

Innovations and the Bay Area Plan are among the major focuses highlighted in the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (NCCPC). Hong Kong is expected to be benefitted from these plans by developing its application technology and cooperating with Guangdong and Macau. Increasing resou …