As the exhibitions industry moves through its third year of working amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has fine-tuned its online-physical hybrid exhibition model, rolling it out in time for its spring-summer events this year.
The inflation currently sweeping across the globe is relatively muted in Hong Kong and Mainland China, but cost rises for raw materials energy are starting to have an impact on industries in the export-focused Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).
Foreign trade from and into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) rebounded in March after a big dip in February. The dip, an annual event, was far less pronounced in the GBA than in the rest of Mainland China, with the stability of growth underscoring the resilience of the region’s manufacturing base and overall economy.
Hong Kong people have an abundance of creativity, which is being manifested as start-ups continue to grow steadily across different sectors. The city has recently seen an enhancement in its incubation programmes and support systems, allowing nascent Hong Kong businesses to flourish.
As the centre of gravity for global finance shifts towards Asia-Pacific (APAC), cities in the APAC region in general and China in particular are performing strongly as financial hubs.
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted every area of economic activity across the world, from agriculture to utilities, and sourcing by importers and exporters was no exception.
Good vision is critical for children’s development, which makes early diagnosis and treatment of eye-related problems important. But eye specialists are familiar with issues associated with testing young children’s vision as the charts can be hard to understand, especially for toddlers.
This year’s entertainment showcase reflected on the wisdom of working for streaming services and digital portfolios as sources of revenue.
Single-vehicle collisions on remote roads late at night; a highway crash caused by a driver texting while driving; a truck that veered off the road at the end of its driver’s 12-hour shift. A single thread runs through these sad and familiar scenarios – driver inattention.