While many of the Hong Kong entrepreneurs active in Mainland China headed home as soon as the true extent of the COVID-19 outbreak became apparent earlier this year, Foshan‑based Ben Leung had no hesitation in staying put.
Communications technology reached a historic milestone at the beginning of April this year as Hong Kong's fifth-generation mobile (5G) network was officially fully connected, linking all major communication equipment.
Autonomous driving and Internet of Vehicles (IoV) are bringing innovative Hong Kong into the digital era of steering, with companies in the city playing a crucial role in this competitive, fast-developing field.
The most recent edition of XTech, Japan's primary information and communications technology (ICT) event, drew on the sense of national optimism occasioned by the since rescheduled Olympic Games, while also being bolstered by a number of trends that have rejuvenated the sector overall.
At the Global Tech Summit held last December during the Business of IP Asia Forum 2019, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, entrepreneurs from the city analysed success cases where innovative technologies give rise to commercial applications - thanks to companies that keep pace with the times and seize opportunities.
The maritime and land silk roads linked East Asia and Europe for millennia – but for more than two centuries there was an alternative route taking spices, silks and other treasures from Asia to Europe – across the Pacific Ocean.