Until recently the words “Middle East” simply called to mind a source of mineral energy resources and lengthy history, but recently the region has become a powerhouse of innovative technologies, as well as both a source and destination for investment funds.
ESG is trending among companies globally, helping them go green and achieve sustainable development, but in the eyes of Arthur Lam, CEO and Co-Founder of Hong Kong start-up Negawatt, that is far from enough to make an environmental impact.
The Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC), supported by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, is an annual flagship event organised by the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) since 1978 and is among the most popular information and communications technology (ICT) conferences in the city.
Innovation and technology (I&T) are important forces driving long-term economic development. The Hong Kong SAR Government has contacted more than 200 companies so far in its drive to attract innovative companies to the city, of which more than 25 had already settled or were planning to settle in Hong Kong, or expand their business scale in Hong Kong, with an investment of more than HK$17 billion (US$2.17 billion).
Business links between Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are growing faster than a rain-forest bamboo grove, prompting the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to organise a mission to Singapore, the business hub of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Indonesia, the biggest ASEAN member, and nimble technology developer Malaysia.
Architectural models – complete with realistic looking trees, toy cars and tiny model pedestrians – are often used to promote large-scale building projects but have limited utility for building planning, as well as designing and executing upgrades of existing projects as the real-size replica is expensive and the precision requirement is hard to achieve..
The Ningbo-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Forum 2023, jointly organised by the HKTDC and the government of Ningbo city, Zhejiang province, was held in Hong Kong last month. A Ningbo delegation comprising political and business leaders attended in-person, as the two cities explored collaborations to drive the nation’s high-quality development, as well as create new momentum for Hong Kong’s economy.
The sixth edition of Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), wound up this week as the finalists made their live, in-person pitches.