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Hong Kong sets higher investment threshold for residency

Whilst permanent residency in Hong Kong now requires a minimum outlay of $30m (US$3.83m), the range of permissible investments has been expanded.

Hong Kong sets higher investment threshold for residency

Whilst permanent residency in Hong Kong now requires a minimum outlay of $30m (US$3.83m), the range of permissible investments has been expanded.

Days of excess are over, investors warn founders

Deal activity in Asia Pacific fell 26.3% YoY in 2023.

Foodtech, fintech emerge as bright spots in Hong Kong’s startup landscape

The city is home to over 600 fintech startups and more than 100 food tech firms.

MBA programmes in Hong Kong live up to financial hub status

MBA providers hop on experiential learning and progressive curriculums to ensure competitive edge in the rapidly evolving business landscape.

Trip.com unifies all units in new Hong Kong office

Embracing tourism at its core, the new office displays a panoramic view of the Victoria Harbour.

Meat The Next’s dairy-free milk targets lactose-intolerant in Asia

Brands like The Matcha Tokyo and Pret A Manger in Hong Kong Science Park have adopted the startup’s product.

UOB’s Christine Ip reflects on 3-decade banking career and circling back to the arts

Ip believes that finance and creativity go hand-in-hand in building a holistic pool of talents in UOB.

New eco-haven AIRSIDE boasts urban farm, smart bike parking system and more

The commercial property supplies its tenants with harvested produce from its urban farm.

Hong Kong investors seek out Thailand properties for higher rental return, capital gains

Buyers from the city account for a third of foreign purchased homes in Thai developer MQDC’s portfolio.

Fintech startup streamlines SME credit assessment for banks through AI

With InRiskable, banks can assess SMEs’ credit risks with 80% less time and 97% accuracy.

HK enables retail investors to trade tokenised securities, boosting Web 3.0 growth

Prospectus and public offering regimes govern tokenised securities.

Hong Kong draws on Singapore for modern, green port development

Smart logistics is an area of collaboration Hong Kong intends to push with Singapore.

Hong Kong eyes late 2024 to early 2025 for LNG bunkering

Transport Minister Lam Sai-hung noted, however, that supply remains a challenge.

HK scraps MPF Offsetting Scheme to enhance employee protection

Starting 2025, employers are no longer allowed to offset long service and severance payments from its Mandatory Provident Fund contributions.

Loyalty- and tech-driven strategies key to effective returns management

Experts vouch for third-party services to leverage the potential of return policies.

Hong Kong’s top 50 insurers experience 7.7% YoY premium contraction in 2022

Analysts said the market’s complex financial environment and shrinking population curtailed industry growth. Cross-border expansion could alleviate contraction pains.

Hong Kong’s most influential lawyers under 40

Four women and six men made it to the final list.