19 November 2019

Ben Kong

Policy Officer, Savantas Policy Institute
  • Housing and land supply have been Hong Kong's Achilles' heel for a long time. Photo: Reuters

    How other economies control their housing market

    - Oct 25, 2017 8:32am
    Hong Kong’s geography can be succinctly described as having “deep and wide harbors with lots of hills and little flat land”. Housing and land supply have been the city’s Achilles’ heel for a long time. Chief...
  • Killing sharing economy businesses with red tape is not helping anyone other than a handful of stakeholders in sunset industries. Photo: Reuters

    When sharing economy meets rigid govt bureaucracy

    - Jun 12, 2017 3:27pm
    Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, stressed recently that the government will not tolerate any illegal business conducted under the banner of “sharing economy”. When it comes to many of the so-called sharing economy businesses,...