20 September 2019

Chung Man-kit

Deputy researcher at China Business Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Even if factories become more efficient, output expansion will mean continuing growth in energy consumption and pollution. Photo: Bloomberg

    Secret of ‘green’ development

    - Mar 22, 2016 2:07pm
    For a long time, authorities from the Pearl River Delta area to the Guangdong provincial government have regarded improving energy efficiency as a key method of environmental protection. While the province has achieved good results in this...
  • Nearly 80 percent of the global trade is seaborne. Photo: Xinhua

    How transport costs determine global trading routes

    - Jan 23, 2016 8:00am
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was officially launched in Beijing recently, marking a milestone in China’s One Belt, One Road strategy. Last summer, Guangdong published an action plan outlining its participation in the One Belt,...
  • Industrial robots are used for welding vehicle sections at an automobile factory. Internet Plus needs a more comprehensive approach in order to succeed. Photo: Xinhua

    Something doesn’t add up in China’s Internet Plus

    - Nov 28, 2015 8:01am
    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is expecting Internet Plus to bring the disruptive innovations in consumer services to industrial production, ultimately leading to higher productivity and a stronger economy. Guangdong province launched its own plan after the...
  • The use of robots can be applied to many industries, including the labor-intensive automobile sector. Photo: CNSA

    Humans play crucial role in Guangdong plan to use more robots

    - Sep 26, 2015 8:02am
    Guangdong province has recently released a 10-year blueprint for developing smart manufacturing. The guidelines have replaced the previous “replacing humans with robots” with “robot application” plans. Some may think both phrases refer to smart manufacturing and...
  • The move to relocate industries from Guangzhou to Qingyuan may drive up costs. Photo: HKEJ

    Is Guangzhou-Qingyuan integration a wrong match?

    - Aug 1, 2015 8:00am
    The intercity metro line between Guangzhou and Foshan has formed a closed loop, while the intercity railway between Guangzhou and Qingyuan is a small tail of that loop. It’s the only railway that connects to cities...