Hong Kong on the way to become global tech and innovation hub

The Science Park, launched in 2002 by the government of the Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Science Park, the city’s high-tech hub, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a visit during his busy two-day trip to attend celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. The Science Park is the…

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DBS Bank and GS1 HK announce innovative partnership

SMEs can now access same-day trade financing in a simple and digital manner. DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and GS1 Hong Kong are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative digital post-shipment trade financing solution powered by alternative data. With this offering, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on GS1…

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Strengthening information security in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Secretary for Innovation and Technology Alfred Sit discusses how potential cyber-attacks will be mitigated. During Hong Kong Legislative sitting, Dr Johnny Ng, MH, member of CPPCC, Legco member of Hong Kong SAR brought up reports “that potential geopolitical changes, potential sanctions on the Chinese Government, including cutting off…

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HK sees Internet of Things as the core to the development of digital economy

Wong King Man, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer gave a speech on IoT in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China just released the “14th Five-Year Plan for Information and Communication Industry Development” last month. Among them, five key tasks are proposed, including the…

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Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority approves hyperscale data centres

Two contracts totaling US$3 million. The Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority and a large data centre operator awarded NV5 two contracts totalling $US3 million to support the modernization of mechanical building systems and the development of a hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority selected NV5…

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Hong Kong office of CIO promotes green data centre

Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO talks about various initiatives. Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO gave a big salute to the BEAM Society and the Hong Kong Green Building Council for your unceasing efforts in introducing green building practices and assessment tools to promote green data centre development. According to Lam…

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PRC’s data security law comes into affect in Hong Kong

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Alfred Sit discusses the the Data Security Law of the PRC. The Hong Kong Government has formulated a set of comprehensive government information security incident response mechanism and related measures. Established by the Security Bureau, the Security Regulations include dedicated chapters governing information security for…

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Hong Kong’s deputy CIO talks up latest tech initiatives

The Deputy Government CIO Wong Chi Kwong shared some of the latest developments in the “Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint”. The SAR government announced the first “Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint” (“Blueprint”) in December 2017. The “Blueprint” sets four goals in order to build Hong Kong into a more advanced…

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Hong Kong’s financial services industry needs cybersecurity strategy

FSDC releases report based on evolving landscape. Financial services industry is a prime target of cybercriminals. With developments in the post-COVID-19 era – including licensed virtual financial services, increasing reliance on cloud and online collaboration tools, etc. – the future cyber universe will become more complex, presenting more urgent need…

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