智慧城市利港人北上退休 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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蓮塘/香園圍口岸在8月26日開通,拉近香港跟深圳和粵東(如惠州)的距離。有惠州安老院舍近日便把當地比喻為中國的邁阿密,以吸引香港長者前往安老,惟暫時反應不踴躍。

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Exporting smart city service – EJ Insight

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Numerous ASEAN countries and India have adopted smart city strategies. Many advanced economies including Singapore, Japan, South Korea, and the United States, are also striving to seize this trillion-dollar business opportunity. Despite high international smart city rankings, Hong Kong seems to have lagged behind.

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Smart city business opportunities in ASEAN countries – EJ Insight

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In the Spanish IESE Business School’s global smart city ranking, Hong Kong was ranked the 10th among 174 cities in the world, and the 3rd in the Asia-Pacific region. The top five in the Asia-Pacific region included Tokyo (4th in the world), Singapore (9th), Seoul (19th) and Taipei (27th).

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Hong Kong’s smart city position remains strong – EJ Insight

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Over the past year, Hong Kong has experienced social turmoil and the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and stores closing down and rising unemployment rate, the society is filled with pessimism. However, judging from the latest international rankings, the international society does not share the same pessimistic view on Hong Kong, rather they think that Hong Kong’s performance keeps improving.

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香港智慧城市強勢持續 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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2019年下旬到2020年,香港經歷社會動盪和新冠肺炎疫情,店鋪結業、失業率上升,社會瀰漫一片悲觀情緒。可是,從2020年的幾個國際排名和奬項看,外界不單不認為香港已經沉淪,反而表現更比以往進步,我不禁感到欣慰。

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How Environmental Protection Department uses smart technology – EJ Insight

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A few years ago, “smart city" was a new concept in Hong Kong. However, in recent years, it has become widely known as more people join in the discussions and practices. There are many good examples: the Common Operational Picture developed by the Civil Engineering and Development Department facilitates government departments to formulate emergency plans with maps on various aspects integrated with the latest information to monitor the situation when a typhoon hits Hong Kong. The interactive map dashboard which tracks local COVID-19 epidemic and presents the latest information in a one-stop manner is also a good illustration. It enables the citizens to get the information at a glance. Since its launch in early February this year, the number of visits by the public has exceeded 30 million, showing a wide acceptance.

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