Last October, I was invited to visit South Korea to see how it was able to achieve its ranking as one of the top three innovative countries in the world and in the Asia-Pacific region by Bloomberg and the World Intellectual Property Organization respectively.
2018 marked a very hectic year for me. In addition to teaching at the University of Hong Kong, I was invited to attend large international conferences locally and overseas every month. I also gave lectures or discussed various issues on stage with different audiences, ranging from young leaders, female elites, corporate executives, professionals and civil servants. 繼續閱讀
Recently, Convener of the Executive Council Bernard Charnwut Chan reviewed the city management performance during Typhoon Mangkhut in a local newspaper. He recalled that “the Observatory, the police, other government departments and transportation operators have all released news updates, but we do not have a one-stop platform for people to check the status of bus, MTR, road conditions and public facilities". Therefore, he believes that “it may be a good time to study how the government can collect and use real-time updates on traffic and other service disruptions." 繼續閱讀
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has repeatedly reminded us that the Fourth Industrial Revolution driven by artificial intelligence and big data will bring tremendous changes to the world. To survive this chaotic transition, individuals, governments and enterprises must plan ahead and work together. 繼續閱讀
Autumn in Hong Kong is a season for many outdoor activities. Oxfam Trailwalker, a popular local event that started in mid-November, is large-scale fundraising sporting fixture whose history goes back 37 years. Teams made up of four people have to cross the MacLehose Trail of 100 km within 48 hours, it is a test of human physical endurance and teamwork. Last year, there were more than 4,000 participants. Counting volunteer workers and interested onlookers, it is not surprising to see around a 100,000 people on the hills during such days. 繼續閱讀