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What if the harborfront was actually more accessible?

In May, cantopop star Leon Lai was forced to cancel a show in the Central harborfront because the enclosed stage did not meet fire regulations. The concert went ahead the next day, with a modified des ...More

EJ Insight2016-07-21

Indicators show rising risk of global recession

The situation in the United States today is almost the same as what happened before the Great Depression, according to a report from Morgan Stanley last week. Late last year, I wrote that the risk of ...More

EJ Insight2016-06-23

ASML to buy Taiwan's Hermes Microvision for US$3.1 bln

ASML Holding NV, one of the biggest producers of chipmaking equipment, agreed to buy Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision Inc. for about NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion) to add technology for creating small ...More

EJ Insight2016-06-17

Businessman Stanley Lau dies of heart attack at age 66

Stanley Lau Chin-ho (劉展灝), one of Hong Kong's prominent businessmen, died on Sunday after suffering a heart attack at the age of 66. Lau, an employer representative on the Labour Advisory Board, atten ...More

EJ Insight2016-06-13

Govt blames collective failure after inquiry into tainted water

The government has admitted that an inquiry commission set up last year to look into the issue of contaminated water at public housing estates has flagged several concerns, but said there is no need t ...More

EJ Insight2016-06-01

Why the halo surrounding old eateries may sometimes be misplaced

Competition among restaurants and bars in Hong Kong is always keen. So it's not unusual to see old ventures winding up while new ones emerge. Still, whenever a noted restaurant announces that it is d ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-22

Burglars break into Shek O compound owned by Stanley Ho wife

Burglars broke into a luxury home along Shek O Headland Road on Thursday morning, carting away expensive watches and other valuables. The compound, known in the area as "the secret village of the rich ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-22

What sort of return should investors be targeting at?

Some investors are happy if they can get a 10 percent gain. Some won’t be satisfied unless they can double their money. Fund managers tend to slow down after achieving their annual return goal in a qu ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-20

Po Toi Island: Where Mother Nature's sculptures beckon

Po Toi Island (蒲台島), often referred to as the 'South Pole of Hong Kong', features many interesting rock formations, thanks to the weathered granite there. There are also quite a few other sightseeing ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-15

Are Wilson and Betty Fung the HK version of Mr & Mrs Smith?

It has all the twists of a popular soap opera. The good thing is the story is virtually writing itself – and only God knows what the ending will be. We are talking about Wilson Fung Wing-yip, a relati ...More

EJ Insight2016-04-11

Remembering the dark days of 2008

The Oscar-nominated movie The Big Short reminds me of the dark days in September 2008 when Lehman Brothers applied for bankruptcy protection. I was then dealing with US asset-backed securities (ABS) a ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-30

Govt mulls raising subsidy for historic buildings in Mui Wo

The third-generation owners of Yuen's Mansion, a castle-style residential site on Lantau Island, hope the government will increase its subsidies for work to revitalize the abandoned buildings on it. Y ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-04

If the Mark Six jackpot were a billion ...

Oh well, there's always next time. Life goes on for the rest of us but it will never be the same for the five lucky winners of Tuesday's record HK$136 million (US$17.5 million) jackpot. Millions of dr ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-02

Govt is biggest winner with HK$110 mln duty on Mark Six draw

Five punters shared the HK$100 million super Mark Six jackpot in Tuesday night's draw, with each winning around HK$27 million. The total turnover of the mega lottery marking Mark Six's 40th anniversar ...More

EJ Insight2016-03-02

More prime store sites in Tsim Sha Tsui lie vacant

More prime store sites on Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui are being left vacant amid a lackluster retail outlook that is expected to further weigh on occupancy rates, the Hong Kong Economic Journal repor ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-29

Hong Kong goes gaga in chase of HK$100 mln Mark Six jackpot

All roads lead to betting shops with thousands of players hoping to land the big prize in the 40th anniversary draw of the Hong Kong Mark Six lottery on Tuesday. Up for grabs is a HK$100 million (US$1 ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-29

Mainlander loses appeal after guilty verdict in Ocean Park spat

A High Court judge has turned down an appeal by a mainlander who had been convicted of injuring a Hongkonger in a spat at Ocean Park two-and-a-half years ago. Turning down the appeal, Judge Stanley Ch ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-12

US hedge funds said to take more bearish bets against yuan

Some big US hedge funds, including Hayman Capital Management and PointState Capital, are stacking up bearish bets against China's currency, the renminbi, the Wall Street Journal reported. Hayman Capit ...More

EJ Insight2016-02-01

Centralized management doomed to fail

One’s achievement should not be evaluated by him/herself but by others. Influential people may worry about losing their authority, but the irony is, those who are most respected are humble people who ...More

EJ Insight2016-01-19

Six strategies to protect your portfolio

Global stock markets have been disappointing since the start of the year. Morgan Stanley expects the Hang Seng Index to reach a low of 16,500 points, and the H-share index to hit a trough of 7,300 poi ...More

EJ Insight2016-01-16

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