it feels like the HK gov is stuck in times, so many of their processes are so slow and dumb, nothing is digitized. When it takes one week for a visa transfer in SG, it takes 4-6 in HK. Their data is all over the place. I feel they are stuck in their Octopus card days, it was quite innovative back then, but then nothing happens since.
They don't realize they could save time and money if they pushed for innovation. It's hard to call yourself an innovation hub when the gov itself hasn't innovated at all.
they have a new data website they launched, it looks interesting, maybe they started looking at it
HK does have similarities with Silicon Valley in the US...
Sky high property prices
Homelessness(San Francisco) cage homes (HK)
Loads of asians
Asians (including Hong Kongers) play computer games a lot. I think this could be something worth pursuing.
From the posts above people have said Hong Kong lacks the culture and support to be a tech hub. If it were as easy as the government stating we will have a tech hub there would be plenty examples to look at of alternatives to SIlicon Valley. There isn't. It clearly isn't a race issue but if that is how your mind works...
She's setting up a vision for the city. It's similar to a top executive visiting your office and given a talk. They rarely get into details. If you want a detailed blueprint, you'll have to wait.
Beijing losing no time to get input on blueprint for Greater Bay Area | South China Morning Post