Hong Kong may raise growth target

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s government is likely to raise its growth target as the city’s economy expands faster than expected this year, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said, according to RTHK. The government is likely to raise its full-year growth estimate ... ( read original story ...)

Swiss Re pioneers parametric typhoon business interruption cover

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the large primary commercial insurance arm of the global reinsurance player, has launched an innovative new parametric insurance product designed to protect Hong Kong businesses against business interruption caused by typhoon ... ( read original story ...)

Fly Qantas business class using American Airlines points

It's a way to fly Qantas business class from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Singapore, Hong Kong or Tokyo for only $2,000 return. Also on the menu: a $2,000 business class round-trip from Sydney to Shanghai, Beijing or Bangkok. This isn’t some shonky ... ( read original story ...)

Microsoft, Baidu to collaborate on autonomous driving

Up to 15 per cent of new cars sold in 2030 will be fully autonomous, according to global consultancy McKinsey. That will help fuel the need for an ecosystem of partners to collaborate in support of a common goal like what Apollo aims to do. Apollo is ... ( read original story ...)