Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to more than 800 fintech companies – up from 180 five years ago – with the impressive growth attributed to its open market, robust regulatory regime, strong government support and investment in talent. With the city now “going ahead in the fast lane” to make upContinue Reading

Demboski demand letter alleges hostile work environment, impropriety at Anchorage City Hall

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Through a demand letter sent from her lawyer to Mayor Dave Bronson and Acting Municipal Attorney Blair Christiansen, former Anchorage Municipal Manager Amy Demboski states that her firing by Bronson was “retaliatory and unlawful.” The letter makes further allegations that Bronson’s behavior following the termination ofContinue Reading

Procurement Progression in a City of Services

From the outside, running a procurement operation with the size and variety of London Heathrow airport is an incredibly complex challenge. For Paul Doherty – the Procurement Director at Heathrow Airport – and his team, their job becomes clearer when they focus on the most important person in the building.Continue Reading

After drinking water crisis, Newark is winning war on lead

Dallas, Jan 9 (360info) Despite its aesthetic appeal, the Iranian resort Majara is poised to be a sore point among local residents. Looking at the 200 vibrant oddly-shaped domes might make you feel you’re on a Wes Anderson movie set. The Majara Residence overlooking the Persian Gulf offers homes andContinue Reading

Greening the city fleet proves challenging | Environment

Progress is slowgoing on Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s goal of weaning the city’s vehicle fleet away from fossil fuels, a core strategy laid out by the administration in its plan to run the city entirely on green energy by 2050. Every one of the city’s 1,699 vehicles still depends on gasolineContinue Reading

City, restaurants partner to reduce single-use plastics

Thursday, December 15, 2022 by Emma Freer City Council wants the local hospitality industry – including restaurants, bars, food delivery services and the tourism bureau – to curb its reliance on single-use plastics.  Council members recently directed staff to incentivize such behavior, including by working with the Austin Restaurant Association,Continue Reading

City Life Org - New Resilient Energy Cohort Advancing Urban Energy Storage

The partners hosted leaders from the energy storage industry, city government and community organizations at Newlab to introduce the startups participating in the new Resilient Energy cohort to advance pilot projects across New York City New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Newlab, in collaboration with Con Edison, announced the five startups participating inContinue Reading