Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s severe air pollution is hurting the city’s business competitiveness, local and international business leaders have noted according to USA Today. The 4,000-member Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce has pressed the government to take “decisive action” to improve the city’s deteriorating air quality. The city’s air pollution is known to reach levels classified as harmful by the World Health Organization, USA Today notes.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.