Singapore is the world's top maritime capital in a report launched today, by Norwegian consulting firm Menon Economics.
The Hong Kong authorities should get involved in encouraging interest in sectors beyond finance, such as shipping, says Simon Doughty, Wallem Group.
Robbert van Trooijen, APAC CEO of Maersk Line, says the ports of Singapore and Hong Kong are important centers to the company.
Don't hold your breath for Peking duck cheesecake, but The Cheesecake Factory's David Gordon, says the restaurant will respond to what customers want.
Willy Lin from the Hong Kong Shippers' Council explains why the outlook for HK shipping will improve this year.
The city has the land supply but lacks land that is ready to be developed, explains Nicholas Brooke of Professional Property Services Group.
The presence of more mainland developers is changing Hong Kong's market, says Ada Wong of Champion REIT.
For those living in or considering a move to the city, this interactive map now shows when buying beats renting in Hong Kong.
Jonathan Gordon of IP Global talks about the interest in U.K. property post-Brexit and the "insatiable" demand in the Hong Kong property market.
Investors are buying into Singapore because they see the future, notes Anthony Couse of Jones Lang LaSalle.
Cities that cater to people are those best positioned for the future, explains John Fitzgerald of the Urban Land Institute.
A 700 square foot, two-bedroom unit in Singapore could set residents back close to a million Singapore dollars, reports Dan Murphy.
Buyers may be able to afford purchase property one year but they could find themselves in a different situation the following year. Emily Tan reports.
Singapore is a gateway to Southeast Asia and is a wealth management hub, but Hong Kong boasts easy access to China and leads in IPOs.
Nicholas Johnson, J.P. Morgan, says there is a slate of exciting opportunities coming to the Hong Kong issuance market in the second half of the year.
Tan Su Shan, DBS, says the boom in fintech and the rise of robo-advisers has brought fees down for customers in the mass retail wealth space.
A key challenge facing every stock exchange is diversity of businesses, explains Ronald Arculli of FWD Group.
Proximity to ASEAN and connectivity are some of the reasons why Singapore is a great financial center, explains Anna Marrs of Standard Chartered Bank.
More than 40 percent of the exchange's listed companies come from outside of Singapore, notes CEO Loh Boon Chye.
Asia's two key financial hubs are currently struggling with property, ports and people. How will each stack up in 2017? Dan Murphy and Emily Tan find out.