Coronavirus diaries: our man in Hong Kong


An eye-witness account of how coronavirus is turning work and life upside down

Known for being a colourful and chaotic city, boasting a stunning harbour front, soaring skyscrapers and a bustling financial centre, Hong Kong is facing an economic abyss of untold proportions. Gone are the days of rowdy groups, late-night bars and champagne parties.

The small city state limped into 2020 with an ailing economy. One that had been decimated throughout 2019 by an incessant series of pro-democracy protests, many of which ended in extreme violence. After a brief lull over the festive period, news of a different type of threat started to spread from mainland China.Read more


Posted by Vip Vyas on 7th Apr 2020

About the Author

Vip Vyas is CEO of Distinctive Performance, and a mega-projects expert living in Hong Kong. 

Watch out for Vip’s advice on how to lead on a project from a distance in the summer issue of Project journal, free for APM members. Find out more about membership and join our community of project professionals.

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