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Major Data Portals of the Government
The site is developed by the Government Chief Information Officer for the public to obtain certain public sector information. Users can pull out data sets by topic or data providers that are mainly governmental agencies.
Code on Access to Information
This site is not a data archive but contains important guidelines on access to government data, including what types of information are published regularly and what types will be provided only upon request.
Other Major Data Portals
HKSTP Data Studio: Dataset Library
The site shares APIs of about 300 data sets that were collected from the government, commercial firms, or NGOs. Data users can subscribe to the APIs free of charge for research or proof of concept. Prior account registration is required.
Social Sciences Data
HKU Pop Site 香港大學民意網站
- The site provides research and statistics on public opinion dated back to 1991. The "Opinion Daily" section records significant events on a daily basis, and also provides certain opinion poll figures on those separate days in Hong Kong.
- https://www.hkupop.hku.hk/english/ FREE
Business & Financial Data
- A comprehensive source of HK listed companies’ information including annual reports dated back to 1999, trading information on securities and derivatives markets, market data and statistics on Main Board and Growth Enterprise Market (GEM)
- https://www.hkex.com.hk/ GOV'T
Media & Advertising Data
UMiner INSTALLED IN DAR OF MLC
- Allows data mining of HK online news, public Facebook pages, twitters, and forums as well as corresponding online comments
- Allows creation of a personal account to save search queries and data for future use
Air Quality Data
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