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28/05/2021
China, Europe and U.S. cooperation 'vital to tackling climate change
In an article on China, Europe and U.S. cooperation against climate change, Prof. Ye QI from Division of Public Policy said there is huge potential for the three parties to work together, but climate cooperation hasn't always been easy.
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28/05/2021
Taiwan hurtles towards ‘super-aged’ status
In an article on Taiwan’s demographic change, Division of Public Policy Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN said women in places like Taiwan, Japan and South Korea face “very high opportunity cost” for giving births as not only will it affect their careers but the burden of care is not usually shared.
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26/05/2021
Carbon credits are a greener alternative to bitcoin, the climate doomsday machine
Adjunct Associate Prof. Charles BEDFORD from Division of Environment and Sustainability wrote an article on bitcoin mining’s enormous carbon footprint and carbon credits’ environmental benefits.
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24/05/2021
China census: millions of ‘bare branch’ men locked out of marriage face cost of one-child policy
Commenting on China’s latest census finding which showed an intensifying gender imbalance with the number of male outstripping female by 34.9 million in 2020, Division of Public Policy Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN said for ‘bare branch’ men who can’t find a marriage, they should think of new strategies to develop relationships and have a meaningful love and sex life.
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24/05/2021
National Supercomputer Center Opens New Opportunities
Chair Prof. GAN Jianping Division of Environment and Sustainability commented in an article that the National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou has opened Hong Kong researchers to opportunities not possible before.
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12/05/2021
China Bets on Productivity Over Population to Drive Its Economy
Commenting on China’s latest census finding – which showed that the male-female ratio have been narrowed to 111.3 to 100 last year, Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy said the lower birthrate of girls have gradually driven a shift in the attitudes on gender roles and values. Separately, he said in another article that while mainland’s population is getting older on average, there’s also a rise in literacy and enhanced health condition of the older population, and such increase in their productivity could serve to offset some of the impact of a slower population growth.
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06/05/2021
'Robinhood isn't democratizing investing': 6 markets experts break down why Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger were right to trash the trading app
In an article on Warren BUFFETT and Charlie MUNGER’s criticisms against the commission-free stock trading app Robinhood for its casino-like operation style, Adjunct Assoc. Prof. Michael EDESESS from Division of Public Policy agreed that the commission-free nature of the app would likely enhance the gambling side of the investors.
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03/05/2021
COVID-19 and the climate emergency
Prof. Laurence L DELINA from Division of Environment and Sustainability wrote an article saying that saying the Filipino societies should sustain the carbon emission reduction induced by the COVID-19 pandemic through making long term structural changes.