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27/04/2021
Carbon neutrality needs major shift in thinking
Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH from Division of Environment and Sustainability wrote an article on the polarization of electric vehicles. She thinks it is positive that the government has started to think about the need to change so that a signal could be sent to owners and operators. The route to success rests with clearly articulated targets and timelines, and through transformative collaboration.
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27/04/2021
A Graying China May Have to Put Off Retirement. Workers Aren’t Happy.
Prof. Albert PARK from Division of Public Policy said in an article on China’s plan to lift the retirement ceiling that the government needs some resolve to push the plan through as the plan may jeopardize the employment of older workers given they tend to be much less skilled or educated than their younger counterparts.
A greying China may have to put off retirement. Workers aren’t happy
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A greying China may have to put off retirement. Workers aren’t happy
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A greying China may have to put off retirement. Workers aren’t happy
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A greying China may have to put off retirement. Workers aren’t happy
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24/04/2021
Hong Kong’s shortage of births goes from bad to worse as Covid-19 health risks deter women from having babies
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy said it is not surprising that people are discouraged from having babies during the pandemic, as it feels like a bad time to bring children into the world when there are lots of uncertainty, whether economic or social.
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13/04/2021
US-China summit in Alaska shows road to fighting climate change is paved with political minefields
An article by Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH on how the US and China can work together to combat climate change.
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13/04/2021
Population ages amid COVID-19
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy said in an article on ageing population that Hong Kong’s married adults have intergenerational obligations - which are mentally, physically and financially taxing, and these responsibilities dissuades young people from getting married.
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12/04/2021
A post-COVID-19 green stimulus for Philippines
An article by Division of Environment and Sustainability Assistant Prof. Laurence DELINA on how the Filipino government should turn the country’s economy into a green one riding on the post-COVID-19 economic recovery to create more jobs and a sustainable future.
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08/04/2021
Face Masks Reduce Intake of Cancer Causing Chemicals
A research team led by Division of Environment and Sustainability Prof. Jianzhen YU and Assoc. Prof. Wan CHAN has recently proved that wearing surgical masks not only reduces the risk of coronavirus infection, but also effective in blocking airborne carcinogens, reducing cancer risks such as lung cancer and leukemia.
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27/03/2021
Why hasn’t Hong Kong updated its antiquated property title system yet?
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-director of Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management co-wrote an article on Hong Kong’s system of land and property titles.
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26/03/2021
PRAISE-HK Helps to Identify Polluted Spots For Students
Using the data provided by PRAISE-HK – a mobile app developed by HKUST scholars that offers real-time personalized statistics on individuals’ exposure to air pollutants, Clean Air Network has identified 50 more polluted spots where students usually gather. The NGO also found that half of the ten locations in Tuen Mun with the highest nitrogen dioxide concentration, are bus stops.
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23/03/2021
How do we protect our personal data in the tech era?
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-director from Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management wrote an article on protection of personal data in the tech era.