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22/02/2021
A New Chapter In China's Carbon Neutrality Target
Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH wrote an article on how China’s carbon neutrality target will open a new chapter in its future development.
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18/02/2021
Why Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble is key in adapting to ‘new normal’
Senior Lecturer Prof. Donald LOW from Division of Public Policy wrote an article on Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble, saying it is key for the two cities in adapting to "new normal" while managing risks of disease transmission with coronavirus cases dropping.

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16/02/2021
China Recorded Lowest Birthrate As A Result of Pandemic
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy said in an article that China recorded the lowest birthrate last year, saying the statistics are in keeping with a general global downward trend as a result of the pandemic in 2020, but he expects the drop will ease off in coming years. He added that downward structural trend is likely to continue because the number of childbearing women is declining.

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02/02/2021
Stepping Up Efforts in Decarbonization
Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH wrote an article on why Hong Kong should step up efforts in decarbonization, especially after the US rejoined the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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29/01/2021
Extreme Weather: Reflection of Global Warming
In an article on an exceptionally cold December in Hong Kong this year, Head of Division of Environment and Sustainability Prof. Alexis LAU said such extreme weather is a reflection of global warming and if humans do not reduce carbon emission, the occurrence of extreme weather conditions will be frequent.
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29/01/2021
How Tech Giants' Business Decisions Affects Privacy Protection
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-director of Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management wrote an article on the privacy concerns sparked by tech giants’ business decisions.

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22/01/2021
Biden Administration on China Policy
Prof. Albert PARK from Division of Public Policy commented on the Biden administration’s China policy in an interview, saying Biden will not change the tough stance on China, but he will focus on the U.S. domestic epidemic in the short term.
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21/01/2021
Asia’s climate optimism
In an article co-written by Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist/ Adjunct Prof. Christine LOH, she discussed about collaborations in Asia to combat climate issues.
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19/01/2021
Why Are We Muddling Through Vaccination?
In a column article on different countries’ mass vaccination programs against COVID-19, Prof. Donald LOW, Senior Lecturer from Division of Public Policy said there is precious little space for ethics when conversations focus on cost-benefit analysis.
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11/01/2021
China-US tech rivalry: National Labs to Boost Investment
In an article on Beijing’s plan to realign hundreds of major state laboratories with the country's technology priorities, Division of Public Policy Assoc. Prof. Naubahar SHARIF said state labs were the main vehicles that the Chinese authorities employ to direct resources towards advancing basic research capacity and capabilities. Meanwhile, HKU, CUHK, HKUST and PolyU were mentioned to have state laboratories on campus.