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19 Jun 2020

Same Criteria Needed in Evaluating Responses to Pandemic

Prof. Naubahar SHARIF, Associate Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) stated the importance of using symmetrical criteria while analyzing or evaluating different places’ responses to COVID-19 crisis.

16 Jun 2020

China's Street Vendors Rush To Sell Despite Mixed Messages

Prof. Albert PARK, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) said he is skeptical that promoting a street vendor economy will substantially boost consumption as hawkers may draw away businesses from regular shops.

11 Jun 2020

It’s Time to Plan for a Messy U.S.-China Divorce

Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared her thoughts that the U.S.-China divorce will likely involve deep and wide collateral damage, affecting US corporate interests in China.

10 Jun 2020

Better Childcare Can Help Raise Fertility Rate

Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN, Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and LI Zilin, PPOL PhD candidate discussed about why childcare services is an important factor that affects fertility rate.

10 Jun 2020

HK’s Inadequacy in Social Welfare and Protection

Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) said the social unrest and the pandemic have exposed HK’s inadequacy in social welfare and protection, which the HK government should reflect upon.

10 Jun 2020

Sustainable Fund Flow is Important to Urban Planning in China

Prof. Ye QI , Director of Institute for Public Policy (IPP) shared his insights that the Chinese government should create opportunities for sustainable fund flow for infrastructure investment and financing, as well as strengthening urban planning in China in the long run.