Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner

2016-09-23


Celebrating the 10th anniversary, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre held a Gala Dinner on 23 September 2016 (Friday) at Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong.The Centre is very honoured to have Chief Executive of the HKSAR, The Honourable Leung Chun-ying, as the guest of honour at the Ceremony. Joining the event are Chief Secretary for Administration Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Deputy Director of Liaison Office of the Central Government in the HKSAR Yin Xiaojing, Financial Secretary Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, Protector of the Bauhinia Foundation Mr Charles Ho Tsu-kwok, the Centre’s Chairman Dr Donald Li Kwok-tung, Vice-chairman Mr Lau Ming-wai, Director Mr Lawrence Lee Kam-hung, Founding Chairman Mr Norman Chan Tak-lam, principal government officials, leaders and experts from business and academia.

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Business 2.0: Creating shared value

Commerce, Finance and Business | 2016-09-19


Business is business. However, is it possible for firms to create economic value while simultaneously addressing societal challenges? The concept of ‘creating shared value’ or CSV gives rise to such transformation of business thinking.

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Securing electronic health records with the technology behind Bitcoin

Healthcare | 2016-09-16


The Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS) was launched in March this year. While the number of citizens and healthcare providers registering with the eHRSS has been increasing, the ability of eHRSS to prevent health records from technical attacks has also raised concern. Can blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, help protect the system?

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Time to stop cold call scams

Legal and Regulatory Development | 2016-09-12


It is not uncommon for Hongkongers to receive several person-to-person direct telemarketing calls (P2P calls) every day. These random cold calls have become a source of phone scams. As the Stored Value Facilities (SVF) is getting popular, scammers may ask recipients for payment via SVF. Could regulations in Hong Kong keep up with the latest scamming strategies?

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Is it safer to transmit personal information through the darknet?

Technology and Innovation | 2016-09-10


While Internet of Things (IoT) products such as webcams, smart TVs and digital door locks are transforming our lifestyle, a recent news on local unsecured webcam image breach has rung alarm bells about the security of IoT. A research team is attempting to use the encryption technology behind the darknet to secure the data transmission process of IoT devices. Will the darknet become mainstream soon?

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