What would Hong Kong be like if Donald Trump were Chief Executive?
Donald Trump - the American tycoon, TV host, and Presidential candidate - is leading in every national poll. His success has baffled political scientists. Yet he thrives on the same nativist, anti-establishment feelings that are now widespread in Hong Kong. The Centre offers its satirical take on the Trump phenomenon, with Trump re-imagined as the Chief Executive.
The surprising fact about the dates on food labels
Dumping a food you love but has passed its expiry date is heart-wrenching - but it’s necessary you might think. Are you sure it really can’t be eaten though? Nothing is worse than "breaking up" due to a misunderstanding, and you might think twice in the future after reading the Centre’s weekly analysis…
Keep calm and ‘bull’ on
China has announced its latest attempt to tame the stormy stock markets by introducing the circuit-breaker mechanism, which allows trading halts in times of market turbulence. A similarly controversial system, known as the cooling-off period, will soon be launched in Hong Kong. Will the new rules effectively curb volatility or only make it worse?
Is school support enough for preventing youth suicide?
Introducing continuous measures to prevent youth suicide should not be neglected, nor any attempt to help young people overcome their psychological difficulties. This week, the Centre looks into the School-based Educational Psychology Service and reviews if its existing manpower and services can provide ample psychological assistance for students.