Survey on public perceptions towards the rule of law in Hong Kong
Amid a growing public concern over the rule of law in Hong Kong, the Centre commissioned the CUHK to conduct a survey to gain a better understanding of public opinion on this subject. To assess and analyse public opinion in a rational and evidence-based manner, the survey gauges public views on the rule of law from four perspectives and 10 different aspects of the implementation of the rule of law.
Land administration: Making it fair, transparent and efficient
Based on the principles of fairness, transparency, efficiency and effectiveness, the study on ‘Enhancing planning and lands policies’ aims to put forth recommendations for accelerating the process of land production by reviewing six major policy areas involved.
Is second-hand market the way out for overconsumed items?
Overconsumption leads to a waste of money and resources. Nowadays, there are lots of second-hand platforms where consumers could buy and sell used items. Is it a sustainable way to manage second-hand items or just intensifying consumption?
How to ensure fair and open public-private partnership in land development?
While the Government has promulgated a new housing supply target and adjusted the ratio of public/private split to 70:30, how to provide more land to meet the target remains the core issue. In order to boost land supply, the public-private partnership (PPP) approach was proposed earlier to develop private agricultural land in the New Territories. However, the public is skeptical of the PPP model. How should the Government move forward and address the public concern?
Listening is the new trend of reading
We can now read a book not only with our eyes, but also our ears. Digital audiobooks are getting more and more popular in the United States and mainland China. How are audiobooks different from traditional books? What makes them so widely accepted?