Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner
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.
Candidate appearance, recognition and vote share in LegCo elections
The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (the Centre) released on September 29, 2016 a new edition of Occasional Paper “Candidate Appearance, Recognition, and Vote Share in Legislative Council Elections,” which discusses the findings of the Centre’s study on Legislative Council (LegCo) candidates and the impact of candidate appearance on vote share.
Business 2.0: Creating shared value
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.
Securing electronic health records with the technology behind Bitcoin
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?
Time to stop cold call scams
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?