Household structural change: Intensifying employment support and rejuvenating an ageing workforce
Bauhinia released an occasional paper 'Trends of Household Income Disparity in Hong Kong', which examines the changes in household income disparity between 1996 and 2016 and analyses factors contributing to the changes.
Expect the unexpected: The spread of news in the post-Facebook era
Facebook has been mired in controversy which may result in the platform being ditched by users. It is not merely Facebook’s own problem considering a vast amount of news are disseminated via this social media platform. If one day Facebook were not popular anymore, how would it reshape news distribution and consumption? Some newly released researches may provide some hints.
Slashies’ dilemma: Better retirement protection or greater work flexibility?
Earning a living with flexible work options is many slashies’ shared dream. Yet, it may come at the expense of a weaker retirement protection. Is it possible to strike a balance?
Red Cross appeals to youth for donating blood regularly
From time to time, the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) appeals to the public for donating blood immediately, when blood inventories reach critically low levels. Indeed, BTS considers it a great challenge to encourage the public – particularly the youth – to donate blood regularly, in order to meet the daily target of 1,100 donors.
Restructuring vocational education system: Exploring dual pathways to achieve career and educational aspirations
The study on ‘Realising your dreams through vocational education and training (VET)’ suggests ways to enhance the VET system through restructuring its academic pathways and restoring public confidence in VET. Our suggestions aim to help students develop their talents into strengths and reach full potential, thus building a vibrant talent pool to facilitate the city’s overall development.