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Cultural challenges on social media

Some white key opinion leaders have been pretending to be black on social media to gain advantages in recent years. However, they are being accused of ‘blackfishing’ and disrespectful to black cultures. How can internet users strike a balance between freedom of expression and respect for cultural diversity?

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Innovation and technology development
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Can technology help meet the robust demand for cros-border e-commerce?

Cross-border shopping is on the rise globally, which has also driven the demand for cross-border airfreight shipping in Hong Kong. Due to a lack of labour, the industry is unable to handle the increasing volume of parcels and mails – in an extreme example, an occupational accident almost took place. As logistics technology is advancing rapidly nowadays, can it help meet the challenge facing the industry?

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Environment and energy
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Trees and streets, how might they go together?

Planting trees in an urban environment is not easy. The Government has recently released the ‘Street Tree Selection Guide’ which recommends less commonly used tree species that are deemed suitable for street planting in Hong Kong, in particular highlighting tree characteristics that could adapt to the growing conditions of specific street types. Apart from the recommendations of the guide, are there any areas that require looking into?

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