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Bauhinia: To rekindle the hope of living happily in Hong Kong and calling it their home


The Centre supports the Chief Executive’s  2019 Policy Address, which has put forward measures to tackling land and housing issues, improving livelihood, and promoting social harmony and Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness.  The Centre believes that enhancing primary healthcare services is of particular importance to improve people’s well-being in Hong Kong.  

Bauhinia: A visionary budget that lays out roadmap for the future


Bauhinia welcomes the 2018-19 Budget, which strikes a balance between economic development and people’s livelihood, addressing society’s needs. In the long run, Hong Kong would improve its long-term competitiveness with the Government’s strategic policies.

Bauhinia: Embracing hope through ‘people-based’ policies


The Centre welcomes Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s maiden Policy Address, which not only focuses on socio-economic development, but also puts forth concrete and ‘people-based’ measures aiming to improve housing, healthcare, transport and welfare.

Bauhinia: Hong Kong needs to review its tax system


The Centre sees the 2017-18 Budget a prudent yet forward-looking one, and supports the Government to foster the city’s socio-economic development and uphold its competitiveness by formulating short, medium and long term measures.

Bauhinia: Sees continuous improvement in people’s livelihood


The Centre welcomes the Chief Executive’s 2017 Policy Address, which balances views of various stakeholders and formulates policies to address major livelihoods issues, such as retirement protection and the MPF offsetting mechanism. However, the policy outlook is clouded by uncertainties brought by the new term government.

Submission on Retirement Protection


Facing the challenges of ageing population, and the urgent needs of hundreds of thousands of elderly living in poverty, Bauhinia supports a comprehensive retirement protection scheme that addresses elderly poverty and the insufficiency of Hong Kong’s existing retirement protection measures.

Calls for a multidimensional approach to development


The Centre welcomes the 2016-17 Budget announced by the Government, particularly in its efforts to boost the economy and support the development of local industries, as well as to enhance social welfare, medical services and education in Hong Kong. Noting the impacts of the short-term measures, we recommend the Government to put more resources on the long-term development and social investment.