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Fund for the future


To get ready for the public finance implications of population ageing, news said the Government would study related policies implemented in other countries, including the idea of future fund, which has been used in Australia and New Zealand since the 2000s to strengthen Government’s long-term financial position by providing unfunded retirement liabilities.

Planning for an ageing population


The Financial Secretary reminded us not to overlook the challenges posed by an ageing population in his recent Budget speech. When the baby boomers are starting to hit retirement age and putting pressure on public expenditures, it is time for Hong Kong to craft a budget plan that is able to cater for an ageing population.

The opportunities and challenges of industrial diversification


The Chief Executive pledged in his Policy Address to promote industrial diversification and map out a comprehensive plan for the development of industries through the newly established Economic Development Commission.

In response to this initiative, the Centre’s Chairman Dr Donald Li shared his views on the opportunities and challenges of industrial diversification in an article in Ta Kung Pao.

Establishing dispute resolution centre


雷曼事件擾攘至今近 4 年,受影響的投資者數以萬計。立法會雷曼小組委員會經過逾 3 年半的調查,終於近日發表報告,查證事件責任誰屬。可惜這個耗費 2,800 萬元完成的調查報告,仍未能平息部份雷曼苦主的不滿。

Internationalising Hong Kong's education industry


為了增強在亞洲以至全球的競爭優勢,本港大學近年銳意推動國際化,積極招收非本地學生及羅致世界各地的教授和學者。政府在 2009 年提出推動香港成為區域教育樞紐,以配合教育產業的發展;並接納大學教育資助委員會去年底提交的「展望香港高等教育體系」報告,全力支持院校增強國際化元素。

Land reserve critial to long-term housing policy



Ways to tackle an ageing population and a soaring property market



E-Government: A move towards better governance