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What's next after nutrition labelling

2011-07-17

香港人一向注重身形,追求健康體態美,選購食品時都會留意是否低糖、低脂。智經早前進行的調查顯示,逾67%受訪市民參考營養標籤目的是選擇較健康食物;糖、反式脂肪及總脂肪更是營養標籤中最多人留意的成份。正因健康食品近年在港大行其道,越來越多食品的包裝會印上「低鈉」、「較高鈣」等說明,吸引消費者注意。


Hong Kong Consumer Confidence Survey (Second Quarter Report 2011)

2011-07-13
Local consumer confidence for the next three months is roughly the same as that of the previous quarter, despite slight deterioration of their expectation for the medium term future, according to the second quarter consumer confidence survey in 2011 released today by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC).

Bauhinia survey on Nutrition Labelling Scheme

2011-07-04
A recent survey commissioned by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre shows a fair level of public awareness and positive attitude towards the Nutrition Labelling Scheme (“the Scheme”), which has come into effect since 1 July 2010.



Promoting the sports industry

2011-06-11

暑假將至,筆者正為年幼兒子安排暑期活動,在蒐集資料的過程中,發現有多名前香港泳隊代表在退役後合資成立泳會,運用他們的專長,學以致用。這種嘗試以另一種形式繼續在體壇發展的態度,喚起筆者對退役運動員前景的感觸。


Positioning of the Community Care Fund

2011-05-28

「關愛基金」早前在爭議聲中獲立法會通過撥款50億元,但這基金自去年政府宣佈成立以來,備受社會質疑,來自商界的捐款亦遠低於預期。這個原意推動商界捐獻的扶貧項目,為何會遭到各方非議?有關問題值得決策者深思。筆者嘗試剖析箇中因由並提出建議,希望能作為政府日後制定相關政策的參考。


Can more supply curb home prices?

2011-05-14

政府早前推出多項穩定樓市措施,包括今季主動拍賣12幅土地,以紓緩樓市供求的嚴重失衡。上月底舉行的本年度首次賣地,紅磡地皮以估價上限15.25億元成交;日前推出的3幅豪宅地皮,成交價亦接近甚至超出市場預期。政府遏抑樓價颷升的決心,無庸置疑,但賣地成績如此「理想」,令人質疑連串措施的成效。


Financial burden of universal retirement protection

2011-04-30

隨著討論多年的法定最低工資將於明日起正式實施,社會大眾的焦點隨即轉移至有關全民退休保障的議題上,代表社會不同階層的團體亦旗幟鮮明地就此議題展開激烈討論。