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Hong Kong to set up Alternative Investment Market



Market-friendly Regulatory Framework is Needed for Hong Kong as an IPO Hub


It is pleasing to note the general consensus among the financial policy community in Hong Kong is that there is going to be continuing achievements of Hong Kong’s equity market in the future despite the intensifying credit crunch felt in other developed financial markets, thanks to the concerted efforts by relevant authorities and professionals. Of course, we are backed by a still burgeoning demand for capital by Mainland businesses.

Hong Kong: A Creative Metropolis


In the era of globalization, competition amongst cities is not just about the pursuit of economic growth or efficiency; it is also about innovation, creativity and convergence of talents.

Building a Hong Kong-Shenzhen Metropolis

To a very large extent, Hong Kong and Shenzhen have already or nearly attained the standard of an international metropolis in various aspects. In respect of economic size, the combined GDP of Hong Kong and Shenzhen was US$259 billion in 2006, ranking amongst the world’s top international metropolises, behind Tokyo, New York and London. With regard to the size of the city, the two cities occupy a combined area of over 3,000 square kilometres and have a combined population of over 20 million, surp

Civic Engagement - Key to Better Policy-making and Governance


The study on ‘From Consultation to Civic Engagement: The Road to Better Policy-making and Governance in Hong Kong’ aims to examine how best to engage with civil society actors and organisations in Government’s policy making process, and make recommendations to enhance such engagement in future public policy making in Hong Kong.

Competitiveness of the Hong Kong Economy: A Study on Productivity Growth, Unit Labour Costs & Structural Changes in Export Composition

Our assessment of the competitiveness of the Hong Kong economy from various perspectives indicates that the overall competitiveness of Hong Kong economy has been improving during the past several years. However, from a longer term historical perspective, there are still a number of areas in which Hong Kong’s competitiveness has been eroded relative to her main competitors in East Asia, especially in export sector.

An Analysis of the Managed Care Market in Hong Kong

In July 2006, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre commissioned the Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University(University) to survey and analyze the existing managed care market in Hong Kong.This Executive Summary summarizes the major findings of this Study.