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Bauhinia Well-being Index (BWI)

2016-10-18

The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre released a study on ‘Bauhinia Well-being Index’ today, which highlights that despite the upward performance of the Hong Kong economy in the last 15 years, the Bauhinia Well-being Index (BWI) remained almost stagnant, with a widening gap between the two. Between 2000 and 2015, Hong Kong’s cumulative growth in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita was 56.9%, whilst the BWI was up by 0.4% only, showing that economic prosperity has no significant impact on people’s happiness.


Retirement: Your Will, Your Way

2016-01-26

The Centre released a study on ‘Retirement: Your Will, Your Way’ , aiming to build up robust retirement protection in two ways: by setting up a ‘Public Pension’ and by refining the MPF system. The Centre concurs with the saying ‘Different people, different needs’, and therefore has offered extensive recommendations on enhancing the current retirement protection system. 


Bauhinia 'Legislative Council Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 5) Order 2015' and 'Maximum Amount of Election Expenses (Legislative Council Election) (Amendment) Regulation 2015' Submission

2015-12-07

Bauhinia has submitted recommendations on Legislative Council Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 5) Order 2015 and Maximum Amount of Election Expenses (Legislative Council Election) (Amendment) Regulation 2015 on 7 Dec, advocating for a review of the subsidy rate of financial assistance scheme for candidates, in conjunction with the adjustment of the subsidy rate and election expenses limit in the long run.


Bauhinia ‘2016 Policy Address’ and ‘2016/2017 Budget’ submission

2015-11-18

Bauhinia has submitted policy recommendations to the Chief Executive and Financial Secretary on ‘2016 Policy Address’ and ‘2016-17 Budget’ on 18 November 2015, which propose measures to develop a more comprehensive child care services and enhance the quality of home-grown talent.


Working or staying home? Child support services could be the answer

2015-04-23

The Centre released a study on ‘Developing child support services on all fronts: To facilitate both parenting and employment’ today, with a focus on examining whether there are inadequacies of existing child care services in Hong Kong subsidised by the Government and provided by NGOs for those aged below 6 who are not receiving pre-primary education services. With reference to child care policies implemented by other countries and regions, the Centre has forged policy directions and recommendations that could improve local child support services.


Mainland: Land of opportunity for Hong Kong young people?

2015-01-13

Mainland: Land of opportunity for Hong Kong young people?

The Centre released a survey on the ‘Attitudes of Hong Kong Youth towards Seeking Employment in Mainland China’ today that reveals young people’s willingness and factors to consider when seeking employment in mainland China. The survey interviewed 1,001 local young people aged 18 to 29 who have no working experience in the Mainland.

 


Level up! Let our youth reach for the sky

2014-11-25

The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre today released a study report on ‘Level Up! Let our youth reach for the sky’, which examines challenges facing young people aged between 15 and 24, particularly on socio-economic changes, education, employment as well as start-up business and its environment in Hong Kong over the past 20 years, and recommends twin sets of ‘Ups’ and ‘Minds’ to help young people.


An economic and social vision is key to Hong Kong’s population policy

2014-02-20

The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre today released a study on population policy, highlighting the importance of an economic and social vision in encouraging and enabling Hong Kong’s population and labour market to achieve their optimal state.

The study examines the city’s future population and manpower needs to 2030, and maps out areas for deliberating the future direction for Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness.


Social Enterprises in Hong Kong

2013-10-17

The Centre released its study ‘Social Enterprises in Hong Kong’ today and put forth six recommendations under three directions, i.e. change of mindset, integration of resources and commercial operation, in the hope of gathering assistance and support for SEs from a wider group of people through new mindset and mode. This will also help to make more effective use of public and social resources.