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Primary Care; Columbarium; Anti-drugs

2010-09-15

The Centre puts forth recommendations on three livelihood issues, i.e., development of primary care, columbarium policy and anti-drugs issue, for public discussion. 


Market-based SME Loan Guarantee Schemes

2010-09-03
In a research paper released today (3 September 2010), the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC) called for an early introduction of a market-based solution to enhance financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong, the idea of which was first raised at an SME forum organised by Economic Synergy in May.

First Time Home Purchase: Strategic Options

2010-08-23
Child birth, adolescence and marriage tend to trigger off new families and needs for new homes. “For an individual, buying a flat is one of the major decisions in life, both in terms of financial commitment and lifestyle planning. From a macro perspective, home ownership is conducive to social cohesion and security,” said Mr Anthony Wu, Chairman of the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC).

Hong Kong Consumer Confidence Survey (Second Quarter Report 2010)

2010-07-14

Local consumers’ confidence over economic expectations and economic behaviours in the next three months weakens in comparison with that of the previous quarter, according to the second quarter consumer confidence survey in 2010 released today by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC).


Rethinking housing for the elderly

2010-06-09
Following an earlier study of optional retirement, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (“The BFRC”) today released the second part of its competitiveness studies into ageing population, which sought to tackle the city’s elderly housing issues from a new perspective.

Hong Kong Consumer Confidence Survey (First Quarter Report 2010)

2010-04-28
Local consumer confidence for the next three months weakens significantly in comparison with that of the previous quarter, according to the first quarter consumer confidence survey in 2010 released today by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC).

Hong Kong High-speed Rail Survey Report

2010-01-08
A poll released by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC) today revealed that close to 70 percent of the respondents (69.1%) supported the construction of the express railway, which will link up Hong Kong with China’s high-speed rail network.


Optional Retirement: Better Choice

2009-12-15
More pilot schemes should be encouraged in the private sector and NGOs to promote optional retirement (OR) as a means to relieve the impact of ageing workforce on Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness, according to a recent study commissioned by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre (BFRC).