The last segment of our three-part series focuses on Shanghai, where residents report a slightly higher level of happiness compared to Singapore, and significantly higher compared to Hong Kong. However, among migrant workers without a “hukou,” there is a gap in satisfaction over housing and medical care.
This launch focuses specifically on Singapore as a city, and reveals in-depth perceptions about quality of life in areas such as medical care, education, housing, transport, government and crime.
In October 2016, Civic Exchange published a report on urban-wellbeing indicators in Hong Kong. To download the report, click on the link above. As part of Civic Exchange’s commitment to promoting public policy research and civic engagement, we will make the Asian Urban-Wellbeing Indicators database available to the public as long as research findings derived …
This full report reveals the wellbeing survey conducted in three Asian cities. It is hoped that the findings will provide insights into city dwellers’ attitudes and priorities in order to identify areas for further research and to provoke discussions on how urban policymakers can better meet people’s needs.
The survey uncovers significant differences between Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
The Small House Policy (SHP) has long been a politically thorny issue, and although the government has at various times since the mid-1990s attempted to review the policy,only minor adjustments have been made since the transfer of sovereignty.
In April 2015, Civic Exchange published the results of a public opinion survey on Hong Kong’s Small House Policy. To download the summary report, click on the link above. The Small House Policy (SHP) has long been a politically thorny issue, and although the government has at various times since the mid-1990s attempted to review …
As a continuation of Civic Exchange’s publication ‘Rethinking Small House Policy’ (2003), this report provides an update of the policy over the past decade (2003 – 2012), identifies remaining problems and conflicts between different stakeholders and finally suggests a way forward.
This report is part of a series that tracks the changing women status over the past two decades in Hong Kong.
This is a user-friendly summary that gathers the essential messages from The Changing Faces of Hong Kong: A Cohort Analysis of Women, 1991-2011 and The Changing Faces of Hong Kong: Women in the Community and National Context, 1994-2010.