Our latest report on urban wellbeing in Asia focuses on Shanghai. Residents report higher levels of satisfaction than those in Singapore and Hong Kong. However, there is a gap when it comes to housing, medical care and education among migrant workers.
Professor Chan is an award-winning journalist, journalism professor and media expert, who recently retired as the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.
Representatives from Hong Kong and around the world have signed the International Charter for Walking, pledging to promote walking as a key component in the future urban design of cities.
Civic Exchange and Walk21, an international leader in championing walking, are producing this Conference with an objective to advance civic engagement and influence public policy on the theme of urban walkability.
The survey uncovers significant differences between Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
Civic Exchange announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Maura Wong as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Civic Exchange in principle agrees with the Ombudsman’s observations and recommendations.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced his fourth policy address earlier today, covering policy issues such as economic growth, housing, elderly care, poverty, support for the disadvantaged. Civic Exchange feels that some of the issues, though mentioned, need a more holistic approach.