Spanning from the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration to the end of Tung Chee-hwa’s administration under the new Special Administrative Region, this book explores how the rise of political cartoons paralleled the emergence of a purely local brand of politics.
Governance and Policy
This research report examined the development of democracy within the Communist Party of China (CPC) so far. As elections for four levels of CPC organizations, from township level to provincial level, are held between 2006 and 2007
This research paper seeks to continue our work in understanding the Functional Constituencies as an important feature of Hong Kong’s political system. The challenge facing Hong Kong today is what to do with the Functional Constituencies as the political system continues to evolve towards universal suffrage.
As this paper will show, both the HKSARG and the Central People’s Government (CPG) have looked on bicameralism as a useful option in moving forward towards the universal suffrage pledged by the Basic Law. This paper will examine why both the CPG and the HKSARG regard this option with such favour.
Civic Exchange commissioned the Hong Kong Transition Project, Hong Kong Baptist University to conduct a public opinion survey on Hong Kong people’s attitudes on District Councils.
The government has an opportunity to end decades of pollution, dangerous air and filthy skies, leaving a legacy of healthier, cleaner air. Reducing pollution must become a central part of the government’s policies that are within an on overall sustainable development context.
This report shows the different sources and factors of air pollution in Hong Kong.
Air pollution is now regarded as one of the highest priorities in environmental protection in both developed and developing economies world-wide. The main driver of policy decision-making is the need to reduce the avoidable cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality from pollutant exposures.
By Rev. James L. Fredericks PhD, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
This report focuses on the manufacturing contributions to the Pearl River Delta’s Poor Air Quality.