09/29/2020 - 17:00
The social unrest and Covid-19 epidemic have dealt a double blow to the Hong Kong economy since Q2 2019, with the consequential recession expected to deepen in 2020. At the ninth ‘INSIGHT FORUM’ webinar organised by the Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF), Professor Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, shared expert views on how the Hong Kong economy may recover to positive growth in 2021. He also shed light on how the HKSAR Government can take lead in increasing aggregate demand through suitable and timely public investment in some identified areas.
09/11/2020 - 19:00
It has been a difficult time for Hong Kong's economy and people's livelihoods over recent years, as social mobility weakens, wealth disparity worsens and social polarisation deepens. At the 8th ‘INSIGHT FORUM’ webinar organised by Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF), Professor Richard Wong, Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor at The University of Hong Kong, expressed that an ‘Affordable Homeownership for All Hong Kong People’ is the sole answer to Hong Kong’s severe problems regarding livelihood and populism.
08/18/2020 - 18:00
In the face of social upheaval last year, Covid-19 pandemic and the recent political and economic turbulence, the prospect of Hong Kong has been shrouded with uncertainties. The Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) today organised the seventh session of ‘INSIGHT FORUM’ with Professor Chack-fan Lee, President of the Chu Hai College of Higher Education, and a Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, who shared his profound insights on life enrichment, his experience in water resources management in China over the past 30 years, and his meticulous scholarship in the field of engineering.
07/29/2020 - 15:00
The combination of social unrest, Covid-19 and deteriorating Sino-US relations is presenting Hong Kong with unprecedented challenges. In this connection, doubts have been raised on the sustainability of Hong Kong as an international financial centre and the 37-year-old Linked Exchange Rate System. The Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) today organised the sixth session of ‘INSIGHT FORUM’ with Joseph Yam, Former Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and Non-official Member of the Executive Council of the HKSAR Government, who shared his insight on the status of Hong Kong as an international financial centre and the future outlook of its monetary system.