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  • Public Policy
Biden Administration on China Policy
22/01/2021
Prof. Albert PARK from Division of Public Policy commented on the Biden administration’s China policy in an interview, saying Biden will not change the tough stance on China, but he will focus on the U.S. domestic epidemic in the short term.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Asia’s climate optimism
21/01/2021
In an article co-written by Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist/ Adjunct Prof. Christine LOH, she discussed about collaborations in Asia to combat climate issues.
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  • Social Changes and Health
Why Are We Muddling Through Vaccination?
19/01/2021
In a column article on different countries’ mass vaccination programs against COVID-19, Prof. Donald LOW, Senior Lecturer from Division of Public Policy said there is precious little space for ethics when conversations focus on cost-benefit analysis.
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  • Business & Economy
China-US tech rivalry: National Labs to Boost Investment
11/01/2021
In an article on Beijing’s plan to realign hundreds of major state laboratories with the country's technology priorities, Division of Public Policy Assoc. Prof. Naubahar SHARIF said state labs were the main vehicles that the Chinese authorities employ to direct resources towards advancing basic research capacity and capabilities. Meanwhile, HKU, CUHK, HKUST and PolyU were mentioned to have state laboratories on campus.
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  • Public Policy
The Importance of Privacy Protection in Hong Kong
04/01/2021
An article written by Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management Prof. HUI Kai-Lung on doxxing, in which he stressed the importance of strengthening the public's awareness of privacy protection.

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  • Environment & Sustainability
Critical Role of Hong Kong for Asia's Green Transition
30/12/2020
Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH wrote an article on how Hong Kong’s financial sector has a critical role in helping to raise funds for the Asian region’s green transition.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Smog and Air Collusion Likely to Remain in Hong Kong
29/12/2020
Prof. Alexis LAU from the Division of Environment and Sustainability said in an article on the recently worsened air pollution in Hong Kong, that the air quality was especially bad due to the weak winds, making pollutants difficult to disperse.

  • Student Bonding & Development
MPP Press Conference on Graduates Employment Statistics
18/12/2020
Head of Division of Policy (PPOL) Prof. WU Xun introduced the Master in Public Policy (MPP) program in a media conference yesterday as over 80% of its first batch of graduates received 1 or more job offers despite the downturn in economy. Second year student Justin NG, an undergraduate from New York University who returned to Hong Kong for MPP, said this technology and environmental policy -focused program has given him lots of opportunities amid the innovation and tech development at Greater Bay Area. He already got two job offers before his graduation next June. Fresh graduate PENG Guoxian, now working in Tencent as a Product Manager, talked about how the 2-year program has helped him stand out in job interviews with tech giants. Meanwhile, PPOL is launching a new part-time MPP program next year.
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  • World Relations
Which PAP does Singapore need?
15/12/2020
A book review on PAP v. PAP, a book co-written by Division of Public Policy (PPOL) Prof. Donald LOW.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Achieving Carbon Neutrality in Hong Kong
09/12/2020
Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH from Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) wrote an article on how carbon neutrality could be embedded into the new initiatives mentioned in CE’s latest policy address.


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  • Public Policy
A Wave of Scandals Is Testing the Singaporean Government's Ability to Take Criticism
02/08/2023
In an article discussing the Singaporean government's ability to take criticism, Prof. Donald LOW, Senior Lecturer of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was quoted as saying that instead of persuading people, the Singaporean government makes people feel that their sense of injustice and unfairness is not taken seriously.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
香港ESG人才短缺 各界應積極培養以推動綠色產業發展
08/08/2023
In an article on the actions taken by various stakeholders in Hong Kong to nurture local ESG talent, it was mentioned that HKUST launched Hong Kong’s first BSc in Sustainable and Green Finance (SGFN) program in 2022. Also, HKUST and Hong Kong Green Finance Association have jointly launched a certificate course in sustainable finance to address the shortage of ESG talent.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Collaboration is key
08/08/2023
A team led by Prof. Laurence L. DELINA of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) conducted a study "Climate Fragility Risks in the Bangsamoro, and its intersections with armed conflict" in an academic forum held on 2 August 2023 in the Philippines. The study was the first of its kind done in the Bangsamoro region.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
鼓勵私營部門創新 谷綠色科技金融
10/08/2023
Prof. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), wrote an article on how to encourage the private sector to be innovative in green fintech.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Beyond Hardware: Key to Advancing Solar, Clean Energy Tech
17/08/2023
A team led by Prof. Magdalena KLEMUN, Assistant Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), and overseas researchers has developed a quantitative model to analyze the cost evolution of solar energy systems, which captures the contributions of both hardware technology features and soft technology features.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
【核污水排海】學者指稀釋不可完全消除輻射物質 或需長期監察附近水域
24/08/2023
In a TV report on Japan releasing treated radioactive wastewater into the ocean, Prof. Julien DE TROULLIOUD DE LANVERSIN, Assistant Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), commented on alternative methods for handling the wastewater, such as evaporation into the atmosphere or burial in the ground. He said that radioactive substances could disperse into the air, and tritium could potentially reach densely populated regions in Japan, China, and South Korea. If the wastewater is buried underground, there is a risk of leakage in the event of an earthquake, which could lead to the contamination of the entire region's land.
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  • Business & Economy
  • World Relations
US should analyze policies of depriving China of chips
28/08/2023
In an article by Prof. Michael EDESESS, Adjunct Associate Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), he explained the reasons for the US to analyze policies to deprive China of chips.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
專家稱輻射儀數據需專業解讀 不建議市民自行使用
28/08/2023
In a TV news story on some people using radiation detectors bought on the market to monitor radioactive levels, Prof. Julien DE TROULLIOUD DE LANVERSIN, Assistant Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was quoted as saying that both the Hong Kong and Japanese governments are monitoring radioactive levels, and their results are more accurate than those from radiation detectors bought on the market.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Fukushima waste water release: how mainland China and Hong Kong got it wrong
30/08/2023
In an article by Prof. Julien DE TROULLIOUD DE LANVERSIN, Assistant Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), he elaborated on the impact of Japan's plan to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.