Backchat@RTHK – Poverty in HK – Nov 15

On Backchat, we’ll be talking about poverty in Hong Kong. According to a report by Oxfam, a record high of 650,000 people in 194,100 working households are living in poverty.  Why? Guest Host: Miranda Szeto Guests: Frederick Fung, Legislator/ Member, Poverty Commission Peter Wong, Executive Director, Lion Rock Institute ChuaContinue reading>

EFN Asia Annual Conference 2012 – Nov 07

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and The Lion Rock Institute Case Study by Razeen Sally: A New Birth of Economic Freedom for Asia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qePGdANX9V4 Case Study by Simon Lee: The Culture of Dependency http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF4NNtnizRE Simon’s speech centred around how an efficient and capitalist education system can prevent a dependency onContinue reading>

EFN Asia Annual Conference 2012 – Nov 07

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and The Lion Rock Institute Introductory Remarks to The Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) Report 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNZ6eTwbM8Y Fred McMahon is a Fraser Institute Resident Fellow and holder of the Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in the Economic Freedom.  He addressed the 2012 EconomicContinue reading>

EFN Asia Annual Conference 2012 – Nov 06

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and The Lion Rock Institute Opening Keynote Address: “How Welfare Populism Destroys Prosperity: the Populist Challenge to Economic Freedom” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_izsyG-hWg Former Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva gave the keynote address at the EFN Asia conference. Abhisit outlined Hong Kong as a clear example ofContinue reading>

EFN Asia Annual Conference 2012 – Nov 06

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and The Lion Rock Institute Welcoming Remark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJSHOUut3dE Welcoming Remark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-4HBEysUsQ Welcoming Remark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKntuOkTwY4

Newsline@ATV – Minimum Wage – May 06

Host : Michael Chugani Guest: Andrew Shuen, Lee Cheuk-yan Topic: Minimum wage Part 1: http://www.hkatvnews.com/v5/world.php?id=106721&p=3000006 Part 2: http://www.hkatvnews.com/v5/world.php?id=106722&p=3000006 Host : Michael Chugani Guest: Andrew Shuen, Lee Cheuk-yan Topic: Minimum wage Part 1: http://www.hkatvnews.com/v5/world.php?id=106721&p=3000006Part 2: http://www.hkatvnews.com/v5/world.php?id=106722&p=3000006

Backchat@RTHK – Minimum wage – Apr 05

On today’s Backchat, we’ll be talking about new minimum wage rate as the Minimum Wage Commission has launched an eight-week consultation on increasing rate of the statutory minimum wage to the range of $29 to $35 per hour. Is the adjustment acceptable? Dr. Chung Kim Wah, Assistant Professor, Department ofContinue reading>