Intervention begets inequality

(Next Magazine, 2016/4/7, A002, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) Intervention begets inequality Our Chief Executive’s Policy Address trumpeted the news that our poverty rate has plummeted to 14.3%, the lowest since 2009, and credited this to his government’s success in closing the inequality gap. This gap is as vivid as our spectacularContinue reading>

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Press Advisory – Relaxing of Restrictions on the Issuance of Passenger Licenses for Private Cars

The recent arrests of Uber staff and drivers have shown that the Hong Kong government neglects the welfare of passengers and drivers who do not operate traditional taxis. The Lion Rock Institute believes that the issuing of passenger licenses for private cars ought to be reformed to become fairer and more objective, without numerical limits to meetContinue reading>

MK Street Debate

The Lion Rock Institute was invited by the Hong Kong Youth Think Tank 【1】 to debate in the streets of Mong Kok against Legislative Council Honourable Member “Long Hair” and the LSD (in Cantonese). The educational debate attracted hundreds of onlookers. The debate was a lively one 【2】 and theContinue reading>