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>

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>