Disabilities is no bar to dignity – South China Morning Post

SCMP_30Apr2017s

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A government survey in 2013 put the number of people with disabilities in Hong Kong at around 600,000, some 10 per cent of the total population. These people are also often in low-income groups, as it is difficult for them to find jobs. In Hong Kong, over 500,000 are unemployed, or more than 80 per cent of people with disabilities. 繼續閱讀

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy – Harbour Times

HarbourTimes_26Apr2017s

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At present, Hong Kong’s GDP is only about 2% of China’s, a big difference when comparing with 20% in the 1980s and 1990s. The Mainland and our neighbours have been progressing aggressively in recent years. How can we regain the entrepreneurial spirit and leadership in the old days? How can our young people have more upward mobility? 繼續閱讀

數碼貨幣有助金融穩定 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

HKEJ_24Apr2017s

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金融管理局近日宣布就「中央銀行發行的數碼貨幣」(Central Bank Digital Currency,以下簡稱為CBDC)展開首期研究,以了解當中的利弊。CBDC是什麼?「移動支付」如支付寶或微信支付在內地早已遍地開花,在香港也逐漸流行,兩者有什麼分別?比起近年出名的虛擬貨幣和各類遊戲中增值的貨幣又有何不同? 繼續閱讀

網上賞綠有助減壓 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

HKEJ_10Apr2017s

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DSE(中學文憑試)現正開考,有調查指應屆考生的壓力指數偏高,差不多一成半受訪者更表示壓力已達頂點。根據香港心理衞生會今年初公布的問卷調查,估計有5.5%受訪者患有抑鬱症,有過自殺念頭更佔整體受訪人數近一成。另據世界衞生組織研究,全球每20人中便有一個有抑鬱症狀,即3.5億人受此困擾,而女性比男性患病的機會高出五成;世衞預測到2030年,對抗抑鬱症會成為全球最大的醫療重擔。 繼續閱讀

編程教育借鑑歐洲經驗 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

HKEJ_3Apri2017s

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學習編寫電腦程式和STEM(科學、科技、工程和數學)已儼然成為全球教育新趨勢。譬如小國寡民的愛沙尼亞,上世紀九十年代才脫離蘇聯獨立,許多人奇怪這個只有百多萬人口的小國怎麼能在創新科技界聲名鵲起,例如2003年創立的網上通訊Skype、2011年才面世以滙款手續費低著稱的Transferwise;同時該國的教育尤其科學和數學,近年在國際排名亦一直位居前列。 繼續閱讀