16 Aug 2017
On the morning of Thursday, 3 August 2017, the senior management and research staff members of Research Center on One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR), City University of Hong Kong (CityU) had a meeting with Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) research team at CityU. The HKTDC is governed by a 19-member Council of Hong Kong business leaders and senior government officials, which has been playing a very important role in helping Hong Kong tap into OBOR initiative, promoting Hong Kong as a super connector and assisting companies to explore business opportunities in Mainland China, Asia as well as overseas countries.
11 May 2017
A three-day forum hosted by the UNECE International PPP Centre of Excellence for Public Transport Logistics on 9-11 May at City University of Hong Kong showcasing projects and approaches to people first Public-Private Partnerships, and how to work as one UN to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
29 Apr 2017
'My relationship with the Belt and Road Initiative' Integrated Ability Competition for Secondary Schools First Held in Hong Kong
The first 'My relationship with the Belt and Road Initiative' Integrated Ability Competition for secondary students was held on 29th April 2017 at City University of Hong Kong. The competition purports to encourage secondary students to concern more about social issues, understand the 'One Belt One Road' trade project, actively learn and to equip themselves. Po Leung Kuk Lo Kit Sing (1983) College, Diocesan Girls’ School, Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College have won the Champion, 1st runner-up, 2nd runner-up by its outstanding performance respectively.
19 Apr 2017
"To render OBOR successful China must increase its understanding of the political, economic and cultural environment of at least some, if not all, of the nations and regions along the way.” Prof. Feng, Da-Hsuan pointed out at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 19 April.
13 Feb 2017
Acting Director Prof. Houmin Yan speaks on Phoenix TV China Forum.The programme has been broadcast on 11th February.
7 Feb 2017
Taiwan High Speed Railway (THSR), which is approximately 345km in length running along the west coast of Taiwan from Taipei Main Station in the north to Kaohsiung in the south, is one of the largest worldwide Build-Operate-Transfer projects. In 1998, it was being a 35-year franchise commissioned to Taiwan High Speed Railway Corporation and has started its formal operation at the end of 2006. During the construction period, THSR had overcome a number of financial crises; and the ridership was far below expected level by early operation. These once led the Corporation to a close to bankruptcy. Prof. Yeh shared with audiences his first-hand experiences in saving THSR and gave suggestions from breaking into business financial crises on 23rd January, 2017 at CityU. The seminar was titled “Lessons from Taiwan High Speed Railway PPP Projects”
4 Jan 2017
China's One-Belt-One-Road initiative is currently one of the biggest stories in Asian business, and it is possible that the future of the global economy will depend heavily on OBOR. Since the initiative has great potential to be the world’s largest platform for regional collaboration, how can Hong Kong’s tertiary education sector make a contribution to international trade, cross regional infrastructure and east-west cultural integration? Through an interview in Metro Finance FM104, Prof Houmin Yan, Dean of College of Business and Acting Director of Research Centre on One-Belt-One-Road, introduced the collaboration between City University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, and the direction of research and education on OBOR as well as Public-Private Partnerships.