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This paper examines the cultural context of social movements involving these youth activists. It mainly studied the campaign against the Sino-Hong Kong Express Railway development project.
This article aims to identify and analyze the key benefits of adopting Guaranteed Maximum Price and Target Cost Contracts (GMP/TCC) over and above the traditional lump-sum contractual arrangement through an empirical questionnaire survey conducted in South Australia and compared with the findings in Hong Kong....
Rates middle-income housing affordability using the “Median Multiple,” which is the median house price divided by the median household income.
Executive Summary The 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey covers 406 metropolitan housing markets (metropolitan areas) in nine countries (Australia, Canada, China,...
Musical preference has long been a research interest in the field of music education, and studies consistently confirm the importance of musical preference in one’s musical learning experiences. However, only a limited number of studies have been focussed on the field of early childhood education....
The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.
This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.
SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over...
This paper presents results from a systematic review of 68 studies that examined the link between participation in large-scale assessment programs of students’ learning and education policy in 32 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Construction of skyscrapers in central Melbourne should be supported because a big jump in CBD population has many benefits for residents including easy access to jobs, shops and entertainment, according to this report.
Whatever the outcome of the current battle, Hong Kong’s protesters have the advantage in the longer-term war for rights and freedoms
Once upon a time, pompous British bureaucrats working on Hong Kong policy before the handback of the city to China in 1997...
Introduction: The Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey rates housing affordability using the “Median Multiple” in the analysis of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Median Multiple is widely used for evaluating urban markets, and...
Today’s centre of high performance in school education is East Asia. Four of the world's five highest-performing systems are Hong Kong, Korea, Shanghai and Singapore, according to OECD’s 2009 PISA assessments of students.
In Shanghai, the average 15-year old mathematics student is performing at...