The Metaverse signifies the arrival of Web 3.0 with a new economic structure. A number of governments from different places have already introduced relevant policies to support the economic development of the Metaverse. It is worth to look at how Hong Kong can tap into this economic opportunity and catch up with the global development trends. The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has completed the study on “Tapping into the Economic Opportunities of the Metaverse” through an online survey and in-depth interviews and released the report on 31 July 2022.
The Hong Kong society has experienced unprecedented difficulties in recent years brought about by social incidents, epidemic and others. The relationship between the Government and the youngsters gets worse. While Hong Kong is entering into a new stage with the establishment of the sixth-term of the HKSAR Government, the aspirations of the youngsters for their own, the city, as well as the new government deserve our attention.The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has conducted a research about what young people want for Hong Kong. Data was collected during March to May 2022, and the research report has been published recently. More: […]
Youth I.D.E.A.S. 69 Governance What Young People Want for Hong Kong Vision is an important navigation tool for any organization, in that it enables each member to reach the goal that is set out in the vision. According to the United Nations, there are various values that governments can use to shape vision for policies, including: enhancing the commitment of decision makers; building capacity for new knowledge in the public sector that have the involvement of different stake-holders. In the long term, it would be beneficial for the sustainable development within society and the good governance in government. […]
The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “A Study on the Rise of Fake News” The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “The Rise of Fake News”. “Fake news” refers to disinformation or misinformation. 740 young people (aged 15-34) were polled in this study. 66.2 percent respondents were exposed to disinformation in the past 6 months, of which 83.9% said that they saw disinformation in social media or personal communication platforms, and most often encounter “political” (74.1%) and “pandemic” (73.3%) disinformation. 67.6% of the respondents viewed disinformation […]
Youth I.D.E.A.S. 68 Livelihood A Study on the Rise of Fake News The advancement of information technology and online platforms, has enabled people across the globe to have new ways to connect to each other, gather and spread information. In an era of information expansion, the spread of “fake news” has become an increasingly serious issue in many regions of the world. It influences people’s behaviour and choices and can create public panic and social division. The decline in collective trust is significant. Many international authorities have taken action to limit the spread of fake news. The […]
HSBC and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Youth Research Centre published a study on “The Competitiveness of Hong Kong’s Young People in the Greater Bay Area” HSBC and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Youth Research Centre published a study on “The Competitiveness of Hong Kong’s Young People in the Greater Bay Area. The respondents – 720 local university students who have shown an interest in developing their careers in the mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) – are most interested in working in three sectors: cultural and creative (17.9%); financial […]
The Competitiveness of Hong Kong Young’s People in the Greater Bay Area 19 May, 2022 As the economic development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) accelerates, a growing number of Hong Kong’s young people are starting to realise the growth potential of the Mainland cities in this region and how it can positively impact their careers. However, differences in the respective social systems between Hong Kong, Macao and the nine other cities pose an array of challenges for those Hong Kong young people who decide on the GBA for their career development. The HKFYG Youth I.D.E.A.S. poll in […]
The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Sustaining Sports Development by Strengthening its Industry” The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Sustaining Sports Development by Strengthening its Industry”. Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong residents aged 15-64 showed that respondents gave the prospects of sports development, working in the sports industry and being a professional athlete only 5.32, 5.55 and 5.46 points respectively out of 10. Besides, 28.8% of the respondents did not exercise at all in the past six months, while 41% exercise at least once per […]