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    - Children - get rid of all Covid measures impacting schools. Remove risk of child separation in hospitals.
    - Establish some more English medium public schools. This will help attract non-Cantonese speaking young expat families who can't afford international school fees.
    - Overhaul and investment in healthcare system. I note that John Lee already mentioned something about primary care. This could be big if done right - the lack of decent primary care is likely a major contributor to the lox vaccination rate of the elderly.
    - Mass building of public housing on brown field sites. No expensive land reclamation projects.
    - Major investment in green technology.


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    cash hand out every year on 1st July and/or 1st Oct


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    Build more bridges and runways

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    Diversify the economy by adding two key sectors for us to focus on and invest accordingly.

    Technology in general (other than just shitcoin companies taking advantage of lack of lack of regulations) should be encouraged.

    Focus on increasing productivity so we can achieve the same economic output while following the global trend of decreased working hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aw451:
    Diversify the economy by adding two key sectors for us to focus on and invest accordingly.

    Technology in general (other than just shitcoin companies taking advantage of lack of lack of regulations) should be encouraged.

    Focus on increasing productivity so we can achieve the same economic output while following the global trend of decreased working hours.
    Diversifying the economy: already happening
    Decreased work hours: never going to happen

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrancisX:
    Diversifying the economy: already happening
    Decreased work hours: never going to happen
    What is the economic diversification? From my myopic view it looks like there is a bit of a standstill ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrancisX:
    Diversifying the economy: already happening
    Decreased work hours: never going to happen
    The work hours are long but not hugely productive. There are many low hanging fruit to make this city more productive, especially if the technology sector is boosted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aw451:
    The work hours are long but not hugely productive. There are many low hanging fruit to make this city more productive, especially if the technology sector is boosted.
    Totally agree.

    I would also look at some of the financial regulations - they're more strict than the UK and Singapore for example.

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    How about reopening the great bar in Wan Chai, called ESCAPE. On Jaffe Road.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    What is the economic diversification? From my myopic view it looks like there is a bit of a standstill ...
    It's the objective rather than the reality on the ground.

    The Northern Metropolis for example is in part designed specifically to build HK's strengths in various tech sectors such as biotech and health tech and diversify beyond financial services.

    I would say though that HK's invest meant over the past five years in science and technology has been one of few positives.

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