Victor Zheng

Dr Victor Zheng is assistant director of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also the coordinator of the university's Global China Research Programme, and co-director of the Centre for Social and Political Development Studies. His research interests are Chinese family business and inheritance, Hong Kong business culture and history, social indicators and social development, and global China studies.
Victor Zheng
Dr Victor Zheng is assistant director of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also the coordinator of the university's Global China Research Programme, and co-director of the Centre for Social and Political Development Studies. His research interests are Chinese family business and inheritance, Hong Kong business culture and history, social indicators and social development, and global China studies.

Latest from Victor Zheng

How Kowloon-Canton Railway history sheds light on the need for Hong Kong’s express rail to the mainland

The Kowloon-Canton Railway was once considered a ‘white elephant’ by the public too, but the officials of the day knew that it was a necessary investment for Hong Kong’s economic future.

24 Sep 2018 - 5:16PM

The Kowloon-Canton Railway was once considered a ‘white elephant’ by the public too, but the officials of the day knew that it was a necessary investment for Hong Kong’s economic future.

How Kowloon-Canton Railway history sheds light on the need for Hong Kong’s express rail to the mainland
Why Zhuhai and other Greater Bay Area cities are not to Hong Kong what suburban Connecticut is to New York

The suggestion that Hongkongers move to the Greater Bay Area and commute to the city ignores the disparity in legal institutions, political rights and social services among cities in the region.

29 May 2018 - 7:32PM

The suggestion that Hongkongers move to the Greater Bay Area and commute to the city ignores the disparity in legal institutions, political rights and social services among cities in the region.

Why Zhuhai and other Greater Bay Area cities are not to Hong Kong what suburban Connecticut is to New York
Tightened mortgage rules may have done more harm than good in cooling the property market

The government’s interventionist approach to cooling the property market has not been effective

10 Feb 2018 - 11:26AM

The government’s interventionist approach to cooling the property market has not been effective

Tightened mortgage rules may have done more harm than good in cooling the property market
Why Singapore’s housing model won’t work for home ownership in Hong Kong

Public scepticism about the Hong Kong government’s push for home ownership is well founded, as the public and private sectors serve different needs, and should be treated separately

27 Nov 2017 - 8:20PM

Public scepticism about the Hong Kong government’s push for home ownership is well founded, as the public and private sectors serve different needs, and should be treated separately

Why Singapore’s housing model won’t work for home ownership in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund has a case to answer in its defence of the dollar’s peg
Why shadowing Singapore or China won’t help Hong Kong climb back up global innovation rankings
As ‘financier’ to Greater China, Hong Kong has an unbeatable edge
Why Hong Kong is failing to rein in housing prices
Belt and Road offers discontented Hong Kong youth a vista of opportunities
Hong Kong must find a rational way to ease tensions over mainland visitor influx
Half of Hongkongers oppose Occupy Central's campaign for universal suffrage

Benny Tai Yiu-ting's Occupy Central campaign has provoked heated discussions in the local community. Supporters are confident that the campaign will aid the struggle for universal suffrage, and even enhance civil society in Hong Kong while raising awareness of the rule of law.

12 Aug 2013 - 7:51AM

Benny Tai Yiu-ting's Occupy Central campaign has provoked heated discussions in the local community. Supporters are confident that the campaign will aid the struggle for universal suffrage, and even enhance civil society in Hong Kong while raising awareness of the rule of law.

Half of Hongkongers oppose Occupy Central's campaign for universal suffrage