Private International Law

In international trade, conflicts arise because of different systems of commercial law in various countries, which leads to the so-called conflict of laws.   For example, when dealing with a trade dispute, each country’s judicial system works on different principles. Which country’s law should be applied? This, in turn, is another issue of the application ofContinue reading “Private International Law”

Unilateral Trade – Test run

Our student helper team has conducted a test run on their game – Unilateral Trade – on the last Saturday, 27 February 2021. The test run was to examine the game design and whether the messages behind can be effectively delivered. Unilateral Trade is a teaching case for promoting trade liberalisation. When it comes toContinue reading “Unilateral Trade – Test run”

Balance of Payment – Test run

On the last Saturday (23 Jan 2021), we have successfully tested our teaching case – Balance of Payment. The aim of this test run is to examine whether our game design of this teaching case is effective to deliver the message behind. Balance of Payment is a teaching case that introduces Current Account and Capital Account. Current Account refers to the tradeContinue reading “Balance of Payment – Test run”

Virtual Regional Fair 2020

Representing Faculty of Social Science, Prof. Travis NG delivered a talk on Virtual Regional Fair 2020 on 12 Dec, 2020. The Fair was an event held by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, aiming to provide admission information for high-school students. The talk, titled “The Social Scientific Nature of Business Organisations”, was to look at business organisationsContinue reading “Virtual Regional Fair 2020”

“Play” It Forward HK@APEC Game Design Competition

“Play” It Forward HK@APEC Game Design Competition was held successfully on 14th November, 2020. 22 student teams devised creative games with international trade concepts. Prof. Travis NG was invited to judge the game designs and gave valuable recommendations to the participants. The Competition was co-organised by JAHK with seminars and workshops. It aims to developContinue reading ““Play” It Forward HK@APEC Game Design Competition”

E-APEC Study Centres Consortium Conference 2020

The E-APEC Study Centres Consortium Conference 2020 was hosted by Malaysian APEC Study Center (MASC) at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) on Sept 23, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic ,the Conference was held through ZOOM meeting. The theme this year is “Towards an Inclusive, Sustainable Growth and Shared Prosperity Post-Pandemic” whichContinue reading “E-APEC Study Centres Consortium Conference 2020”

HK@APEC Seminar 2020

HK@APEC Seminar was held on Sept 26, 2020, by part of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (HKCPEC) and Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA HK). This seminar is one part of “Play” It Forward HK@APEC Game Design Competition where participants, mostly secondary school students, apply their knowledge to game design. Prof. Travis NG was invited to deliver aContinue reading “HK@APEC Seminar 2020”

Aviation – Database

Introduction This data set aimed at providing a general view on the development of aviation industry within Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in the past decade. This data hope to serve as a platform to introduce the recent development of the fast-growing aviation industry in APEC to the public, as well as to provide the basicContinue reading “Aviation – Database”

Invisible Trade

Introduction This is a teaching case aiming to introduce certain trade concepts and Hong Kong trade situation to secondary school students or non-economic undergraduates. Two groups of students from Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong involved in the whole project, from conducting research on Hong Kong Trade statistics to deigning a game for teachingContinue reading “Invisible Trade”

Invisible Trade – School Visits

On May 15 and 20, Prof. Travis NG led our student helpers to implement our game “Invisible Trade” for the students from Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School and Po Leung Kuk Yao Ling Sun College respectively. It was a valuable experience for both of our students and the secondary school students to learn from. WeContinue reading “Invisible Trade – School Visits”