Feature Stories

31.07.2018

Timely Topic Gained Prominent Coverage

The Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Management Conference that featured a distinguished panel to discuss a timely topic –“Trump Economics and the US-Trade Imbalance” has attracted extensive and prominent media coverage.

The conference keynote speaker Professor Justin Lin, Dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University and former Chief Economist of the World Bank, and moderator Professor KC Chan, Adjunct Professor of HKUST Business School, met the press after the panel.

They offered insights into the highly controversial topic at a time when the US just started imposing the first wave of tariff in Chinese goods, while the comment made by Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of HKSAR, on the impact on local market was cited. Over 18 media outlets from print and electronic media sent their journalists to the conference, resulting in over 30 reports. They include front-page coverage in Hong Kong Economic Journal, full-page story in Apple Finance, and prominent coverage in Sing Tao Daily and Ming Pao’s Money Monday.

Electronic: TVB, TVB財經透視, NOW TV, i-Cable TV, RTHK, Commercial Radio

Print & Online: Apple Daily, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Master Insight, Fintech Innovation,HK01, Oriental Daily News, Headline Finance, CRNTT, CRNTT, Sina Hong Kong, Ta Kung Pao, Headline Daily, Ta Kung Pao, Ming Pao, Wen Wei Po, Hong Kong Commercial Daily, The Stand News

To read the speech made by the Chief Executive on Government’s Information Services Department (with video)