On Thursday’s Backchat, young HKers in the GBA, and latest on vaccines.
Under the government’s Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Scheme, more than 30 organisations will provide job opportunities for up to 2,000 Hong Kong residents who graduated from university between 2019 and this year.
The SAR government will give the companies a monthly allowance of HK$10,000 for every graduate hired, and the youngsters should be paid no less than HK$18,000 a month.
Why should youngsters work and live in the Greater Bay Area? What are the push and pull factors? Should the Government be encouraging young talent to work outside HK?
From 9am-9:30am, what do you make of the suspension of BioNTech vaccinations?
Witman Hung, principal liaison officer for Hong Kong at the Shenzhen Qianhai Authority, National People’s Congress Deputy
Anita Lee, member of Genext think-tank, former journalist and civil servant.
Stanley Choi, Principal Advisor, Hong Kong United Youth Association, also a member of the Youth Development Commission
9:00-9:30am Latest of Covid-19
Dr Alvin Chan, paediatrician and co-chairman of advisory committee of communicable diseases, Hong Kong Medical Association.