Public Administration and Policy: An Asia-Pacific Journal: Volume 22 Issue 1 , Open Access


Table of contents

China’s Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area: a new development opportunity for Hong Kong

Siu-kai Lau

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) Strategy is an important component of the “Belt and Road Initiative” of China. The purpose of this Project is to…


The global rise of “fake news” and the threat to democratic elections in the USA

Terry Lee

Since the end of 2016, “fake news” has had a clear meaning in the USA. After years of scholarship attempting to define “fake news” and where it fits among the larger…


A scale for measuring perceived bureaucratic readiness for smart cities in Indonesia

Arif Budy Pratama, Satria Aji Imawan

The purpose of this paper is to develop and validate a scale for measuring perceived bureaucratic readiness for smart city initiatives.


Empowerment through participation in local governance: the case of Union Parishad in Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin

The traditional concept of people’s participation through their representatives is changing to the mechanism of direct participation of community people in the local…


How to improve parenting in Hong Kong by training: the 6As Positive Parenting Program

Fiona W.L. Yip, Diane Zelman, Adrian Low

Research suggests that children in Hong Kong are at an elevated risk of emotional problems. Authoritarian parenting, a common parenting style in Hong Kong, is a critical…


Complaints on abortuses handling: policy recommendations for Hong Kong

Celine S.M. Cheng, Amanda P.Y. Lau

The purpose of this paper is to review cases about complaints of abortuses handling in Hong Kong, and to further propose policy recommendations to help comfort parents…