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Cultivating a socially-inclusive environment among young people of different ethnicities is becoming more important as the population of non-Chinese youths aged between 15 and 24 has more than doubled in the past ten years, according to the latest Population By-census. In view of this trend, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust approved funding in 2016 for WEDO GLOBAL to run a Jockey Club ‘Go! Leaders Of the World’ (JC GLOW) Programme, which provides an opportunity for young people to ...

The Hong Kong Jockey Club announced that its paid maternity leave entitlement would be extended to 14 weeks from 10 weeks with immediate effect. All full-time female employees whose actual date of confinement falls on or after 15 October will be entitled to 14 weeks maternity leave. The Club is one of Hong Kong's major employers and it regularly reviews its staff welfare policy to promote employee health and holistic well-being. The extension is an enhancement to the existing 10 weeks ...

The increase in youth suicides in recent years has caused social concern. Research by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong (HKU JCCSRP) shows that among the online respondents, 40% of young people have considered suicide, and online respondents are more willing to disclose their emotional problems than phone call respondents. In view of this, to provide added support to at-risk young people and encouraging ...

Guide dogs are professionally-trained dogs provided to blind or visually impaired people who choose to benefit from the enhanced mobility, safety and companionship that these animals can offer. In view of the shortage of trained guide dogs in Hong Kong, the Club’s Charities Trust donated over HK$9 million to the Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association (HKGDA) in 2017 to establish the Jockey Club Education and Training Centre, which provides professional guide dog breeding, raising, training and matching services, as well ...

Today, Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts, the revitalised Central Police Station, recorded over one million visitors since opening to the public on 29 May 2018.  Celebrating with visitors at Tai Kwun to mark this milestone, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges said, “Tai Kwun has been open to the public for just a few months, and it is inspiring that Hong Kong people have really taken Tai Kwun into ...