Op-ed

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s first policy address was generally well-received. Her 45-minute speech was a refreshing change from that of her predecessor Leung Chun-ying.
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Although it is true that a “love of our homeland” can encourage collective action when facing challenges, it may not be a practical solution to the city’s many problems.
America taking a back seat on environmental issues isn’t the end of the world but rather a new dawn.
One marked difference that I have noticed between Hong Kong and the United States is the social atmosphere in public. In Hong Kong, people are generally much “colder”, in that they don’t often engage strangers in conversation, or show much emotion.
On May 24, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled that homosexual marriage will be recognised in the island. This made Taiwan the first Asian place to legalise homosexual or same-sex marriage.
There’s been a lot of discussion about gender stereotypes and tropes – and that’s been in part thanks to films like romantic comedy Love off the Cuff and shows like My Unfair Lady on TVB.
A mercy release is when you free an animal back into the wild rather than killing it. What many people don’t know is that the impact on the environment and the released animal in question can be devastating.
From white supremacists to Hong Kong’s separatists, nationalism has long been associated with the irrational hatred of outsiders and the irrational love for one’s homeland.
One could be forgiven for mistaking South Korea as the democracy that Hong Kong should aspire to be. But behind the glitz and glamour of boy bands and TV dramas lies the ordinary South Korean youth.
A massive outbreak of malicious software has taken down more than 200,000 computers across the globe since May 12, and held them for ransom.
As Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor prepares to assume leadership of Hong Kong, the spotlight has fallen on the city’s former chief secretary, the pan-democrats, and Beijing.