The more the Hong Kong government sides with business interests over consumer interests, the more disillusioned the city’s citizens will become.
Hong Kong never ceases to amaze me as a testament to human achievement. Every time I look out from The Peak at the vast skyline stretching across Victoria Harbour, I am in awe that such a city could have been built in such a short period of time.
Like many of my peers, I grew up learning silly rhyming poems and childish song parodies. My favourite was a funny rendition of the Chinese national anthem. Who would have thought singing a fun version of the anthem might potentially land me in prison now?
We’re rage junkies. It’s not enough to roll our eyes at a thing we don’t like. We have to find the thing and taunt it, tease it, torture it, like a bunch of bullies in a high school cafeteria
She will not have the luxury of a honeymoon period that most new office holders enjoy - and must dive headfirst into Hong Kong’s stale social and political problems.
“To take the branch for the root” is one of those wonderful Chinese idioms that don’t translate quite well, but are applicable to many situations. Used to describe things done contrary to logical order, this idiom can indeed be applied to Hong Kong.
The chief executive-elect’s 'I am Chinese' campaign won't work because it does not address the root cause of HK's problems.
Failure by the Trump administration to prevent a climate change lawsuit from going to trial shows that people can sue the government over their constitutional right to a healthy environment.
In order to keep our city’s economy on the up and up, we need to expand the tax base, not increase stamp duties.
There is no need for the type of politics that has betrayed working people and increased wealth inequality.
Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s tree-pruning operation that killed egret chicks is an illegal activity.