Op-ed

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They said they are afraid that their children will “acquire incorrect values” and eventually “grow up gay”.
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China’s environmental problems are causing significant health and economic issues for the country. Coal burning is having a serious impact on people’s health.
A 7.3 earthquake hit Japan on April 16, causing chaos on the streets of Kumamoto. It left 48 dead, two missing, 3,129 injured, and 200,000 people homeless, forcing them to take refuge in emergency shelters.
Local secondary schools have received a HK$500,000 grant for career and life planning for almost two years now. But disappointingly, the primary use of it has not been in line with the EDB's blueprint.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has closed down opposition newspapers, named Nazi Germany as an example of “effective governance”, and used taxpayers’ money to build a 1,000-room palace for himself.
Hong Kong prides itself as an international city, but many Hongkongers’ behaviour seems to be at odds with this reputation.
Our public health care system is a nightmare. Having to wait for three hours to be seen by a doctor is preposterous, and doctors having to work 30-hour shifts is just as shocking, if not inhumane.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-yin and Financial Secretary John Tsang, both made Facebook posts about the Hong Kong-Qatar football match in attempts to garner support from the public.
China’s legal system isn’t the best. With the country being a key player in global affairs, it is a little embarrassing that the system isn’t quite as robust as that of our regional competitors.
There are many parallels between Hong Kong and Singapore. Both tout themselves as “Asia’s world city”, and both have a rightful claim to the crown. However, Singapore edges Hong Kong out in one key area.
The government is reluctant to introduce light pollution legislation and has relaxed regulation on Earth Hour participation.