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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For better or for worse, history was made on November 9, 2016.
In 2016 alone, a nursing home run by Bridge of Rehabilitation Company has recorded numerous cases of death and mistreatment of mentally disabled patients.
I strongly disagree with the views expressed by Anirudh Kannan in his Op-ed article last week. Instead of accepting reunification with the mainland after 2047, Hongkongers should come up with other ways to govern the city.
Those who expected a political spectacle in the new Legislative Council were certainly not disappointed. The past few weeks have indeed been farcical.
The inescapable fact is that the futures of Hong Kong and China are inextricably linked – but maybe that isn’t as bad as recent flare-ups would have us believe.
United States is no doubt the world’s largest military force. In 2014, it spent US$580 billion on the military – twice as much as the combined figure for China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia.
Donald Trump confuses me. I admit he has charisma, judging by his eye-catching slogans and controversial comments, but I don’t think the US should choose this man as their commander-in-chief.
Back in August 2014, the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in the US by a police officer sparked civil unrest, leading to thousands of protesters taking to the streets.
Sometimes, we have to wonder whether we’re living in Hong Kong, the bustling hub of commerce and finance, or Hong Kong, the modern day slavery capital.
In my opinion, there are two types of innovation. There is true innovation, with the potential to advance societies, and there is innovation for it’s own sake, done as a claim for fame.