Sophie Mak

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22 Jun 2017 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.
01 Jun 2017 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.
06 Apr 2017 The vast majority of Hong Kong’s 7.3 million people had no say in deciding their next leader.
23 Mar 2017 They said they are afraid that their children will “acquire incorrect values” and eventually “grow up gay”.
17 Nov 2016 On Tuesday, Hong Kong’s High Court disqualified Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung, the two Youngspiration lawmakers, from assuming their positions in the Legislative Council.
22 Sep 2016 Crystal Fung Ying-ying was crowned Miss Hong Kong earlier this month and is already under fire for swearing on Facebook two years ago.
02 Jun 2016 Maternity discrimination is rather unheard of in Hong Kong, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. Most people don’t think about it because they figure there are laws in place to stop any prejudices, but the reality is very different.
26 May 2016 Recently, a local girl was found guilty on two counts of physical assault. The girl reportedly lost control and lashed out at a male classmate who had been bullying her for being fat for a long time.
12 May 2016 This year’s superhero movies show an obvious trend. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War both swap traditional hero-villain dynamics for heroes fighting each other.
24 Mar 2016 A few days ago, one of the prompts for the DSE Chinese Paper 4 (Speaking) asked: Which “taste” would you use to describe the lives of Hong Kong senior secondary school students?