Practices such as limiting the amount of products that visitors can carry have been implemented to limit the amount of parallel traders to Hong Kong. Some of our readers discuss whether another idea - building malls at the border - will be effective.
Face off: Should the government spend more on creating classrooms or schools for students with disabilities?
Each week, our two teenagers will debate a hot topic. This week ...
This semester, I am studying a module named "Jane Austen in Context". On this course we read all six of Jane Austen's novels. We also read some of her early works and some of her letters.
Talking points: Do mainland tourists behave differently than visitors from other parts of the world?
There have been many stories about the bad behaviour of mainland tourists. But are they really that different from the millions of tourists that visit Hong Kong every year?
I have always known that I am not the most self-disciplined person on Earth. At the end of February, after all the Lunar New Year celebrations, I decided to deactivate my Facebook account with the intention of focusing on essay-writing for the last two weeks of term.
Talking points: Should the government broadcast adverts urging the public to support political reform?
Here is what some of you think of the government putting political adverts on TV.
Ever been so tired you can barely stay awake in class? Or do you regularly skip breakfast so that you are not late for school? Well, you're not the only one.
It's Friday night as I write this, and that should tell you what's going on in my life. This is one of the rare times when I'm not hanging out with friends, the bae, talking to friends back in Hong Kong or curling up with my laptop watching Netflix. Finals are three weeks away.
Talking points: Should the government reissue licences for dai pai dongs so consumers have more choices?
Soaring rents mean restaurants are charging more. Would licencing dai pai dongs help?
Admittedly, my given name is difficult for Westerners to pronounce. Most Chinese names are badly pronounced in terms of their tones. But my name usually causes an even greater struggle.