Letters to the editor

Living overseas is a great way to learn to be independent, spread cultural awareness and learn new skills for your career.
The now defunct Dymocks in IFC during better days
Hong Kong is often called a shopping and culinary paradise, but it's getting very hard to find books. Specifically, English ones.
It seems that nowadays people don't really have good relationships with others. The main reason is that we don't talk enough any more. Conversation is really important in a relationship. We learn how others feel through chatting. 
Ethnic minorities petition outside Central Government Offices (CGO) at Tamar calling for an end to "discriminatory" Chinese education policy.
The government needs to make sure that ethnic minority children are given places in kindergarten. If minorities can't find places for their children because they don't speak Chinese, the relationship between Hongkongers and these minorities will be harmed.
I think overprotective parents are bad for children's development.
A black man was killed by a white policeman in America in August. There were lots of protests and riots because of it, which created a very tense atmosphere.
There is a lot of political tension between Hong Kong and the mainland. Knowing what happened in the past is essential if we want to understand the present and ensure a better future.
Many Hongkongers have pets, but last year more than 3,000 animals were put to sleep because there was no one to care for them. 
Newly appointed Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo.
Hong Kong has a new police commissioner. He was nominated by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, but we don't know much about Stephen Lo Wai-chung.
A worker dries shark fins in a fishing port in Indonesia.
I went out with my relatives for dinner recently and I saw that the main course was a dish made of shark fin.
Photo: Reuters
A recent study showed that number of eating disorders is increasing drastically in Hong Kong.