Independent thinking is arguably the primary purpose of education. In the Chinese classic text Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu said: “Knowing yourself is true wisdom … mastering yourself is true power.” Knowledge is only useful when a person acquires it to benefit him or her and the common good.
Many politicians criticised the Court of Final Appeal after 13 activists won an appeal against their sentences for trying to storm the Legislative Council in a violent manner on June 13, 2014.
From blackface to plagiarism: Why the Chinese entertainment industry needs a lesson in sensitivity for cultures and ideas
A Chinese rap competition’s presentation of the music genre developed by African Americans is both laughable and ridiculous.
This is a good time to focus on century-old values, such as eating well, getting enough rest, exercise, and devoting our lives to serving others.
All around the world, governments are struggling with how to reconcile the immense power of multinational corporations with the democratic process.
Likening sexuality with morality, and this has become an excuse for blatant discrimination. This needs to stop.
To ban e-cigarettes while allowing the sale of traditional cigarettes sends confusing signals.
Hong Kong should take a leaf out of the mainland’s book and introduce bold policies to tackle the city’s housing crisis.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal in March sent regulators into a frenzy. That’s because they realised the implications of the pervasiveness of modern tech companies, including the fact they can sway political opinion.
Anti-bias training for Starbucks staff deserves praise, but America faces a tough battle to eradicate racial discrimination.