Hongkongers were more vocal than ever in 2012, with protestors taking to the streets to speak out against national education plans and take part in Occupy Tamar. And SCMP readers reflected that online by voting in our daily polls. Here, we list the most popular polls of the year.
Are mainland Chinese people still welcome in Hong Kong?
Should HK cancel National Day fireworks show to avoid future tragedies like the Lamma ferry crash?
Is the development of more New Territories land a must for HK's future?
Should Cathay fire the flight attendant who ranted against Thaksin's daughter on her Facebook page?
Are HK authorities too slow to release information such as victims' and survivors' names in ferry disaster?