International Reactions to the 2006 Lebanon War

Unite against violence

Hong Kong society has become increasingly politicised, and political conflicts and violence are spreading beyond the Legislative Council. Social conflicts are rapidly worsening.

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 12:00am

Taxing the poor will fund cushy jobs for friends

I must be missing something here. We are told that we need a goods and services tax because of dire shortcomings such as a narrow tax base and a fiscal structure that undermines Hong Kong's ability to cope with cyclical downturns in the economy.

2 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Hostilities must end so relief agencies can help

It is Day 19 of indiscriminate attacks from both sides, and only an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon can prevent further needless deaths of civilians and allow more than 500,000 people to have access to humanitarian relief.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

City's moral duty to help refugees

Victims of torture and persecution come to Hong Kong in desperation, having fled traumatic experiences which would incapacitate most of us. However, life for them here is incredibly tough. Many of them have slept outside for months, babies are suffering from malnutrition and children are deprived of school.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am