Amy Lai

Amy Lai, a lawyer, was educated at Cambridge University and the University of British Columbia

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Opinion | Can Hongkongers be made to love China? Probably not, but that hasn’t stopped Beijing or the Hong Kong government from trying

The Hong Kong government has tried forcing through national education, an anthem law and now an extradition bill. Maybe, instead of asking why Hongkongers don’t love China, they should ask whether love is something that can be forced.

The Hong Kong government has tried forcing through national education, an anthem law and now an extradition bill. Maybe, instead of asking why Hongkongers don’t love China, they should ask whether love is something that can be forced.

Can Hongkongers be made to love China? Probably not, but that hasn’t stopped Beijing or the Hong Kong government from trying
31 Aug 2019 - 6:58AM
Beware of celebrity tutors, the masters of marketing
8 May 2015 - 9:08AM
Timely reminder of the ills of nationalism
11 Oct 2012 - 9:58AM
Praise parents for supporting their child in transition to university life

Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, the vice-chancellor of Chinese University, recently advised parents who accompanied their children to campus on the first day of term to "let go" so they can learn to be independent. He also emphasised the importance for students to approach such issues as Occupy Central rationally and peacefully, and to make independent judgments.

Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, the vice-chancellor of Chinese University, recently advised parents who accompanied their children to campus on the first day of term to "let go" so they can learn to be independent. He also emphasised the importance for students to approach such issues as Occupy Central rationally and peacefully, and to make independent judgments.

Praise parents for supporting their child in transition to university life
18 Sep 2013 - 3:04AM
Mo's works in line with Nobel vision
18 Oct 2012 - 2:29AM
Gay-bias law could help create a more tolerant society
20 Nov 2012 - 3:09AM
Competition will lead to better TV in Hong Kong
5 Dec 2012 - 3:16AM