Brian YS Wong

Brian YS Wong is a Master of Philosophy student of politics (political theory) at Wolfson College, Oxford University.
Brian YS Wong
Brian YS Wong is a Master of Philosophy student of politics (political theory) at Wolfson College, Oxford University.

Latest from Brian YS Wong

Opinion | After the Occupy verdicts, both the establishment and pan-democrats have work to do in healing Hong Kong

It’s in the interests of both the pan-democrats and the pro-Beijing crowd to work together on issues of importance to Hongkongers, from housing to education and equality.

14 Apr 2019 - 8:30AM

It’s in the interests of both the pan-democrats and the pro-Beijing crowd to work together on issues of importance to Hongkongers, from housing to education and equality.

After the Occupy verdicts, both the establishment and pan-democrats have work to do in healing Hong Kong
Opinion | Hong Kong’s housing crisis can’t wait for long-term solutions

The Lantau Tomorrow Vision will take too long to implement for a city where thousands sleep in substandard subdivided accommodation

31 Mar 2019 - 4:46PM

The Lantau Tomorrow Vision will take too long to implement for a city where thousands sleep in substandard subdivided accommodation

Hong Kong’s housing crisis can’t wait for long-term solutions
Opinion | It’s every Hongkonger’s responsibility to stop mistreatment of our domestic workers

The law and employment contracts that supposedly protect foreign women who come seeking domestic work only go so far, as shown by the recent sacking of a cancer-stricken helper. Hongkongers should demand decent treatment for these invaluable workers.

10 Mar 2019 - 7:03AM

The law and employment contracts that supposedly protect foreign women who come seeking domestic work only go so far, as shown by the recent sacking of a cancer-stricken helper. Hongkongers should demand decent treatment for these invaluable workers.

It’s every Hongkonger’s responsibility to stop mistreatment of our domestic workers
Opinion | Migrant workers are good for Hong Kong and should not be scapegoated for the failures of the elites

Empirically Hong Kong’s migrant workers contribute more than they take away, and morally they are deserving of the same treatment as those raised here.

18 Feb 2019 - 8:47AM

Empirically Hong Kong’s migrant workers contribute more than they take away, and morally they are deserving of the same treatment as those raised here.

Migrant workers are good for Hong Kong and should not be scapegoated for the failures of the elites
Opinion | Calling out racism wherever it is found is everyone’s obligation

We must start taking the problems of our racism towards foreign or minority students seriously, writes Brian YS Wong.

27 Jan 2019 - 10:44AM

We must start taking the problems of our racism towards foreign or minority students seriously, writes Brian YS Wong.

Calling out racism wherever it is found is everyone’s obligation
Opinion | How China’s display of military might is really a force for regional peace and stability

Symbolic acts of militarism help release the pressure of more destructive domestic nationalism, hold the US at bay and add credibility to overtures to Taiwan.

10 Jan 2019 - 3:30AM

Symbolic acts of militarism help release the pressure of more destructive domestic nationalism, hold the US at bay and add credibility to overtures to Taiwan.

How China’s display of military might is really a force for regional peace and stability
Opinion | How Hong Kong’s dispirited youth can be a force for change by looking beyond politics

While contesting elections is a valuable experience for young people, they could also consider other forms of public service, such as taking part in government schemes or joining non-profit organisations.

14 Dec 2018 - 6:05AM

While contesting elections is a valuable experience for young people, they could also consider other forms of public service, such as taking part in government schemes or joining non-profit organisations.

How Hong Kong’s dispirited youth can be a force for change by looking beyond politics
Opinion | The path to a vote for all in Hong Kong begins with dialogue with China’s Communist Party

Having open and competitive elections in Hong Kong serves the interests of both Hong Kong and the mainland’s Communist leaders.

9 Nov 2018 - 6:46PM

Having open and competitive elections in Hong Kong serves the interests of both Hong Kong and the mainland’s Communist leaders.

The path to a vote for all in Hong Kong begins with dialogue with China’s Communist Party
Opinion | Hong Kong’s frustration with Beijing is no excuse for nostalgia for the British empire

Hongkongers who miss British rule should be mindful of how its other colonies, from India to states in the Middle East and Africa, suffered so that Britain could prosper.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Hongkongers who miss British rule should be mindful of how its other colonies, from India to states in the Middle East and Africa, suffered so that Britain could prosper.

Hong Kong’s frustration with Beijing is no excuse for nostalgia for the British empire