Charmaine Carvalho

Hong Kong

Charmaine Carvalho

Senior Production Editor, Opinion 

Charmaine Carvalho has more than15 years of experience in journalism, having covered daily news, lifestyle stories and financial markets as both a reporter and sub-editor in India and Hong Kong.

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Opinion | How Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking scratches the glossy surface of ‘new India’

Through the lens of courtship and marriage, the show presents a class of Indians who easily straddle East and West, but conflates upper-caste Hindu culture with Indian culture. While laying bare regressive stereotypes, the show also offers space for rebellion.

1 Aug 2020 - 11:15AM

Through the lens of courtship and marriage, the show presents a class of Indians who easily straddle East and West, but conflates upper-caste Hindu culture with Indian culture. While laying bare regressive stereotypes, the show also offers space for rebellion.

How Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking scratches the glossy surface of ‘new India’
Opinion | As India finds, and Hong Kong’s protesters should learn, the good fight is fought over an inclusive moral vision

While Indians are standing up to their democratically elected government’s corruption of their nation’s founding vision, Hongkongers, too, should spell out their moral principles, especially in light of the chauvinism evident in the movement.

8 Jan 2020 - 9:03AM

While Indians are standing up to their democratically elected government’s corruption of their nation’s founding vision, Hongkongers, too, should spell out their moral principles, especially in light of the chauvinism evident in the movement.

As India finds, and Hong Kong’s protesters should learn, the good fight is fought over an inclusive moral vision
Opinion | How mum became the word in Hong Kong’s extradition protests

Whether used in support of the government or to castigate it, the potent symbol of motherhood has been animating speeches, memes and slogans. The problem is, it plays into China’s reductive narrative of Hong Kong as the prodigal son.

18 Jun 2019 - 7:30PM

Whether used in support of the government or to castigate it, the potent symbol of motherhood has been animating speeches, memes and slogans. The problem is, it plays into China’s reductive narrative of Hong Kong as the prodigal son.

How mum became the word in Hong Kong’s extradition protests