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On Reflection | The Hong Kong protests are a political crisis – and a huge opportunity for the government

Crises are an invaluable opportunity to remake organisational habits that are no longer fit for purpose, and the current situation in Hong Kong is a chance to embark on socioeconomic policy and institutional reforms, writes Donald Low

31 Aug 2019 - 11:54AM

Crises are an invaluable opportunity to remake organisational habits that are no longer fit for purpose, and the current situation in Hong Kong is a chance to embark on socioeconomic policy and institutional reforms, writes Donald Low

The Hong Kong protests are a political crisis – and a huge opportunity for the government
On Reflection | Could psychology have helped Carrie Lam avoid Hong Kong’s extradition bill fiasco?

From confirmation bias to risk aversion, behavioural science principles shed light on Hongkongers’ reactions to the controversial extradition law.

7 Jul 2019 - 12:50PM

From confirmation bias to risk aversion, behavioural science principles shed light on Hongkongers’ reactions to the controversial extradition law.

Could psychology have helped Carrie Lam avoid Hong Kong’s extradition bill fiasco?
Analysis | Why Hong Kong cannot copy Singapore’s approach to public housing

Hong Kong’s struggles to house its population don’t just stem from its shortage of land, and looking to the Lion City as a model is unrealistic.

5 May 2019 - 10:44AM

Hong Kong’s struggles to house its population don’t just stem from its shortage of land, and looking to the Lion City as a model is unrealistic.

Why Hong Kong cannot copy Singapore’s approach to public housing
Opinion | Why Hong Kong and Singapore should tax wealth more

Neither needs the money; both need to address rising inequality

11 Mar 2019 - 9:29AM

Neither needs the money; both need to address rising inequality

Why Hong Kong and Singapore should tax wealth more
Opinion | Why Hong Kong should accept e-cigarettes if it wants a smoke-free future

Critics see vaping as a gateway drug, but they forget this gate swings both ways. For many smokers, it is a stepping stone to kicking their addiction

19 Feb 2019 - 9:14AM

Critics see vaping as a gateway drug, but they forget this gate swings both ways. For many smokers, it is a stepping stone to kicking their addiction

Why Hong Kong should accept e-cigarettes if it wants a smoke-free future
Asian Angle | Celebrating Raffles: For Singapore, embracing democratic accountability might not be a bad idea

Free trade, the rule of law, a functioning civil service … Singapore owes much to the legacy of British colonialism. Two hundred years since Raffles landed, it’s time the Lion City embraced another British idea: democratic accountability

6 Feb 2019 - 3:35PM

Free trade, the rule of law, a functioning civil service … Singapore owes much to the legacy of British colonialism. Two hundred years since Raffles landed, it’s time the Lion City embraced another British idea: democratic accountability

Celebrating Raffles: For Singapore, embracing democratic accountability might not be a bad idea