Is Hong Kong suffering a brain drain? The question is being asked as more citizens are said to have left for good, while fewer foreigners come to live in the city. The latest census figures seem to suggest the ebbs and flows go beyond usual fluctuations.
The importance of animal rights and welfare is often seen as a yardstick of how civilised a society is. Despite an increase in public awareness over the years, Hong Kong still lags behind many advanced countries on this front. Those who treat animals as equal to humans are still in the minority.
In an ideal world, the question of when to retire should be a personal choice. Arguably, there is no justification to retire at a certain age. Alternatively, employees can opt for an early exit at any time, as long as money is not an issue.