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Letters | Hong Kong needs a carbon neutral plan to keep up with mainland China

Hong Kong officials must do more to help the country live up to the climate pledge made at the UN and outshine rivals like Shenzhen.

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Hong Kong officials must do more to help the country live up to the climate pledge made at the UN and outshine rivals like Shenzhen.

Hong Kong needs a carbon neutral plan to keep up with mainland China
Letters | Time for HSBC to return home to Asia

To remain headquartered 9,600 kilometres from your core business in a continent you claim to see as key to your future is nonsensical.

20 Oct 2020 - 6:45AM

To remain headquartered 9,600 kilometres from your core business in a continent you claim to see as key to your future is nonsensical.

Time for HSBC to return home to Asia
Letters | Hong Kong wage freeze would push ethnic minority workers deeper into poverty

Lower education levels and poor Chinese-language skills already make it hard for ethnic minority workers to make ends meet. A wage freeze would be a heavy blow.

20 Oct 2020 - 6:40AM

Lower education levels and poor Chinese-language skills already make it hard for ethnic minority workers to make ends meet. A wage freeze would be a heavy blow.

Hong Kong wage freeze would push ethnic minority workers deeper into poverty
Was life ban on Hong Kong teacher really necessary?
Letters | Iconic Hong Kong theatre and Singapore’s Golden Mile: mixing business sense with heritage

May the conservation of State Theatre, a historic landmark in North Point, be the start of a new socially responsible business approach to Hong Kong heritage.

19 Oct 2020 - 7:00AM

May the conservation of State Theatre, a historic landmark in North Point, be the start of a new socially responsible business approach to Hong Kong heritage.

Iconic Hong Kong theatre and Singapore’s Golden Mile: mixing business sense with heritage
Trump should listen to Kissinger and stop treating China as an enemy
Letters | Letting LGBT couples become adoptive parents benefits society

Orphans and children without a family, as well as adults willing to share their love, same-sex couples or not, must not be denied the right to be happy.

19 Oct 2020 - 6:40AM

Orphans and children without a family, as well as adults willing to share their love, same-sex couples or not, must not be denied the right to be happy.

Letting LGBT couples become adoptive parents benefits society
Letters | Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict does not require China to take sides

Armenia calls on the international community to support the mandated international format of negotiations: the co-chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk Group

18 Oct 2020 - 2:10PM

Armenia calls on the international community to support the mandated international format of negotiations: the co-chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk Group

Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict does not require China to take sides
Letters | Stop blaming and shaming victims of sexual assault

Women who share their trauma or take part in #MeToo can all too often be dismissed as attention seekers or ‘slut shamed’ for the clothes they were wearing at the time.

18 Oct 2020 - 8:00AM

Women who share their trauma or take part in #MeToo can all too often be dismissed as attention seekers or ‘slut shamed’ for the clothes they were wearing at the time.

Stop blaming and shaming victims of sexual assault
Letters | Why Hong Kong needs to get more sleep and stop glorifying the lack of it

Hong Kong has a long way to go in terms of promoting a positive sleep culture but it will be a worthy exercise, given the importance of sleep in optimising our daily functioning, physical and mental health.

18 Oct 2020 - 6:45AM

Hong Kong has a long way to go in terms of promoting a positive sleep culture but it will be a worthy exercise, given the importance of sleep in optimising our daily functioning, physical and mental health.

Why Hong Kong needs to get more sleep and stop glorifying the lack of it
Fight hunger and malnutrition by rebuilding trust in trade and markets
Let Hong Kong’s unhappy kids run free at playtime
Why Shenzhen, next door to Hong Kong, is poised to be the new global financial star
Letters | Why pop culture is no defence against youth unrest, whether in Hong Kong or Korea

South Korea is enjoying unprecedented pop culture success, yet young Koreans have been a driving force behind recent protest movements. Hong Kong’s creative industry should indeed be revived, but for the right reasons.

17 Oct 2020 - 6:15AM

South Korea is enjoying unprecedented pop culture success, yet young Koreans have been a driving force behind recent protest movements. Hong Kong’s creative industry should indeed be revived, but for the right reasons.

Why pop culture is no defence against youth unrest, whether in Hong Kong or Korea
Letters | Coronavirus can make hunger crisis worse: Indonesia and the world need swift action

Indonesia was ranked 70th out of 117 qualifying countries by the Global Hunger Index in 2019, and the pandemic threatens to make this worse. Increasing food production and quality with a sustainable approach requires immediate action led by research and innovation in the agricultural sector.

17 Oct 2020 - 5:35AM

Indonesia was ranked 70th out of 117 qualifying countries by the Global Hunger Index in 2019, and the pandemic threatens to make this worse. Increasing food production and quality with a sustainable approach requires immediate action led by research and innovation in the agricultural sector.

Coronavirus can make hunger crisis worse: Indonesia and the world need swift action
Sad Hong Kong kids are a wake-up call for parents
Letters | Voting from China: Hong Kong election candidates must have the same access to voters across the Great Firewall

Given the restrictions on information in mainland China, the next Legco election may not be seen as fair and just if candidates are unable to promote their political campaigns across the border.

16 Oct 2020 - 7:00AM

Given the restrictions on information in mainland China, the next Legco election may not be seen as fair and just if candidates are unable to promote their political campaigns across the border.

Voting from China: Hong Kong election candidates must have the same access to voters across the Great Firewall
Once coronavirus vaccine is here, Hong Kong must put health first, not politics
Freedom of speech should not apply to Hong Kong independence
Letters | How Hong Kong can find rich value as a Greater Bay Area family office hub

Clearer rules on licensing and tax exemptions would help Hong Kong capitalise on the potential demand for family offices from ultra-wealthy individuals in the region

16 Oct 2020 - 6:20AM

Clearer rules on licensing and tax exemptions would help Hong Kong capitalise on the potential demand for family offices from ultra-wealthy individuals in the region

How Hong Kong can find rich value as a Greater Bay Area family office hub
No clear reason Hong Kong’s beaches should remain closed
Letters | Don’t conflate Hong Kong same-sex marriage rights with views on religion or adoption

Same-sex marriage does not automatically impact child adoption rights. And the religious faithful can continue to practise their beliefs – but must not impose them on others.

15 Oct 2020 - 7:00AM

Same-sex marriage does not automatically impact child adoption rights. And the religious faithful can continue to practise their beliefs – but must not impose them on others.

Don’t conflate Hong Kong same-sex marriage rights with views on religion or adoption
Letters | Xi’s China will beat Trump’s America in a cold war, if history is any guide

The communists were no match for the Nationalists in a direct confrontation, yet they won the civil war through avoidance and espionage. Using Mao’s strategy, Xi is stepping up to the plate globally as Trump shuns global responsibility.

15 Oct 2020 - 6:15AM

The communists were no match for the Nationalists in a direct confrontation, yet they won the civil war through avoidance and espionage. Using Mao’s strategy, Xi is stepping up to the plate globally as Trump shuns global responsibility.

Xi’s China will beat Trump’s America in a cold war, if history is any guide
Fourth wave or not, Hong Kong must get tough on social distancing
Letters | Why Hong Kong should welcome equal rights on same-sex marriage

Granting marriage rights to gay couples means better health and stability for them and their children, benefits society and boosts the economy. This is a no-brainer.

14 Oct 2020 - 7:10AM

Granting marriage rights to gay couples means better health and stability for them and their children, benefits society and boosts the economy. This is a no-brainer.

Why Hong Kong should welcome equal rights on same-sex marriage
Letters | What Hong Kong’s last-minute policy address delay says about city’s autonomy

Announcing and implementing policies to alleviate problems facing society is an exercise of Hong Kong’s political autonomy, which now appears to be curtailed.

14 Oct 2020 - 6:30AM

Announcing and implementing policies to alleviate problems facing society is an exercise of Hong Kong’s political autonomy, which now appears to be curtailed.

What Hong Kong’s last-minute policy address delay says about city’s autonomy
Letters | Time Hong Kong gave up racist ways to give helpers due respect and equal rights

The city recognises the need for imported domestic labour, it just doesn’t recognise the needs of the labourers. It is about time it addressed the long-standing policy of discrimination, which seems entirely based on race.

15 Oct 2020 - 4:35PM

The city recognises the need for imported domestic labour, it just doesn’t recognise the needs of the labourers. It is about time it addressed the long-standing policy of discrimination, which seems entirely based on race.

Time Hong Kong gave up racist ways to give helpers due respect and equal rights
Life ban on Hong Kong teacher: two wrongs don’t make a right
Letters | Why China must not stay neutral as Armenia and Azerbaijan clash again

By supporting Azerbaijan, China can show that territorial integrity is the red line for all countries and send an indirect warning to Taiwanese separatists who try to collaborate with foreigners.

13 Oct 2020 - 6:10AM

By supporting Azerbaijan, China can show that territorial integrity is the red line for all countries and send an indirect warning to Taiwanese separatists who try to collaborate with foreigners.

Why China must not stay neutral as Armenia and Azerbaijan clash again