My Take by Alex Lo
Only in Hong Kong: elitism spreads to kindergartens
Subsidising pre-schools sounds like a fine idea but when the more prestigious ones can charge extra fees, the reality is that the well-to-do now have another avenue to give their children a leg up
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.