A prison guard shows the artificial intelligence facial recognition video analytics system being tried out at Pik Uk Prison in Sai Kung in 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Letters | How well do ‘smart prisons’ protect inmate privacy and mental health?

Not enough is known to the public about the mental impact of such constant surveillance, with cameras installed even in restrooms, or how inmates’ privacy rights are being protected.

28 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
With China and Russia friendly, the US no longer faces divided foes
28 Nov 2021 - 12:30AM
Hong Kong fully supports global biodiversity priorities
27 Nov 2021 - 6:30AM
How Hong Kong has come to resemble Animal Farm
27 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
Reservoir conservation: government failed to engage public again
26 Nov 2021 - 6:30AM


Doctors work in the ward of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kowloon in 2018. Photo: Sam Tsang
Letters | Non-locally trained doctors are welcome to join Hong Kong’s health care system

The government will invite the Medical Council to explore the possibility of increasing the maximum capacity of the clinical exam under the licensing exam to accommodate the needs of non-locally trained doctors.

26 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
Deadly bus crashes: shouldn’t operators face criminal responsibility?
25 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
Why Australia should think twice before rattling sabres over Taiwan
25 Nov 2021 - 12:30AM
India farm law U-turn: deaths and violence could have been avoided
24 Nov 2021 - 1:00AM
Don’t look away as Afghans starve and sell their children
24 Nov 2021 - 12:30AM
If Hong Kong is so rich, why are our children selling scrap cardboard?
23 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
How life as casino hub drains Macau of what makes it special
23 Nov 2021 - 5:30AM
Eights steps Hong Kong must take to protect children from abuse
22 Nov 2021 - 7:30AM
What Hongkongers moving to the West may be unaware of
22 Nov 2021 - 7:05AM
Why China’s response to Sudan’s military coup is not surprising
21 Nov 2021 - 5:55PM
Why basic economics should be a core subject in school
21 Nov 2021 - 8:00AM
World Children’s Day: don’t forget kids of city’s migrant mums
20 Nov 2021 - 7:30AM
Here’s the main difference between the US and Chinese media
20 Nov 2021 - 12:30AM
Push Hong Kong banks to wash their hands of coal projects
19 Nov 2021 - 7:30AM
Zero-Covid Hong Kong could mean ‘World City’ Singapore
19 Nov 2021 - 7:00AM