Letters | Carrie Lam has invited chaos and lost the trust of Hong Kong

The chief executive jeopardises her own political future by refusing to heed the people’s outrage over the plan to amend the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance.

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Anti-extradition camp should be ashamed of its tactics
Letters | If Taiwan can say yes to gay marriage, why not Hong Kong?

Hong Kong students say growing public support in the city for same-sex marriage shows the momentum for change in Asia should not stop with Taiwan.

Hong Kong students say growing public support in the city for same-sex marriage shows the momentum for change in Asia should not stop with Taiwan.

21 May 2019 - 1:00PM
If Taiwan can say yes to gay marriage, why not Hong Kong?
Letters | How kindergartens can follow the kids to education reform

Early childhood education should build on and reinforce children’s sense of wonder, with higher officials in school prepared to show bold leadership in curriculum development.

Early childhood education should build on and reinforce children’s sense of wonder, with higher officials in school prepared to show bold leadership in curriculum development.

21 May 2019 - 8:00AM
How kindergartens can follow the kids to  education reform
Letters | Give Hongkongers more say in conserving post-war heritage

The antiquities board’s call for a citywide assessment of Hong Kong’s modern buildings is welcome. The government should also consider involving more relevant experts, and members of the public, in the exercise.

The antiquities board’s call for a citywide assessment of Hong Kong’s modern buildings is welcome. The government should also consider involving more relevant experts, and members of the public, in the exercise.

21 May 2019 - 7:30AM
Give Hongkongers  more say in conserving post-war heritage
Letters | Time local Chinese had a say in Australia’s China policy

Whatever our stance on China, Chinese-Australians risk inflaming communal anger driven by suspicions of disloyalty to the countries we call home.

21 May 2019 - 4:30AM
Letters | Asia must stop being a paper tiger in fighting illegal wildlife trade

Numerous national regulations and global treaties exist that target the traffic in ivory, rhino horn and other endangered wildlife, but lax enforcement makes them paper tigers.

Numerous national regulations and global treaties exist that target the traffic in ivory, rhino horn and other endangered wildlife, but lax enforcement makes them paper tigers.

20 May 2019 - 5:00PM
Asia must stop being a paper tiger in fighting illegal wildlife trade
20 May 2019 - 1:00PM
Don’t make China’s patriotic tourists join the US trade war
Letters | Politics often trumps the law in China: that’s the worry

A look at the conviction rate of the mainland criminal justice system would enforce the trepidation. Low trust in the government also means no Hongkonger really expects officials to refuse an extradition request from Beijing.

A look at the conviction rate of the mainland criminal justice system would enforce the trepidation. Low trust in the government also means no Hongkonger really expects officials to refuse an extradition request from Beijing.

20 May 2019 - 8:30AM
Politics often trumps the law in China: that’s the worry
Letters | Why international schools may not be best for minority students

Even if scholarships allow more students from marginalised minority communities to join international schools, this will not help their integration into the wider Hong Kong society.

Even if scholarships allow more students from marginalised minority communities to join international schools, this will not help their integration into the wider Hong Kong society.

20 May 2019 - 7:30AM
Why international schools may not be best for minority students
Letters | Are schools in China failing girls with a head for science?

Educators should beware of unhelpful class divisions based on outdated ideas of boys being better at subjects like science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Educators should beware of unhelpful class divisions based on outdated ideas of boys being better at subjects like science, technology, engineering and mathematics

19 May 2019 - 6:00PM
Are schools in China failing girls with a head for science?
Letters | Hong Kong identity crisis: try Chinese socialism in local hues

Hongkongers accustomed to laissez-faire libertarianism have reason to fear Chinese authoritarianism. They should seek inspiration in socialist experiments elsewhere.

Hongkongers accustomed to laissez-faire libertarianism have reason to fear Chinese authoritarianism. They should seek inspiration in socialist experiments elsewhere.

20 May 2019 - 9:18PM
Hong Kong identity crisis: try Chinese socialism in local hues
19 May 2019 - 1:45PM
Why China’s preference for baby boys is so hard to change
Letters | My flight left early, but I’m to blame for missing it?

This failure to depart at the scheduled time caused me to miss an important meeting in Bangkok, as well as a student examination the following day.

This failure to depart at the scheduled time caused me to miss an important meeting in Bangkok, as well as a student examination the following day.

19 May 2019 - 8:30AM
My flight left early, but I’m to blame for missing it?
Letters | Watch out for prices if you need to repair a luxury item in Hong Kong

The original brand’s after-sales service centre would be a good place to start. Failing that, always get a second opinion on costs.

The original brand’s after-sales service centre would be a good place to start. Failing that, always get a second opinion on costs.

18 May 2019 - 2:00PM
Watch out for prices if you need to repair a luxury item in Hong Kong
Letters | US trade war with China boils over: why all’s not lost yet

Beneath the heated rhetoric lies the positive, balanced language of the negotiators – a signal for cautious optimism

Beneath the heated rhetoric lies the positive, balanced language of the negotiators – a signal for cautious optimism

19 May 2019 - 11:52AM
US trade war with China boils over: why all’s not lost yet
Letters | Brawling lawmakers hurt the image of Hong Kong

Whatever the merit of their positions and claims, as representatives of the Hong Kong people, legislators should not have resorted to violent disorder.

Whatever the merit of their positions and claims, as representatives of the Hong Kong people, legislators should not have resorted to violent disorder.

18 May 2019 - 8:00AM
Brawling lawmakers hurt the image of Hong Kong
Letters | Special Needs Trust is a laudable idea, but plan needs fine-tuning

Lower the initial deposit payment so more can join, and let parents specify who should receive any leftover funds.

Lower the initial deposit payment so more can join, and let parents specify who should receive any leftover funds.

17 May 2019 - 6:30PM
Special Needs Trust is a laudable idea, but plan needs fine-tuning
Letters | Time for Carrie Lam to turn to the way of the Tao

The Taoist principle of wu wei should help the beleaguered chief executive sort out her priorities

The Taoist principle of wu wei should help the beleaguered chief executive sort out her priorities

17 May 2019 - 1:00PM
Time for Carrie Lam to turn to the way of the Tao
Letters | Shenzhen better than Hong Kong? Forget about Twitter then

Comparing housing policies in the neighbouring cities involves ignoring issues peculiar to Hong Kong. Plus, there’s the matter of the Great Firewall of China

Comparing housing policies in the neighbouring cities involves ignoring issues peculiar to Hong Kong. Plus, there’s the matter of the Great Firewall of China

17 May 2019 - 11:17AM
Shenzhen better than Hong Kong? Forget about Twitter then