Pedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung ChangPedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung Chang
Pedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung Chang

Letters | This Christmas, can Hong Kong’s phone-obsessed young Scrooges get the gift of empathy?

  • Like the cold-hearted miser in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, young Hongkongers can seem to lack compassion, not because they are obsessed with wealth but because they are so immersed in the virtual world

Topic |   Christmas
Pedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung ChangPedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung Chang
Pedestrians are glued their smartphones even as they cross a busy street, in Causeway Bay on September 4. Photo: Fung Chang
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