Letters | Were Hong Kong police expected to let protesters storm Legco?

The difference in the police response to the peaceful march on June 9 and rowdy protesters on June 12 showed that the force weighed the risks to wider public safety before acting.

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Letters | Carrie Lam, what kind of mother punishes with tear gas?

What is clear in government reactions to extradition protests is its mindset that the people are children to be dominated, with neither voice nor power. This poses the biggest threat to the freedom of Hongkongers.

What is clear in government reactions to extradition protests is its mindset that the people are children to be dominated, with neither voice nor power. This poses the biggest threat to the freedom of Hongkongers.

16 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM
Carrie Lam, what kind of mother punishes with tear gas?
Letters | What sexy street performers reveal about Hong Kong elderly

Rather than moral outrage, the popularity of street singers should provoke concern over the lonely seniors in the audience. It isn’t enough to build facilities for the elderly, more activities have to be held to engage them.

Rather than moral outrage, the popularity of street singers should provoke concern over the lonely seniors in the audience. It isn’t enough to build facilities for the elderly, more activities have to be held to engage them.

16 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM
What sexy street performers reveal about Hong Kong elderly
Letters | From Seoul, a message of unity to Hong Kong protesters

The 2016 marches against then president Park Geun-hye sparked attempts to paint protesters as North Korean supporters. Hongkongers opposed to the extradition bill must resist attempts to divide them, whatever their political differences.

The 2016 marches against then president Park Geun-hye sparked attempts to paint protesters as North Korean supporters. Hongkongers opposed to the extradition bill must resist attempts to divide them, whatever their political differences.

16 Jun 2019 - 10:58AM
From Seoul, a message of unity to Hong Kong protesters
Letters | Help preserve shrinking space for the local arts community

The closure of precious performance venues is at odds with the government’s desire to promote the arts. When popular spaces are forced out of business, it hurts the local arts community at the grass-roots level

The closure of precious performance venues is at odds with the government’s desire to promote the arts. When popular spaces are forced out of business, it hurts the local arts community at the grass-roots level

15 Jun 2019 - 1:25PM
Help preserve shrinking space for the local arts community
Letters | Defence of freedom and rights runs in the veins of Hong Kong

Hongkongers have developed differently from their mainland counterparts post-June 1989 and their faith in basic liberties runs deep. But civil society can do more than act in self-defence, it can inspire systemic change

15 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM
Letters | Ignore a million marchers: why have any public consultations?

Just 100 responses were sufficient before to help Carrie Lam formulate policy, otherwise why would the government continue to consult the public? Sunday’s massive protest should count for more

Just 100 responses were sufficient before to help Carrie Lam formulate policy, otherwise why would the government continue to consult the public? Sunday’s massive protest should count for more

15 Jun 2019 - 8:00AM
Ignore a million marchers: why have any public consultations?
Letters | Cost of forcing new extradition law on Hong Kong may be too high

For over 20 years, Hongkongers believed the government when it said the Basic Law held true and law and order were in top shape. Now, it says Hong Kong is a fugitive haven urgently needing a fix. What is one to believe any more?

For over 20 years, Hongkongers believed the government when it said the Basic Law held true and law and order were in top shape. Now, it says Hong Kong is a fugitive haven urgently needing a fix. What is one to believe any more?

14 Jun 2019 - 8:00AM
Cost of forcing new extradition law on Hong Kong may be too high
Letters | To Hong Kong extradition protesters: you do not walk alone

Behind those who marched on Sunday against the extradition bill and who have continued to protest are the online protesters doing their bit to support those on the ground.

Behind those who marched on Sunday against the extradition bill and who have continued to protest are the online protesters doing their bit to support those on the ground.

13 Jun 2019 - 11:02PM
To Hong Kong extradition protesters: you do not walk alone
13 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM
The shameful hypocrisy of Hong Kong’s political refugees
Letters | Amid fugitives row: spare a thought for family of murdered girl

The Hong Kong government initially said the changes to the city’s extradition law were to allow justice to be served in the case of a woman murdered in Taiwan. But now, it is all about plugging a “loophole” in the law.

The Hong Kong government initially said the changes to the city’s extradition law were to allow justice to be served in the case of a woman murdered in Taiwan. But now, it is all about plugging a “loophole” in the law.

13 Jun 2019 - 12:44PM
Amid fugitives row: spare a thought for family of murdered girl
Letters | Leaders as liars come as no surprise in a post-truth world

Amid the rise of fake news and attacks on the freedom of the press, the need for those who have the courage to tell the truth is stronger than ever.

Amid the rise of fake news and attacks on the freedom of the press, the need for those who have the courage to tell the truth is stronger than ever.

13 Jun 2019 - 2:00AM
Leaders as liars come as no surprise in a post-truth world
Letters | Two steps to make more walkable Central district a reality

Support for a better pedestrian environment on Des Voeux Road Central is broad and enthusiastic, but backing from the chief executive and the Central and Western District Council is essential.

Support for a better pedestrian environment on Des Voeux Road Central is broad and enthusiastic, but backing from the chief executive and the Central and Western District Council is essential.

12 Jun 2019 - 6:00PM
Two steps to make more walkable Central district a reality
Letters | Carrie Lam has betrayed public faith in her healing powers

The chief executive has travelled far from her election promise of healing divisions in society, and alienated people with her government’s arrogant approach

The chief executive has travelled far from her election promise of healing divisions in society, and alienated people with her government’s arrogant approach

12 Jun 2019 - 2:38PM
Carrie Lam has betrayed public faith in her healing powers
Letters | Protest of this size should be a wake-up call, but doubts linger

Rally that brought out Hongkongers of all ages is a sign that the government needs to focus on issues that matter to them

Rally that brought out Hongkongers of all ages is a sign that the government needs to focus on issues that matter to them

12 Jun 2019 - 8:30AM
Protest of this size should be a wake-up call, but doubts linger
12 Jun 2019 - 7:00AM
Will a million voices against extradition bill go unheeded?
Letters | What really hangs in the balance is Hong Kong’s autonomy

Hong Kong’s autonomy benefits both the special administrative region and China as a whole, and is at the heart of the special status the territory enjoys internationally.

Hong Kong’s autonomy benefits both the special administrative region and China as a whole, and is at the heart of the special status the territory enjoys internationally.

11 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM
What really hangs in the balance is Hong Kong’s autonomy
Letters | Why Hong Kong must not rush into extradition deal with China

The central government and Hong Kong authorities should carefully negotiate a detailed agreement that includes the necessary safeguards for individual rights before proceeding to legislation.

The central government and Hong Kong authorities should carefully negotiate a detailed agreement that includes the necessary safeguards for individual rights before proceeding to legislation.

11 Jun 2019 - 8:00AM
Why Hong Kong must not rush into extradition deal with China
11 Jun 2019 - 7:15AM
Why judges commenting on extradition hurts Hong Kong’s image
Letters | Court shows the way to marriage equality: will Hong Kong follow?

The landmark ruling is but a start. The Hong Kong government must start working with the LGBT community to create a truly inclusive society.

The landmark ruling is but a start. The Hong Kong government must start working with the LGBT community to create a truly inclusive society.

10 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM
Court shows the way to marriage equality: will Hong Kong follow?