My Take by Alex Lo
Hong Kong needs a post-colonial welfare state
- After the unprecedented unrest of last year, the government will have to deliver on the livelihood front, meaning it must invest in, and upgrade, entitlements such as radically shortening queues for public housing and medical services
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.