My Take by Alex Lo
The Easternisation of the Western family
- The classic post-war nuclear family in English-speaking countries is giving way to the more traditional intergenerational extended family of oriental societies – it’s mostly thanks to their governments’ decades-long financial mismanagement that has mortgaged their children’s future
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.