My Take by Alex Lo
Abstract, noble-sounding principles have led many astray
- In Hong Kong, for those who tried to commit laam chau, or “burn-together-ism”, now is the morning after. Reality is nothing like what their idealism tried to create
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.