Pedestrians cross a road in Hong Kong on December 9. It is time for Hong Kong to fully embrace multilingualism. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians cross a road in Hong Kong on December 9. It is time for Hong Kong to fully embrace multilingualism. Photo: AFP
Vijay Verghese
Opinion

Opinion

Vijay Verghese

Good English is Hong Kong’s passport back to the world community

  • With the right messaging, the government can encourage better English with a sense of inclusivity and integration – without neglecting Mandarin or Cantonese culture
  • As a financial city, Hong Kong must embrace English if it wants to become China’s most potent ambassador

Pedestrians cross a road in Hong Kong on December 9. It is time for Hong Kong to fully embrace multilingualism. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians cross a road in Hong Kong on December 9. It is time for Hong Kong to fully embrace multilingualism. Photo: AFP
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