Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler. Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler.
Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler.
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

As Neo-Nazi couple who named baby after Adolf Hitler show, naming a child can be a potential minefield

In ancient China, naming conventions were even more complex, with the titles of emperors and elders to be avoided at all costs

Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler. Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler.
Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who named their baby Adolf out of “admiration” for Hitler.
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Wee Kek Koon

Wee Kek Koon

Having lived his whole life in the modern cities of Singapore and Hong Kong, Wee Kek Koon has an inexplicable fascination with the past. He is constantly amazed by how much he can mine from China's history for his weekly column in Post Magazine, which he has written since 2005.