The focus should not be on one airline as poor treatment and even harassment of mainland tourists and new arrivals has long been a problem.
Our ambition to be seen as a city of diversity depends on combating discrimination and ensuring every member of the community is treated equally.
Readers discuss the systemic problems unveiled by the Cathay Pacific discrimination scandal, the city’s international outlook, and what airlines must do to beat the competition.
Charity says lack of opportunities to integrate into society and limits imposed by culture mean many such women suffer in silence.
Readers discuss the urgent need to address the anti-mainland sentiment in Hong Kong, the rumour mongering targeting organ donation, and effective use of the government’s open data portal.
Readers discuss the legality of the recording that led to the sacking of three flight attendants, and whether their punishment befits their offence.
Cafes, bars, restaurants and guest houses are among the businesses banning older people from their premises, preferring to cater to the younger generation amid an ageing society.
Zia was an early proponent of what was once a novel idea: that Americans with roots in Asia could unite as Asian-Americans to organise.
Readers discuss the overreaction to an incident that puts Hong Kong-mainland relations at stake, and the frustration of constant tech upgrades.
They were convicted for taking part in a ‘criminal organisation’ that carried out assaults against right-wing extremists between 2018 and 2020.
Violence erupted over push for majority Meiteis to gain access to jobs and university places set aside for Kukis. Home Minister Amit Shah, representing Hindu-nationalist government, has gone to Manipur for talks.
Readers question the rationale behind the government’s transport subsidy for the elderly, and Cathay Pacific’s recruitment and training processes and language policy on flights.
Living openly in Russia as a member of the LGBTQ community has grown increasingly difficult in recent years, with additional restrictions in December.
Readers discuss the stereotypical view of Singapore that persists in Hong Kong, and discrimination related to mainland travellers and organ donation.
The groups accuse the Pink Floyd co-founder of antisemitism – an allegation he denies. Last year, the Polish city of Krakow cancelled gigs by Waters because of his sympathetic stance towards Russia in its war against Ukraine.
Readers discuss a television drama’s portrayal of Hong Kong’s sex industry in the 1980s, and the easing of rules on women freezing their eggs in Singapore.
Between 2000 and 2014, more than 700 sub-postmasters were wrongly prosecuted based on information from a faulty accounting system.
In response to recent bans like Florida’s, two Democrats in Congress offer legislation pre-empting any American state or territory that impedes property purchase based on one’s citizenship.
The app allowed players to buy, sell and torture black virtual ‘slaves’ and strategise to prevent abolition and amass virtual riches.
Much of the dark chapter around the sexual assault of Indonesian-Chinese women remains unspoken, 25 years after the May 1998 riots.
In internal memo, CEO Ronald Lam calls for soul-searching within company, argues behaviour of fired attendants had compromised hard work of other colleagues.
Cathay Pacific CEO Ronald Lam apologises for incident, saying airline has concluded investigation.
Head of German domestic intelligence agency says the mixing of previously separate groups – from alt-right extremists to QAnon conspiracy theorists – and their willingness to use violence were particularly worrying.
Aimed at encouraging women to have more children amid declining birth rate, there is debate over pilot scheme, including on potential discrimination and lower than locals’ pay for those Southeast Asians who take up work offers.
Award-winning journalist with the Australian Broadcasting Company, Stan Grant, says he suffered racist abuse after raising Britain’s colonial persecution of Indigenous Australians during coverage of King Charles’s coronation.