Young Post’s Best of the Month Awards for November: Thoughts on the Qatar World Cup and the problems with the MTR

  • Every month, we choose the best letters, debates and creative comments from students that we have published
  • In November, students talked about the incidents with the city’s transport system and shared insight on the OneLove bands and football giant Fifa’s response
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November has been a fruitful month for Young Post. Not only did we celebrate exciting international events, but we also received fantastic articles and letters from you, our dear readers! Here are our favourites from last month.

Thank you all for your great work!Winners will receive a certificate and a special YP notebook to encourage them on their writing journeys. We will contact the students about their prizes.

Best Letter

The MTR no longer meets our expectations

Jasmin Cheung Sin-yin from Pope Paul VI College impressed us with her letter about the MTR train derailment in Yau Ma Tei, where she discussed how the company behind one of Hong Kong’s most crucial modes of transport needs to fix its construction and maintenance errors.

TVB doesn’t care about racism

Liyba from Pope Paul VI College discussed in her letter the TV channel’s latest blackface scandal and how it reflects the network’s overall attitude towards racism.

Best Face Off

Vijay Narayanan from Island School is our best debater arguing whether STEM courses should be mandatory for all students.

Best Insight

Joshua Chan from Carmel Secondary School is our winner again for his insights on the issue revolving around the Qatar World Cup and its ban on OneLove armbands.

Most creative

Choy Lok-yan from Ho Yu College and Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) wrote that she wants her parents to stop treating her like a kid and give her room to do things on her own. Her response won the most creative award.

Most engaged school

Pope Paul VI College made a number of submissions to The Lens, Top 10 and Your Voice pages in November. Eight of them were published. Keep it up!

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