From a purely administrative perspective, it makes perfect sense not to tamper with existing contracts. However, lives are potentially at risk, and it is important that the government sends out a clear message that the safety of all FDWs is its top priority here.
More than 280,000 applicants are waiting desperately for a chance to move into a PRH flat and the average waiting time for an applicant has been extended to more than four years. This made it all the more imperative for the HA to take swift action.
Money and status alone may not be the route to fulfillment — as demonstrated by the HK stories both of selfless heroes and a certain high flier who succumbed to darkness
Instead of encouraging new graduates to start their own companies, we should ask ourselves a more important question — why can’t existing companies accommodate new ideas?
Instead of trying to catch up with S.Korea and Singapore, Hong Kong should leverage its strength in fashion design for which it’s better known than technological prowess.
HK lacks the supporting industries with the technological knowhow to actually produce the products that are cost effective for marketing.
Activist Joshua Wong made a series of ridiculous factual and legal errors in calling on Hong Kong people to fight for ‘self-determination’, which does not exist under national and international law.
The bad behavior by two lawmakers-elect during their oath taking was so serious that Hong Kong must take decisive action now to prevent such illegal acts in the legislature in the future.
All responsible legislators must now do all they can to prevent the admission of those who have insulted the nation and defied the constitution.
A prime example is the catchphrase ‘prehistoric powers’, which was popularized by Olympic bronze medalist Fu Yuanhui this summer.