LegCo needs to urgently impose a strict no-tolerance policy, as the ICAC did in the 1970s, to put an end to any likely future bad behavior by its members.
The renewal of the 50-year lease of Sha Tin Racecourse is great news; it will help maintain the stability of the housing market and eliminate public worries over the ‘2047 deadline’.
The position taken by Duterte on the US-Philippine alliance is giving the US a headache.
The overwhelming objection to the two separatists taking the post of legislative councilors signifies that the vast majority of Hong Kong people do not agree they deserve to be members of the lawmaking body.
Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Leung’s blatant defiance of the law seems at odds with their eagerness to reap the benefits of being in the chamber.
Hong Kong's ‘eparation of powers’ is definitely a misnomer as before 1997 the executive-led government had been applied, preserved and continued after the handover.
Retailers can boost sales by passing some of the savings from lower rentals for retail space and reduced advertising spending onto local consumers.
It is to be hoped that the candidness the government has demonstrated in presenting its policies and efforts in tackling the housing shortage will be appreciated by Hong Kong people, whose unreserved support is crucial to solving the housing problem.
The recent oath-taking fiasco in the Legislative Council was a repeat of earlier disruptions that requires a much firmer hand than has been shown so far.
The sad fact is that presently the elderly or the disabled who are housed in private homes typically do not do so out of their own choice. They go there because they or their families cannot wait.