By Stephanie LI Yingliang March.26, 2017 Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, former chief secretary, won Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election with 777 votes earlier today and will become the city’s first female and fifth-term top leader since its handover to China in 1997. The result was announced at 1:36 p.m. by the Returning Officer… Read More Carrie Lam to become Hong Kong’s next top leader
By Stephanie LI Yingliang Sep.10, 2016 Street robberies, gun shootings, poor athletes’ accommodations, water pollution, political turmoil… Nightmares seem to be haunting the 2016 Rio Olympics as early as several months before the Opening Ceremony on August 5th. And the drama goes on, at least for the Chinese team during the Games. The show… Read More Editorial: After Rio – What message did the Olympic Games sent us?
By Stephanie LI Yingliang Oct.12, 2016 16 years ago, the New York Time’s columnist Richard Bernstein brought the term “political correctness” into mainstream media with his commentary “The Rising Hegemony of the Politically Correct” on the paper . It is “a cluster of opinions about race, ecology, feminism, culture and foreign policy defines a… Read More Editorial: Children that can Change the World
By Stephanie LI Yingliang Oct. 16, 2016 “Communism as the ultimate evil has always been the specter haunting property owners, as it threatens the very root of their class position and superior status… and the ongoing conflicts and the well-publicized abuses of Communist states have contributed to elevating opposition to Communism to a… Read More Editorial: A war to end in Colombia, but not yet between the West and the East
By Stephanie LI Nov.28, 2016, Hong Kong South Korea is famous for its high-quality soap opera production, bringing billions of fans to tears or laughter across eastern Asia. Park Geun-hye, president the country, has been starring in her own political “drama” for the past few weeks. But what she and her female confidante… Read More Editorial: In the mud of “Choi Soon-sil gate” – how western media report the South Korean scandal
By Stephanie LI Yingliang Nov. 26, 2016 When CBS Chairman Les Moonves said: “It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS…The money’s rolling in and this is fun ,” reporters were still eager to ridicule Donald Trump and his supporters by maximizing the coverage about him and his… Read More Editorial: Did the media fail in their job during the U.S. election?
BY Stephanie LI Ying-liang Jan. 21, 2017 Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying urged society to “think out of the box” in terms of methods to provide sufficient housing to local residents in his farewell political address in the Legislative Council earlier this week, and claimed to have basically delivered his election promises during five years… Read More Leung revisited unfulfilled housing promise in his swansong