Henry Ho: Democracy. . . but for whom?

Henry Ho rebuts an editorial in the Economist on democracy in Hong Kong I REFER TO THE article “Pliant patriots” in the Leaders Section of The […]

Henry Ho: New electoral arrangements show original design of political system

This article was the author’s speech at the Symposium of “Strengthening Confidence in True Democracy” held by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of […]

Henry Ho: How Hong Kong’s civil service can be reformed

Jobs in the civil service have been widely regarded as unbreakable “iron rice bowls”. The civil service force is the backbone of the Hong Kong Special […]

Henry Ho: Why the Election Committee polls are a hopeful time for Hong Kong politics

The Election Committee subsector elections on Sunday will be a pivotal moment for Hong Kong. How the city conducts polls for the powerful Election Committee that […]

Henry Ho: Smearing China distracts from West’s domestic failures

While many Western countries have continued to agonize over how to combat COVID-19, the pandemic is putting China under the spotlight as never before. While China […]

Henry Ho: Hijacking well-being of people: Are the likes of the PTU still unions?

I refer to The Economist article “Teaching them a lesson”, dated Aug 21. It cited the dissolution of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union and other […]

Edmond Sy: ‘Police state’ label hurled is anything but part of intelligent discussion

The joyful celebrations of the double anniversary on July 1 were shaded by a vicious attack that night in Causeway Bay. A “lone wolf” attacker stabbed […]

Henry Ho: Centenary offers opportunity for better understanding

This week, there will be three anniversary celebrations in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. July 1 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the […]

Henry Ho: Scaremongering over NSL defies both facts and common sense

Since the National Security Law for Hong Kong was promulgated for implementation, criticisms have, as expected, been coming in from the United States, Britain and other […]