Understaffed, overcrowded: 11 days in Hong Kong’s health system

As a native Hongkonger, I’d always taken the city’s healthcare system for granted. Maybe that’s why I felt so blindsided by my recent experience of being shuffled from one hospital to another — then another — during an 11-day journey through a system clearly lacking in both beds and manpower.  It was a Tuesday morning when I ...

Opinion

We all need to stop using the terms ‘maid’ and ‘helper’ | Opinion

We all need to stop using the terms ‘maid’ and ‘helper’ | Opinion

Like the word "servant" once did, the terms helper and maid serve to perpetuate a mindset where domestic workers are seen as a lesser class of worker, one with fewer rights and...


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