Plastic bags and cutlery take 10 to 1,000 years to decompose into microplastics, which flow through groundwater into the sea. They return via the marine food chain to people. Shadow Li flags the urgency of reducing plastic waste. LegCo has a waste charging bill to approve.March 30, 2020
Hong Kong suffers critical manpower shortages. Youth seek meaningful careers, not low-end jobs with no future. Employers clamor for imported labor to fill the gaps. Trade unions resist. The Hong Kong government is stymied. Meanwhile, AI and robotics will replace repetitive tasks, forcing new challenges on society, finds Luis Liu.March 25, 2019
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