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February 26, 2020

Our readers could now have a glimpse at the answer to the question put forth earlier on in this discourse, ‘What made a great literacy like Ronny Tong blunder in perhaps his most important letter of his life?’ His confusion between ‘neutrality’ and ‘...

February 12, 2020

2015. A relatively uneventful year for Hong Kong. Nevertheless, the resignation of Ronny Tong (湯家驊) from the Civic Party (公民黨) managed to arouse much attention.

“Tearful Ronny Tong quits as legislator,” reported the SCMP (南華早報) on 22 June 2015. [1] Th...

January 29, 2020

Amongst the divisive headlines concerning Hong Kong’s escalating protests, the recurring theme of student activism has been highly contested. Student-led strikes have been prevalent across domestic universities and secondary schools, with a significa...

December 9, 2016

In a recent video message, US president-elect Donald Trump pledged to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP, 跨太平洋夥伴關係) – a US-led multilateral trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim countries – on his first day in office. The pact asserts...

December 5, 2016

Brexit, a portmanteau word from “British exit”, refers to the withdrawal of United Kingdom’s membership from the EU. Following the June referendum opting out of the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the government intends to trigg...

November 28, 2016

Welcome to the era of post-truth. All thanks to its worldwide proponents from Trump to leaders of the Brexit Leave campaign, ‘post-truth’ has been selected to be the international word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary after its use has skyrockete...

November 24, 2016

Earlier this month, a historical election ended with Donald Trump losing the popular vote, but winning the electoral vote, thereby emerging victorious. As of now, his popular vote count is trailing 1.2 percentage points behind Hillary Clinton. The re...

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Warwick Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society

(華威大學香港公共事務及社會服務學會), founded in April 2010, WHKPASS is an academic society of Warwick Student Union.

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