Finally it dawned on the authorities and the government of Hong Kong that dialogue is a possibility towards amicable sorting out of issues. Strangely or dumbly this idea about having a dialogue didn’t take
Chaotic scenes continue to prevail in Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub witnessed its 15th consecutive weekend of unrest on Sunday and this raises a key question on when will it all end.
It began with a few notes of warbling violin. A man with a harmonica and a backward baseball cap joined in. And then hundreds of voices joined in song on Friday at Hong Kong’s Science Park,
The point of the narrative about Hong Kong and it’s healthcare is lost on me. Perhaps it is my warped perspective that doesn’t allow me to see the coherence of the flow of thought in the ensuing paragraphs (‘Hong Kong’s trauma – with pain and loss – is deep’, Aug. 19, Gulf Today). The author simultaneously says
There is a saying that ‘cometh the moment, cometh the man’. The moment was the 1986 Football World Cup Quarter-finals, when Maradona seized the moment and announced to the world that the era of the “Le Pibe de Oro” (The Golden Kid)
Tens of thousands of people were evacuated, as parts of India’s southern coast were flooded on Thursday after a cyclone slammed into its shores (“Five dead, power supply hit after Cyclone Nivar lashes south India,” Nov.27, Gulf Today).
Remember in the spring, the pot-banging? People would come out on their porches in the evening to rally for the health workers — to say, collectively for just a minute or two, that we were thankful for the effort.