【World】Taliban Replaces Women’s Ministry: The Uncertain Future of Women in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the new Taliban government has replaced the ministry of women’s affairs with the “ministry of vice and virtue”. It has been named “Ministries of Prayer and Guidance and the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice”. Additionally, Female employees who had been trying to come to work for several weeks were told to return home.

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【Glass Half Full】Taking advantage of someone’s weakness?

Kenyan runner Abel Mutai was only a few feet away from the finish line, but he got confused with the sign and stopped, thinking he had finished the race. A Spanish runner, Ivan Fernandez, was right behind him and, realizing what was going on, started screaming at the Kenyan to keep running. Mutai didn’t know Spanish and didn’t understand. Realizing what was happening, Fernandez pushed Mutai to the victory.

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【In My View】The art of writing

Putting words on paper or on the computer screen is more than mere communication, it is an art. It conveys meanings, ideas, images, emotions, thoughts and illusions. It can be wielded in so many forms. It can make you laugh, cry, angry, intrigued or even feel a surge of love. It is no wonder that as early as 1839, the power of writing was celebrated by English author Edward Bulmer-Lytton, who coined the phrase, “The pen is mightier than the sword.”

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【Opinion】Thoughts on Mulan

Mulan is arguably one of the most controversial films in recent years. Not because of the inclusion of any controversial messages, but due to the talk circulating its lead actress Liu Yi-fei regarding her support of the Hong Kong police during last year’s anti-government protests. After people learned of this, Disney’s live-action film was widely boycotted.

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【In My View】 Dare to dream of a forever home in Hong Kong

In Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs, shelter runs second only to survival. It is a topic very much in the hearts of everyone who lives in Hong Kong right now. Anyone who has visited or lived in Hong Kong will believe the myth that it is very overcrowded and there is very little land available for development. It is a myth perpetrated by developers and silently aided and abetted by the government.

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