Winne Ko

born, raised and educated in Hong Kong, interested in public affairs, especially human rights and related issues in Asia.

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Hong Kong: Panic Over Milk Powder Shortage

  14 March 2011

Hong Kong has been hit by a shortage in infant milk powder due to mainland Chinese customers buying large amounts of the territory's baby milk formula. Local Hong Kong parents have called for intervention policies from the government, such as a milk powder departure tax to stop smugglers from reselling for profit.

Hong Kong: A Governance Crisis Money Can't Solve

  7 March 2011

On 23 February, 2011, Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang made a U-turn in a controversial government policy to delay a 6,000 Hong Kong dollar poverty-alleviating cash handout. However, plenty of the territory's residents are still dissatisfied with both the policy and issues of governance it has raised.