Victoria Masika can hardly speak her mother tongue. If Victoria attempts to speak her parents’ native language she does so with an imperfect accent. “Many times I feel embarrassed when my peers speak our mother-tongue very well; which I can’t,” she says. Victoria, 20, is now in her first year […]
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Analysis on the cultural shifts brought by migrant waves, debating whether if this brings real change to local realities or whether it is just a commonplace phenomenon overvalued today. Cultures simply change, can we do something about it?
The recent public scuffle (see YouTube video above) between a mainland Chinese family and Hong Kong commuters may have been a mere indication of a broader cultural clash. It took little to ruffle nationalist feelings – prior to this, girls snacking on trains were not seen as sparkplugs for protests. The […]