Angel Sun

What happened in the Turkish presidential election?

Described as ‘2023’s most important election’ by Western media, the Turkish presidential election was also the most dramatic one. It was a battle between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s far-right President since 2014, and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the country’s primary opposition leader. Three days before the election, a candidate suddenly withdrew. Unlike...
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Posted Jun. 28, 2023

Putin jailed? Demystifying the ICC arrest warrant.

On 17 March, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague issued an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin for overseeing the abduction of Ukrainian children to Russia. It is the first warrant issued by the ICC for crimes committed in the Ukraine war, and one of few warrants against a...
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Posted Apr. 2, 2023

Are New Year’s resolutions worthwhile?

On the second last day of 2022, I riffled through my planner. There are many to-do lists, from the tasks to be completed in one morning to the monthly goals. The yearly one is on the first page, and here are my New Year’s resolutions in 2022.  Eat properly Maintain...
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Posted Jan. 3, 2023

Inspirational Women: Angel’s Story

In Hong Kong, foreign domestic helpers account for approximately 5% of the total population. Like many people in Hong Kong, I was raised by a foreign domestic helper from Indonesia. She worked in my family for 20 years. She witnessed my first steps, my first school day, and my first...
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Posted Jun. 27, 2022