Print Version    Email to Friend
Cantonese culture in Hong Kong heading for extinction

HONG KONG (UCAN): “Politicisation is inevitable, because the teaching materials and textbooks come from China,” a political commentator in Hong Kong, Lam Kei wrote. 
“They are taking the opportunity to turn Putonghua teaching into brainwashing sessions,” Lam said.
Lam’s comments come amid growing concerns that the increasing use of Putonghua (Mandarin) in Hong Kong is posing a threat to the city’s indigenous culture.

More from this section