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Shining a light on the ultimate taboo in Hong Kong: suicide

A subject not easily broached in most societies, suicide is a particularly difficult topic to discuss openly in Chinese culture, where talking about death in general is traditionally taboo. Even in cosmopolitan Hong Kong it’s an issue that is rarely afforded the platform – or the resources – it merits, with government efforts to raise […]