Learning Cantonese shouldn’t just be about cultural preservation. In places like San Francisco it could save lives

//Learning Cantonese shouldn’t just be about cultural preservation. In places like San Francisco it could save lives

Learning Cantonese shouldn’t just be about cultural preservation. In places like San Francisco it could save lives

First of all, I want to kick off this edition of My Hong Kong with a big “thank you” to everyone who sent messages of support, personal anecdotes and some food for thought in response to my last column, titled “Cantonese is far from dead”.Over the last two weeks, I have learned a lot from individuals, cultural groups and organisations, and linguists – to name a few – who have reached out and shed new light on how Cantonese not just enriches lives but could also save lives.According to an Alan…

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