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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Taxiing towards less controlled media

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... about air pollution, traffic congestion and other urban woes in Beijing. The Hong Kong newspaper was, no doubt, eager to portray Xi as a good leader. The government news agency, Xinhua, at first ... of story all the time. Some do it well, others do so clumsily and their clients pay a political price. Totalitarian states invent stories out of thin air. All other societies have to jazz up ...

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    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com When government becomes the problem People like to talk about "core values" as those which make a society like Hong Kong succeed or different from ... which makes for good sound bites but is just about as substantial as our polluted air. Our real problem is not so much the need to preserve and protect our "core values", whatever ...

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    All carrot, no stick for big business

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to the Legislative Council for funding. So, the operators pollute our air, and we foot the bill for the clean-up. Another glorious example of our generous welfarism for big corporations and the rich. No wonder corporate types like Stanley Lau Chin-ho of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries denounces welfarism for the poor. Boys and girls, it's truly a nasty class war out there. No doubt ...

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    Titillation takes on a new taste in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:10am by Hari Kumar

    ... companies in Hong Kong ripping even the shirt off your back with their prices, it might tempt some cable channel to explore the world of buyers who are left without anything after buying a home. ... the shots before they are aired. However, not everything went well. According to an Associated Press report, two of the contestants actually decided to go their separate ways as they hated each ...

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    Hong Kong's women's rights body appears to have lost its way

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by Hari Kumar

    ... it was hailed as the bill of rights for women aimed at ending all acts of prejudice by persons, organisations or enterprise. In Hong Kong, a Women's Commission was set up in 2001 to advise ... Fang On-sang says the people running the commission have now been reduced to attending cocktail parties and receptions. Sounds like one of those dream jobs that exist in Hong Kong for people ...

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    Police and residents were being silly over Hong Kong shooting siege gripes

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by Alex Lo

    ... feel the need to air any complaint against the police and the government, especially when it's not political or related to China. The police surely did the right thing by first cordoning ...

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    Polluters should pay for clean vehicles

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... pay for it? Shouldn't the polluters pay? This scheme is estimated to cost us HK$150 million, according to Christine Loh Kung-wai, long-time clean-air advocate and undersecretary ... and speculators- and taxi companies- should be responsible for funding the replacement because their vehicles have been contributing significantly to air pollution. They can certainly afford it, thanks ...

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    Occupy Central referendum won't represent Hong Kong's electorate

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:37am by Alex Lo

    ... month. Are these people representative of Hong Kong's 3.5 million electorate or just an extremely small, self-selecting sample group that constitutes the most extreme and uncompromising ... in the legislature must include some elements in those rejected proposals as stipulated by Beijing, Tai and Company effectively make sure only pan-democratic proposals get an airing. Next, out of the 15 ...

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    Marauding macaques: a monkey business we could do without

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Monkey business we could do without This is the last thing we need in Hong Kong right now. Soaring political temperature, skyrocketing rents, pollution ... to Professor David Dudgeon, head of the University of Hong Kong's department of ecology and biodiversity. In addition, some trees may have been planted in areas where the monkeys are not usually ...

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    Have MTR's Jay Walder and Chew Tai-chong been thrown to the wolves?

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by Alex Lo

    ... indignant and demand the rail operator pay for the whole cost overrun if it didn't think there might be dirty laundry to air in the event of a court case. ...




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