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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Families right to keep asking questions after bungled investigation

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Families right to keep doubting Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, could not have been any blunter when he announced that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had gone down in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean and that none of the 239 people on board had survived. The conclusion was based on analysis of British satellite data and, as far as officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1458057/families-right-keep-asking-questions-after-bungled
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Turkish PM Erdogan has no right to stifle social media

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to Erdogan's actions. Turkey has done well economically during Erdogan's decade as president. But his three consecutive election wins do not give him the right to prevent free speech and stifle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1458788/turkish-pm-erdogan-has-no-right-stifle-social-media
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Regulator made the right call in spurning Alibaba

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Spurning Alibaba was the right call China has arguably the largest e-commerce market in the world and Alibaba dominates it. So the internet giant's final decision ... And Alibaba's management said more than once they would have preferred to list in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, the city's regulators are right to stick to their guns. Alibaba's management has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455779/regulator-made-right-call-spurning-alibaba
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    We have a right to know when and why we are being watched

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on law-abiding citizens, we have a right to know when we are being observed and why. That is the view of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, which has issued guidelines to CCTV ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455073/we-have-right-know-when-and-why-we-are-being-watched
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Strike right balance in keeping shop owners from encroaching on streets

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... onto the pavement or the street is therefore a step in the right direction. The present system, under which the government has to drag shop owners through the courts to levy fines averaging ... of the local economy. Hong Kong's famously vibrant street scene depends on striking the right balance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1453543/strike-right-balance-keeping-shop-owners-encroaching-streets
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Neighbours are right to worry about Japan's plutonium stockpile

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and a visit by far-right Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to a shrine to war dead including leading war criminals have done nothing to ease concerns among neighbours about pro-rearmament sentiment. There may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1450273/neighbours-are-right-worry-about-japans-plutonium-stockpile
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time running out on waste charging scheme

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be launched in 2016. The government is right in trying to find out the pros and cons of each option. Given the wide impact, a cautious approach is understandable. But the trial has its limitations ... to waste more time in bringing forward a waste charge. If we do not get it right this time, the target of slashing overall waste per person by 40 per cent by 2022 will remain an elusive goal. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1472227/time-running-out-waste-charging-scheme
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs stiffer sentences for animal cruelty

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial Stiffer sentences for animal cruelty The importance of animal rights and welfare is often seen as a yardstick of how civilised a society is. Despite an increase in public ... rightly decided to appeal against what the groups called a "disgracefully lenient" sentence. Separately, a foreigner living in Ma On Shan was acquitted of animal abuse last week. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1296051/hong-kong-needs-stiffer-sentences-animal-cruelty
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong government has a duty to respect the rights of domestic helpers

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Respecting the rights of maids After a record number of complaints against recruitment agencies for domestic helpers last year, let alone anecdotal evidence of overcharging and disregard for maids' rights and welfare, it is a worry that the Labour Department denied licence renewals to only four out of 1,250-odd during the period. Clearly the government needs to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1441346/hong-kong-government-has-duty-respect-rights-domestic
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... its arms embargo and lecturing on human rights. Each has much to learn about the other's history and culture. Building trade and investment are the best ways to advance. Annual trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1466558/prosperous-china-good-european-union

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