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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No place for hateful finger-pointing in a truly civil society

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:01am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu is troubled by the incivility on display of late in Hong Kong, which has less to do with a peeing toddler than the reactions to it Uncivil society The call of nature has ... misconstrued as condoning unlawful, unhygienic and inconsiderate behaviour in public. Must we tolerate the intolerant? John Rawls, in A Theory of Justice, concludes that a just society must tolerate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1504279/no-place-hateful-finger-pointing-truly-civil-society
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law Society elects Stephen Hung as president as Ambrose Lam resigns

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:40pm by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Ambrose Lam confirms he will step down after vote of no confidence Law Society elects Stephen Hung as president A criminal lawyer more vocal about trade than politics has replaced the embattled Ambrose Lam San-keung as president of the Law Society. The council of the society yesterday elected Stephen Hung Wan-shun, who has served as vice-president, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577280/law-society-elects-stephen-hung-president
  3. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Ambrose Lam courted triumph, controversy as Law Society leader

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society head's comments on Beijing's white paper followed change of attitude on Occupy Central and success in Qianhai economic zone Ups and downs and U-turns of Ambrose Lam When Ambrose Lam San-keung was re-elected president of the Law Society in May, few would have predicted that a month later he would be at the centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573742/ambrose-lam-courted-triumph-controversy-law-society-leader
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rising political intolerance is threatening Hong Kong society

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:03pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says the increasing intolerance in Hong Kong politics is dividing society and could cause long-term damage Growing rift Hong Kong has never been so intolerant. There have always been anti-gay voices; conservatism and the influence of religion-based schools and pressure groups like the Society for Truth and Light have made that inevitable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1566228/rising-political-intolerance-threatening-hong-kong-society
  5. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    No inch of compromise over Occupy Central in Chinese state media commentaries

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 08:03pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Articles in Chinese state media on Wednesday indicate that the Central leadership in Beijing has no intention of considering giving in to the demands by Hong Kong demonstrators and allow genuine universal suffrage in Hong Kong in 2017. A commentary in the People’s Daily, the Chinese Communist Party’s leading newspaper, on Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1606265/no-inch-compromise-over-occupy-central-chinese-state-media
  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    'Doomed' protests will not change Beijing's decision on political reform, warns Chinese state paper

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 12:41pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Chinese state media went after Occupy Central with both barrels after a night of chaos that saw police in riot gear fire tear gas at pro-democracy ... this morning castigating activists for “jeopardising the global image of Hong Kong, and presenting the world with the turbulent face of the city.” “As Chinese mainlanders, we feel sorrow over the chaos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603840/doomed-protests-will-not-change-beijings-decision-political-reform
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Xu Bing's Asia Society retrospective demonstrates conceptual thinking

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by John Batten

    ... John Batten It Begins with Metamorphosis Asia Society Until August 31 This mini-retrospective at the Asia Society is the brainchild of one of China's most cerebral and challenging ... transformation of materials. Xu came to prominence in the early 1980s with a self-developed written "language" whose form and layout looked like traditional Chinese but, in what may have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1557001/xu-bings-asia-society-retrospective-demonstrates-conceptual
  8. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    One-third of Chinese do not speak Putonghua, says Education Ministry

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... major dialects used by ethnic Han Chinese. Notable traditional examples include Cantonese, Hokkien, and Wu. Other minority ethnic cultures in China also have their own dialects, which in various ... in their daily lives. “Putonghua as an official dialect is playing an increasing role in maintaining society’s coordinated operation and enhancing social welfare,” the ministry’s statement said. As part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1598040/3-10-chinese-citizens-do-not-speak-putonghua-says-education
  9. News - China

    Chinese authorities attempt to put the brakes on wasteful urban construction

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:56pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Guoqiang, deputy director of the China Real Estate Society, told the newspaper. Chen said some local governments did not possess any long-term strategic plan or vision for new districts, and only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600882/chinese-authorities-attempt-put-brakes-wasteful-urban-construction
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese will develop better travel etiquette in time

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Travel manners will come in time First-time overseas travel can be daunting, particularly if it is to a place with an unfamiliar culture. Explosive mainland Chinese tourism ... societies. In one hotel in the Maldives, they are jokingly called "CN"- referring not to the abbreviation for China, but to cup noodles, the cheap food they bring with them to eat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597604/chinese-will-develop-better-travel-etiquette-time

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