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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Singapore model on cross-border labour worth pursuing

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Singapore model worth pursuing Opposition to importing foreign workers is to be expected in a city where pro-labour politicians have become increasingly vocal. As soon as the government raised the issue in the context of enhancing the workf ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cross-border class conundrum

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cross-border class conundrum What is more frustrating than not being able to get a school place for one's children? With competition intensifying in recent years, ... of mainland parents. It is hardly a joke when some lucky parents compare the allocation of school places to winning a lottery. The latest bad news is that increasing pressure from cross-border ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fresh solution for cross-border students

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... over innovation means they often tiptoe around until the problem gets out of hand. Schooling for cross-border students is a case in point. It is good to hear that the Ministry of Education ... misunderstood as an obstacle to tackling problems outside the city. But as cross-border integration intensifies, the government can no longer turn a blind eye to the needs of Hongkongers living nearby. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must continue cross-border co-operation on narcotics

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... in the fact that Hong Kong's status as an international transport and financial hub makes it a target for illegal cross-border activities, so long as it joins forces with other countries' ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For health's sake, Hong Kong must ban live chicken imports

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for the removal of at-risk poultry, the stopping of cross-border imports and a 21-day ban on live sales. Traders are understandably unhappy and are seeking compensation. That the positive samples came ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Closed schools can meet rising demand for school places

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 03:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial New life for closed schools Pressure is mounting on the government to intervene as the influx of cross-border children makes school admission increasingly competitive. From ... yesterday demanding better arrangements for their children. The government cannot sit back and do nothing. We earlier suggested setting up Hong Kong-curriculum schools to cater to cross-border ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must banish tourism rogues

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

    ... and reforms to keep our tourism thriving. It requires those in the industry to act in good faith. With mainland arrivals due for another surge in a few weeks, better cross-border efforts are needed ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should take care lifting two-tin milk cap

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Take care lifting two-tin milk cap When the controversial restriction on infant milk formula was introduced early this year to combat rampant cross-border trading, ... The restriction was introduced in good faith to protect the interests of local residents. It understandably led to cross-border tensions and raised questions over our status as a free-trade economy. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Permit system open to review

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are understandable in light of the social tension arising from cross-border integration. Guangdong governor Zhu Xiaodan appears to be sensitive to the sentiment as well. Asked about the influx of mainland tourists at a cross-border conference, the top official said the individual visit scheme was made for the good of Hong Kong's economy. But he agreed that the policy should be reviewed ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to plug its privacy loopholes

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 03:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... An obvious loophole is the lack of regulation for cross-border transfer of personal data. It is baffling that the provision seeking to prevent the transfer of data to jurisdictions without sufficient ...




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