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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    French book tells only part of the story

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... discussed. There is an extremely vibrant intellectual debate on the mainland about its future and its role in the world. The de Tocqueville discussion is simply part of that. As Martin Jacques, author of the best-selling When China Rules the World, puts it: "This belies the widely-held view in the West that because China is not a Western-style democracy, serious argument and debate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1134695/french-book-tells-only-part-story
  2. Debates heat up for semi-finals

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Stewards Pooi Kei College's hoped-for return to the final of the Nesta-SCMP Inter-school Debating Competition was cut short after they fell to Pui Tak Canossian College in the sixth round. The debate was held last Wednesday at Pui Tak Canossian College. It was adjudicated by Karen Margetts, a native English teacher from Aberdeen Baptist Lui Ming Choi College, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731984/debates-heat-semi-finals
  3. Confident delivery gives winning school the edge

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Kong'. This was a first-round match in the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition. It was adjudicated by Jeff Bell, a NET from HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School. Islamic argued ... some advice for the debaters. 'In a debate, it's important to give a good first impression. Debaters tend to be less confident with rebuttals. So it's easier to warm up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742336/confident-delivery-gives-winning-school-edge
  4. Rebuttals give school the edge

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College defeated Yu Chun Keung Memorial College No 2 in the second round of the 11th Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating competition. The winner took the negative side of the motion: 'Hong Kong is protecting children's rights.' The debate took place at Islamic Kasim Tuet on Monday. The contest, jointly organised by the Native English ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713606/rebuttals-give-school-edge
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese billionaires’ US$10m gift to Yale sparks online debate

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 01:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... A Chinese billionaire couple’s US$10 million gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country’s internet users, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in China. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1628163/chinese-billionaires-us10m-gift-yale-sparks-online-debate
  6. News - China

    Rule of law debate pointless in China, People’s Daily says

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:48pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen Andrea.chen@scmp.com Concept is different in the mainland as it is about the codification of the party's will Whether or not the Chinese Communist Party should be ruled by law is a pointless debate, the party’s flagship newspaper said in an online article today because the concept of law in the Chinese sense is the codification of the party’s will. The article ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1627657/rule-law-debate-pointless-china-peoples-daily-says
  7. Learning the art of persuasion

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Whining may have worked when you were a child, but not any more. If teenagers want to get what they want, they need to learn the art of persuasion, and debating can help them develop this skill. According to Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating Competition co-ordinator Stan Dyer, the trick to getting your allowance raised or negotiating your 'curfew' is to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691415/learning-art-persuasion
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Church's gay debate can help bring about change in attitudes

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Gay debate can bring change Prejudice and misguided beliefs mean that even in these more enlightened times, gays and lesbians are still not treated equally in society. ... a different light. The Vatican has proved that gay issues are not untouchable. It is to be hoped that the debate can instil positive change in social attitudes at large. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1624606/churchs-gay-debate-can-help-bring-about-change-attitudes
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats force Legco tech bureau debate adjournment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:30pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Lawmakers fresh from a three-month break fail to turn up in sufficient numbers to fulfil the quorum, so meeting is adjourned to next week Legco debate ... there weren't enough lawmakers in attendance. The Legco session was to have debated a government proposal to set up the new bureau- one of 17 items stalled on the agenda before legislators started ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622857/pan-democrats-force-legco-tech-bureau-debate-adjournment
  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    UK could ban tear gas exports to Hong Kong, minister says in parliamentary debate

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by AUSTIN CHIU AND DANNY LEE

    ... Austin Chiu in London and Danny Lee London debates Britain said on Wednesday it was open to a ban on British tear gas exports to Hong Kong after police used it against pro-democracy protesters. Foreign Office minister responsible for Hong Kong affairs Hugo Swire told MPs in a debate about recent events in Hong Kong, that high-level ministerial discussions between the Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622427/british-mps-debate-hong-kong-protests

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