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  1. Protesters claim to speak for majority but often represent only themselves

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to protests from a small group of students. I would surmise that the majority of HKU students had little interest, if any, in how he handled the visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang. Most of them were ... to the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. By protesting against the bridge on the grounds that environmental impacts were not considered, Chu Yee-wah managed to delay construction work. ...

  2. Infrastructure planning needs a rethink

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... madly shovelling money into transport infrastructure, that expensive new Stonecutters Bridge from nowhere to nowhere, for instance. This is lunacy. Leave alone that it shows how little any one ... bridges and railways. This line also tells you that our government is reluctant to trim those forecasts when reality presents it with a different story. The background here is that the short red ...

  3. Class differences

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon Abold experiment in social engineering- to bridge the chasm between rich and poor children- is under way in the classrooms of the capital's top private schools. Normally, the lives of rich and poor school children never intersect. The poor, if they attend school at all, go to state schools that are little more than cowsheds. The rich go to, well, rich, ...

  4. Affordable housing policy put to test

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... depended on land sales to finance social programmes and infrastructure investment. As a result, they have had little incentive to curb rising property prices and build affordable homes. Last year ... if not handled with resolve and vision, carries the seeds of social instability. If local government is to be responsible for bridging a finance gap, it has to be encouraged to raise money for special ...

  5. Calls for government to cut wealth gap ignore reality

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Most Hongkongers see the city's wealth gap as a serious problem and believe the government is doing little to tackle it, according ... stones of the pyramid always carry the greatest weight. There is in fact little that government can do directly to narrow a wealth gap. Its best ways of doing it are all indirect and mostly ...

  6. Bridging the gap with love, patience

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... come to terms with. The result may be catastrophic for Dafu. Although thousands of mainlanders suffer from autism, the public know very little about this condition. Autism affects the brain, ...

  7. Building a city's social capital

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the time for social connectivity. Throughout Asia, rural folk lament the loneliness of cities, where there is little friendship and all human transactions are commercial. The mobile phone, ... neighbourhood clubs and societies, where people met to share common hobbies and interests and learn to generate trust and reciprocity with other people. These would include religious societies, bridge ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqis say Americans are gone, but problems remain

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the satisfaction of having the US gone, Yassin said there was little else to celebrate in the Iraq of today. "Nothing changed since their withdrawal, except that the situation went from bad ... they built new bridges and streets for us, but you did not build us anything. "You took everything and went away, and left pain and suffering for us." ...

  9. Love bridges ethnic divide in Urumqi

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a businessman who has many Han Chinese friends. Most Uygurs, the biggest minority group in Xinjiang, remain in rural areas and receive little education. Ms Chen said she still needed some time to think ...

  10. Guilty or not, Terry should be stripped of captaincy

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This would make little difference to Ferdinand who would simply have preferred the hateful words about him weren't polluting the air at Loftus Road in the first place. Terry is trying to wriggle out of trouble on a technicality. It's a little like former US president Bill Clinton putting on his lawyer's hat a dozen or so years ago to make his infamous denial of sexual ...




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