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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Long road to justice for relatives of MH17 victims

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial MH17: the long road to justice The preliminary report of an investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 falls well short of bringing closure to those ... to visit the war-ravaged crash site. Investigators are now aiming for a definitive report within a year of the crash on July 17. Lamentably, barring the unlikely event that anyone admits knowledge ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How far should we go in using social media to censure boorish behaviour?

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:43am by Kelly Yang

    ... Western women travelling on a bus pulled the "I'm a lawyer" card on me. I was heading home from the public pool, with my mum. The bus was packed- standing room only. The four women ... onto the bus, I felt the fury build up inside me. The elderly held onto the handles. Every time the bus took a sharp turn, they braced themselves, hanging on for dear life. Meanwhile, the women ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Older bus drivers need tougher fitness tests

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a rising number of crashes involving drivers in poor health has put the issue under the spotlight in recent months. In June, a bus driver suffering high blood pressure lost consciousness and his ... be a sequence from a disaster movie, his double decker bus carrying dozens of passengers lost control and rushed down a notoriously steep road in Chai Wan, after its 57-year-old driver suddenly passed ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 13, 2014

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... parked outside the association. This means the poor learner drivers have to keep stopping to give way to oncoming traffic, or fail their test. The road is also on a bus route, and it is not wide enough for two cars and a bus. One Saturday last month, at around 4pm, I witnessed an impasse at this spot that caused a traffic jam for several minutes. A car (non-learner) had gone up the road ...

  5. Comment

    New rail projects will keep public transport system right on track

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:02pm by Anthony Cheung

    ... of the world's safest and most reliable railway systems. Franchised bus services still account for over 30 per cent of our public transport system. We have been pursuing bus route rationalisation ...

  6. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Investors may fall victim to animal spirits in markets

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:03am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... with the October crash of 1987. The market rose 314 per cent in 72 months, a rise of over 4 per cent per month and, naturally, the crash came a year into my new job with a stockbroker in London. That bear ... global economy. On the other hand, equities currently have a "middle of the bull market" feel about them; not yet in bubble territory, nor likely to crash anytime soon. Economic growth ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 15, 2014

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by LETTERS

    ... advance notice? I was up early, waited a long time for a bus and travelled to Tung Chung only to find the whole facility locked up with a notice that there were not enough lifeguards. I had checked on TV the night before, and Tung Chung was not listed as one of the pools which would be affected by the lifeguards' strike on September 9. I had to wait in holiday queues for a bus ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by STAFF

    ... minister discusses MH17 in Moscow Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein visits Moscow to discuss problems connected with the investigation into the crash of flight MH17, the Malaysia ... the minister will visit Amsterdam for further talks on the crash which killed all 298 people on board.   CE launches National Day programme Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses the launching ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:11am by STAFF

    ... Terrorists flew two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Centre and another into the Pentagon in the US capital. A fourth plane crashed in a Pennsylvania field after passengers tried ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Colonialism lives on in officials' flats on The Peak

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:34am by Michael Chugani

    ... taking a bus. And our officials cannot understand why students are willing to boycott classes and ordinary Hongkongers are willing to risk arrest by joining civil disobedience protests. Time ...




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