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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:14am by STAFF

    ... There are no words. We just kept staring at him Karen Priest, who was greeted at the door by her son Justin, whom police had informed her had died in a car crash   You can't have the maverick or the great player who does extraordinary things on the field and then have a choir boy off it Controversial former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen   We want to show that people in all ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Comment

    To navigate change, we must see the reality of our interconnections

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 02:10pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says this understanding encourages humility and a willingness to compromise To navigate change, the world must see the reality of our interconnections Travelling through to Washington DC last week to attend a conference on the future of emerging markets, I was cut off from the rest of the world when my Mac hard drive crashed. Luckily my Mexican host ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planners need to end the occupation of our streets- by vehicles

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:10pm by LOONG TSZ WAI

    ... in Admiralty in 15 minutes less than it would take by bus. This shows it would be viable to set up pedestrian zones in core commercial areas. This leads us to a crucial planning question: what kind ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Bull market in equities may not peak until 2018

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 09:44am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... in the bull market's stampede to the top, raising the intersection point with the resistance line and pushing out the date of the next crash. Looking ahead, if we have a couple more shoulders ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 30, 2014

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:32am by LETTERS

    ... significantly reducing their production of carbon dioxide, unless Australia embarks on a crash programme of building new hydro and/or nuclear power stations. The chance that green regulators ... when work has already started on it. It has been extended only to residential areas because of public protests. Despite inadequate buses, the government-owned bus companies are renting out ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Occupy protests have revealed how to improve the quality of city life

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 02:19pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... the government insisted on bus and delivery companies retiring old diesel vehicles, we could have this all the time. Never again would passing buses blast people with fumes and shower them with lung-damaging nitrogen dioxide and small particulates as they wait at bus stops and street crossings. Our health would improve and we would live longer. However, the closures have also taught us good ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 06:02am by STAFF

    ... On report " MTR tells passengers 'trains are too busy- take the bus instead' ", September 24: Ant Lee- Don't know why MTR keep advertising nonsense about ... Shatin-Central will have the biggest impact as it will take the load off the East Rail, green line, red line and Island line. XYZ- The MTR is fast becoming the 21st-century version of China Motor Bus ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for protesters to clear the barriers and allow access to roads

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Protesters should clear the barriers Hundreds of protesters are still on our streets, yet barricades put in place by students and police when there were tens of thousands are still blocking traffic. The demonstrators insist that they remain, preventing attempts to take them away. They are the reason journeys in and through affected districts take longer, why some bus ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should get tougher on safety rules for public transportation

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... tragedy in October and two major bus crashes over the past two weeks are sad reminders of our not-so-glowing safety record. So was a report in this newspaper about ferry crews involved in maritime ... rush hour in Wan Chai last week did not cause major casualties. But, earlier, a runaway bus killed three people in a taxi after the 57-year-old driver collapsed. The tragedy underlines the need ...




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