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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In a nation hooked on cars, a bicycle revival is just what we need

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the mainland went from being a kingdom for bicycles to the world's largest market for cars. Vehicle sales far exceeded those in developed countries, though they were not as impressive as the 58.7 per cent increase in the output of bicycles under the first five-year plan in 1949. The transformation was a sign of prosperity, symbolic of China's rise as a nation. But it is also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560057/nation-hooked-cars-bicycle-revival-just-what-we-need
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must address the lack of civil air space

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Officially, congestion delays about 25 per cent of China's domestic passenger flights, with "traffic control" and weather conditions blamed for about half the hold-ups. Industry experts ... that the underlying cause of flight delays is lack of civil air space. At this stage of China's development the cost to airlines and in lost productivity is good reason to address it. Technological ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558448/beijing-must-address-lack-civil-air-space
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must help to contain Ebola

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... rate are attributed to poor health-care infrastructure such as effective isolation, and the lack of secure testing facilities for dangerous samples from suspected Ebola victims. Most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563709/world-must-help-contain-ebola
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Do not close the door on Russia

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... before the July 17 downing of MH17 showed almost three-quarters of Americans and Europeans held unfavourable views. Only in East Asia was support strong, with backing in China the highest at 66 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563710/do-not-close-door-russia
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... delaying schemes or baulking at reasonable costs. Environment officials believe that water quality has improved so much that there is no need for now to go ahead with an upgrade of the centralised ... as possible. The health of our environment is intrinsically linked to our own well-being. New ways of dealing with environmental problems are constantly being found through improved technology. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560712/clean-victoria-harbour-far-over
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India takes a sensible first step towards economic reform

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what he outlined has the right approach of attracting foreign investment and building much-needed infrastructure. He promised hi-tech cities, industrial corridors, power stations and ports. ... sense. India's GDP growth has been about 4 per cent for the past two years, half of the average level recorded from 2004 to 2012. The rate is expected to rise to 5 per cent this year but has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556752/india-takes-sensible-first-step-towards-economic-reform
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Widodo needs support of all Indonesians

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... investment and skills, infrastructure has to be improved, webs of regulation untangled and corruption stamped out. But there is also the politically sensitive matter of energy subsidies: accounting ... is in line with his vision of building a confident nation. But with little in the state coffers, a shortage of basic infrastructure like roads and electricity and a corrupt bureaucracy, the challenge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1558451/widodo-needs-support-all-indonesians-new-chapter-countrys
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Genuine will needed for legal reform in China

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the problem of judicial errors, the role of lawyers in litigation will be enhanced. This includes protecting their right to cross-examine a witness. That it has taken so long for China to come up ... review. Judicial independence is the cornerstone of the rule of law. It is in China's interest to ensure the reform will be a success. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557328/genuine-will-needed-legal-reform-china
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Battle over state-owned enterprises an issue of fair trade versus economic reality

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... well beyond the steel and solar panels produced by China and India. SOEs have been integral to the economic rise of developing countries such as China and India. Yet they attract enormous ... from China and India. The ruling, which can be appealed, rejects Washington's claim that the enterprises that produced them were "public bodies" and that they enjoyed state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556749/battle-over-state-owned-enterprises-issue-fair-trade-versus
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Seize opportunity for Legco reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It makes sense to split bigger constituencies into smaller ones. Reforms for the functional constituencies are also sorely needed. The trade-based seats make up the other half of Legco; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557327/seize-opportunity-electoral-reform-legislative-council

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