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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to develop a better public transport strategy

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to as a shining example of cutting-edge infrastructure. But a rising tide of passengers, mostly tourists from the mainland, are pushing services to the limit, leading to overcrowding and congestion. ... line at 80 per cent. Half of the 54.3 million visitor arrivals last year entered by train from the mainland. With officials predicting that numbers could double by 2023, a policy overhaul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1444769/hong-kong-needs-develop-better-public-transport-strategy
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The devil is in the detail of China's urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Devil in detail of urbanisation plan China's long-awaited urbanisation blueprint raises the proportion of urban residents from about 54 per cent of the population to 60 per cent by 2020. This will still lag urbanisation rates in developed countries. But moving about 100 million people from rural areas into tier-two and three cities and giving them urban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1461290/devil-detail-chinas-urbanisation-blueprint
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China should lower taxes, not increase spending, to spur growth

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for small enterprises to stabilise the job market, renovation of more shanty towns to boost housing supply for the poor and migrant workers, and railway development to support urbanisation, seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1484941/china-should-lower-taxes-not-increase-spending-spur-growth
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and the reverse is true for China's growth and development. ... Crimea, the 10-day visit offered Brussels a welcome diversion and perhaps a solution. For China, there was the opportunity to strengthen economic and diplomatic relations. The billions of euros ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1466558/prosperous-china-good-european-union
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Maoming chemical plant failed to build trust with residents

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Premier Li Keqiang's pledge to launch a war on pollution has strong support. Industrial development is crucial for growth, but it has to be done with the environment in mind. Authorities have to be transparent and try to involve communities at every stage of a project's planning and development. They have to listen to residents and be prepared to make changes. There is no other way to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1479170/maoming-chemical-plant-failed-build-trust-residents
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as the site is developed. It is to be commended for adopting an environmentally friendly and healthy method of moving about the district. This may conform with the official view of cycling as merely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1484936/cultural-districts-bike-hire-plan-could-be-start-revolution
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Article 23 national security law is too hot to handle for now

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The unpopular law has been largely forgotten by the public since 2003, after half a million protesters took to the street and forced the then chief executive to withdraw it. Successive governments have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1481349/article-23-national-security-law-too-hot-handle-now
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Import more workers to ease the labour crunch

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A way round the labour crunch Manpower shortages have long been an issue of concern in Hong Kong. Rapid economic development and changing demographics mean there is growing pressure to find the right person for the job. In February, the financial chief warned that a labour shortage in the construction industry would affect the delivery of infrastructure projects. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463375/import-more-workers-ease-labour-crunch
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Schools or homes, city planners must strike a balance

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Schools or homes, it's a tough choice Even the supposed havens from development, our country parks, are not safe from the probing search to identify land to meet Hong ... against a flats development winning out in the zoning process. In this case he would have won the bet. But it is really a story that illustrates the difficulty of striking a balance between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1464256/schools-or-homes-city-planners-must-strike-balance
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reality behind the election rhetoric in India

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... lifted in 2012. Courts have cleared him of wrongdoing, but allies were implicated. His foreign policy, especially towards China, is also unclear. While encouraging Chinese investors, he has ... with elected office. India's next leader will have to compromise and be pragmatic. Trade and diplomacy are the best ways to develop challenging relationships like that with Beijing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1472225/reality-behind-election-rhetoric-india

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