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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time to stop exploiting Hong Kong's street cleaners

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by Alex Lo

    ... hard-working but poorly paid street sweepers have limited job benefits, primarily because the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department hands out contracts for two years to private companies. So the cleaners never accrue Mandatory Provident Fund rights and sick and pay leave beyond the period of the contract. Our reporter wrote that "the department declined to explain why the street ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1599737/its-time-stop-exploiting-hong-kongs-street-cleaners
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    Marauding macaques: a monkey business we could do without

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by Hari Kumar

    ... to Professor David Dudgeon, head of the University of Hong Kong's department of ecology and biodiversity. In addition, some trees may have been planted in areas where the monkeys are not usually ... suspects- given the foresight our officials display- the culprit may have been looking for books to prepare for the next civil service exams. Another city that hits the headlines regularly over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565676/marauding-macaques-monkey-business-we-could-do-without
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    It's time for the Hong Kong government to take a tough line on Lamma ferry tragedy

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:21am by Alex Lo

    ... the department from top to bottom, that might be a start. Alas, it looks like the government has been busy protecting its own. Now there is finally an internal report that alleges potential criminal ... Bing-leung, the transport and housing chief. We just have to take his word for it. But I bet if those names weren't civil servants, the government would have made sure they were out by now. Both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1499477/its-time-hong-kong-government-take-tough-line-lamma-ferry
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    Hong Kong must stand up to Egypt over probe into balloon crash

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to International Civil Aviation Organisation standards, "if the accident involves fatalities and injuries of citizens of other states or places, such state or place shall be entitled to appoint ... for not pressing its case harder or early enough. But the greater blame must lie with the Egyptian government. It initially appeared to agree to Hong Kong's sending an aviation expert to play ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1185782/hong-kong-must-stand-egypt-over-probe-balloon-crash
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Brutal police? Look closer to home, US

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... a candle to their counterparts in the US. That's why it's amusing to read the latest US State Department report on human rights around the world, including its criticism of Asia's ... and assemble. You would be wrong. The whole system is now designed to discourage and undermine such basic civil rights. With a persistently high jobless rate, wage slaves in the US can't afford ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1223110/brutal-police-look-closer-home-us
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Gender equality still a distant dream

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... companies are now held by women. Compared to the private sector, the government has not done too badly in promoting women. Our civil service is run by a woman; we have had two female chief secretaries. There are not enough women ministers in the Executive Council. Nevertheless many government departments are staffed by women in senior positions. Yet, Hong Kong's private sector still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1188682/gender-equality-still-distant-dream

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