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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let row between watchdog and bureau obscure facts on cold calling

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is therefore disturbing. It calls into question the government's respect for the commission's independence. It does not take a university survey to prove that telemarketing has become more ... To the credit of the privacy watchdog, it has commissioned a University of Hong Kong research team to canvass opinion on an issue that has been bothering millions of phone users, and has given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581579/dont-let-row-between-watchdog-and-bureau-obscure-facts-cold
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi Jinping's task to build on Deng Xiaoping's legacy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Xi's task to build on Deng's legacy Few historical figures leave a footprint that grows larger with time. Deng Xiaoping’s legacy looms larger than ever. It is to be found in towering cities, industrialisation, wealth where once there was poverty and cars where once there were bicycles, in a confident China back in its rightful place on the world stage. All ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578815/xi-jinpings-task-build-deng-xiaopings-legacy
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fighting prejudice is a long-term battle

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fighting prejudicea long-term battle There has been an outpouring of feedback and emotion since the Equal Opportunities Commission launched the first review ... faces calls to step down. The attacks are regrettable. The commission has been tasked with promoting equality and weeding out discrimination. It would not be doing its job properly if it shied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575677/fighting-prejudice-long-term-battle
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Put patients first in medical staffing crisis

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to recruit foreign-trained doctors makes a mockery of private doctors’ advocacy of free enterprise and choice. Now a study commissioned by the Food and Health Bureau from University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578816/put-patients-first-medical-staffing-crisis
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Unity the key to Africa's future

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unity the key to Africa's future Africa has unrivalled potential that, if properly tapped, can make it the world's economic powerhouse. In the way are poverty and disease, conflicts, poor governance, corruption and a lack of infrastructure. Foreign governments are well aware of the possibilities, which is why every few years they woo African heads of state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570132/unity-key-africas-future
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Answer the call on telemarketing

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to renew calls for tighter control. According to a survey commissioned the privacy watchdog, some 23 per cent of the respondents had received more than six calls per week, up from 8 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570130/answer-call-telemarketing
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India takes a sensible first step towards economic reform

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

    ... to be higher to drag hundreds of millions from poverty. Yet with millions of new school graduates joining the job market each year and an ever-widening gap between rich and poor, reforms must be about more than focusing on the 22 per cent of the population living below the poverty line. Financial constraints require fiscal prudence and spending within means. Modi's nationalist ...

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

    Hong Kong should be truly inclusive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Growing intolerance has seen a rise in prejudice against mainlanders in recent years, and sometimes verbal and even physical clashes. This has prompted the Equal Opportunities Commission ... no place in a civilised society. While the commission's suggestion is worth supporting in principle, it has far-reaching implications for existing public policies, such as eligibility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1551425/hong-kong-should-be-truly-inclusive
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Mega Events Fund must be axed

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... inquiry to dig out problems with the HK$250 million fund. A value-for-money probe by the Audit Commission in April unearthed a raft of irregularities- inflated job numbers, dubious spending items, ... the fund, the Commerce and Economic Bureau and the Tourism Commission, bear the brunt of the criticism. That lawmakers have blasted the government for wasting taxpayers' money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1553579/mega-events-fund-must-be-axed
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    After the blame game, the MTR must now get back on track

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that the public would not be appeased without heads rolling. It remains to be seen whether the controversy will be laid to rest. Another expert review commissioned by the government is to be released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556619/after-blame-game-mtr-must-now-get-back-track

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