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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

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

    ... with "regret and disappointment", though, prompting concern that it could turn its back on the judgment or even withdraw from associated maritime conventions. There is every danger ... that they hold a special place in nature. Being at the top of the marine food chain, it is crucial for the sake of ecosystems that they be kept from harm. Whales also have numerous similarities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A fine line for religious leaders

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

    ... complained about not being given food and having to queue for toilets should have taken their maids with them. The conservative preacher often turns to topical issues for his speeches, but the nature ... centres and homes for the elderly. Having a sense of the sacred is a natural part of living for many, and politics is how life is ordered. Religion affects the way we think and act; it is as true ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1553580/fine-line-religious-leaders
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dubious windows show flat buyers need better protection

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... around environmental and planning rules. Most buyers are not even aware of it until the flat is handed over. Tight building rules and limited living space mean residential projects are often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547455/dubious-windows-show-flat-buyers-need-better-protection
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The debate boils down to weighing the economic gains against social and environmental costs. While pursuing competitiveness and growth is unobjectionable, concerns about marine life and pollution ... for the damage, a 2,400-hectare marine park would be created nearby. While these measures can help to mitigate the impact, they are unlikely to satisfy the environmentally conscious. They argue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542596/hong-kong-risks-losing-out-rivals-without-third-airport
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    MPF revamp vital to restore confidence of workers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial MPF revamp will restore confidence The need to save for retirement is never too far away in a city like Hong Kong that offers little support. The lack of a universal pension system and steep living costs mean only the well-prepared can enjoy a decent retirement life. Amid the clamour for better protection, a compulsory self-financing scheme came into effect for all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543238/mpf-revamp-vital-restore-confidence-workers
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Allan Zeman's successor at Ocean Park has big shoes to fill

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Big shoes to fill at Ocean Park Ask anyone about Ocean Park and their impressions may range from it being a fascinating kingdom of marine life to a place full of interesting amusement rides. Some may go further and mention the man behind this homegrown success- Allan Zeman- whose stewardship saw the theme park become a world-class tourist attraction. Sadly, no position ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541275/alan-zemans-successor-ocean-park-has-big-shoes-fill
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing now needs to invest more on raising quality of life

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... blamed food, pollution and lifestyle issues for the results, along with lack of medical resources to cure diseases before they become serious. The most prevalent chronic illnesses in the study were cancer, followed by arthritis, cerebrovascular and heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The survey of more than 6,000 adults found that 18-year-old males expected to live to 80 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536516/beijing-now-needs-invest-more-raising-quality-life
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Japan still lags behind in child pornography laws

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to anger. Lives are forever altered from the molestation and the permanent record of the images; once on the internet, they are irretrievable. Japan's failure to ban child pornography had led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1537851/japan-still-behind-global-standards-child-pornography-laws
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Let's get serious about heritage

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... demolition sagas, which forced the government to pay closer attention to buildings under threat of redevelopment. But apart from a handful of applause-winning projects, conservation remains a case ... in compensation to the owner. This shows conservation is still knee-jerk rather than backed by a comprehensive regime. As the existing heritage grading system has no legal power to stop owners from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1533495/lets-get-serious-about-preserving-our-heritage
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Compulsory care for high-risk mental patients should be re-examined

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Re-examine care of mental patients The growing problem of mental illness in the community remains mainly out of sight, out of mind, except for victims and their families, and under-resourced health and social workers who have to deal with it. Sadly it is being called to mind more frequently by family tragedies and violent episodes. In one of the latest, a mental outpatient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535172/compulsory-care-high-risk-mental-patients-should-be-re

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