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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

    Little incentive to conserve water

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Little incentive to conserve water Few people think twice before turning on the tap in Hong Kong. Thanks to a regime that guarantees abundant supplies at exceptionally low tariffs, the water is often left running longer than needed in many households and businesses. Lamentable as this is, the wastefulness is backed by an overgenerous government subsidy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1627716/hong-kongs-water-supply-policy-offers-little-incentive
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Plans for new marine parks are to be welcomed

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Council on the Environment. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department denied any link, saying it was just reaffirming the commitment to the marine park projects in light of public ... SCMP Editorial Marine parks are to be welcomed Hong Kong bureaucrats are not known for their eagerness to revive plans that were shelved years ago. So when the government suddenly dusted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586791/plans-new-marine-parks-are-be-welcomed
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial End the abuse of public housing Putting resources to best use should be first and foremost for public officials. In reality, however, that principle is often put aside ... are reluctant to act, apparently wary of upsetting voters who live in public housing. That a Housing Authority subcommittee has again put off a decision on tougher measures against wealthy tenants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1621596/politicians-and-officials-must-act-end-abuse-public-housing
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Action, not panic, is key to defeating threat of Ebola

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... have to be the priorities. Ebola is confined to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It has claimed more than 4,500 lives, three times the combined toll of previous outbreaks. About half of those ... agencies, Unicef and the World Food Programme among them, have been on the front lines for months, but the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency, set up last month, is just starting to gather resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1623181/action-not-panic-key-defeating-threat-ebola
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Policymakers should put trust in private sector

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the wasteful misallocation of resources that is bound to follow more debt-funded stimulus. In any case, loose monetary policy weakens the case for it. The new leadership should persist with selective ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1625307/amid-slowing-growth-policymakers-should-put-trust-private
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Church's gay debate can help bring about change in attitudes

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... institution makes the church also the most conservative. But if the church recognises the need for a change in attitude, there is no reason why the rest of the world cannot see the issue from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1624606/churchs-gay-debate-can-help-bring-about-change-attitudes
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let Central Market plan sink

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... anything standing in their way. Thanks to a growing awareness of conservation, more heritage buildings have been preserved and rejuvenated over the years. However, revitalisation does not come ... The amount remains unclear at this stage. But the authority is justifiably concerned whether it will add to the burden. While it is in the public interest to maximise gains from land resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1615340/concession-land-premium-needed-keep-central-market-plan
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... investments and gain access to new markets, resources and talent, and the US obtains much-needed capital and the retention of jobs that may otherwise have been lost. They are reasons for less ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620143/us-and-china-must-keep-politics-out-business
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The local heroes who set an example for us all

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the qualities that define the city's character- generosity, perseverance, benevolence, resourcefulness and versatility. Commendations for these unsung heroes aside, we can all ask ourselves what we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619526/local-heroes-who-set-example-us-all

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