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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... issues are magnified by distance, geography and the number of countries involved. That said, cross-border high-speed rail is more than a practical tool of China's resources diplomacy. It has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594128/chinas-rail-diplomacy-has-huge-potential-nation-and-allies
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with civilised living standards should aspire to. In most developed economies, the flats you live in get bigger as you earn more. Not in Hong Kong, though. Reasonably sized flats are now beyond the reach of most aspiring homebuyers. You may grow richer but the flat you live in doesn't necessarily get bigger, only more expensive. As for most aspiring first-time buyers, tiny flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592662/trend-towards-building-smaller-flats-not-healthy-sign
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... have advantages, but also face pressures. Fortunately for the region, most of those in power have a keen desire to improve the lives of the people they serve. The phenomenon has nothing to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592661/family-ties-can-only-take-leader-so-far
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Long road to justice for relatives of MH17 victims

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of 270 lives, and the 11 years before a Libyan intelligence officer was brought to justice, to see just how long. And, forensically at least, that was a relatively straightforward case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591787/long-road-justice-relatives-mh17-victims
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Urban renewal is in public interest When there is demand, there will be supply, say economists. But those living in Hong Kong know things do not always work like that. ... the 80 per cent threshold. The same hurdle foiled another, smaller project in Sham Shui Po last November. The two sites would have produced better and, and above all, safer living space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590468/speeding-urban-renewal-public-interest
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Court ruling on Tai Po beach a welcome end to 16-year saga

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Mei would wipe out an endangered seahorse species and other marine life in the region. The decision has understandably upset green groups, but it put a welcome end to a long-running row. ... to a significant population of the marine creature; and that the director had already made a professional judgment on the need for further study. The ruling is to be welcomed. It upholds the mechanism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575024/court-ruling-tai-po-beach-welcome-end-16-year-saga
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite Hanoi's hedging strategy, it must settle disputes with China

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and trade negotiations, and adhere to guidelines formulated in October 2011. The earlier pact set up biannual border negotiations, called for study of joint exploration of South China Sea resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581969/despite-hanois-hedging-strategy-it-must-settle-disputes
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Imperfect electoral model is still a step forward

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to fine-tuning, pan-democrats say compromise is impossible. There are two choices- accept the model to achieve one person, one vote; or veto it and live with the old system. Idealists will opt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1582499/imperfect-electoral-model-still-step-forward

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