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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and reluctance to make provision for it beyond recreational cycleways in the New Territories. It is therefore good news for supporters that it might enjoy a higher profile as the West Kowloon Cultural ... fault with the scarcity of bicycle paths and facilities, citing health and air pollution issues. Hopefully, the cultural district will one day be seen as instrumental in winning greater ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education can help cut China's demand for ivory

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the demand. In this part of the world, that will involve cultural re-education as well as law enforcement. Ivory has always been in demand in China and elsewhere in Asia, where it is prized ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Enforce the law to keep streets free of encroachment by shops

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... shopfront extensions. Time and again, departments have come under fire for turning a blind eye to issues that they believe are outside their jurisdiction. The culture, which is common among ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's journey from cultural desert to Asian arts hub

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial From cultural desert to arts hub Hong Kong used to be ridiculed as a desert when it came to arts and culture. But the recent boom in art exhibitions and auctions has helped ... Cultural District facilities due to be operational in a few years' time, the art scene will continue to thrive. From a cultural desert to Asia's arts hub, Hong Kong has come a long way. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite to save Iraq from imploding

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

    ... Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine as well as Iraq and Syria. Such a state existed culturally until the end of the first world war, when Britain carved up the Ottoman Empire to prevent Russia and its ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Lessons for China in fighting obesity

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... but by now the lesson must be apt for China, where rising affluence has transformed a bicycle culture into a car culture and people eat more meat and less vegetables and fruit. China can take heart ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Too late to reverse policy on West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Too late to halt arts hub project The public may be excused for feeling dismayed by the latest developments on the West Kowloon Cultural District. The project to build ... the project has been dragging on for 16 years, and the site is still nothing more than a deserted corner for jogging, cycling and some ad hoc events. Building a world-class cultural landmark requires ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Libraries still play a vital role

    Posted May 19th 2014, 02:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from our 77 public libraries over the past five years. The number of items borrowed fell 6.2 million, from 61.7 million to 55.5 million, according to the Leisure and Cultural Services ... culture- "people just surf the internet with their phones or tablets whenever they are free". He lays some of the blame on our schools- "students do not read for leisure now ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    There are better ways to discipline children than using physical violence

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to parenting. Some couples think child-rearing is their own business. Some go further and say parents have every right to do what they like with their young ones, including smacking them. Cultural ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Nigerian leaders are also to blame for abduction of schoolgirls

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to impose Islamist law on Nigeria's multi-cultural society, are responsible for many atrocities, including the slaughter of about 100 people in a border town last week. But none has aroused ...




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