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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    French book tells only part of the story

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... discussed. There is an extremely vibrant intellectual debate on the mainland about its future and its role in the world. The de Tocqueville discussion is simply part of that. As Martin Jacques, author of the best-selling When China Rules the World, puts it: "This belies the widely-held view in the West that because China is not a Western-style democracy, serious argument and debate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1134695/french-book-tells-only-part-story
  2. Confident delivery gives winning school the edge

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Kong'. This was a first-round match in the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition. It was adjudicated by Jeff Bell, a NET from HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School. Islamic argued ... some advice for the debaters. 'In a debate, it's important to give a good first impression. Debaters tend to be less confident with rebuttals. So it's easier to warm up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742336/confident-delivery-gives-winning-school-edge
  3. Debates heat up for semi-finals

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Stewards Pooi Kei College's hoped-for return to the final of the Nesta-SCMP Inter-school Debating Competition was cut short after they fell to Pui Tak Canossian College in the sixth round. The debate was held last Wednesday at Pui Tak Canossian College. It was adjudicated by Karen Margetts, a native English teacher from Aberdeen Baptist Lui Ming Choi College, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731984/debates-heat-semi-finals
  4. Rebuttals give school the edge

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College defeated Yu Chun Keung Memorial College No 2 in the second round of the 11th Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating competition. The winner took the negative side of the motion: 'Hong Kong is protecting children's rights.' The debate took place at Islamic Kasim Tuet on Monday. The contest, jointly organised by the Native English ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713606/rebuttals-give-school-edge
  5. Learning the art of persuasion

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Whining may have worked when you were a child, but not any more. If teenagers want to get what they want, they need to learn the art of persuasion, and debating can help them develop this skill. According to Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating Competition co-ordinator Stan Dyer, the trick to getting your allowance raised or negotiating your 'curfew' is to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691415/learning-art-persuasion
  6. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Woman's death reignites debate over lack of an overarching tree law

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:09am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com 'We should have learned the lesson,' says expert as falling tree kills woman Death shows up lack of all-inclusive tree law The lack of a single law governing trees and their maintenance has been put back in the spotl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573866/womans-death-reignites-debate-over-lack-overarching-tree-law
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors were further exposed yesterday during a fiery debate over proposed changes to anti-discrimination laws. The equal opportunities watchdog was asked whether using the word "locust" to refer to a mainlander would be a punishable offence. Possible legislation to protect mainlanders and migrants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  8. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: What say will voters have in nominating 2017 chief executive candidates?

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by STAFF

    ... Every Hong Kong voter will get to cast a ballot in the 2017 chief executive election. But what say will they have in nominating candidates? For the second part of the Post's debate series on electoral reform, we asked politicians, business leaders and academics for the best way to select candidates.   Q1 How can the nominating committee for naming chief executive candidates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/debates/article/1570706/scmp-debate-what-say-will-voters-have-nominating-2017-chief
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fiery Scotland debate surprisingly won by anti-independence leader

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Poll shows Alistair Darling beat Alex Salmond in TV clash ahead of go-it-alone referendum Unionist wins fiery Scotland debate The leaders in the battle for and against Scottish independence clashed in a heated live television debate, six weeks ahead of a historic referendum on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom. First Minister Alex Salmond, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567677/tempers-flare-heated-tv-debate-ahead-vote-scottish-independence
  10. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    NBA will reopen debate in wake of Paul George injury

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 11:21pm by Associated Press

    ... Eddie Sefko League commissioner Adam Silver reacts to remarks by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who opposes players taking part in global tournaments like the Olympics Cuban expects George injury to spark change NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league would reopen debate on the merits of participating in international events following Paul George's gruesome injury, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1566437/mark-cuban-expects-paul-george-injury-spark-change

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