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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. 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
  3. 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
  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. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    UK could ban tear gas exports to Hong Kong, minister says in parliamentary debate

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by AUSTIN CHIU AND DANNY LEE

    ... Austin Chiu in London and Danny Lee London debates Britain said on Wednesday it was open to a ban on British tear gas exports to Hong Kong after police used it against pro-democracy protesters. Foreign Office minister responsible for Hong Kong affairs Hugo Swire told MPs in a debate about recent events in Hong Kong, that high-level ministerial discussions between the Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622427/british-mps-debate-hong-kong-protests
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats force Legco tech bureau debate adjournment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:30pm

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com The establishment of an Innovation and Technology Bureau faces more delay after pan-democrat lawmakers forced the adjournment of a Legislative Council meeting this morning due to an insufficient quorum. The Legco meeting was originally scheduled to resume at 9am to debate a government resolution to set up the new bureau, but NeoDemocrat lawmaker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622857/pan-democrats-force-legco-tech-bureau-debate-adjournment
  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- THE DEBATE: Full coverage of student-government talks

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:30pm

    ... in Admiralty 11.30pm: That brings our live coverage of the debate to an end. 11.15pm Mong Kok: Federation of Students representatives Yvonne Leung Lai-kwok and Eason Chung Yiu-wah show up in Mong Kok ... they perceive the decision as condescending. 7.22pm: As the debate continues, many of those listening to live broadcasts on the streets don’t seem optimistic about the political deadlock easing. Here ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy
  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Who's who at Hong Kong's students vs government debate

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:36pm by Staff Reporters

    ... statement, following by the students' statement. They will then debate for 90 minutes. At the end, each side will present a 10-minute concluding statement. Government representatives:  Carrie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621237/who-who-tuesdays-dialogue-between-hong-kong-government-and-students
  9. 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
  10. News - China - DESIGN

    Xi’s call for end to ‘weird architecture’ stirs debate

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Xi’s call for end to ‘weird architecture’ stirs debate Internet users were divided yesterday after President Xi Jinping called for an end to "weird architecture" in a country enjoying a huge building boom. Much of the mainland's older building stock is made up of Soviet-style concrete blocks, but in recent years property development has played ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617946/president-calls-end-weird-architecture

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