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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 - World - BRITAIN

    Harry Potter vs James Bond: celebrities take sides in Scottish debate

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 07:19am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London From Harry Potter author to James Bond actor, big names put their clout- and cash- behind Yes or No camps ahead of go-it-alone vote Celebrity Scots take sides on independence Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591780/harry-potter-vs-james-bond-celebrities-take-sides-scottish-debate
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Woes of opium addiction shape Chinese debate on legalising marijuana

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Detention of celebrity cannabis users leads some to question drug penalties, but China hasn't forgotten its 'century of humiliation' Opium woes shape debate ... of the free world seem to have much more in common. A case in point is the strident debate under way in both nations over the decriminalisation and legalisation of marijuana for recreational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586671/woes-opium-addiction-shape-chinese-debate-legalising
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... vote has already changed Britain Whether Scotland votes for independence or not, the referendum has fired up debate in the rest of Britain over London's dominance and the historic ties ... In Northern Ireland, the debate has also given impetus to demands for the power to set corporate taxes to compete with the 12.5 per cent rate in the South- far below the main 21 per cent rate set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586079/scottish-independence-vote-sparks-larger-debate-britains-future
  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Funding must be front and centre in debate on third runway

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 02:18pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... runway debate “ Other questions remain over the runway – not least how it will be funded ” City, September 3 It may not be the least of these questions, but it certainly was the last in our report of how government environmental advisers now seem ready to approve construction of a third runway at Chek Lap Kok. I have said it before and I shall say it again. In this debate, the white ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584400/funding-must-be-front-and-centre-debate-third-runway
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Amid all the 'us or them' talk, no prizes for guessing the outcome of our political reform debate

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says with the electoral reform debate continuing in this 'us versus them' vein, Hong Kong can give up hope of progress Pain of stasis There is little doubt that Hong Kong's electoral reform debate has been cast as something of a Manichaean struggle and, having been cast as such, it has morphed into one. The war of good versus evil is an epic one, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581791/amid-all-us-or-them-talk-no-prizes-guessing-outcome-our

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