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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. 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 - 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
  7. News - China - FOURTH PLENUM

    Party plenum to debate rule of law but don't expect Western-style justice

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:06am by Cary Huang, Andrea Chen

    ... Cary Huang and Andrea Chen Communist elite set to debate legal reforms but the result won't be a Western-style justice system Rule of law, but still unto the party The grass-roots ... often just issue directives to put policy into effect but reforms are expected to channel more debate and decisions through the National People's Congress. These changes will not result ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1618779/party-plenum-debate-rule-law-dont-expect-western-style-justice
  8. News - World - RACISM

    Saint Nicholas's sidekick Black Pete to get makeover in Dutch racism debate

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Ducth racism debate means many Peters will this year be white with only soot marks Black Pete, St Nicholas' sidekick, has a new look Black Pete, the jolly sidekick of the Dutch Saint Nicholas, is finally getting a facelift after years of bitter debate including death threats against those calling for change. An Amsterdam court's ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617779/saint-nicholass-sidekick-black-pete-get-makeover-dutch-racism-debate
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' stirred a national debate in Indonesia over mass killings

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by James Mottram

    ... are used by politicians to do their dirty work. That whole debate was something the media- newspaper editors and journalists- were too afraid to talk or write about," he says. Initially, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1613655/joshua-oppenheimers-act-killing-stirred-national-debate
  10. News - China - Animals

    Tibetan mastiff attack stirs debate about dangers of ‘world’s most expensive dog’

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 03:42pm by James Griffiths

    ... status symbol. Whether any breed of dog is more dangerous than another is a matter of debate. In the 1990s, Britain and a number of US states passed legislation making it illegal to own a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1611359/tibetan-mastiff-attack-stirs-debate-about-dangers-worlds-most

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