• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:38am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 21 for defence

Search results

  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Has China breached the joint declaration? You decide

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... and monetary systems, shipping, aviation, education, defence and foreign affairs, basic rights and freedoms, right of abode, travel, immigration and land leases (in annex 3). To decide on the breach ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rights and wrongs of observing China

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by Alex Lo

    ... the past 30 years," writes Hugh White, an influential Australian defence analyst, "the Chinese government has achieved by far the largest, fastest increase in human material welfare ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong Law Society president Ambrose Lam falls on own sword

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... but on balance concluded that the paper was more of a threat to, than a defence of, those principles. By making his stance known, Lam made it the official position of the society before its council had ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    An enlightened view of Europe, courtesy of the Airbus people

    Posted May 27th 2014, 05:12am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com How the EU appears from an Airbus You can't meet any group of Europeans who are more gung-ho about the European Union than employees of Airbus. I recently met executives and engineers from the defence and aerospace giant who were visiting Hong Kong. And boy, did I utter the wrong thing when I said the EU project hasn't really worked out in light ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Domestic helpers in Hong Kong must be protected from abuse

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:41am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Maids must be protected from abuse You will hear all kinds of excuses and defences about how Hong Kong has better legal protection for foreign maids than most other jurisdictions. Officials, agents and bosses will circle their wagons, insisting what happened was an isolated incident rather than something widespread. But like many people, I have seen ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China needs to deal with its own backyard rather than taking on Middle Eastern complexities

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:44am by Alex Lo

    ... of military alliances. Basically, our neighbours are all clamouring to fall under the US security umbrella, as well as bolstering their own defences. Perhaps that demands more urgent attention from ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It is time to attend to the poor and needy in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:36am by Alex Lo

    ... justifiably or not, decided that the defence of political rights takes precedence over social welfare and entitlement protection for the needy. In fact, we think heritage protection and environmental- ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Abraham Razack is not standing up for the common man on stamp duty

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com In defence of the uncommon man It's amusing to watch Abraham Razack, our much-maligned tycoons' man in Legco, threatening fire and brimstone in hell for the government unless it reverses course on property cooling measures. The measures, he claims, penalise locals. Really? The guy who has devoted his entire career to defending the rights and privileges ...

  9. 'Street smarts' the key to a career with ICAC

    Posted Oct 07th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of investigative skills and techniques,' she said. Meanwhile, the commission is hiring self-defence experts to train officers for HK$45,000-plus a month. Not a bad job for kung fu fanatics. ...

  10. Shaken flies explain the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... version of the fly gene enables some of us to require far less sleep than most others. The research was funded by the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, the legendary but mysterious group that invented the internet and is part of the US Department of Defence. We are not sure if the Pentagon was interested in Dr Cirelli's methods or her findings. ...




SCMP.com Account