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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters must give up battle to continue democracy war

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial One battle does not settle a war It has been almost three weeks since the Occupy Central movement began. The aspirations for "true" democracy expressed by the participants remain strong and clear, but doubts are growing as to what can realistically be achieved. It has become increasingly clear that neither Beijing nor the Hong Kong government is prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617221/protesters-must-give-battle-continue-their-war-democracy
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters who blocked roads also cleared Hong Kong's polluted air

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... buses and trucks common on Hong Kong streets, irritate eyes and skin, exacerbate respiratory problems and, with long-term exposure, can lead to lung cancer and heart disease. Despite the risks, authorities have largely implemented voluntary schemes rather than legislation to improve air quality, leading to little noticeable change and continued risks. An unexpected result of the democracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1612281/protesters-who-blocked-roads-also-cleared-hong-kongs
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new front in war on pollution Hong Kong is, as researchers studying the health effects of roadside air pollution have observed, an "ideal urban laboratory". ... generally understood. The University of Hong Kong's Hedley Environmental Index has for six years been collating data to track the health and financial costs of air pollution to our city; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619524/new-front-hong-kongs-war-pollution
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Poor economic signals add to sense of danger in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Economic picture raises risk factor The outlook for Hong Kong's economy has darkened, and it's not just because of Occupy Central and an impending constitutional crisis. While the city tries to recover from the shock of police tear gas and bloody clashes, economists predict slower growth for the world economy, including Hong Kong's. The International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1612280/poor-economic-signals-add-sense-danger-hong-kong
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must act now to solve its waste problem

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Act now to solve waste problem After years of discussion, fact-finding and consultation, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Hong Kong's waste disposal ... incinerators are stalled. Hong Kong is running out of options and charging is a proven way of reducing waste and promoting a recycling culture. The pre-paid garbage bag is considered the fairest way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1603502/hong-kong-must-act-now-solve-its-waste-problem
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters, government should focus on what can be achieved

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be seen by some as a positive response to the students' demand. They include reflecting local sentiment to the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in a report; tapping ... by the state legislature, the students are demanding the impossible. The government, too, should be more proactive in addressing people's aspirations for greater democracy. The protesters have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1622382/protesters-government-should-focus-what-can-be-achieved
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The local heroes who set an example for us all

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Local heroes set example for us all There is more to Hong Kong than just street protests. But with so much tension and bickering going around, it is easy to forget ... has held the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. Initiated to mark the paper's 110th anniversary last year, they seek to give recognition to lesser-known individuals who inspire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619526/local-heroes-who-set-example-us-all
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs effective mechanism to track suspect food

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keeping track of suspect food Yet another regional food scare has hit Hong Kong. Days after the so-called gutter oil scandal in Taiwan made headlines, local health officials ... investigations by Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety have yielded little. So far all we know is that a handful of companies imported oil from the Taiwanese supplier in question, and that food chain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588918/hong-kong-needs-effective-mechanism-track-suspect-food
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Democracy on trial in Indonesia after decision to scrap some local elections

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 04:10am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Democracy on trial in Indonesia In fully fledged democracies, local government is where many future leaders at regional and national levels cut their political teeth. ... the result in the Constitutional Court. For the sake of a fair trial for democracy after 31 years of Suharto's corrupt dictatorship, we hope he succeeds. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1609694/democracy-trial-indonesia-after-decision-scrap-some-local
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Disruption must not spread to Legco

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Disruption must not reach Legco To the relief of many in Hong Kong, the tension arising from the pro-democracy demonstrations has eased somewhat over the past few days. But worryingly, another battle is looming. In what appears to be the prelude of a full-scale war with the Leung Chun-ying administration, pan-democrat lawmakers have signed up en bloc to sit in two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1613136/disruption-must-not-spread-legco

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