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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tighten dentistry school rules

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... documents seen by the South China Morning Post show that between February and June the water supply for one of its five clinics was "heavily contaminated" with bacteria, and may have been used by patients for rinsing their mouths. One internal report said the clinic had been too busy to disinfect water lines to its dental units with a bleach solution as often as necessary. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581272/after-water-contamination-blunder-tighten-regulation
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ice Bucket Challenge is for charity... and politicking

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Bucket Challenge by drenching themselves in cold water. And it's all for the sake of charities. The challenge went viral in the United States this summer. It has now caught on in Hong Kong. ... Gehrig's disease, has morphed into a global phenomenon for people to donate money to the charities they champion. Initially, people who were challenged had a choice of pouring cold water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580140/hong-kong-ice-bucket-challenge-charity-and-politicking
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The US can help, but it will take a united Iraq to defeat terror

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stronghold of Mosul fell, they scattered to the Sinjar mountains bordering Syria, where tens of thousands have since been trapped with scant shelter and no food or water. It is a humanitarian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572411/us-can-help-it-will-take-united-iraq-defeat-terror
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... there is also will. A quarter of a century ago, its waters were hazardous to health; now, in some places, it is safe to swim. Those achievements should not be allowed to falter through unnecessarily delaying schemes or baulking at reasonable costs. Environment officials believe that water quality has improved so much that there is no need for now to go ahead with an upgrade of the centralised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560712/clean-victoria-harbour-far-over
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shanghai's dead-pig flotilla needs explaining

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... from as far as Jiangsu and Zhejiang. It defies common sense when officials insist the water is still safe to drink after an environmental disaster of such scale. Reports of a common hog disease ... authority. At stake is not just whether the water in the region is safe to drink. Fears are growing that diseased pork may end up on dining tables, though food regulatory authorities maintain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1189465/shanghais-dead-pig-flotilla-needs-explaining
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US lawmakers should act to stop indiscriminate spying

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Obama, under pressure domestically and internationally, has promised to protect privacy by limiting the agency's bulk collection of phone data. As watered-down draft legislation before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1548238/us-lawmakers-should-act-stop-indiscriminate-spying
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shinzo Abe must show strong leadership to realise ambitious plans

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of parliament have demanded a watering down of the shift away from pacifism. Uppermost among domestic concerns is the rapidly ageing- and shrinking- population. Abe's proposals to prod more women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1544411/shinzo-abe-must-show-strong-leadership-realise-ambitious
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Military exercises a step forward, but trust is key to improving Sino-US ties

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Liberation Army for the first time. There is also the chance for China of improving ties with other participating nations, Japan among them. But involvement alone will not calm choppy waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542097/military-exercises-step-forward-trust-key-improving-sino-us
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing now needs to invest more on raising quality of life

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... indicated that their quality of life is far from ideal by comparison. Not surprisingly, given that pollution of China's air, water and soil has reached crisis levels. Public health experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536516/beijing-now-needs-invest-more-raising-quality-life
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Public still needs to be convinced on right power option for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the city will become too dependent on mainland supplies for food, water and energy. The truth is that about a quarter of our electricity currently comes from the nuclear power plant in Daya Bay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535779/public-still-needs-be-convinced-right-power-option-hong-kong

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