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  1. 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
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Room for improvement in education

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for which they are ill prepared. Looked at that way, the demand from thousands of Hong Kong school graduates for sub-degree and vocational education programmes this week is positive for the city. ... with a skill set designed for the workplace, or rounded by maturity for further study at university. Hong Kong still offers a lot of vocational opportunities for motivated candidates, and parents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555031/room-improvement-education
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... but a more lasting solution is called for. For years, thousands of children have crossed the border for a Hong Kong kindergarten, primary or secondary education. Some rise absurdly early and some ... on North District. The situation remains unsatisfactory from both sides. The mainland Ministry of Education has been looking into the option of Hong Kong setting up government schools in Shenzhen. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1538475/sake-children-build-hong-kong-schools-shenzhen
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unsung heroes make HK special Ask anyone what embodies the Hong Kong spirit and you will get an array of answers- optimism, perseverance, enterprise, versatility, ... and soul that make Hong Kong special. The people who manifest these positive qualities do not always get the appreciation they deserve. For this the media is partly responsible. The tendency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581973/unsung-heroes-who-make-hong-kong-special
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education can help cut China's demand for ivory

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... sentences and confiscation of assets. They include countries of origin of illegal ivory in Africa, transit ports such as Hong Kong and consumer destinations, principally China and Thailand. To reinforce the message, China organised a ceremonial crushing of six tonnes of ornaments and elephant tusks worth up to US$12 million in January and, in May, Hong Kong destroyed an initial 1.2 tonnes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549922/education-can-help-cut-chinas-demand-ivory
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to forces of nature Given its subtropical location on the southern shores of China, Hong Kong has weathered countless typhoons over the years. Strong winds ... the city has learned to prepare for typhoons over the years; it also reminds us of the havoc wrought by killer storms like Wanda (1962), Hope (1979) and Ellen (1983). Hong Kong has since come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education must be a prime focus for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Education must be prime focus Given that higher education is important to Hong Kong's future competitiveness, the expectations of the city's 15-year-olds give ... complete a university education. That percentage rose to 51 last year, but still compares poorly with 80.9 per cent in South Korea and 70.1 per cent in Singapore. Researchers from the university ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1225546/education-must-be-prime-focus-hong-kong
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education is key to closing Hong Kong's wealth gap

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... assistance to the poor. Officials who can afford a privileged education for their own children need to address the educational outcomes of the public school system if Hong Kong is to be a fairer, ... SCMP Editorial Education key to close wealth gap Officials now accept it is wrong to assume that the benefits of economic growth filter down to the poor. Positive action is needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1155726/education-key-closing-hong-kongs-wealth-gap
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Economic cautionis warranted The stock market has been on a roll, buoyed by positive sentiment over the launch in October of two-way share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Home owners could never have been happier; housing prices hit record highs in June. Continuing low interest rates make loans affordable. The warnings of rough times ahead by Financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Relax labour laws to help city

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Relax labour laws to help city The latest official study of Hong Kong's future manpower needs estimates a net shortage of 118,000 by 2022, partly because of a mismatch ... that the number of skilled construction workers leaving Hong Kong for higher wages in Macau has more than tripled in the past two years, from 1,305 in July 2012 to 4,685 at the end of July this year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1589567/relaxing-labour-importation-laws-will-benefit-hong-kong

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