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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In the world's hour of need, China-US pact can be a climate changer

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:56pm by ANDY XIE

    ... this century. Since the 2008 global financial crisis, the world economy has suffered anaemic growth. The G20 summit in 2013 promised that each member would try to boost growth. But no meaningful result ... on the idea in exchange for China cutting tariffs on IT goods. Considering how many Apec members there are, it will encounter the same problems as the WTO. The TPP process has stalled. Even if it does ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 5, 2013

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... food market is valued at about US$560 billion a year according to SPRING, a Singapore agency dedicated to the promotion of Singapore's economic growth and productivity. Therefore, it does ... to highlight a change of policy I have encountered for airmailing articles by registered mail at post offices in Hong Kong. I have used the service frequently to send presents to my grandchildren ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Retail review: Topshop/Topman at Queensway Plaza

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 02:53pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... skincare brand Lab Series), positioned to be a younger, more casual version of itself. The new mall opened in spring 2012, filling the sprawling single-storey shopping mall with beauty ... that had been looking for an entry point in Hong Kong. Topshop finally opened in June 2013 with pomp and circumstance. But the Queen’s Road Central location is small by UK standard. It only carries ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - GANSU

    Officials chided for taking too many days off for Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:09pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Long holidays can sometimes be too much of a good thing – as officials from Gansu and Hunan provinces are now learning. Government workers and party committee members from Gansu’s Shuichuanzhen township in Baiyin district are coming under fire for taking more than a month off for Spring Festival, the People’s Daily newspaper reported on Monday. According ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong Stadium's 'killer pitch' needs new management

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Killer pitch needs new management The least that the world's most famous soccer team should expect when it comes to town is a pitch fit to play on. Yet when Manchester United took on Kitchee at our city's premier venue, the Hong Kong Stadium, its players encountered not well-prepared turf, but an unstable patchwork of grass and brown sand. A practice ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, December 10, 2013

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 03:20am

    ... of visitors who use that road every day and would encounter this increased volume of traffic. It would also damage the surrounding area and ecology in one of Hong Kong's most exclusive hiking ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 8, 2013

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 03:25am

    ... that they will encounter at college and later in the workplace. It also helps them with their communication skills when they are talking to students from abroad who cannot converse in Cantonese. It is quite ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 23, 2013

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and serve society, face barriers in Hong Kong, barriers which she is bound to encounter. Employers appear reluctant to hire people with a disability even if they have better qualifications than ... surfing the net and communicate via internet platforms. They become increasingly disconnected. It is important to try and understand the difficulties they are encountering and help them to tackle ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 15, 2013

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... the kinetic energy into electricity to recharge the battery. It is far too complicated and expensive to maintain for now. Fire hazard (as encountered by a Tesla S electric car recently) is less ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 11, 2013

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... open-minded and help us to appreciate that other people might have difficulties and to understand why they experience such difficulties. When we encounter mainland visitors misbehaving in Hong Kong, ...




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