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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    If you must curse, at least get it right

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in the English language. Used as a verb, noun or adjective, it can be deployed in myriad situations and expressions- to curse, to convey exuberance or frustration, to provoke, amuse and, as originally ... legalese in law school. Ma was berating Leung for being without education and proper qualifications, unlike him, while they debated civil liberties. Leung could hardly complain, since he long since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1155632/if-you-must-curse-least-get-it-right
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Politicians must stop abuse of English

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by Alex Lo

    ... struck cheung", making it sound like "fireworks hit the wall" in Cantonese. I realise the DAB is a patriotic group. This does not mean we should abuse the English language. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1516704/politicians-must-stop-abuse-english
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... surely one of our most successful economic anchors, was created in response to the Hong Kong currency crisis of 1983. We inherited our public housing, education and health care systems and our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581903/when-hong-kong-government-becomes-problem
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... no right to waste taxpayer dollars that way. Taxpayers already provide three out of every four dollars spent on a local undergraduate. Senior educators should have the guts to tell those young protesters: as young adults, you are free to do what you like. But accept the consequences if your education suffers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581329/hong-kong-students-protest-too-much-over-occupy-central
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Heartless bureaucrats killing a school The Education Bureau would rather kill a successful school than take extra steps to save it. In doing so, they have insisted ... education officer Li Mei-fun said the relocation meant the secondary school is opting out of the direct subsidy scheme (DSS), will voluntarily stop admitting new secondary one students, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556744/education-bureau-effectively-killing-st-margarets-girls
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Banning the word 'locust' in Hong Kong would be merely treating the symptom

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... that this popular anger fans. From a segregated education system to outrageous stereotyping in textbooks, the commission hasn't been able to alleviate much of the endemic racism towards minorities. Its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571526/banning-word-locust-hong-kong-would-be-merely-treating
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's real problem: leftover men

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... are an inescapable statistical reality. In an interview with the South China Morning Post this week, researcher and writer Luo Aiping spoke at length on why leftover women are stereotyped as highly educated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567158/chinas-real-problem-leftover-men
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Identities blurred in education scramble

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:15am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Identities blurred in education scramble There has been much finger-wagging ever since the prestigious British school Malvern College said its planned Hong Kong ... school system, unless they are very wealthy. Not in Hong Kong, with our one city, two education systems, with quite a few hybrids in between. There is the 70:30 rule for a cap of 30 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1510870/identities-blurred-education-scramble
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... or even discussed in schools. It's the same parent concern group from the fight against national education. As before, it is encouraging others to rat on any unwitting school that tries to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552343/hong-kong-pan-democrats-take-censorious-and-dogmatic
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Museum ivory protest misses the mark

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... Services Department officials said the C. P. Lin collection, named after a local collector, helped celebrate and educate the public about the past. It includes two rare 20cm elephant ivory carvings ... into rapists. Should we ban the study of Confucianism because of its past misogyny and promotion of foot-binding? Perhaps the museum should have prepared educational material about the illegal trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549240/museum-ivory-protest-misses-mark

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