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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Mega Events Fund must be axed

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the finger at fellow lawmaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, who heads the Mega Events Fund assessment committee. Another lawmaker, Chan Kam-lam, who leads an annual dragon and lion dance festival and has been criticised by the auditor for questionable spending, also escaped attack. Chan denied any responsibility and said the fund imposed unreasonable requirements and restrictions on applicants. ...

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    Compulsory care for high-risk mental patients should be re-examined

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... call from the Hong Kong Mental Health Council to set up a commission to manage long-term patients, who can be neglected under a policy that focuses on medical services. Council convenor Dr Chan ...

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    Law against stalking needs to balance press freedom and privacy

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Law on stalking a balancing act How could a proposal to introduce a law against stalking generate debate over 14 years without result? The lack of community consensus is reflected in media and entertainment circles that would normally be expected to be like-minded on human rights issues. Astrid Chan Tsz-ching, executive secretary of the Performing Artistes Guild, ...

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    Unity in Thailand rests on fairness for all sides

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unity in Thailand rests on fairness Thailand's coup leaders are firmly in charge, bringing to an end the disruptive and violent protests that hurt the economy and prevented the government from doing its work. They have detained dozens of politicians and activists and imposed a night-time curfew and media censorship. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who ...

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    Political reforms must suit majority

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... unconstitutional and rejected by Beijing. The moderate ones by former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang's Hong Kong 2020 and the group comprising 18 academics were screened out. The result has ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Candidates are rewarded for their hard work in local elections

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and executive councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. It therefore came as no surprise that the government-friendly party won with a comfortable margin this time by fielding freshman Judy Chan Ka-pui. What ... the people, she and Sin were trailing behind Chan, who pocketed more votes than the two put together. The lesson is simple. A candidate's hard work pays off in an election. Voters in a district ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Paul Chan row should not overshadow needed housing project

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Don't let Chan row scuttle plan Dogged by controversy, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po must be relieved to find himself still in the job. Weeks into a fresh conflict-of-interest furore, the pressure on Chan to step down appears to have eased, at least for now. He conceded he was "clumsy" when explaining whether he and his family had benefited from owning ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of our youth, raise tobacco tax

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... they earn enough money, it has been found to be the most effective strategy. Lisa Lau Man-chan, chairwoman of the Council on Smoking and Health, says the smoking rate among young people has dropped ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education vital to cut cancer rates

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Education vital to cut cancer rates The global rise of cancer to rival cardiovascular disease as a killer has prompted World Health Organisation director-general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun to observe that cancers are now coming from two vastly different worlds. Those associated with the world of poverty, including infection-related cancers, remain common. ...

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    Nina's lesson of wealth and will

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... - arising after her own death. In this case, her former fung shui adviser Peter Chan Chun-chuen has been found guilty of forging a will in his favour and has been jailed for 12 years. It may seem ... tended to coincide with an average 60 per cent market-adjusted drop in companies' share prices. As for Chan, he once had Nina Wang's generosity to thank for being worth HK$2.7 billion. ...




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