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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The pros and cons of working past 60

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... considered in a wider context. Ideally, employees should be allowed to work as long as they are physically and mentally fit. A compulsory retirement age is arguably age discrimination. Many who ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of lost trade from the EU's rift with Russia over Ukraine gives added impetus. The cordial nature of Xi's trip was fitting given that it marked 40 years of Sino-EU relations. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Russia's expulsion from Group of Eight is no big deal

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. But the inclusion of Russia in 1998 was never a comfortable fit, given that membership is based on member states being democracies ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong can have zero tolerance for forced labour by domestic helpers

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... "human exploitation" activities. It remains to be seen if this leads to effective enforcement and punishment that fits the crime. Reports like that of the Justice Centre give the false ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fun runners must go the extra mile in training

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... event. It is also to make participation safer for people with less staying power and lower levels of fitness and training. So it is disturbing to learn, just days away from the weekend's ... in both events last year fell well short of these benchmarks. Given that marathons are billed as the ultimate test of mental and physical fitness, it is not surprising that a range of ailments can ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong has reached a tipping point on handling waste

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of rubbish. They fit into the wider overall waste management strategy of which organic food treatment centres are an integral part, given that food waste accounts for a third of the rubbish dumped ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Being healthy adds to the wealth of life, and sport has a part in that

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that they will opt for the latter. It is one reason for low levels of fitness and worrying rates of obesity. That is inevitable if parents are overbearing with children. Building a strong portfolio ... Research into cardiovascular fitness by university of South Australia academics found that globally, children are 15 per cent slower at running than their counterparts 30 years ago, and those from ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's never-ending battle against smugglers

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... limit for outbound travellers is to protect our stocks from being depleted by opportunists and mainland shoppers. The tunnel, fitted with lights and exhaust fans and big enough for a man ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs stronger punishment for sex crimes against children

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Children need more protection When it comes to making punishment fit the crime, few offences, if any, pose such a challenge to civilised society's values as sexual assault and the abuse of children by adults in positions of authority and trust. It is difficult to strike a balance that satisfies everyone between protecting society and offenders' rights ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Making peace with China's censorship

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 12:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... no one-size-fits-all answer. All writers, foreign or domestic, must make their own decisions and make judgments based on their consciences. Some deletions may be relatively harmless and bearable. US scholar ...




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