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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Rising health-care expenses and income growth could result in the sector accounting for a third of Hong Kong's GDP by the end of the century Counting the cost Four ... They imply that health-care spending will grow rapidly in Hong Kong. In 2011, domestic spending on health care was 5.12 per cent of gross domestic product, of which 49 per cent was in the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Hong Kong government's helpful health hints

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:20pm by James Porteous

    ... Or is it evening yet?  One day in and already this World Cup looks like taking its toll physically, with 30 more sunrises to greet. Thankfully, the Hong Kong Department of Health has  issued a handy stay ... Marcelo's opener for Croatia: Stay out of the water Meanwhile, in Recife, there is actually a helpful health warning- watch out for the sharks. New warning signs have gone up on the sandy beaches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1531586/world-cup-diary-hk-govs-helpful-health-hints
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly row won't lead to a loosening of rules on China's media

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong says it's clear from developments in the censorship row in Guangdong that the authorities will maintain their tight control on the media for some time to come The crisis ... resolution both online and offline by issuing clear warnings to those who disobey. In fact, it has already done so. This crisis rings alarm bells for journalists and liberal intellectuals. The new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123951/southern-weekly-row-wont-lead-loosening-rules-chinas-media
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly protests highlight stalling political reform

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 07:29pm by Zhang Hong

    ... hope for direct intervention from the central government seems unrealistic. Thus, the government will strive to achieve a swift resolution both online and offline by issuing clear warnings ... and the liberal intellectuals are looming. Zhang Hong is the deputy editor in chief of the Economic Observer, an influential business newspaper based in Beijing.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123103/southern-weekly-protests-highlight-stalling-political-reform
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Treat porn as a public health issue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Treat porn as a public health issue There is porn sex and real sex. We are supposed to know the difference. But do we, really? If it's so easy to tell reality ... Dines pioneers the strategy of addressing porn as a public and mental health issue, rather than as free speech, which favours its purveyors. She was speaking ahead of the Coalition to End Sexual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1515866/treat-porn-public-health-issue
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should reform its tax structure to redistribute wealth

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 11:53am by DAVID LUI

    ... David Lui David Lui says to negate rising social discontent, Hong Kong needs to rethink its tax philosophy and include in its budget an explicit equality goal Mind the gap Recently, ... There is no doubt Hong Kong has one of the lowest income tax rates in the world. The problem is that the tax burden falls mainly on the middle- and lower-income groups, who are also the most affected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581091/hong-kong-should-reform-its-tax-structure-redistribute-wealth
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Creative Hong Kong must not sell itself short

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:49pm by Paul Yip

    ... In contrast, officials and legislators in Hong Kong are forever embroiled in political issues. Singapore is responding fast to challenges and is willing to commit resources to improve education ... Paul Yip Paul Yip says deep divisions in politics and society are eroding its edge Free-spirited Hong Kong must not sell itself short Singapore celebrated its 49th anniversary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580554/creative-hong-kong-must-not-sell-itself-short
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Vital to get pricing right for Hong Kong's health insurance scheme

    Posted May 01st 2014, 06:01pm by Bernard Chan

    ... is shifting, and governments face a situation where less revenue comes in while demand for health services rises. In Hong Kong, successive governments have proposed various ways of reforming ... in insurance). Many Hong Kong people have some private health insurance provided by their employer. However, the coverage is often limited, and people end up using heavily subsidised public hospitals. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1501522/vital-get-pricing-right-hong-kongs-health-insurance-scheme
  9. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong should focus on addressing social issues rather than democracy

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by LETTERS

    ... the pressing livelihood issues affecting Hong Kong. There are things we can change here, and things we can't. Hong Kong will always be part of China and will have as much power as China allows. ... Addressing social issues more important than democracy There are claims that 510,000 people took to the streets on July 1, calling for universal suffrage and democracy. What we in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1556617/hong-kong-should-focus-addressing-social-issues-rather-democracy
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Land allocation must meet Hong Kong's long-term health needs

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 06:17pm by BIAN ZHAOXIANG

    ... that officials grappling with the problem of land shortages adhere to this principle. Another core issue that requires a long-term approach is Hong Kong's ageing population and how to organise ... be denied that housing is a pressing issue that arouses grave concerns in Hong Kong today, particularly with regard to low-income families. The university strongly supports a gradual increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1440889/land-allocation-must-meet-hong-kongs-long-term-health-needs

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