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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Funding model proves thorny issue for auditing reform in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 12:26pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Council to take over more powers from the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), adding to its brief routine inspections and disciplinary action for auditor misconduct. ... for regulation The fact that Hong Kong let the HKICPA self-regulate the industry created an impression that the city is in a regulatory Stone Age. This failure to keep up with global practice has shut ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1597882/funding-model-proves-thorny-issue-auditing-reform-hong-kong
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Way to help Hong Kong's elderly poor

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Richard Wong

    ... expensive and important items of expenditure that the elderly are most concerned about. Hong Kong should expand medical and health care services, radically reform the mandatory provident fund so ... Richard Wong Universal handouts are a costly approach to helping elderly poor but city should consider expanding health services and privatising public housing An age-old issue Public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588912/way-help-hong-kongs-elderly-poor
  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 - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign health funding can help to raise standards on mainland China

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and introduce competition. The State Council issued guidelines last year for investment in a wide range of health services. But the private sector still accounts for a very small proportion. Hong Kong ... investment in the mainland health care industry is to be found in the obstacles the University of Hong Kong has faced in establishing its pioneering HKU-Shenzhen hospital in Futian. It is running ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1585424/foreign-health-funding-can-help-raise-standards-mainland
  10. 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

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