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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Milk powder curbs may be the epitome of cognitive dissonance

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 06:06pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... seems fair as Hong Kong’s Tourism Board says, “ Welcome ” but city dwellers say, “ Hong Kong people come first! ” The underlying issue is a worldwide worry that bulk buying by mainland Chinese ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com Do extreme circumstances call for extreme solutions? That and parsing Wen Jiabao's words on Macau and Hong KongHong Kong is now jailing China’s baby ...

  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 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Amid rapid advances in science, we need wider debate on ethical issues involved

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:17am by EDGAR CHENG

    ... Edgar Cheng Edgar Cheng says new centre for bioethics will ensure Hong Kong becomes a platform for discussion As science advances rapidly, we need wider debate on ethical issues involved ... it matter?" The first question is relatively easy to answer. The second is more difficult, given the many different issues crowding for our attention in a hyperactive Hong Kong. Bioethics ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Need for social reform in Hong Kong outweighs need for political change

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 06:20am by LETTERS

    ... political party. There are serious social issues that people in Hong Kong should work on. But don't be misled and waste your energy, and alienate your potential supporters, on an issue like ... of corruption. These are the transformative issues that unite all Chinese people and will make the Beijing government better, and in turn ensure a better future for Hong Kong. John Leung, San Mateo, ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    The American doctor is in, to do a bird flu check-up

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 09:11pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com Hong Kong is paid a visit by Dr Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical editor in the US. Other stories: Spotify, iPhone 5, smog and ArtWalk As the avian flu outbreak spread on mainland China last week, Hong Kong was paid a visit by Dr Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical editor in the US. He was curious to see how the city ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Diaoyus dispute encapsulates the Hong Kong identity crisis

    Posted May 05th 2013, 07:48pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    .... When asked about the Senkaku issue, most Hong Kong residents will give a somewhat uniform reply. This includes people usually critical of the Chinese government. [The] “territorial issues can ... Kurata: “Hong Kong has two historical issues, one against Japan and one against the Chinese government. When it comes to grievances against Japan, Hong Kong can seem very close to the mainland. ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Britain did a good job with Hong Kong for the world, said Margaret Thatcher (video)

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 07:46pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com The death of the former British prime minister has triggered much reminiscing in Hong Kong and about Hong Kong. Just wonder that do Hong Kong citizens hate Margaret Thatcher?She's the one gave away Hong Kong to Beijing, a historical decision. — Harrington Zhang (@harringtonzhang) April 9, 2013 But an Italian news site said it best in its ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Milk powder beats out heroin in smuggling arrests- huh?

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 11:33am by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com Bloomberg takes an odd angle on milk-powder smuggling in Hong Kong. " Milk smugglers top heroin courier arrests in Hong Kong " But isn’t ... at how New Zealand's reputation is being managed. Certainly, the heroin connection is attention-grabbing, but its apparent attempt to cast Hong Kong customs' priorities as misaligned ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No excuse for domestic violence

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... in domestic affairs continues to be an obstacle. Hong Kong is no exception. This is not the kind of issue you would expect a celebrity to be associated with unless he or she had no choice. ... on violence against women, with director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, former Hong Kong health chief, saying it is a global health problem of epidemic proportions. One of the report's ...




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