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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing has a legitimate role to play in Hong Kong's political affairs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on Hong Kong's political development. It makes it clear that while the city may enjoy a high degree of autonomy, this is only at Beijing's discretion. In other words, if Beijing can give ... on political reform". They were dramatised last week when retired senior official Zhou Nan, a former Xinhua director in Hong Kong, accused "anti-China forces" of trying to seize control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530355/beijing-has-legitimate-role-play-hong-kongs-political
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Economic cautionis warranted The stock market has been on a roll, buoyed by positive sentiment over the launch in October of two-way share trading between Hong Kong ... should unemployment continue to rise and political instability- a veiled reference to Occupy Central- take hold. He releases the latest GDP growth projections tomorrow and has forewarned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to forces of nature Given its subtropical location on the southern shores of China, Hong Kong has weathered countless typhoons over the years. Strong winds ... the city has learned to prepare for typhoons over the years; it also reminds us of the havoc wrought by killer storms like Wanda (1962), Hope (1979) and Ellen (1983). Hong Kong has since come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political parties should take lead and improve transparency on donations

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Parties must take lead on funding Political donations are a sensitive issue the world over, even more so in a place like Hong Kong where transparency is limited. While individuals are subject to basic election spending rules and declaration of interest requirement, funding for political parties is unregulated. The situation does not resonate with our claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560711/political-parties-should-take-lead-and-improve-transparency
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sides are still poles apart in the debate on political reform

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Still poles apart in reform debate Hong Kong is nowhere near consensus on universal suffrage. Despite a five-month public consultation, the political divide remains just ... office in Hong Kong. Until now, Beijing has also adhered to its usual approach of only engaging pro-establishment groups. Last Wednesday's meeting between Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560058/both-sides-are-still-poles-apart-debate-political-reform
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's political reform will require compromise

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Reform requires compromise Hong Kong failed when the first chance for political reform under Chinese rule arose eight years ago. Despite strong public desire for change, ... solely guided by their political ideals and convictions, the rival camps should put Hong Kong's interest first. That means putting aside differences and seeking common ground on the way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1346891/hong-kongs-political-reform-will-require-compromise
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Keep Hong Kong's police out of politics

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... to maintain neutrality. Hong Kong thrives on the rule of law, under which the public respect the police and their lawful authority. The police rightly pride themselves on being seen as neutral. Recent ... SCMP Editorial Keep our police out of politics A town hall meeting in Tin Shui Wai on Sunday was supposed to enable the chief executive to listen to the livelihood concerns of local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1296537/keep-hong-kongs-police-out-politics
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi Jinping's task to build on Deng Xiaoping's legacy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... liberating its people’s entrepreneurial spirit, thrift and work ethic. The change worked an economic miracle. But it did not extend to political reform. Deng remained a communist who believed in the party’s right to rule and was willing to enforce it – the Tiananmen Square crackdown being an example. Hong Kong, too, has much to thank Deng for, from special economic zones that brought great ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578815/xi-jinpings-task-build-deng-xiaopings-legacy
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ice Bucket Challenge is for charity... and politicking

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Bucket Challenge by drenching themselves in cold water. And it's all for the sake of charities. The challenge went viral in the United States this summer. It has now caught on in Hong Kong ... on themselves in front of a camera or donating money. But in Hong Kong, as elsewhere, many have felt obliged to do both. It has also given a comical twist to the often bitter fights between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580140/hong-kong-ice-bucket-challenge-charity-and-politicking
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In Hong Kong, political will is the key to clean air

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as usual, pollution originating on the mainland. But these underline how important it is for Hong Kong to strive for an acceptable living environment with concrete efforts to reduce home-grown ... SCMP Editorial Political will is key to clean air We could do without the air pollution we have suffered this week, but it does serve to remind the administration of the declaration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1216989/hong-kong-political-will-key-clean-air

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