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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dictionary listing of 'Hongkonger' is far from being last word on subject

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... something to offer for the world's leading authority of the English language, it arouses a great deal of interest. For the first time, the terms "Hongkonger", "Hong Kongese" ... the people felt they were Hongkongers rather than British. The handover has renewed their Chinese identify, though the emphasis on preserving our systems and way of life means many still first think ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reality behind the election rhetoric in India

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... pushed a tough line on territorial disputes, saying that on his watch, no nation would be allowed to take even an inch of land. What is said in the heat of electioneering often has little to do ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Schools or homes, city planners must strike a balance

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Schools or homes, it's a tough choice Even the supposed havens from development, our country parks, are not safe from the probing search to identify land to meet Hong ... competing social needs. After withdrawing the former Institute of Vocational Education site from the land sales list, the government did not drop an application for residential rezoning. In the end ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The devil is in the detail of China's urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... such as housing, water, sanitation, education, social welfare and health care. They call for nothing less than a new urbanisation model based on land and financing reform. The country's leaders have ... government's reliance on land acquisition and sales, which drives farmers into megacities without household registration and social services. But it must be accompanied by land reforms to allocate ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Power options short on detail

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the existing 20 per cent nuclear energy from Daya Bay. This will inevitably increase our dependence on the mainland. Whether the supply will be as reliable as CLP Power and Hongkong Electric's ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cool heads on Crimea can avert a new cold war

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was and always had been Russian territory, misguided decisions of the past having taken it away. For the West, though, his move is an illegal land grab that violates international law. Those rules ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hongkongers must find common ground in search for democracy

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is comprehensive and well thought out. It is in the community's interest to examine the issues thoroughly and come up with arrangements acceptable to Hongkongers and Beijing. The government's ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs professional, not 'patriotic', pollsters

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Shau-kee's property empire Henderson Land Development, the younger Lee said the HKU's public opinion programme- of which Chung was the director- published poll results that were ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Deliver flats at affordable prices

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... upbeat promise, the minister overseeing land supply has earmarked 34 sites for sale in the coming year, enough for 15,500 new flats. Together with other projects, there will be some 30,000 flats. But whether they will become reality remains to be seen. As the land chief admitted, it all depends on the market situation. As many as 11,000 flats on 21 sites still require approval for land use ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's defence spending only natural, but it must explain why

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... No country has as many people or land borders as long. As trade, investment and need for resources grows, so, too, does the necessity to protect interests. With rising global power comes ...




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