• Wednesday
  • October 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:34pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 121 for human rights instruments

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    CY says the poor can't vote as we need to protect the rich

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by Howard Winn

    ... that its chosen instrument for maintaining the status quo in Hong Kong are the tycoons. They are useful since at least they cannot be accused of harbouring any destabilising hankerings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1621635/cy-says-poor-cant-vote-we-need-protect-rich
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Umbrella Movement is frittering away its gains

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:51am by Howard Winn

    ... of sending a message and there is no shortage of other issues that Hong Kong people feel strongly about. The conundrum is that we need the right sort of leaders to lead Hong Kong through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1617198/umbrella-movement-frittering-away-its-gains
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can climate science predict the future with confidence?

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:26am by Howard Winn

    ... on to make the point that the crucial scientific question for policy is not whether climate is changing. It always has and always will. Nor is the crucial question about whether humans are influencing the climate. He says there is little doubt that greenhouse gases mostly due to carbon emissions are influencing the climate. But "the impact today of human activity appears ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1599725/can-climate-science-predict-future-confidence
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... would be the domain of humans. The book was written in 2004 and one "complex" task the authors cited was driving a car through traffic. But in 2010 Google announced its driverless car ... Machines are now capable of unsupervised learning. The pace of digital encroachment into what used to be human skills has profound implications. Not least of which is the hollowing out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1595538/rapid-pace-technology-hollowing-out-middle-class
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Supine government response to anarchy at Ho Chung

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Howard Winn

    ... compensation outside the love they get for reporting for us, and the good karma we know they're accruing for later in life." Yeah right!!   Cocoa at three-year high Ebola has found its way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1601279/supine-government-response-anarchy-ho-chung
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... California prides itself on being a trendsetter in all manner of things such as innovation, the environment, human rights, entertainment and so on. However, there is one area where it struggles. Its ... by women at Alibaba include chief financial officer Maggie Wu and chief people officer Lucy Peng. The latter, we can confirm, is in charge of the human resources office, and is responsible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1578717/efforts-airbrush-out-zhou-yongkang-struggle-lift
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The Stanley car park plan is madness and should be stopped

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... The department says it will take 40 months to build, which means more than three years of heavy construction work right at the most congested part of Stanley. Despite knowing how long it will take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1585357/stanley-car-park-plan-madness-and-should-be-stopped
  8. Business - Economy - LAI SEE

    Former judge says Hong Kong's town planning process is unfair

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Howard Winn

    ... has the exclusive right of review and appeal to the appeal board. Objectors do not. Waung's letter is an important critique of the process, which the board should read carefully. Have you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581336/former-judge-says-hong-kongs-town-planning-process-unfair
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... restrict their ability to farm the land and more importantly their "right" to build a small house. This is just another example of the low-level lawlessness that pervades the New ... there is no need for this policy. However, it has become a valuable perk, and one they will not give up easily. Villagers now believe it is a "right" protected by Article 40 of the Basic Law, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Sino Iron fiasco has Clive Palmer changing his attitude to China

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... sold Citic the right to mine magnetite iron ore in the Pilbara region in exchange for royalty payments. Citic agreed to build the infrastructure, but the "deal of the century", ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1579552/sino-iron-fiasco-has-clive-palmer-changing-his-attitude-china

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or