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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to build mutual trust in Lingnan University row

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The controversy surrounding the appointment of the new Lingnan University president is yet another example of how things can quickly become politicised in Hong Kong. Even before assuming ... during the chief executive election last year prompted further speculation. The students have threatened to boycott classes when school begins in September. The former dean of the University ...

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    Compromise best way forward in march towards universal suffrage

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It began with Beijing extending the olive branch by proposing a trip to Shanghai, during which universal suffrage will be on the agenda. The pan-democrats initially gave a guarded response, saying ... sets this trip apart, though, is that it comes at a time when the city is thrashing out details for universal suffrage. It is important that the pan-democrats are seen as willing to talk ...

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    Family-friendly policies crucial if we want our children to be happy

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Family-friendly policies crucial Happiness is about joy, contentment and well-being; we know when we are happy, we know when we are not. It is therefore possible through asking a few simple questions to quantify how a particular demographic feels about itself. A Lingnan University study has determined that Hong Kong children aged between 8 and 17 were happier ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    We must be realistic on achieving universal suffrage

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Let's get real on political reform There was a time when Hong Kong was still fighting for a so-called timetable for universal suffrage. It was not until 2007 ... are nowhere near the goalpost. Unless there is a consensus on how universal suffrage is to be implemented, it risks becoming an unfulfilled dream. The latest grim assessment by a government task force ...

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    Article 23 national security law is too hot to handle for now

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Article 23 still too hot to handle If the ongoing universal suffrage debate fails to inspire confidence and hope of a consensus on the way forward, the recent noises over ... on universal suffrage. Rational discussion should prevail. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Schools or homes, city planners must strike a balance

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

    ... Kong's future housing needs. So when it comes to a prime vacant site among the universities, schools and kindergartens in the upscale residential area of Kowloon Tong, only a brave man would bet ... The future of the site next to Baptist University is far from settled, pending a further consultation and a final government decision. The university wants it for a Chinese-medicine teaching hospital ...

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    Michelle Obama's China trip a success

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... diplomatically imparting political messages. In speeches at Peking University and a high school in Chengdu, she used stories of her own experiences in the US to tell about the value of free expression ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs professional, not 'patriotic', pollsters

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

    ... SCMP Editorial There's no point to 'patriotic' polls One day, the son of a tycoon criticised Hong Kong's most prominent political pollster in front of national leaders for conducting "unpatriotic" surveys. The next day, two leading government figures came out and defended the pollster, Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, saying his surveys at the University of Hong ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to chickens, put public health above tradition

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... But Hongkongers should heed the warning by University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung that the greatest risk of contracting H7N9 remains in visiting live poultry markets on the mainland. ...

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    It's imperative to keep the MTR on track as number of train users rises

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the University station forced a partial closure of the East Rail Line for nearly four hours on Sunday. Thousands of passengers scrambled for shuttle buses bridging the route. What used to be a 10-minute ...




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