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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 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Seize opportunity for Legco reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Seize opportunity for Legco reform The political reform debate has, until now, been dominated by the implementation of universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2017. The discussion has become so focused that the public can be excused if it does not realise that the Legislative Council is also up for revamp in 2016. Although universal suffrage ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Electoral form needs wisdom and courage

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Wisdom and courage needed Hong Kong has moved another step towards universal suffrage. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday formally launched the five-step process for political reform by submitting a report to Beijing's top legislature. Separately, the government has summed up the views received during a public consultation, offering the first glimpse ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Room for improvement in education

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of students, a university education has long since been no guarantee of a job. Advanced economies create fewer jobs for more graduates, who are therefore vulnerable to exposure to an employment market ... Most of them attained scores in the Diploma of Secondary Education exams that failed to meet or barely met university requirements. But they have a chance of emerging from post-school education ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Drone invasion needs regulation

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Drone invasion needs regulation Drones, for most people, are the unmanned aerial vehicles that the US uses for surveillance and missile attacks in terror-prone parts of the world. But these war-ready machines comprise only a tiny percentage of the market, with most being in the hands of users ranging from amateur photographers to university researchers. Hong Kong ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the consultation objected to the plan, with 43 per cent support coming mainly from parents and teachers. But 91 per cent of 1,004 respondents to a public survey, conducted by University of Hong Kong ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Moderate voices can still prevail on universal suffrage

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and bickering. It is good that some moderate pan-democrats are still united and trying to work out proposals that are democratic and acceptable to Beijing. With pragmatism and determination, universal ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Now that the people have spoken, officials must handle their demands seriously

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in the Tuesday's mass protest, is also at boiling point. Despite sweltering heat and sporadic downpours, hundreds of thousands took to the streets to press their demands for genuine universal suffrage. ... of the unofficial referendum on universal suffrage and the controversy over Beijing's white paper on the city's autonomy, the turnout should not have come as a surprise. What's worth noting, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    MPF revamp vital to restore confidence of workers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial MPF revamp will restore confidence The need to save for retirement is never too far away in a city like Hong Kong that offers little support. The lack of a universal pension ... retirement. The authority should consider further changes to improve the system. The government should also explore further the idea of a universal pension scheme. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tough tasks are piling up for CY Leung

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... increasingly difficult for the government to get things done. Some major projects are still languishing in Legco with no sign of a breakthrough. The prospect of implementing universal suffrage in 2017 ...




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