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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympics not just about gold but dignity

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Paralympics seeks larger goal A sporting event has ended of which many of us were aware, but few have followed. The Paralympic Games are over for another four years and Hong Kong and China have again triumphed, bringing home a glittering haul of medals that overshadow in numbers those clinched by their more able-bodied counterparts at the Olympic Games. Yet ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympic success should inspire Hong Kong to embrace diversity

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Louisa Mitchell

    ... Louisa Mitchell Louisa Mitchell says Hong Kong's Paralympic success should inspire a push for equal opportunities for all- in sports and beyond No limits Hong Kong's Paralympians ... Paralympics was a milestone event in eradicating any doubt about what people with a whole range of challenges can achieve when furnished with the right resources, technology and attitudes. There were ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympians have place in Olympic family

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Letters

    ... Paul Letters Paul Letters calls for the two Games to be combined after the successes of London In the Olympic family, a place for Paralympians The Paralympic Games have come of age ... movement has come a long way since 1968, when the Olympic Games' hosts, Mexico City, refused to hold the Paralympic Games. The Paralympics were held in separate locations from the Olympics ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China must avoid joining Great Game in Middle East

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com China must avoid joining Great Game How far should China commit itself to enhance its standing in the Middle East? Israeli ambassador to China Matan Vilnai has ... material incentives to entangle itself in the Middle Eastern conflagrations. China may be tempted to play a greater role in the region. After all, the Middle East has been part of the Great Game ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympians the upholders of Olympic ideal

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Paralympians carry true torch If professionalism and nationalism pose a challenge to the ideals of the Olympic Games, the Paralympics can be said to uphold them. Contested ... Paralympic Games were held in Rome, in 1960. The Paralympics have not been without scandal. The most infamous could have cost the youngest member of Hong Kong's team of 28 athletes, 15-year-old ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central ... and Chow's alliance are equally prone to exaggerating the number of their supporters at rallies they organise. Every year, we go through this numbers game, though usually it's the pan-dems ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by STAFF

    ... We are facing … a greater and deeper threat … than we have known before British Prime Minister David Cameron on the menace of Islamic State militants   I hope the opposition forces in Hong Kong will change their stance as soon as possible Former top mainland official Chen Zuoer on a possible pan-democrat 2017 election veto   We've played two games and only picked up one ...

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    A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:17am by STEPHEN YOUNG

    ... proper that their own aspirations have no place in President Xi Jinping's game plan as long as he is in power. The National People's Congress Standing Committee decision will no doubt ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Faced with Beijing's political reform decision, pragmatism must guide legislators

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:08pm by Simon Young

    ... to Beijing. This game of finding "acceptable candidates" continues with the 50 per cent threshold, as Beijing's influence on the decision-making of the future nominating committee ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... of the mainland economy and political gridlock in the United States.   Paralympics heroes back in town Hong Kong's successful Paralympics team arrives back in the city from London with a clutch ...




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