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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Paul Chan row should not overshadow needed housing project

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Don't let Chan row scuttle plan Dogged by controversy, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po must be relieved to find himself still in the job. Weeks into a fresh conflict-of-interest furore, the pressure on Chan to step down appears to have eased, at least for now. He conceded he was "clumsy" when explaining whether he and his family had benefited from owning ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reclamation a last resort to ease land supply

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... more land and generating revenue, is controversial. When he recently released the details of six reclamation sites for public discussion, Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po stressed ... strategy. About 27 per cent of housing and 70 per cent of office space is on reclaimed land, yet it only represents six per cent of the city's total area. Chan said problems with land supply ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Best course is full disclosure in agricultural land row

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Best course is full disclosure Perception is everything in politics, the maxim goes. Development Minister Paul Chan Mo-po should have learned that lesson after the first ... he is overseeing. To quell the claims of collusion, he has to be as open and honest as possible. It would have been better for Chan to have revealed all about the 20,000 square feet ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's housing policy needs vigorous debate

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was a challenge. In a bid to test public response, development minister Paul Chan Mo-po said there were suggestions that part of the city's 44,239 hectares of protected country park could be released ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Keep exploring Lee Shau-kee's offer of land for homes

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for non-profit-making organisations to take over. It is good that Lee's generosity has been well received and is being explored further. Without being specific, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po said ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to speed up land supply mechanism

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to stabilise the red-hot property market is a case in point. In the latest move, which surprised many, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po announced that a 14-year-old land sale system would be replaced ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Sale of hotel units another housing headache for Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... tourism is booming. Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po has warned buyers to beware of land-lease violations that could jeopardise possession of their units. Indeed, some law firms have declined ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Compulsory care for high-risk mental patients should be re-examined

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... call from the Hong Kong Mental Health Council to set up a commission to manage long-term patients, who can be neglected under a policy that focuses on medical services. Council convenor Dr Chan ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Law against stalking needs to balance press freedom and privacy

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Law on stalking a balancing act How could a proposal to introduce a law against stalking generate debate over 14 years without result? The lack of community consensus is reflected in media and entertainment circles that would normally be expected to be like-minded on human rights issues. Astrid Chan Tsz-ching, executive secretary of the Performing Artistes Guild, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Unity in Thailand rests on fairness for all sides

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unity in Thailand rests on fairness Thailand's coup leaders are firmly in charge, bringing to an end the disruptive and violent protests that hurt the economy and prevented the government from doing its work. They have detained dozens of politicians and activists and imposed a night-time curfew and media censorship. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who ...




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