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  1. Comment - Letters

    Innovation and technology vital to Hong Kong's future competitiveness and productivity

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by LETTERS

    ... lies with continuous enrichment in innovation and technology. They are vital to prolong the city's global competitiveness while maintaining its productivity against systemic risks ... insurance and asset management sectors. Hong Kong can repeat this success with innovation and technology. Legislative Council members must consider Hong Kong's future before backing ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Council proposals won't do much for investor protection

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Council proposals won't do much for investor protection Hong Kong's Financial Services Development Council proposed yesterday the creation of several new ... not practise one person, one vote in politics but we stick to one share, one vote in the market. And yet here, trying it on again, we have this odd financial advisory council that the chief executive, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Put Chinese 'medicinal' products to the test, for sake of rare species

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:12pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... Weeks or months later, the cycle is repeated for another endangered species. The part that often creates the biggest news story is ivory from elephants, and while the origin of this product is invariably tragic, the final product forged from this raw material at least does not have its beginnings with myths based on magical health cures. Pangolin scales are another story. The unfortunate ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Change Medical Council rules to allow more overseas doctors to practise in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... Change rules to allow more overseas doctors to practise in city I refer to the article by Albert Cheng King-hon (" Reform of Medical Council can ensure public interests are better protected ", May 30). Mr Cheng referred to the case where it has taken the Medical Council nine years to decide that a doctor is guilty of professional misconduct after the death of a baby ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Update Medical Council to include more lay members

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Medical Council needs updating The Medical Council has come under critical scrutiny in its role as a gatekeeper of complaints against Hong Kong doctors. Of about 500 ... of their newborn son has focused attention on the council's performance. A patients' rights group says the couple's experience fits a pattern that does nothing for public confidence ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reform of Medical Council can ensure public interests are better protected

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:59pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says the way it handled a celebrity couple's complaint about the death of their baby son shows its credibility is in tatters Reform of Medical Council can ensure public interests are better protected Cheung Tin-lam died on February 20, 2005, a day after he was born. It has taken the Medical Council over nine years to establish that the doctor who ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Give new insurance regulator power to examine pay and products

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:47am by Enoch Yiu

    ... insurance companies and banks exert undue pressure on their salespeople and to properly regulate sales methods. Some firms offer high commission rates to encourage staff to sell their products. HSBC ... should also examine the nature of the insurance products sold. This is not to say Hong Kong should follow the mainland, which severely restricts product features. But if an insurance firm ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Exco member's clueless remarks reflect council's growing irrelevance

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:15am by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says Cheung Chi-kong's comments on MTR congestion illustrate the government's inability to acknowledge real problems we face Clueless Exco members hasten loss of respect for once influential institution Executive counci ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Growing anti-Beijing sentiment is shifting focus away from Hong Kong's real problems

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:32pm by HAN ZHU

    ... consumption created HK$26.1 billion of added value, that was equivalent to only 1.3 per cent of gross domestic product. In other words, it helps prevent massive unemployment, but the jobs it helps ... Law, the power of the chief executive and the make-up of the Legislative Council are very different from those under the colonial system. Before the handover, the governor had all the power, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by STAFF

    ... attends a question and answer session in the Legislative Council. He is expected to be peppered with questions about the government position on political reform following the strong turnout ... agricultural products and car manufacturing.   Brother of al-Qaeda head faces trial The trial is scheduled to start in Cairo of Mohammed al-Zawahiri, who is the brother of al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...




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