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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A welcome step to easing burden on public health care system

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of health services remains defined by lengthening queues and waiting times in the heavily subsidised public system. One of the recommendations of the Health and Medical Development Advisory ... SCMP Editorial Welcome step to ease care burden More than eight years after the last major report on health care reform, little has changed. The long-awaited voluntary health insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455782/welcome-step-easing-burden-public-health-care-system
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to chickens, put public health above tradition

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Put public health above tradition Live poultry imports from the mainland will resume eventually, after suggestions we stop them altogether. But this could be reviewed ... to containing bird-flu viruses, but that does not dispense with the need for strong preventive measures in the event they mutate and spread easily among people. Public health must be put above ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1431972/when-it-comes-chickens-put-public-health-above-tradition
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to live-chicken sales, health should be the top priority

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Health should be the top priority As Guangzhou suspended live-poultry sales in nearly a third of its wet markets and substituted central slaughtering as part of a pilot ... sense of security created by improved defences against bird flu. Then former health minister Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said the decision might not be permanent as viruses and the risk could change. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1510125/when-it-comes-live-chicken-sales-health-should-be-top
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Information gag is wrong- journalists have duty to report in public interest

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Journalists act in public's interest Mainland media do not always enjoy full home-ground advantage in reporting on the rise of modern China. Heavy censorship can make ... they are not allowed to pursue. Information of public interest has often found its way into the public domain by these routes. But not for much longer, if the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555503/information-gag-wrong-journalists-have-duty-report-public
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must help to contain Ebola

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on the air by droplets from an infected person. It is spread by contact with the blood, body fluids or even sweat of infected people. The vulnerability of health workers and the extreme mortality rate are attributed to poor health-care infrastructure such as effective isolation, and the lack of secure testing facilities for dangerous samples from suspected Ebola victims. Most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563709/world-must-help-contain-ebola
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In a nation hooked on cars, a bicycle revival is just what we need

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... But they are also non-polluting and provide good exercise, unlike motor vehicles. For the sake of the environment and public health, it is time to place more emphasis on building bicycle and pedestrian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560057/nation-hooked-cars-bicycle-revival-just-what-we-need
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing now needs to invest more on raising quality of life

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... indicated that their quality of life is far from ideal by comparison. Not surprisingly, given that pollution of China's air, water and soil has reached crisis levels. Public health experts ... But it is not reflected kindly in an indicator of people's well-being recommended by the World Health Organisation called health-adjusted life expectancy (Hale). Using the indicator, China's Centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536516/beijing-now-needs-invest-more-raising-quality-life
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... there is also will. A quarter of a century ago, its waters were hazardous to health; now, in some places, it is safe to swim. Those achievements should not be allowed to falter through unnecessarily ... as possible. The health of our environment is intrinsically linked to our own well-being. New ways of dealing with environmental problems are constantly being found through improved technology. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560712/clean-victoria-harbour-far-over
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political parties should take lead and improve transparency on donations

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as an evolving democracy. Recent reports of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying donating to various pro-democracy politicians have put the issues in the public spotlight again. The Apple Daily 's founder is said ... to investigate. The members concerned should give a full account in light of the growing public concern. That Lai is financing pan-democrats is nothing new. Against the backdrop of the looming Occupy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560711/political-parties-should-take-lead-and-improve-transparency
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to public finances, forewarned is forearmed

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... study, the working group appointed by the financial secretary has painted a gloomy picture of fiscal health in the longer term. If public spending continues to grow at the current pace ... SCMP Editorial Forewarned is forearmed Hong Kong's public finances are arguably the world's healthiest- continuous economic growth and budget surpluses; near full employment; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1446561/when-it-comes-public-finances-forewarned-forearmed

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