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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial End the abuse of public housing Putting resources to best use should be first and foremost for public officials. In reality, however, that principle is often put aside with various excuses. Public housing is a case in point. It goes without saying that subsidised rental flats are built for low-income earners who cannot afford private housing. Given the limited supply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1621596/politicians-and-officials-must-act-end-abuse-public-housing
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to develop a better public transport strategy

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Better transport strategy needed Hong Hong has long crowed about having one of the world's best public transport systems. The MTR in particular has been pointed ... With the introduction of a new standard for carriage capacity, the MTR has been asked to find ways of easing the worsening squeeze. Changing passenger habits has been pointed to by the Transport and Housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1444769/hong-kong-needs-develop-better-public-transport-strategy
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's long road to better housing

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Long road to better housing Rehousing people who are forced to live in substandard, subdivided flats should be the priority of any developed society. Hong Kong has had ... afford anything more in the current market. The solution is not as simple as improving the supply of subsidised public housing in the medium to long-term for the 230,000-odd people now on waiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1248485/hong-kongs-long-road-better-housing
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Public input key to making vibrant harbourfront vision a reality

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Public input key to harbourfront The mission to restore access to Hong Kong's famous harbour to those to whom it belongs- all of us- has proved as long and winding ... and manage 12 sites totalling 37 hectares on newly reclaimed land in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point, a waterfront park in Quarry Bay, a promenade in Kwun Tong and a new public space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1611655/public-input-key-making-vibrant-harbourfront-vision-reality
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must act now to solve its waste problem

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Act now to solve waste problem After years of discussion, fact-finding and consultation, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Hong Kong's waste disposal ... incinerators are stalled. Hong Kong is running out of options and charging is a proven way of reducing waste and promoting a recycling culture. The pre-paid garbage bag is considered the fairest way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1603502/hong-kong-must-act-now-solve-its-waste-problem
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new front in war on pollution Hong Kong is, as researchers studying the health effects of roadside air pollution have observed, an "ideal urban laboratory". ... generally understood. The University of Hong Kong's Hedley Environmental Index has for six years been collating data to track the health and financial costs of air pollution to our city; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619524/new-front-hong-kongs-war-pollution
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's housing policy needs vigorous debate

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

    ... for public housing. There are also concerns that public housing may become too dominant under the proposed 60-40 ratio for public and private flats. The panel raised various options for public ... for housing. With 40 per cent of the city's area locked up by law for conservation, officials may think a little sacrifice does no harm. But whether the public finds that acceptable is another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307903/hong-kongs-housing-policy-needs-vigorous-debate
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong public care more about affordable flats than golf

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a valid point. Instead of flattening villagers' houses, how about making use of the golf courses nearby? The Hong Kong Golf Association is understandably disappointed by the suggestion ... said the Fanling site has been home to the Hong Kong Open since 1959 and is the only local venue suitable for the international tournament. Golf clubs also provided facilities for non-members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1292673/hong-kong-public-care-more-about-affordable-flats-golf
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should be truly inclusive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Make our city truly inclusive Hong Kong prides itself on being an inclusive city. But this has lately been put to the test when it comes to our neighbours across the border. ... what further changes are needed to make Hong Kong a truly inclusive and tolerant city. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1551425/hong-kong-should-be-truly-inclusive
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Public still needs to be convinced on right power option for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from the mainland, but it said Hong Kong should first build some new generators to maintain bargaining power over its purchase options. HK Electric rejected imports, citing the risk of power ... SCMP Editorial Doubts on power must be resolved The public consultation on energy supply has generated heated debate in the community. That it has netted more than 10,000 submissions over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535779/public-still-needs-be-convinced-right-power-option-hong-kong

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