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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to forces of nature Given its subtropical location on the southern shores of China, Hong Kong has weathered countless typhoons over the years. Strong winds ... the city has learned to prepare for typhoons over the years; it also reminds us of the havoc wrought by killer storms like Wanda (1962), Hope (1979) and Ellen (1983). Hong Kong has since come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Economic cautionis warranted The stock market has been on a roll, buoyed by positive sentiment over the launch in October of two-way share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Home owners could never have been happier; housing prices hit record highs in June. Continuing low interest rates make loans affordable. The warnings of rough times ahead by Financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposals a welcome step to closing illegal guest houses

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Illegal hotels must be closed The influx of visitors continues to put Hong Kong's tourism capacity to the test. With only 1,629 registered hotels and guest houses ... unlicensed guest houses will be raised from HK$200,000 to HK$500,000 and from two years' imprisonment to three. The law will also be revised to make it easier to haul offenders to court. Instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555506/proposals-welcome-step-closing-illegal-guest-houses
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's small-house policy needs full review

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

    ... a temporary measure to address a housing shortage for indigenous villagers, still apply. At a time when Hong Kong needs to plan for future development by improving its public and private housing ... to handle Hong Kong's anticipated growth. What it is certain about, though, is that there is not enough land in reserves and ways have to be found to obtain more. But any trip through the New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1316292/hong-kongs-small-house-policy-needs-full-review

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