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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Right of abode settled, for now

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Right of abode settled, for now The right-of-abode ruling by the city's top court appears to have spared Hong Kong a crisis, at least for the time being. Court of Final Appeal ruled that foreign domestic helpers had no right to claim permanent residency. The decision quashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands who may have wanted to settle here. The court also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199763/right-abode-settled-now
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Consumer rights ignored too often in telecom and TV sectors

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Consumer rights ignored too often Frustration over dealings with communications companies should not be unexpected in a city where the free market is king. Arming oneself with a machete, folding knife and knuckleduster, as one young man did to have i-Cable see things his way over a cable television service, is obviously going too far. But unlawful as such an act is, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1599794/consumer-rights-ignored-too-often-telecom-and-tv-sectors
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters, government should focus on what can be achieved

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... sign of an end, the landmark televised talks will help ease the tension. The officials and students have rightly showed the community that rational dialogue can still prevail amid stand-off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1622382/protesters-government-should-focus-what-can-be-achieved
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Judge does South Africa proud in Pistorius trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it is on the right path. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1622385/judge-does-south-africa-proud-pistorius-trial
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

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

    ... is right because of a possible backlash from their constituents, they are putting their own interest above the public good. Allowing wealthy families to enjoy subsidised housing is not just unfair ...

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

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the Ralls Corporation from acquiring wind farm projects near a military base- a decision that a federal appeals court in July overturned for violating the company's due process rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620143/us-and-china-must-keep-politics-out-business
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Government must do more to help relatives put the dead to rest

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... rightly criticised the government for sitting on thousands of niches while many applicants were left out in the ballots. Officials said by releasing the 45,250 newly built niches in phases, ... should review the allocation system and give priority to applicants who failed in previous ballots. Burial within a reasonable time is a basic right. Entrusting it to the random decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617885/government-must-do-more-help-relatives-put-dead-rest
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Multinationals welcome, but they must adapt to rules of the game

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Multinationals play vital role Foreign companies in China have every right to feel targeted. Investigations into their operations and business practices have multiplied over the past year, with a rising number of fines being meted out for offences ranging from corruption to price-gouging. An article and commentary in the People's Daily, the Communist Party's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617884/multinationals-welcome-they-must-adapt-rules-game
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Halting the tide of online violence

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... inevitable. Policing is challenging- 100 hours of video is posted each minute on YouTube alone. The right to inform and the need for freedom of expression makes deciding what should be blocked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1616535/halting-tide-online-violence
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for protesters to clear the barriers and allow access to roads

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be a bargaining chip in negotiations; they are for all the people of Hong Kong to use. Giving them back to the public would set the right mood and tone for talks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1613138/time-protesters-clear-barriers-and-allow-access-roads

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