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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... This is despite an increase in the tax imposed on new imported cars in 2011. For once, this has united environmentalists and transport officials. Our air is bad enough without new cars hitting the road every day and worsening it. Meanwhile, the Transport Department frets about the rate of car ownership outpacing the availability of roads. If this continues, congestion will only become even ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Have MTR's Jay Walder and Chew Tai-chong been thrown to the wolves?

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by Alex Lo

    ... and engineering executives and they all said the delay was "industry knowledge" long before transport chief Anthony Cheung Bing-leung claimed he was told about it and was ready to inform ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... the parents of 450 students, many from ethnic-minority families, want. The school has been forced out of its site on Caine Road because of doubling rent. But it's not just about greedy landlords. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Political reform starts with makeup of the nominating committee

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by Alex Lo

    ... Legco election as a road map to phasing them out in the 2020 Legco election or thereafter. This is in line with the Basic Law and strictures from National People Congress' standing ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    A long road to a pan-democratic chief executive for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A long road to pan-dem chief executive From central Europe to the Baltic states, post-Soviet satellites that have made the successful transition to full democracy have continued political reform and tinker with their election systems. There is no perfect election system, a one-size-fits-all model. You evolve and hopefully improve as you go along. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China, United States go to extremes over farce

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by Alex Lo

    ... the street outside the Soviet embassy in Beijing "Anti-Revisionism Road", the ideological tag used against communist Russia after the Sino-Soviet split. Even so, China is now incensed. Hey, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    How MTR-gate has damaged Anthony Cheung's rock-solid reputation

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:01am by Alex Lo

    ... Cheung's rock-solid reputation, perhaps irreparably. It appears the transport and housing chief knew about a possible delay with the MTR's massive HK$67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong ... was compromised from the start and the delays now looked inevitable, regardless of when and whether Cheung knew about it. Let's just hope there won't be further delays down the road. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Humanitarian stories relating to Cambodia and Pakistan too good to be true

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... The Road of Lost Innocence, she described how she was kidnapped as a child and forced to work in a Cambodian brothel, and how traffickers abducted her teenage daughter as revenge for her work. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    How the bureaucrats are failing our good home-grown schools

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:44am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bureaucrats failing these fine schools Our city has perfectly good schools, which sometimes fall on hard times because of greedy landlords and government bureaucrats. You want to know why our education system is going down the drain; it's because of these people. Take the half-century-old St Margaret's Girls' College on Caine Road ...

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    Delay turns up heat on MTR to overhaul

    Posted May 09th 2014, 02:53am by Alex Lo

    ... transport and housing chief Anthony Cheung Bing-leung became the public face of this debacle. Critics of the MTR naturally seize on this incident as reason for an overhaul. Radical proposals range ...




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