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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... now wants to turn them into studio units as small as 200 sq ft in Sheung Shui, Tai Wai, Tuen Mun and Yuen Long. This month, tiny flats at Mont Vert, developed by Cheung Kong (Holdings), in Tai Po, including one as small as 177 sq ft, were sold for HK$1.77 million to HK$2.15 million. Sino Land, Chinese Estates Holdings and Hang Lung Properties are following suit. Hong Kong has ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are not to be ignored. The question is how to minimise the impact without holding back development. This is what the Airport Authority is doing. In a renewed attempt to meet the standards laid down by the law, ... residents nearby will be given window insulation and air conditioning. But the report admitted that the habitat of white dolphins would be destroyed by 650 hectares of land reclamation. To make up ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    All options must be kept on table in land and housing debate

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... target of at least 20,000 new flats a year, 1,500 hectares will be needed. The government claims the land it and developers hold will be insufficient. There is public support for increasing land ... SCMP Editorial All options open in land debate Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has less than a month until his second policy address when, hopefully, he will throw more light on how ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Best course is full disclosure in agricultural land row

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

    ... Chun-ying has given his full backing, but questions remain about the land purchased by a company he was a shareholder of that has dramatically risen in value due to a major New Territories project ... of agricultural land in Kwu Tung North when he took office last August. That is especially so given that it falls under plans for creation of a new town he is spear-heading. As a result ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Balloon tragedy holds painful lessons

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in 2009 that injured 16 people, there can be no resumption until an investigation and review of safety standards has been conducted. Egypt is an ancient land, but one that is also struggling ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Reality behind the election rhetoric in India

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... will have to be formed that hold the key to the shape and nature of the next government. That composition, perhaps more than personalities and track records, will determine domestic and foreign ... pushed a tough line on territorial disputes, saying that on his watch, no nation would be allowed to take even an inch of land. What is said in the heat of electioneering often has little to do ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cool heads on Crimea can avert a new cold war

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Russian President Vladimir Putin hastened the downward spiral of relations between his country and the West. Any warmth that remained has been replaced by a chill that has put on hold partnerships ... was and always had been Russian territory, misguided decisions of the past having taken it away. For the West, though, his move is an illegal land grab that violates international law. Those rules ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Consumers should use the right channels to air grievances

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to disembark after the trip. They claimed the travel agency and the cruise company were not offering enough compensation for cancelling a land visit to the scenic Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, one ... to hold tour operators responsible when the trips are cancelled due to reasons beyond their control. The visit was said to be cancelled because the port was closed following a marine accident. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's refuse problem can't be swept under the rug

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Rubbish can't be swept under rug Hong Kong risks running into a refuse disposal crisis after plans to expand a near-saturated landfill in Tseung Kwan O were put on hold ... of refuse. But a small city like ours clearly cannot afford the luxury of putting our landfill and incinerators in a faraway land that disturbs no one. Waste disposal has to be a shared ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A sensible step towards a just society

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for growing social unrest and distrust of those who hold power. Incoming president Xi Jinping's drive against corruption, particularly officials who have used their authority to enrich themselves ... increasing the minimum wage to 40 per cent of average salaries, strengthening rural land rights, improving the pension and health-care systems, liberalising interest rates and implementing ...



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