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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The power of social media cannot replace leadership

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... with just a few tweets to join a protest over any current political issue. Now here's a consummate protester who knows how to make clever use of social media. He joined or helped organise many ... specific policies on issues he and his mates are fighting for and how to bring about those changes. Despite the advent of social media, there is still no substitute for political leadership. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1458794/power-social-media-cannot-replace-leadership
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Occupy Central issue putting police impartiality under threat

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Hari Kumar

    ... with prominent people taking different sides. But dragging our police force into this emotive issue doesn't bode well for anyone of us. Unlike other branches of government, the police force needs ... of the Occupy Central issue. This is alarming. Different groups staging rallies for and against police is not unusual. But when police officers openly join the debate on a political issue, they run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1566483/occupy-central-issue-putting-police-impartiality-under
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Spinning yarns and creating fictions

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:57am by Alex Lo

    ... that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights". But while they may be "fictions", the social and institutional outcomes they produce are very real. The idea is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590402/spinning-yarns-and-creating-fictions
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Canny developers exploiting loophole at the expense of minority owners

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... of making the units bigger to meet requirement, but by combining and reducing their numbers, it makes it easier to exceed the 80 per cent threshold. The tribunal should clarify these key issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591220/canny-developers-exploiting-loophole-expense-minority-owners
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    More political instability now inevitable in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alex Lo

    ... is that whatever decision we make, we are looking at further social discontent, political instability and government paralysis. The suffrage system on offer is unlikely to resolve our deep divisions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1582469/more-political-instability-now-inevitable-hong-kong
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... anti-graft law enforcement from the colonial Brits. I follow the idea of economist and author Leo Goodstadt that they came about not out of enlightened colonialism but as reactions to social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581903/when-hong-kong-government-becomes-problem
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Banning the word 'locust' in Hong Kong would be merely treating the symptom

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... that it stands for. The lasting impact of desegregation and the accompanying social movement that sensitised public opinion to make it possible are the reasons why "nigger" is not used ... superficial handling of the "locust" issue will have a similarly marginal impact on the attitude towards mainlanders. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571526/banning-word-locust-hong-kong-would-be-merely-treating
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's MTR shows bad crisis management over stray dog

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bad MTR crisis management over stray The unfortunate MTR stray dog incident has become a full-blown crisis. Assuming that staff on the ground did not do their job humanely, protesters used the full might of social media and street protests to demonise MTR staff and management. Memorials and an online petition attracting tens of thousands of signatures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580700/hong-kongs-mtr-shows-bad-crisis-management-over-stray-dog
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's real problem: leftover men

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... of the interest the issue of young unmarried women generates in China. The media writes relentlessly about them, feminists seethe at the stigmatisation, and matchmaking and accessories industries thrive ... 20 million leftover men. By 2040, there will be 44 million such leftover men of marriageable age. "Leftover women" are an avoidable social phraseology; "leftover men" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567158/chinas-real-problem-leftover-men
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's excess men and the fear of cults

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... determination, has led to an unbalanced sex ratio quite similar to India's. China and India each have around 37 million excess men, with dire implications for social order from resentful, sexually ... as they offered migrants new social networks, income and sex. The implicit promise of many bandit groups and warlords was the prospect of female captives. The perpetrators in the McDonald's murder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575673/divine-intervention-beijing-style

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