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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Increases in Hong Kong's electricity tariffs must be kept at reasonable level

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... giants' social responsibility to offer more concessions. The government also should help by continuing the power bill subsidies. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign environmental groups can help China and its companies improve

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... nature. How they are funded can mean the difference between acceptance and exclusion. But mainland companies, usually not well versed in the ideas of corporate social responsibility, often also ... Academy of Social Sciences. It claimed Western-funded green groups were trying to curtail the economic influence of China in Southeast Asia by accusing companies of causing environmental damage. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to rethink power company's sweet deal

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... unlikely to swallow deals that put commercial gains ahead of public interest. The century-old company prides itself on being socially responsible. It should take into account the affordability ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Article 23 national security law is too hot to handle for now

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... radical aims have stoked fears of social unrest and prompted some extreme responses from the other end of the political spectrum. The rising tension is hardly conducive to forging consensus ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and soul that make Hong Kong special. The people who manifest these positive qualities do not always get the appreciation they deserve. For this the media is partly responsible. The tendency ... of amazing individuals. For instance, the social worker couple who founded Doctor BB, a programme that allows children to visit people living in homes for the elderly. It enables children to meet ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Take shackles off legal gambling

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Take shackles off legal gambling Legal gambling in Hong Kong is conducted under a social contract which makes it palatable to many who believe it is a social evil. ... Given that gambling is an irrepressible vice, the authorities must strive for a social outcome that delivers the greatest good and the least disadvantage. That cannot be said of a legal sports ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Government must respond swiftly to demand for public housing

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Housing needs a swift response The number of Hong Kong people who depend on tiny and often illegal subdivisions of flats for the basic dignity of a roof over their head was, ... estimate, without counting the growing incidence of illegal homes in disused industrial buildings. That calls for a prompt, but considered response from policymakers and planners if the issue ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Removing the stigma of suicide can help in prevention

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on families and society. Researchers and social workers in the field blame "irresponsible" reporting for encouraging copycat suicides. This was one of the themes raised by the University ... An online report of her husband's death included distressing animation and photographs taken from social media. A suicide, as a symptom of clinical illness that is often unrecognised ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Measles threat to migrant workers

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Measles threat to migrant workers The great urban migration that has helped propel China's meteoric rise has also raised some social issues. The need for reform ... children in 2010 in response to a call by the World Health Organisation to combat measles. Community education about the need for vaccination has an obvious part to play. But reform ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Giant rubber duck has united the city

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Something we can all agree on Who would have thought a rubber duck would stir such a frenzy? From news reports to social media, the giant inflatable is the talk of the town, ... and ages. If local response is any reference, the duck appears to have united the public. It connects the people and uplifts spirits. It has, arguably, done a better job than the government's ...




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