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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong government's asset hoarding leaves society poorer

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Philip Bowring

    ... and subsidise the airline industry. Highways and tunnels are other examples of undervalued and underpriced assets- the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in particular. Private vehicle users are getting a cheap ride ... to expand. In 2016, it will regain control of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel and almost certainly subsidise the grossly over-budget, never economic high-speed rail. So, legislators, take Wong's ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Public unity needed on safeguarding future of harbour

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... are the people of Hong Kong. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance now clearly pronounces that the harbour is "a special public asset and a natural heritage of Hong Kong people". Yet in practice it is not so. The public has no power over the harbour as there is no official body that represents the interests of the people. Hence over the past 10 years, Society for Protection ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong society must unite against discrimination

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16pm by YAN-YAN YIP

    ... symposium on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights last week, to explore how to achieve an inclusive society. There is currently no law protecting sexual minorities from ... Yan-yan Yip Yan-yan Yip urges support for efforts to turn Hong Kong into a more inclusive society, with equal rights for all, in a time of fractious divisions Ties that bind The universal ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New harbour authority must reflect public interest

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... to be in the billions of dollars. This is what a growing public chorus, including this newspaper and the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, has been calling for over many years. First ... SCMP Editorial Add public voice to harbour body There is no question that the people of Hong Kong own Victoria Harbour. The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance makes that clear. But it has ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Retirement protection highly controversial and complex issue

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... Retirement protection highly controversial and complex issue I refer to articles in the South China Morning Post on the subject of a universal pension and would like to put into proper perspective the background and scope of the study on the "Future Development of Retirement Protection in Hong Kong" completed by Professor Nelson Chow Wing-sun and his consultancy team. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:00pm by LOWELL CHOW

    ... Lowell Chow Lowell Chow finds Chinese companies becoming more open to change Protecting workers' human rights is good for business A report this month by the Fair Labour Association ... companies on their workers and local communities- even when the link with international brands is missing. We invite companies to respond to civil society allegations in areas such as working ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Striking a balance in harbour project

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Club must prove its harbour works will serve public interests The Society for Protection of the Harbour thanks Commodore Joachim Isler, of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, for his letter ... and only a small sector of the community. Winston Chu Ka-sun, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 20, 2014

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by LETTERS

    ... of the phone, but a wider group of people too. People should lock their phones and use passwords on files to add an extra layer of protection. Anti-theft software is available to make sure no one can ... and once when I caught a taxi to the airport at the Grand Hyatt in Wan Chai, the driver tried to charge a HK$140 surcharge. When I asked him to explain, he said it was for the Western Harbour ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Harbour clean-up is far from over Hong Kong has the expertise and financial clout to tackle its pollution challenges. Victoria Harbour is proof of what can be done when ... is not at this stage critical and the focus should instead switch to preventing illegal water discharge and stopping sewage from old buildings from going into the harbour. Whether biological management ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Pan-democrats must consider cost to society of political reform veto

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:15am by LETTERS

    ... Pan-dems must think of cost to society of political reform veto The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress finally handed down its decision on the framework of universal ... Pan-democrats say they will veto the proposed political reform. They should carefully consider the cost to our society if they do this. The Occupy Central campaign is not able to draw support from ...




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