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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the world's biggest economy within the decade, to open up investment opportunities. Better economic and diplomatic ties will help Europe move beyond its sovereign debt troubles, but the spectre ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Kindergartens will remain at mercy of free market while they are privately run

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... become fully funded and regulated, the problems will persist. A committee was appointed last year to take forward the chief executive's pledge of free kindergarten education. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Automatic bailouts no longer an option in China

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that failed to generate enough cash for repayments, leading to defaults since 2012 involving wealth management and trust products and bonds. Predictions of more this year have been borne out ... to avoid a few defaults; nor after the recent comment by a central bank official that the healthy development of the wealth management market would benefit from "allowing some default cases ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dictionary listing of 'Hongkonger' is far from being last word on subject

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and "Hong Kong Chinese" have made it into the dictionary, along with 900 other words in its quarterly update. The entries have, unsurprisingly, unleashed a wealth of interpretations, some ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Removing chains on deposit rates will free capital for more efficient use

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... investors are left with few other options to put their money to work. There is an urgent need for banks to compete properly for funds. Liberalisation of deposit rates would be an important step ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Majority rule can improve governance

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by political appointees, lobbying has been a political task for ministers and their aides. Whenever a bill or funding request is put to a vote, a handful of appointees from the relevant bureau have ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Rules governing Hong Kong's district councils outdated

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Chi-fung alerted journalists about a discussion on funding allocation for Basic Law promotion activities, which he feared would benefit only Beijing-friendly district groups. He protested against ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Being healthy adds to the wealth of life, and sport has a part in that

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Health adds to wealth of life What parents believe is best for their children and what is actually good for them are not always one and the same. That is especially true ... to a future of money-making, but wealth is of little value without good health and well-being. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Haitong's lower fees a small step in right direction for retirement fund

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Small step in right direction for MPF Among the many flaws of the Mandatory Provident Fund that critics have pointed out, the one that is the most detrimental to retirement savings is the high fees and charges that funds levy on customers. At the current market average of 1.71 per cent, such charges amount to an astronomical cost over the course of a working life. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pressing case for a heritage body to help preserve Hong Kong's past

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... well-funded heritage trust designated as a statutory body could resolve such matters. Whether our city needs such an authority is among questions expected to be included in a planned public ...




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