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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The market proves to be a stern judge of government apps

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the Observatory's weather app had been downloaded 3.8 million times by early this year. It was rolled out at a cost of HK$26 million in 2012-13, and is expected to cost HK$12.9 million more in the following ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1469939/market-proves-be-stern-judge-government-apps
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Michelle Obama's China trip a success

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... human rights or telling Chinese how to run their country; instead, she mixed style, grace and good humour with insight into her country and homespun wisdom. It is exactly the sort of approach needed to bring greater goodwill to the complex Sino-US relationship. The White House made clear before the three-city visit that sensitive topics like human rights would be avoided. Instead, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1460451/michelle-obamas-china-trip-success
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong government has a duty to respect the rights of domestic helpers

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it has a responsibility to maintain a regulatory regime that upholds fairness and respect for human rights. ... SCMP Editorial Respecting the rights of maids After a record number of complaints against recruitment agencies for domestic helpers last year, let alone anecdotal evidence of overcharging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1441346/hong-kong-government-has-duty-respect-rights-domestic
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong can have zero tolerance for forced labour by domestic helpers

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... evidence is more common. Human rights activists may be right to claim that more domestic helpers do not come forward because of fear of losing their jobs. That said, we give foreign domestic ... SCMP Editorial No tolerance for forced labour Hong Kong has an armoury of options for prosecuting offences associated with human trafficking under the Crimes Ordinance, Immigration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1460446/hong-kong-can-have-zero-tolerance-forced-labour-domestic
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

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

    ... its arms embargo and lecturing on human rights. Each has much to learn about the other's history and culture. Building trade and investment are the best ways to advance. Annual trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1466558/prosperous-china-good-european-union
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Families right to keep asking questions after bungled investigation

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Families right to keep doubting Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, could not have been any blunter when he announced that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had gone down in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean and that none of the 239 people on board had survived. The conclusion was based on analysis of British satellite data and, as far as officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1458057/families-right-keep-asking-questions-after-bungled
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Turkish PM Erdogan has no right to stifle social media

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

    ... to Erdogan's actions. Turkey has done well economically during Erdogan's decade as president. But his three consecutive election wins do not give him the right to prevent free speech and stifle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1458788/turkish-pm-erdogan-has-no-right-stifle-social-media
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time running out on waste charging scheme

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

    ... to be launched in 2016. The government is right in trying to find out the pros and cons of each option. Given the wide impact, a cautious approach is understandable. But the trial has its limitations ... to waste more time in bringing forward a waste charge. If we do not get it right this time, the target of slashing overall waste per person by 40 per cent by 2022 will remain an elusive goal. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1472227/time-running-out-waste-charging-scheme
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to catch up on promoting human rights

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial On rights, Beijing still catching up China's commitment to human rights is arguably no different from other nations', at least in writing. In its recent report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, it renewed pledges to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, establish a robust system of safeguards and maintain dialogue with foreign countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1345630/beijing-needs-catch-promoting-human-rights
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Regulator made the right call in spurning Alibaba

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Spurning Alibaba was the right call China has arguably the largest e-commerce market in the world and Alibaba dominates it. So the internet giant's final decision ... And Alibaba's management said more than once they would have preferred to list in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, the city's regulators are right to stick to their guns. Alibaba's management has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455779/regulator-made-right-call-spurning-alibaba

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