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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rights and wrongs of observing China

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Rights and wrongs of observing China Pierre Ryckmans, who died this month aged 78, was better known by his pen name Simon Leys. And Simon Leys was best known as a sinologist. But, given his vast literary and artistic interests, Ryckmans is best described as a man of letters, or a Confucian gentleman, for whom the humanities in the European and classical Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577928/rights-and-wrongs-observing-china
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's women's rights body appears to have lost its way

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Women's rights body has lost its way When the UN General Assembly adopted the international treaty on discrimination against women in 1979, it was hailed as the bill of rights for women aimed at ending all acts of prejudice by persons, organisations or enterprise. In Hong Kong, a Women's Commission was set up in 2001 to advise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570835/hong-kongs-womens-rights-body-appears-have-lost-its-way
  3. Comment - Debates - MY TAKE

    Chasing the jihad bogey in China's Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com Chasing the jihad bogey in Xinjiang Australia was rocked this week by pictures of a seven-year-old Sydney boy holding up the severed head of a Syrian soldier. His proud father, Khaled Sharrouf, who escaped Australia last year with his wife and three sons to fight for the rebel group Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, captioned the tweeted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/debates/article/1573053/chasing-jihad-bogey-chinas-xinjiang
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Could cyberspace turn into empty space?

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:08am by Hari Kumar

    ... an individual has the right to seek removal of references to themselves they consider offensive, web companies have been receiving many requests to remove links. This week, Hong Kong's High Court ... it off its database. Slater's claim of copyright has been rejected by Wikipedia, which says that as the original click was made by the monkey, Slater cannot claim rights to it. So the monkey ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1569545/could-cyberspace-turn-empty-space
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Occupy Central issue putting police impartiality under threat

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

    ... law and order without an intimidating presence. Generally seen as an efficient bunch, our police force is one of few in Asia not to have been tainted by major allegations of human rights abuse ... to display much more regimented discipline. As an individual, an officer enjoys the same rights and freedom as any other civilian. But the job that he or she is sworn into imposes more restrictions ...

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

    Why wasn't Ebola drug used earlier in Africa?

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... improvement. ZMapp hasn't been tried on humans before and it's too early to say with certainty that it works. Still, after weeks of terrifying news of an unstoppable disease that has killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567898/why-wasnt-ebola-drug-used-earlier-following-west-africa
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Marauding macaques: a monkey business we could do without

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Monkey business we could do without This is the last thing we need in Hong Kong right now. Soaring political temperature, skyrocketing rents, pollution- and now a rising nuisance of monkeys has been added to the list. From their country park habitat around Kam Shan, these macaques are now venturing into urban areas in search food, posing a threat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565676/marauding-macaques-monkey-business-we-could-do-without
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Time to spend money on an Ebola vaccine

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Hari Kumar

    ... human trials is difficult for them. Now the US authorities say emergency talks are being held with those involved and a vaccine may be ready by next year. Till then all we can do is keep our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564493/time-spend-money-ebola-vaccine
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why the brutal war in Gaza can have no long-term winner

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:24am by Hari Kumar

    ... of this carnage and the periodic statements coming out of Washington reiterating Israel's right to defend itself will only strengthen their claims. The rise of Islamic fundamentalism was initially ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1561366/why-brutal-war-gaza-can-have-no-long-term-winner
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Archbishop Kwong is quite right: Sometimes silence speaks the loudest

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by Alex Lo

    ... town to promote Occupy Central and encourage young people to take part in it. But I am the first one to defend Zen's right to free speech. Zen should be allowed to speak up regardless of whether you agree with his message. If he has that right, everyone else has that right in Hong Kong. Kwong has been accused of holding his views because he is a member of the Chinese People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549927/archbishop-kwong-quite-right-sometimes-silence-speaks

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