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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... dictated by ferry timetables. The decision to locate Hong Kong International Airport on its northern side necessitated bridges, road and rail links. That opened the way for expansion of Tung Chung ... Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1196690/hong-kong-should-look-lantau-development
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Yoshiko Yamaguchi, songstress who bridged divide

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Songstress who bridged divide Yoshiko "Shirley" Yamaguchi would have sunk into historical obscurity in Hong Kong and on the mainland except for a classic Canto-pop song. The eponymous hit ballad by Jacky Cheung Hok-yau introduced a generation of Hong Kong people to "Li Hsiang-lan", the Chinese name she used as a renowned actress and singer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594901/yoshiko-yamaguchi-songstress-who-bridged-divide
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to forces of nature Given its subtropical location on the southern shores of China, Hong Kong has weathered countless typhoons over the years. Strong winds ... the city has learned to prepare for typhoons over the years; it also reminds us of the havoc wrought by killer storms like Wanda (1962), Hope (1979) and Ellen (1983). Hong Kong has since come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's rail diplomacy has huge potential for the nation and allies

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... joining up, continents with its high-speed-train technology. India, where public transport is synonymous with overcrowded trains, is a prime target. Xi's visit will see the signing ... joint bids for five high-speed-rail projects in competition with Japan. China has global ambitions to export its technology, with the twin objectives of securing access to energy and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594128/chinas-rail-diplomacy-has-huge-potential-nation-and-allies
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... will have been bested and its valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. The listing will be a watershed moment for China's technology firms. Alibaba and China's other internet ... combined; it accounts for 80 per cent of the mainland's online retail sales. Had Hong Kong regulators not rejected the company's IPO application, its name would not have made such a splash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591788/chinese-firms-closing-gap-us-tech-giants-google
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Shooting of police gun at hospital raises safety concerns

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Shooting raises safety concerns Hong Kong has a deserved reputation as a safe city. We accept that police carry guns for use as a last resort to keep it that way. We don't count on a reversal of roles with a violent offender in a public place. A policeman's struggle with a mentally unstable man to regain control of his service revolver, in which six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595597/shooting-police-gun-hospital-raises-safety-concerns
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs effective mechanism to track suspect food

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keeping track of suspect food Yet another regional food scare has hit Hong Kong. Days after the so-called gutter oil scandal in Taiwan made headlines, local health officials ... investigations by Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety have yielded little. So far all we know is that a handful of companies imported oil from the Taiwanese supplier in question, and that food chain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588918/hong-kong-needs-effective-mechanism-track-suspect-food
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with civilised living standards should aspire to. In most developed economies, the flats you live in get bigger as you earn more. Not in Hong Kong, though. Reasonably sized flats are now beyond the reach ... 255.6 in July. It cost HK$5.06 million to buy a 431 square foot flat on Hong Kong Island in July, compared with HK$4.9 million in March; HK$4.18 million in Kowloon, from HK$3.84 million; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592662/trend-towards-building-smaller-flats-not-healthy-sign
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Urban renewal is in public interest When there is demand, there will be supply, say economists. But those living in Hong Kong know things do not always work like that. A plethora of rules and practices means market forces do not always produce outcomes as desirable as one would like. Urban renewal is a case in point. In what was hailed as a fundamental change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590468/speeding-urban-renewal-public-interest
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Relax labour laws to help city

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Relax labour laws to help city The latest official study of Hong Kong's future manpower needs estimates a net shortage of 118,000 by 2022, partly because of a mismatch ... that the number of skilled construction workers leaving Hong Kong for higher wages in Macau has more than tripled in the past two years, from 1,305 in July 2012 to 4,685 at the end of July this year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1589567/relaxing-labour-importation-laws-will-benefit-hong-kong

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