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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 ...

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    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cycling deserves more respect Bicycle transport is a hard sell in Hong Kong, not least because of the government's negative thinking on its role as a people mover ... a problem. A global study by an international consultancy has found that Hong Kong's public transport is the most advanced urban mobility system in the world. Interestingly, however, it found ...

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    Hong Kong must banish tourism rogues

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

    ... a comeback. Despite a ban on such tours by a law introduced on the mainland in October, some people were given "vouchers" to join a four-day Hong Kong and Macau tour at a bargain price ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The pros and cons of working past 60

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Pros and cons of working past 60 Much has been said about Hong Kong becoming a fast-ageing society. Various public consultations have been launched but officials appear to be still tip-toeing around the problem. The latest attempt to extend the civil service retirement age is another step to address the challenge. Belated as it is, the proposal differs from other ...

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    Article 23 national security law is too hot to handle for now

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in theory impose mainland security law on Hong Kong temporarily or during an emergency. It is good that the scholar swiftly clarified that he was merely citing views discussed within academia on the mainland. It was neither his own nor Beijing's position. It remains Hong Kong's duty to enact laws to prohibit subversion and other national security offences under Basic Law Article 23. ...

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    Hong Kong's Olympic body must move with the times

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Sports body must move with times When the same old faces are elected repeatedly to run an organisation, it means either the leadership is popular or the system is so archaic that it risks becoming a dinosaur. This appears to be the situation the city's sports executives are facing. For many years the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong was said to have ...

  7. 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

    ... SCMP Editorial Schools at mercy of free market Few cities see their shops come and go as quickly as in Hong Kong. As rents spiral, hardly a week goes by without businesses changing hands ... market. It would not be surprising to see more similar cases in future. Soaring rent is just one of the many problems facing the preschool sector. Aggravated by an influx of Hong Kong-born ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A prosperous China is good for the European Union

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

    ... Substantial economic and political benefits lie ahead if they can work more closely together. The president's stated mission was, as he said in the Belgian city of Bruges, to "build bridges ...

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    Taxi drivers should embrace technology

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The committee thinks drivers should be banned from having more than two phones mounted on their dashboards. Actually, it doesn't go far enough. In fact, technology has superseded this old way ... should report dangerous drivers. In a modern city like Hong Kong, our taxi drivers show great professionalism and pride. They should not behave like their counterparts in third-world cities where ...

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    The market proves to be a stern judge of government apps

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

    ... SCMP Editorial Market is a stern judge of apps When it comes to harnessing new technology to better serve the people, the government is arguably doing its job. There is no shortage of software applications for smartphone and tablet users, ranging from a country parks guide to promoting safe gay sex. Some apps are no doubt popular and used heavily. But there plenty that remain ...




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