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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 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to sort out financial arrangements for third runway

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... This will not be the first time an environmental impact assessment has had to be put to a court for review. From the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge to an incinerator project on a man-made island, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new front in war on pollution Hong Kong is, as researchers studying the health effects of roadside air pollution have observed, an "ideal urban laboratory". ... of information. Improving technology has allowed experts to focus on particular pollutants that have the greatest direct impact on health. But while there are monitoring stations in our busiest districts, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must be on guard against threat of dengue fever

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to threat of dengue Hong Kong's first locally contracted case of dengue fever in four years is cause for concern. While the infection is passed ... temperatures and humidity- ideal conditions for mosquitoes to breed. The 87 other cases in Hong Kong this year were imported, many from Guangdong, where there have been six deaths among the more than ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Silver lining in ageing society

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the number of Hong Kong people over 65 is predicted to rise from one million to 2.6 million by 2041. Our demographics are taxing the city's health and social services in challenging ways. ... and health care industries, financial services, information technology and carmakers are preparing for a new wave of older paying customers with new services, drugs and technologies. In Japan, adult ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Little incentive to conserve water

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Little incentive to conserve water Few people think twice before turning on the tap in Hong Kong. Thanks to a regime that guarantees abundant supplies at exceptionally low tariffs, the water is often left running longer than needed in many households and businesses. Lamentable as this is, the wastefulness is backed by an overgenerous government subsidy ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Church's gay debate can help bring about change in attitudes

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is still commonplace across cultures and societies. The problem is equally prevalent in Hong Kong. An ongoing review of the existing anti-discrimination legislations by the Equal Opportunities Commission has been misunderstood as paving the way for legalising gay marriage. The Hong Kong Catholic diocese said it held an open mind towards ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters, government should focus on what can be achieved

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be seen by some as a positive response to the students' demand. They include reflecting local sentiment to the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in a report; tapping ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Action, not panic, is key to defeating threat of Ebola

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of Ebola outside West Africa and being alert and prepared will stop its spread; Hong Kong has stepped up vigilance. Helping West Africa combat the disease, not panic, will keep the world safe. ...




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