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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Mixing powerful with the vulnerable, as at Hunan Gymnastics School, seems an invitation to evil

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... abuse of one kind or another will result. This is especially likely to happen in institutions that enjoy prestige and influence within their society, which makes them unaccountable even to those who nominally have control and supervision over them. We have seen that with the sexual and physical abuse of children by Catholic priests in Ireland and elsewhere over decades. We now know ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong schools get it all wrong on sex and dating

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:46am by Alex Lo

    ... it's cute for teenagers to date, hold hands and even kiss a bit. Going all the way- to me at any rate- is not advisable. But children will do what they do unless you monitor them all the time. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Police don't need more drugs powers

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... are actually declining, we need officers who are trained to spot suspected drug abusers and haul them into police stations for mandatory drug testing even if no drug is found on them. That's ... of drug abusers reported to the Central Registry of Drug Abuse fell by 23 per cent to 10, 939 in 2012 from the peak of 14, 241 in 2008. The decline among those aged under 21 is more pronounced, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Is outraging public decency OK in Hong Kong in the cyberage?

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Public space, decency and the cyberage Thanks to the internet, many of us now have difficulties distinguishing the public from the private. That applies to teenagers who place intimate details about themselves online; and to spy agencies who snoop on the webcams of hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting users. It appears even our own top judges have ...

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    Lesson of 'Munich' resonates in today's Crimea

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... treaty. Of course Putin's Russia is not Hitler's Germany. But while "Munich" has been much used and abused, it may still offer instructive lessons today if we are careful about ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Those who attack Leung Chun-ying's daughter misunderstand freedom of speech

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:58am by Alex Lo

    ... of abusive and venomous comments: "You are more ignorant and shallow than your father." "All CYs are human garbage." These are, incidentally, among some of the more polite ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Domestic helpers in Hong Kong must be protected from abuse

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:41am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Maids must be protected from abuse You will hear all kinds of excuses and defences about how Hong Kong has better legal protection for foreign maids than most ... photos of abused Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, on the internet. And I am ashamed- as a Hongkonger. Now recovering in Indonesia, she has been beaten, with her body ...

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    Leading Hong Kong barrister Warren Chan Chee-hoi tackles world history

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... is the kind of book I wish I had when I first went to college as a teenager. It used to be that well-taught youngsters would have gone to university with significant cultural and linguistic ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Wishing you a literary Valentine's Day

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:36am by Alex Lo

    ... newspaper, I will pick a more respectable couple: Sonya and Raskolnikov, a teenage prostitute and a double murderer. It's been said that Crime and Punishment is the kind of book that makes a man ...

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    Why whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden must use drastic measures

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:58am by Hari Kumar

    ... criminal activities, like drug dealing. It is permissible and necessary to stop such activities. Isn't that what this group of people did in 1971 and Edward Snowden did last year? ...




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