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    Is Hong Kong unprepared for the Ebola crisis?

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Are we unprepared for Ebola crisis? The suspected case of Ebola in Hong Kong turned out to be a false alarm, though the person in question came from one ... for lack of foresight in initiating steps to prevent pandemics. That delay and the spread of Sars cost Hong Kong dearly. The Legislative Council later passed a motion condemning Margaret Chan Fung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572317/hong-kong-unprepared-ebola-crisis
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    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central on Sunday. This is more than its estimate of 98,600 for the pro-democracy march on July 1. The University of Hong Kong public opinion programme put the number at between 79,000 and 88,000, roughly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576288/hong-kong-protesters-police-get-all-tangled-numbers-game
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    Banning the word 'locust' in Hong Kong would be merely treating the symptom

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... shouldn't bother banning "locust" in Hong Kong- the two racial epithets have very different historical and contemporary contexts- but the American example holds important lessons for us. ... unaddressed. As a responsible shaper of public opinion in Hong Kong, this paper avoids the word. We are doing our bit to prevent its entrenchment. But the government has the obligation and the means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571526/banning-word-locust-hong-kong-would-be-merely-treating
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    Hong Kong's women's rights body appears to have lost its way

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

    ... 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 ... Fang On-sang says the people running the commission have now been reduced to attending cocktail parties and receptions. Sounds like one of those dream jobs that exist in Hong Kong for people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570835/hong-kongs-womens-rights-body-appears-have-lost-its-way
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    What's the fuss about Jimmy Lai giving out political donations to Hong Kong pan-democrats?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by Alex Lo

    ... puzzled by the media brouhaha over Apple Daily boss Jimmy Lai Chee-ying's alleged donations worth more than HK$40 million to his pals in the pan-democratic camp over a two-year period. ... On-sang's group, Hong Kong 2020. Labour Party leader Lee Cheuk-yan and League of Social Democrats chairman "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung received HK$1.5 million and HK$1 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557306/whats-fuss-about-jimmy-lai-giving-out-political-donations
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    Hong Kong Law Society president Ambrose Lam falls on own sword

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... of the white paper issued by the State Council on Hong Kong's "one country, two systems". He characterised the controversial paper as a "positive" document that reiterated Hong ... are trained to argue both sides. And indeed, you can argue with equal palpability that the white paper is a new threat to Hong Kong or that it's just old hat. Are judges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577186/hong-kong-law-society-president-ambrose-lam-falls-own-sword
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    Titillation takes on a new taste in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:10am by Hari Kumar

    ... companies in Hong Kong ripping even the shirt off your back with their prices, it might tempt some cable channel to explore the world of buyers who are left without anything after buying a home. ... of years back. Oliver wanted to strip down the cooking process and that's how his television programme got the name. But the title probably did attract a few who weren't particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1562182/titillation-takes-new-taste-hong-kong
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    Hong Kong's Leung Chun-ying should forgo desire for a second chief executive term

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... of his term to making sure Hong Kong achieves universal suffrage as prescribed under the Basic Law by 2017. He may thereby regain some political capital with the general public, ... such as new town developments in the New Territories, funding for waste management facilities and the double property stamp duty. There is now a backlog of over 40 items before the Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1550618/hong-kongs-leung-chun-ying-should-forgo-desire-second-chief
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    Ordinary Hong Kong people will be paying for minimum wage increase

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com We'll be paying for that wage increase Business owners in Hong Kong will have to find another HK$1.4 billion if the minimum wage goes up by HK$3 ... to you and me and blame the increased wage for the price rise. So what are business owners worried about? According to the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, if the minimum wage is raised beyond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568729/ordinary-hong-kong-people-will-be-paying-minimum-wage
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    Ageing Hong Kong pan-democratic politicians seek to influence the West on political reform

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Alex Lo

    ... a few pan-democratic prima donnas who are trying to influence the foreign policies of a few English-speaking countries vis-à-vis Hong Kong and to internationalise our fight over universal suffrage, something that is clearly a domestic struggle and ours alone to resolve. If you read the recent official statements on Hong Kong by the US, Britain and the European Union, it's all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557716/ageing-hong-kong-pan-democratic-politicians-seek-influence

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