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  1. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong's schools need much better sex education

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... times. I would suggest that, although relatively few young women choose to give birth, there are many more teenage women who face crisis pregnancy every year in Hong Kong who choose to terminate their pregnancies, either in the city's hospitals or over the border on the mainland. Recent research from Bain & Company shows that there are well over 7,000 crisis pregnancies in Hong Kong each ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly row won't lead to a loosening of rules on China's media

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong says it's clear from developments in the censorship row in Guangdong that the authorities will maintain their tight control on the media for some time to come The crisis over censorship at Southern Weekly continued to roil after its journalists agreed to return to work and reports emerged that Tuo Zhen, the head of Guangdong's propaganda ministry, would ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in conservative parts of the US, it is accepted in big cities. More than 7,000 New York girls between the ages of 15 and 19 become pregnant each year, with two-thirds having abortions and seven in 10 ... SCMP Editorial Wiser solution to teen pregnancy The thought of Hong Kong fighting teenage pregnancy by following New York's example of handing out morning-after birth control pills ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Does Hong Kong really need 470,000 flats over the next 10 years?

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23am by CARINE LAI

    ... is necessary or realistic. Hong Kong's days of rapid population growth are over. The Census and Statistics Department projects a modest population growth in 10 years, from 7.25 million now to 7.83 ... Council at the end of January, development densities will rise by 20 per cent, except in the already extremely crowded parts of northern Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. This means that permitted ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Unfair to compare one-stage UK example with Hong Kong waste plant

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by LETTERS

    ... The average demand for compost in Hong Kong is about 20,000 tonnes per year, therefore, 7,000 tonnes of compost each year from the OWTF phase 1 could be absorbed. As regards the issue of cost raised ... The compost produced shall be required to meet the compost and soil conditioner quality standards promulgated by the Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre, which is the compost standard adopted in Hong ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No shame in the pain of a difficult pregnancy

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... put my head down. With all these hormones, am I cheating in the baby race? If I'm cheating, so are a lot of other people. According to the Hong Kong Society for Reproductive Medicine, ... I cheated. I took progesterone, I have really problematic pregnancies, and I'm proud of it. Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school programme for children in Hong ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why more Hong Kong parents are shunning local schools

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:55am by Regina Ip

    ... curriculum. According to statistics published recently by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, about 66,000 students will be taking this year's Diploma of Secondary Education examinations, roughly 7,000 fewer than the number who enrolled in the new Form Four two years ago. These 7,000 students may have gone overseas, switched to international schools or vocational training ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Let's hope Hong Kong reputation finds a seat as through train sets off

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:56am by Shirley Yam

    ... finds a seat as through train sets off What does the so-called through train scheme mean to Hong Kong? You have probably read a lot about the goodies that are going to come as investors in Hong Kong and Shanghai are allowed to trade in each other's market. Yet everything comes with a price. After contributing money and know-how to the country's economic reform over the past ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Engineering innovation can shape Hong Kong's future

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:14pm by ALAN MAN

    ... of engineers. According to the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, engineering companies last year reported a 20 per cent shortage of staff, and were resorting to hiring engineers overseas. In the long ... market is often cyclical and the banking industry is still recovering from the global financial crisis. As Hong Kong continues to evolve, it needs more of its young, bright citizens to enter ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly protests highlight stalling political reform

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 07:29pm by Zhang Hong

    ... The crisis at the Southern Weekly escalated on Monday after hundreds of supporters gathered outside the headquarters of the leading Chinese newspaper and demanded that the authorities ... the bureaucratic system. Like most publications in China, the Southern Weekly was under strict control in the past year, as the Communist Party prepared for its 18th congress. When the party’s new leader ...




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