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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US and Britain could speed up visa reviews for arrested Occupy protesters

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 02:46pm by ROBERT PRECHT

    ... Robert Precht Robert Precht says those convicted could be barred from US and Britain Speed up visa reviews for arrested Occupy protesters Dear Clifford Hart and Caroline Wilson, I am addressing this open letter to you in your respective capacities as US and British consuls general to Hong Kong. I respectfully request that you and your governments consider implementing expedited ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am

    ... with the general public admitted at the weekend. The show closes on Sunday.   Stars face off in US Open The world's best golfers gather at the Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia for the year's third major championship, the US Open. The course is expected to prove a tough challenge for the likes of Tiger Woods after heavy rain left it drenched, and with more bad weather expected. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Teaching critical thinking helps children develop an open mind

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:33pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... Paul Stapleton Paul Stapleton says that teaching young children to think critically could help them become better at accepting a diversity of views An open mind In education circles, ... and evidence. This, of course, is what critical thinking is all about, i.e., having an open mind to other possibilities, and judging them on their merits, rather than taking a stand and sticking to it. ...

  4. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Thank the rich for driving technology trends that will benefit us

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 01:08pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... for that niche. And the competition is likely going to get worse. When iRobot started its business in 1990, the US federal government allocated 1 per cent of its budget to space agency Nasa. Today ... people to do what needs to get done, from vacuuming to doctoring to pool-cleaning, another robot line from iRobot. The solution is to raise productivity with machines that allow us to do more ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Leung Chun-ying, reach out and meet the Hong Kong students

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:35am by Alex Lo

    ... a constitutional crisis. This is what you are paid to do: resolve crises and take us forward. You are also a parent. You must first assure the students of their safety. Do it for their parents. You must then meet the students. Invite their leaders to the government headquarters. If they insist it must be an open meeting, open all the doors for all the students to come in. If they insist you must go ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Authorities had ample time to avoid Occupy collision

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 01:48pm by Keane Shum

    ... there are any. The chief executive has asked us to be rational; I would like to think that applies to the police as well, but it's 1am, and they seem to have just fired another round of tear gas into a stationary crowd for no reason. Let us be clear on how we got here. Fully 18 months ago, a law professor, a sociology professor and a reverend declared they would promote a non-violent campaign ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Luring India seen as the key to China managing US pivot to Asia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Beijing's relationship with the South Asian giant seen as win-win- but success will hinge on a balancing act with other powers Luring India seen as the key to offsetting US ... Modi's meetings with the leaders of two other powers that have elicited the country's attention. Modi met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fortnight ago, and will meet US President ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    ‘Against my fear, I see that you hope’

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 07:42pm by Denise Y. Ho

    ... Denise Y. Ho A professor’s open letter to her Hong Kong students A week ago today I sat together with you outside the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s library, a teacher among other ... You told us that you study social work, you described extreme inequality in Hong Kong and people living in human cages, and you said that you defend social justice. You explained that you were ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:32am by STAFF

    ... Tau Kok Legislative councillors conduct a site visit to the northeast Hong Kong border town of Sha Tau Kok. They are following up on a complaint about matters relating to the opening up ... in Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March.   Julius Malema trial opens in South Africa The corruption trial of radical South African opposition politician Julius Malema and four others gets ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Weibo: Tech execs call on Facebook on Silicon Valley tour

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 11:48am by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young Senior and mid-level executives from a wide range of Chinese tech firms were on the move this past week, crossing the Pacific to tour some of the top US tech names in Silicon ... headquarters of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), which also happens to be in the process of opening a China office. Executives on the tour came from Chinese firms like e-commerce giant JD.com (Nasdaq: JD), ...




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