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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... than imposed from the top. The approach does not always work, though. For instance, a redevelopment project in the run-down district of To Kwa Wan collapsed on Monday after it failed to meet ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Occupy Central campaign should be called off

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... has failed. Co-founded by Tai and two others, the campaign seeks to press Beijing for what it calls genuine universal suffrage by threatening to paralyse the city's business district ... But if it pushes ahead with the occupy plan, it will bring chaos to the business district. Participants may also land in jail. However lofty the goal, it does not justify unlawful activities. The people ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Imperfect electoral model is still a step forward

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the city's business district. But Beijing not only remains unyielding, it went further to cut short the tussle by imposing stringent rules for the city. Opponents have vowed to push ahead ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Court ruling on Tai Po beach a welcome end to 16-year saga

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that seeks to strike a balance between conservation and development needs. It is hard to believe a simple beach project has been dragging on for 16 years. First mooted by the district council in 1998, the HK$200 million beach with cafes and other amenities was billed as a new attraction for residents who do not have beach access in the district. But a growing green sense means it soon ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Mong Kok pedestrian zone breathes life into our car-bound city

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that are off-limit to wheels remain a rarity. That is why Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok has become such a popular spot ever since vehicles were taken off the road most of the time. Jammed ... in a district council's consultation appear to be misguided. Instead of stepping up prosecution against excessive noise and other unauthorised activities, it suggests limiting the vehicle-free ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... quality has improved at the eastern end to permit a cross-harbour competition, the original route until it was abandoned in 1979, from Central to East Tsim Sha Tsui, had levels 92 times beyond ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Compulsory care for high-risk mental patients should be re-examined

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is alleged to have thrown an office chair from the 10th floor of a Mong Kok building, killing a passer-by on the street below. Three days later another mental outpatient threw five chairs from the 33rd floor of a Yau Tong building. Fortunately no one was hurt. Both men had been receiving visits from psychiatric nurses and attending consultations. But senior psychiatrists say the Hospital ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Enforce the law to keep streets free of encroachment by shops

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... warnings and prosecution can be as low as 49 to one in some districts. The so-called compartmentalised mentality highlighted by the Ombudsman is certainly not unique to the handling of unauthorised ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the border, forcing local pupils to travel to schools outside their home district each day. Now the situation is reversed, with many Hong Kong-born children of mainland parents, and children of Hong ... at using the allocation system to ease cross-border pressure on North District schools. The number of Shenzhen children who failed to win places in their top three schools of choice hit 33.6 per ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... District becomes better known. That, admittedly, is some way off. But the district authority's long-term vision is of thousands of visitors getting about the extensive site on bicycle ... as the site is developed. It is to be commended for adopting an environmentally friendly and healthy method of moving about the district. This may conform with the official view of cycling as merely ...




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