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Ren

Hey teacher, leave those kids alone

Whether by design or coincidence, the nanny state has been busy in the wake of national soul-searching over a decline in traditional standards of social morality.

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 12:00am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

Should Hong Kong's water tariffs, which have remained the same since 1995, be raised?

Kevin Choi - I think that the tariff system should be changed. People who use more water should be charged at a higher price per litre than people who use less water. I believe that this can solve the problem of people using too much water.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Writer won't give up on ideals

Popular mainland writer Li Chengpeng, who had earlier announced that he would run for a seat in his local legislature as an independent candidate, said yesterday that official pressure had not suppressed his ideals.

Members of legislative bodies on the mainland are normally nominated by local party organs, and independent candidates are rare.

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Suffer the little children

The lyrics of the hit single Where is the Love? by Black Eyed Peas could not be more appropriate as a requiem for the tragic story of two little girls, one Chinese, the other American, that came to light within a short time of each other:

What's wrong with the world, mama?

People livin' like they ain't got no mamas

People dyin,

11 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Heavenly words on real meaning of love and life

Everyone has a dream. When I was young, I wanted to be an angel so I could bring peace and happiness to the world.

However, as I grew up, I no longer had such a naive dream. I came to realise the world was filled with jealousy and competition. People wear a mask to cover up their real character.

7 Sep 1999 - 12:00am