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Opinion | Cut the red tape and free up hospital staff

How much better might the perception of the Hospital Authority’s performance be, and how less stressed its frontline professionals, if they were left with more time for their primary jobs of caring for patients

16 Feb 2019 - 10:36PM
Cut the red tape and free up hospital staff

How much better might the perception of the Hospital Authority’s performance be, and how less stressed its frontline professionals, if they were left with more time for their primary jobs of caring for patients

Opinion | End of analogue TV broadcasting should boost communication

The additional spectrum capacity is expected to help pave the way for 5G development and improve coverage in overcrowded hotspots

16 Feb 2019 - 10:26PM
End of analogue TV broadcasting should boost communication

The additional spectrum capacity is expected to help pave the way for 5G development and improve coverage in overcrowded hotspots

Big Tobacco the only winner in Hong Kong move against e-cigarettes
Scholar who opened the door to China
Access rules needed on youth database
Other nations should steer clear of Trump conflict with China
Time to give privacy watchdog real teeth
More than quick fix needed on cross-border transfer of crime suspects
Opinion | Hong Kong need not fear competition with its Pearl River rivals

Proposed high-speed rail link between Zhuhai and Shenzhen has raised concern, but further integration can only be a good thing.

13 Feb 2019 - 12:58AM
Hong Kong need not fear competition with its Pearl River rivals

Proposed high-speed rail link between Zhuhai and Shenzhen has raised concern, but further integration can only be a good thing.

Opinion | Carrie Lam needs to act on Link Reit ‘mountain’

A proposal aimed at reining in runaway prices and rent rises at former government-owned shopping centres and wet markets by one of the Hong Kong leader’s own cabinet reflects widespread concern.

13 Feb 2019 - 4:30AM
Carrie Lam needs to act on Link Reit ‘mountain’

A proposal aimed at reining in runaway prices and rent rises at former government-owned shopping centres and wet markets by one of the Hong Kong leader’s own cabinet reflects widespread concern.

Opinion | Hong Kong needs to get balance right in tourism market

The boom in visitors from the mainland has taken its toll on local facilities and services, and more must be done to enhance city’s appeal to a wider audience

11 Feb 2019 - 11:23PM
Hong Kong needs to get balance right in tourism market

The boom in visitors from the mainland has taken its toll on local facilities and services, and more must be done to enhance city’s appeal to a wider audience

Opinion | Pragmatism key to success for all sides on belt and road projects

China has the means to make the infrastructure plans of other countries happen, but there is need for Beijing to be aware of public concern and sensitivities

12 Feb 2019 - 2:27PM
Pragmatism key to success for all sides on belt and road projects

China has the means to make the infrastructure plans of other countries happen, but there is need for Beijing to be aware of public concern and sensitivities

Opinion | Tap opportunities to enhance city’s appeal

While a report states that Hong Kong is becoming increasingly unliveable for Asian expatriates, the city still remains an attractive option for many

10 Feb 2019 - 9:57PM
Tap opportunities to enhance city’s appeal

While a report states that Hong Kong is becoming increasingly unliveable for Asian expatriates, the city still remains an attractive option for many

Opinion | Still much to be done to improve the quality of the air we breathe

Official data says that Hong Kong’s air quality is improving. But our standards still lag behind those adopted by the World Health Organisation

10 Feb 2019 - 9:57PM
Still much to be done to improve the quality of the air we breathe

Official data says that Hong Kong’s air quality is improving. But our standards still lag behind those adopted by the World Health Organisation

Opinion | Awareness critical in fighting cybercrime

Hong Kong’s overall crime rate dropped for the 12th consecutive year in 2018

10 Feb 2019 - 3:37PM
Awareness critical in fighting cybercrime

Hong Kong’s overall crime rate dropped for the 12th consecutive year in 2018

Opinion | Complaining about another’s language is narrow-minded

A professor in the United States has been forced to step down over her criticism of Chinese students speaking in their native language on campus

10 Feb 2019 - 3:31PM
Complaining about another’s language is narrow-minded

A professor in the United States has been forced to step down over her criticism of Chinese students speaking in their native language on campus

Opinion | Gene editing should be met with an ethical response and penalties

The shocking revelation that Chinese scientist He Jiankui performed the world’s first such experiment on baby twins has stoked international fears

16 Feb 2019 - 6:47PM
Gene editing should be met with an ethical response and penalties

The shocking revelation that Chinese scientist He Jiankui performed the world’s first such experiment on baby twins has stoked international fears

Treatment of Huang Xiangmo by Australia will make Chinese more cautious
Obituary | Archives law push must succeed for sake of good governance

Hong Kong’s lack of legislation ensuring important records are preserved is an obvious failing, and a commission is recommending this is put right

7 Feb 2019 - 10:06PM
Archives law push must succeed for sake of good governance

Hong Kong’s lack of legislation ensuring important records are preserved is an obvious failing, and a commission is recommending this is put right

Opinion | Climate change calls for global leadership

While much of North America froze and Australia faced searing heat, US President Donald Trump could only joke in a tweet about the effects of warming

7 Feb 2019 - 10:06PM
Climate change calls for global leadership

While much of North America froze and Australia faced searing heat, US President Donald Trump could only joke in a tweet about the effects of warming

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