East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition

Motions for East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition

4th East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition 2013

R1:
THBT Movie and music awards do more harm than good for the industry
R2:
THBT states should impose higher consumption taxes
R3:
THBT democracies shld ban the election of close family members of current or recent office-holders
R4:
THW force treatment on the mentally ill
R5:
THBT religious institutions and organizations should be denied access to television broadcast licenses.
R6:
THBT casinos should be required to pay for the treatment of gambling addicts
R7:
THW financially reward people who post vids of serious crimes/police brutality on popular sites (FB,YouTube,RenRen)
Semis:
Assuming feasibility, THW allow people to voluntarily erase their memories
GF:
THBT Israel should exempt from military duty its citizens who morally oppose the occupation of Palestine

3rd East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition 2012

Round 1:
THW trade with oppressive regimes.
Round 2:
THBT religiously affiliated institutions such as universities and hospitals should provide insurance plans that cover all costs for medicinal contraceptives for their students and staff.
Round 3:
THBT states should sell their territories to foreign entities to fill national coffers.
Round 4:
THW bar Saudi Arabia from the London Olympics 2012 unless it allows its female athletes to compete in it.
Round 5:
THBT Western liberal democracies should only decide on whether to legalise gay marriages through the process of a referendum.
Grand Final:
This House prefers a Constitutional Monarchy to a Republic.

2nd East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition 2010

R1:
THW pay the poor not to have children
R2:
THW refuse to extradite suspected criminals to states where they face the death penalty.
R3:
THW stop all developmental aid to Africa.
R4:
THBT oil companies should not be allowed to hold patents on renewable energy technology.
R5:
THBT army bases should have their own state-sponsered brothels.
SF:
THBT USA should end all efforts to broker peasce in the Isralel-Palestine conflict.
GF:
THBT 1st world liberal democracies should repal all laws on treason.

1st East Asia Inter-Varsity Invitational English Debate Competition 2009

R1:
THBT state-sponsored insurance policies should cover by-choice abortion.
R2:
THBT terrorist suspects should have the right to a trial in civilian courts.
R3:
THW not allow undocumented immigrants to be eligible for financial aid for higher education.
R4:
THBT armies should overthrow corrupt, dictatorial governments.
R5:
THW pay a wage to poor, full-time, stay-at-home parents.
SF:
THBT state media should provide airtime to extremist political parties.
GF:
THBT reduced American military presence in Asia is good for Asia