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21 Aug 2014

Listening to RTHK's Money for Nothing programme yesterday, we heard host Bryan Curtis feature what he termed "a fun Lai See-type" item on yesterday's show.

Bio
Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
21 Aug 2014 - 1:26am
20 Aug 2014

The impressive display of edibles at the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council’s Food Expo this week focused attention on elegant presentation and delighting the taste buds.

Bio
Patrick Low is vice-president of research at the Fung Global Institute
21 Aug 2014 - 1:23am
20 Aug 2014

Tomorrow, China will celebrate the 110th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping's birth, and many...

Hu Shuli is editor-in-chief of Caixin Media Company, editor-in-chief of the weekly magazine Century Weekly, executive editor-in-chief of the monthly journal China Reform and dean of the School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University. She founded CAIJING magazine, a business and finance review, in 1998.
21 Aug 2014 - 2:02am
20 Aug 2014

The taxes are high, the bureaucracy is complex and, if you believe half of what you read in the...

Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong based writer and journalist. He has worked in Asia for The Guardian‚ The Daily Telegraph‚ and The Independent‚ and was a consultant editor for The Asia Times.
21 Aug 2014 - 1:17am
20 Aug 2014

The overwhelming vote of no confidence last week against Ambrose Lam San-keung made his...

Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily “My Take” column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.
20 Aug 2014 - 4:45am
20 Aug 2014

Remember how all hell broke loose in February when Commercial Radio sacked Li Wei-ling, who...

Michael Chugani is a Hong Kong-born American citizen who has worked for many years as a journalist in Hong Kong, the USA and London. Aside from being a South China Morning Post columnist he also hosts ATV’s Newsline show, a radio show and writes for two Chinese-language publications. He has published a number of books on politics which contain English and Chinese versions.
20 Aug 2014 - 3:28am
20 Aug 2014

Every now and again we are reminded of the truth of the expression, "The law is an ass."

Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
20 Aug 2014 - 10:09am
19 Aug 2014

The new SAT test, with its heavy emphasis on knowledge of US founding documents and civil...

Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong. At KYP, she teaches creative writing, public speaking and critical reasoning. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kellyyanghk
20 Aug 2014 - 1:50am
19 Aug 2014

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was a writer, thinker and activist, who railed against the received...

Richard Wong Yue-chim is the Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong
20 Aug 2014 - 1:31am
19 Aug 2014

There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the...

Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily “My Take” column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.
19 Aug 2014 - 5:45am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 67%
  • No: 33%
20 Aug 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 211

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The failure of the Hospital Authority to refer a single case of potential misconduct to the Medical Council for investigation in the past two years is deeply disturbing.

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