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  1. If you build it ... they will complain

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... on the first working weekday after the eastern tunnel raised its tolls?' a government friend asked LoDown. 'Everyone predicted there was going to be chaos. Then traffic was actually ...

  2. A toe-curling chocolate habit

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Remember that memorable Maltesers advertisement featuring a pretty blonde who says she likes to nibble and suck on the chocolate-coated sweets? That classic ad inspired countless internet chat rooms devoted to discussing all possible ways - however improb ...

  3. Key-fine woman faces court showdown

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Hygiene chiefs will fight a housewife in court after she refused to pay a $1,500 littering fine for dropping what she says was her house key by accident near her home. The court battle comes after the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department finished an ...

  4. There's nothing nazi about tutorial centre's name

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Tutorial schools are a dime a dozen in Hong Kong but not many have such a, shall we say, intriguing name. Post colleague Alex Price spotted this school (pictured) in Prince Edward. We were alarmed for awhile about what would happen to pupils who don't fit their selective intellectual and physical profiles. But worry not. A teacher at the school has reassured us ...

  5. A tale to restore your faith in humanity

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... LoDown he made many attempts to contact this remarkable donor and only managed to reach him once. 'He sounded middle-aged, definitely a Hong Kong resident, and has businesses ...

  6. Slimming not so crazy after all, stupid!

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Oh dear! Obesity is not only bad for your health; it could make you stupid as well. Scientists have for the first time raised the alarm about the trend towards ever-expanding waistlines out of concern about human intelligence, or rather the lack of it, sc ...

  7. Designers gripped by deep-sea challenge

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The robotic claw of a new ocean probe is a HK creation A robotic claw designed by Hong Kong engineers will be used for deep sea exploration by Ifremer, a leading marine institute that helped find the wreck of the Titanic. The local team also designed and ...

  8. Corrupt language fails to make the icac's case

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The Independent Commission Against Corruption helps defend fundamental values in our society but the value of language proficiency does not seem to be among them. Alert reader Lester Chan wrote to seek help on linguistic puzzles in some of the graft-buste ...

  9. Police sweeten lot of ladies of the night after cage furore

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo If you are a fallen lady from the north, now may be the best time to get arrested. After the furore over the 13-hour detention of 40 suspected mainland prostitutes in an outdoor steel cage at a police station in full view of the public last week, 'Auschwitz' and 'Nazi' have been among epithets thrown at the force by critics and angry letter ...

  10. Don't delay, you too can swear like a local today

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It's curious that people say 'swear like a sailor' when, from my own experience, it might be more apt to say 'swear like a hack'. Other professions are not so forgiving about the use of such words in the workplace. For the more modest who don't usually say these words but may have the urge to utter them every now and then, G.O.D., ...




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