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  1. Police put lesbian rights group on the spot over G dot TV

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... They call it the G dot, not G spot, but the police have got all hot and bothered anyway. Nutong Xueshe, which means 'the college of female comrades', has launched a sex-education Web TV service with the cheeky name. To qualify for public funding ...

  2. Letter to Sheen puts gloss on chicken trade

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Animal welfare is a priority in HK, officials say in a response to the actor The government has finally answered a letter sent by US actor and animal rights activist Martin Sheen, who expressed concern about Hong Kong's treatment of live poultry. Thr ...

  3. Fears increase as gangs force more children into begging

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Police mount extra patrols amid reports that youngsters are being drugged A growing number of professional beggars - many arriving from the mainland on two-way permits - are bringing along children to attract sympathy, police warn. There have also been cl ...

  4. Kindness goes viral on our mean streets

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's not just silly videos and ads that can go viral. One man's outrage at our government's ineptitude and inhumanity has inadvertently started a community-building movement. Spread by viral messages via social media, a movement has emerged not only to help the poor but to regain a sense of neighbourliness in poor districts such as Sham Shui Po. ...

  5. Europe feels the pain Asia once endured

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com How strange! Markets across Asia plummeted on news of Francois Hollande's election victory in France and of the punishment Greece's mainstream parties suffered at the hands of voters for their austerity measures. The election results are a clear rejection by ordinary people of spending cuts and belt-tightening. These austerity measures ...

  6. Mass suicide, execution- perfect to keep the kids amused

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Hong Kong seems to be pioneering children's books with dark, social themes, if the bi-lingual edition of The Rabbits and the Frogs is anything to go by. The story book, bought by Post colleague Alex Price from a Sai Kung shop, tells tales of suicidal bunnies and capital punishment meted out to young criminals- just the kind of burning issues haunting Hong Kong ...

  7. At last, a leader who minds the gap

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Much of our social resentment can be traced to our wealth disparities. The past go-go decade has been grand for our super-rich, but awful for the poor and middle class. We don't want the rich to get poorer. But we need to make the poor less poor and the middle class richer. This will make a fairer society with less acrimony. By rolling out a series ...

  8. A letter to Mr John Tsang on the cash handouts

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Lo

    ... problems. I urge you to consider better use of our resources. Yours sincerely, Adrian Lo Adrian, a Form Seven student at Li Po Chun United World College, is an adviser to the Hong Kong Outstanding ...

  9. Seeking a safe haven in our city

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Lo

    ... Imagine yourself in the shoes of Syaheeda, a girl living in war-torn Somalia. One day you witness your entire family - parents, grandmother, and siblings - killed before your eyes. You run away as fast as your legs can take you to avoid being killed yours ...

  10. Heartfelt tax fact

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hong Kong people are known to be generous donors but there are inevitably some cheapskates among us. A lively debate was sparked on she.com, an internet chat room service, during a recent charity flag day. A woman with her husband and young child was approached by a volunteer for a donation. She apparently offered 40 cents, but demanded five flags in return. Even her ...




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