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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Police reluctant to enforce the law on Justice Drive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Howard Winn

    ... of the outcome of the postal vote among the 2,500 members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club around the world over whether to admit women members. The club, which many regard as the spiritual home of golf, has long held out against this move. Club officials in March sent out a letter which said: "Now is the time to ask members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club to welcome female members ...

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    Hong Kong government's travel alerts are compromised

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We see that the government yesterday issued a black travel alert for Egypt, which means that people should avoid all travel to the country since "the situation continues to deteriorate there". However, two other countries are already on the black alert list, the Philippines and Syria. So how, we wonder, should we view the addition of Egypt? Is it a situation like ...

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    The allure of fine art still strong among Hongkongers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... aside, there was an extraordinary range of art on display from ancient Chinese bronzes, lacquer, porcelain, furniture textiles in addition to Egyptian and Islamic art. European exhibitors showed ...

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    Annells denies reports of investigations

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Kong office. However, these issues were eerily avoided by Financial News which instead waxed lyrically about Tang's expert knowledge of ancient Chinese texts and poems and his expertise ...

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    Hong Kong travel to Philippines surges despite government's black alert

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Pakistan, and Thailand. Egypt and Lebanon are given a red alert, which advises avoiding non-essential travel. A black alert warns to avoid all travel. Here we find Syria which is undergoing ...

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    Hong Kong does not need a culture tsar to define what is art

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... prevailing views in society. In ancient Greece around 480BC, the tragedian Euripides wrote anti-war dramas during the long conflict between Athens and Sparta, incurring the anger of the state. ...

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    Toxic figures stream from polluted waterways

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of the sun. Italy was also strategically located at the crossroads of civilisation and developed close links with the Egyptians, Phoenicians and ancient Greeks, and later developed links with Asia ...

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    Greens burn up over 'dinosaur technology'

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... ancient atlases, the Christian Science Monitor reports. As readers will know, old Chinese maps are of interest these days given the mainland's claim to "indisputable sovereignty" ...

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    Toy helicopters and knives restricted during congress

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... term for it - shi ba da , meaning Big 18. The pronunciation is not unlike "Sparta", the name of the city state in ancient Greece. For this reason, there has been an increasing ...



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