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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong pan-democrats must show true leadership

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by Alex Lo

    ... opinion polls. Perhaps the better historical personages to emulate are Egypt's Anwar Sadat and Ireland's Michael Collins. If a plebiscite were conducted before Sadat made his historical ...

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    Hong Kong must stand up to Egypt over probe into balloon crash

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... started? What do the authorities in Egypt have to hide? Are they trying to whitewash an accident that killed 19 foreign tourists from countries such as Japan, Britain and France? According ... executive to show how tough he can be in standing up for Hong Kong's people. Hey, we are not dealing with Beijing, but Cairo. We can afford to be assertive, even aggressive in our demand. Egypt ...

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    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... be allowed to tap into others' secrets in the name of national security. Looking back, the age of "gentlemen do not read each other's mail" is almost like an ancient legend. ...

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    Why Cantonese is a real language in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:23am by Alex Lo

    ... And lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, what did you write in my newspaper the other day- Cantonese is "a mere dialect"? Go back to school, Ip. The ancient canonical Chinese texts predated ...

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    Tricky choice for would-be tourists

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:59am by Hari Kumar

    ... Yesterday it had three countries on its black list, warning people to avoid all travel to Syria, Egypt and the Philippines. The message is clear to all. That's why the Philippines tourism ...

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    The different paths to democracy

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 12:34am by Alex Lo

    ... Dogmatic democrats never seem to learn this lesson based on overwhelming historical evidence. In Egypt, a military strongman is hailed as the nation's saviour after massive bloodshed following ...

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    Catholic Cardinal John Tong Hon has more tolerant tone towards gays now

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... doctrinal change for an inherently ancient and conservative institution like the Vatican is difficult. The best that can be hoped for is that the new pope, through persistence, will prepare ...

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    Are our perceptions of protests tainted?

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... recounted above were what happened not too long ago in Thailand, a Buddhist country. So far, everything that happened in Bangkok in 2006 has been repeated in Cairo. If events in Egypt follow ... it difficult to offer a viable alternative. So if you go by the lessons from Thailand, more protests and violence are in store for Egypt. The only difference in the two scenarios so far is the general ...

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    Sometimes it's better the devil you know

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of a mild tyranny in Egypt led to a democracy of demagogues, ending with the people's embrace of an even harsher tyrant. And Syria-style civil war, anyone? Like it or not, we will be stuck ...

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    China's too old for a new revolution

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... Egypt in 2011 and Tiananmen in 1989 met these conditions, the two correctly predicted that the 2011 call for a "jasmine revolution" in China would amount to "little more than ...




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