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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Canada gets all protective about porn

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:25am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Canada gets all protective about porn In the eternal debate over whether something sexy is porn or erotica, it seems the Canadian government has cut the Gordian ... pornographic cable channels for failing to meet minimum Canadian content? Like France, Canada mandates a minimum level of home-grown content to make sure "Canadian artists have access to Canadian ...

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    Ocean Park boss Allan Zeman leaves on a high note

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:05am by Alex Lo

    ... C$1 million [HK$7.2 million] by the age of 19 while working for a lingerie company in Canada. The first million is always the most difficult to make for a self-made entrepreneur. So perhaps he ...

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    Toronto's focus is on Keystone XL oil pipeline, not Mayor Rob Ford

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:23am by Alex Lo

    ... from Alberta to the US Midwest. It strikes me that how Canada deals with its rich reserves of oil sands- also known as tar sands- is a textbook example of why some countries succeed ... of the Keystone pipeline system. Earlier construction means the system as a whole is already running crude and bitumen from Canada all the way to Texas, and shortly to the Gulf coast as well. So you have ...

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    Farley Mowat: a life-changing voice from the Canadian wilderness

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Life-changing voice in the wilderness You can be a virgin to books the same way you can be a virgin to sex. Farley Mowat, the great Canadian author and naturalist who has died, aged 92, broke my reading virginity. Never Cry Wolf, his fictionalised auto-bio about his time spent observing wolves in sub-Arctic Canada, was the first English book I ever read ...

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    US offers Anson Chan and Martin Lee a poor example of democracy

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... been easier for the rich and powerful. But at least Lee and Chan are also visiting Canada, which, along with Sweden, Norway and Denmark, offers far better models of democracy, freedom ...

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    Canadian consular officials can't shirk their duty to so-called dual citizens

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Canada shouldn't run protection racket Canadian officials periodically worry about granting too many free services to their "dual" citizens, people who hold a Canadian passport yet are permanent residents elsewhere. They pay no taxes, rarely if ever vote, and generally have little or no commitment to Canada, so the argument runs. ...

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    Toronto's shame is Mayor Rob Ford, but he's all part of real democracy

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by Alex Lo

    ... Kong-born Olivia Chow, his prime mayoral election rival in October, means when she says Torontonians are living with a "sense of shame". One of Canada's most prominent Asian public ...

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    Maid in USA row reeks of hypocrisy

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by Hari Kumar

    ... is regulated more stringently and is a more expensive affair in Western countries than in Asia. The problem arises when families take their maids along to countries like the US or Canada where employers can be deemed as aiding human trafficking if the stipulated conditions are violated. Not too long ago, a court in Canada convicted Hong Kong emigrant Franco Orr Yiu-kwan of human ...

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    Tricky choice for would-be tourists

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

    ... Hari Kumar Tricky choice for would-be tourists It is getting tricky choosing a holiday destination for this coming Lunar New Year. The top destinations that Hongkongers flock to are all not exactly welcoming places right now. Parts of the United States and Canada are colder than the South Pole, with a polar bear in Chicago zoo even needing extra protection. Going on a holiday ...

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    Astronauts leave children in a vacuum

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:03am by Alex Lo

    ... journal Global Networks. What took them so long? The two academics examine the frustrations of children left behind by parents who "simultaneously isolate them in Canada and function ...




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