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  1. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    A message for the protesters: it's time to leave the streets

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Most Hongkongers are sympathetic to the cause- but take it to the halls of power A message for the protesters: it's time to leave the streets There has been a revolution in the way Hongkongers view the police force over the last 40 years. When I first arrived here in 1972, most people either loathed or feared the police because of the extensive corruption ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Protesting students have much to learn about compromise

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by PERRY LAM

    ... to live together peacefully. Perry Lam is a local cultural critic ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Realities of reality TV put audience in the spotlight

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by PERRY LAM

    ... is certainly one of the hallmarks of the celebrity culture. Being seen on television, recognised in the street and taken apart in chat rooms may not be anything remotely resembling what were once ... Entertainments. "If we don't, we are banished to hell." Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Democracy is worth fighting for, if only politicians knew how

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by PERRY LAM

    ... rights. So there is nothing wrong with fighting for democracy. If only our politicians knew how. Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Phones are only as smart as the people who use them

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by PERRY LAM

    ... million of which was pure profit. The company is now valued at US$5 billion. The dumbing down of culture and intellect is, of course, nothing new; it accelerated after the rise of commercial ... of personal freedom and collective intelligence; our failure to use them smartly is. Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Apathy, not criticism, is the true enemy of culture

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by PERRY LAM

    ... Perry Lam Intelligent voices of dissent are as important to a healthy arts scene as generous words of praise Apathy, not criticism, is the true enemy of culture Can a publication promote arts and culture by taking a critical stance on it? If you have pledged your allegiance to arts and culture, should any criticism on your part be termed "unpatriotic"? ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's crunch time as white paper waved like red flag to bull

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by ELIZABETH WONG CHIEN CHI-LIEN

    ... Kong is a unique city, with a unique historical and bi-cultural background. We pride ourselves on our values. We treasure freedom and the rule of law, upheld by a vibrant press, an elected ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    This critique of capitalism hits the nail on the head

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by PERRY LAM

    ... to agree on taxing the capital of our richest and most powerful residents? Perry Lam is a local cultural critic ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Orange trees signal the end of green light for speeding

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Sudden appearance of strange-looking police speed traps puts brakes on speeding culture Orange trees signal end of the green light for speeding I suspect I am not the only ... a point on it, warning signs by themselves had little or no effect. Only the very occasional manned police speed trap carried any real danger. They were few and far between, hence a culture ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Anniversaries of battles and bloodshed offer chance for reflection: Lam Woon-kwong

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:59am by LAM WOON KWONG

    ... the nation immediately after the 1911 revolution that ended the Qing dynasty. This year also marks the 120th anniversary of the battle of the Yellow Sea. That was a major naval contest between ... rise to the Bolshevik revolution, which subsequently affected the communist revolution in China and eventually led to the cold war. In her brilliant new book on the war, Margaret MacMillan ...




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