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  1. 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   ...

  2. 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   ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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"? ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's pointless to bully Philippine President Benigno Aquino into apologising

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by PERRY LAM

    ... to be successful, would only make us a bully and a hypocrite. Perry Lam is a local cultural clinic ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Big Apple offers Hong Kong a good example of why it should embrace immigrants

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:47am by PERRY LAM

    ... the city that never sleeps maintains its status as the world's financial and cultural capital while taking in immigrants not only from China and Mexico but also India, Russia, Ecuador ... businesses, the foreign-born provide New York with a continuous injection of economic vitality. Then there is the all-important issue of cultural diversity. No visitor to New York can fail ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Creating opportunities takes resources

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by Paul Yip

    ... by setting aside more space to work out. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department should try harder in providing more facilities for the whole community to relax. It must also make facilities ...




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