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  1. Economics Without Illusions: Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Economics Without Illusions: Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism by Joseph Heath Broadway, HK$149 There is something highly likeable, even seductive, about Joseph Heath's writing. An associate professor at the University of Toronto in Canada, he tells the reader from the outset that he shares the unease most people feel about capitalism. And he conveys his ...

  2. Catwalks, climate and laughs

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the development of electric vehicles. Among those people taking part were Princess Birgitta of Sweden, David Miller, mayor of Toronto, Tom Miller, deputy mayor of Portland, Romel Pascual, deputy mayor of Los Angeles, and Amos Masondo, mayor of Johannesburg. David Miller said Toronto had been working on practical ways to lower greenhouse gas and carbon emissions, and was aiming to create a low ...

  3. More to Cambodia than Angkor

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are more environmentally aware,' says David Simister, chairman of CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) for Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, the company leading the marketing and sales campaign to promote ... to respect and preserve the natural environment of the area. David Clarke, director at MAP Architects Hong Kong, and the brainchild behind the project's master plan, says the environmentally ...

  4. Ying Wa's feisty trio wins convincingly

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Yat Hei Ying Wa College knocked out Yew Chung International School to advance to the sixth round of the 11th Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating Competition. The debate was held at Yew Chung on November 8. The school teams tackled the motion: 'Having street demonstrations does more good than harm for Hong Kong's progress.' Adjudicator David Walker, a native ...

  5. The Planner

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045 Roald Dahl's The BFG Faust International Youth Theatre's production of David Wood's stage adaptation of author Dahl's ... whose talent could take him far- if only someone would push him firmly in the right direction. David Bintley choreographs and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia provides musical accompaniment. A HK Arts ...

  6. letters

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... idiom that says: 'Every occupation produces professionals'. Let's take David Beckham as an example. He loves football, which is his interest, and he has turned his interest ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... by EN+ and Oleg Deripaska is respectively the majority shareholder and CEO of the former and chairman of the latter. Shareholder activist David Webb has for many years been critical of the status ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... All should hold the handrail I refer to the letter by David Pollard ('Pointless plea on escalators', February 7). Holding the handrail is a safety measure in case the escalators ... to the A&E department. Kevin Lee, Clear Water Bay Stand on right to make way I am fully in agreement with David Pollard on the absurdity of the MTR's escalator policy ('Pointless plea ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... 6pm-9pm. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sin Sin Annex, 53- 54 Sai St, Central. Inquiries: Ends Dec 5 Simulated Alternate Realities Works by 12 artists (including Hong Kong's David Boyce, Briton ... Wan. Inquiries: 2529 0087. Ends today Chinese Whispers Paintings and drawings by British watercolourists David Paskett. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, 1308, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd, ...

  10. Beijing's blind eye

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer July was a grim month for the mainland's already desperately damaged environment. First, pollution from a copper mine in Fujian province killed almost 2,000 tonnes of fish ... outrage on local officials, the real villains can be found in Zhongnanhai. David Eimer is a Beijing-based journalist ...




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