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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Snowden has left us all better informed- that's heroic to me

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... not target civilian infrastructure like their adversaries. Thanks to Snowden, we have all become better informed about state surveillance and power. That's pretty heroic to me. ...

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    Vetocracy gone mad, thanks to obstructive pan-democrats

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Vetocracy gone mad with pan-dems An American friend has recently taught me a new word, vetocracy, to describe the state of US politics. Well, how ironic! We have that in Hong Kong already even though we don't have full democracy. The term, my friend says, refers to how the two main political parties in the United States are so polarised along ideological ...

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    CY Leung shows how not to talk to the world's media

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com CY shows how not to talk to the media Someone sent me The New York Times' write-up of the by-now-infamous interview with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and I thought it was a spoof from The Onion. Actually, the New York satirical publication would not have been able to invent the story because the chief executive was saying things that simply ...

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    Police action not the answer to the crisis on Hong Kong's streets

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Alex Lo

    ... A retired senior officer has told me that a moratorium on the use of tear gas has apparently been imposed after its controversial use during the early days of the protests. This makes crowd control ...

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    Let the Hong Kong protesters occupy the government headquarters

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:11am by Alex Lo

    ... while the MTR is even more severely crowded than usual. Dear sirs and madams in our high-paying civil service and bureaus, I am sure you know it but let me repeat it anyway. The protesters' ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Some crazy goings-on in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by Alex Lo

    ... week. I took a taxi home and the driver suddenly asked me the difference between paint thinner and hydrochloric acid. I asked him why he wanted to know. "I want to throw some at those ... At this point, I became very alarmed. I glanced at the dashboard to try to get his name and licence but the holder was empty- he was probably working illegally as a taxi driver. I told him to let me off ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time to stop exploiting Hong Kong's street cleaners

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by Alex Lo

    ... sweeping contracts were outsourced, saying only that the policy was designed to ensure the best use of public money". Well, let me explain it, now that Tung Chee-hwa, our first chief ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Independence is way, way overrated for the likes of Scotland

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 05:18am by Alex Lo

    ... them go independent if they want to? Flanders and Wallonia, Scotland, Catalonia, Quebec, Texas, Taiwan: why try to stop them? Well, let me put it this way, I think independence is way, way ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't bet your life and education on electronic sports

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by Alex Lo

    ... Playing online is one thing; at least you are involved. Watching strikes me as a supreme waste of time which just takes "unproductivity" to a whole new level. But I belong to an ageing ... me rather as the opposite of physical sport, that is, anti-sport. But that's just me and my bias.) Last October, 32 million people went to Twitch to watch a live championship for League ...

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    Are anguished cries a sign of Hong Kong's decline?

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by Alex Lo

    ... and resistance, declaring a new "era of civil disobedience" to Beijing's denial of full democracy and our government's acquiescence to it. Our reactions remind me of the classic study, ...




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