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  1. Living life on the run is a mistake

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to a smartphone; laptop case over shoulder, hitting other drones as you power through the crowds; never stopping to notice anything that is unrelated to what's going on in your head. Some people argue ...

  2. Letters

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... history and the context around which the second Iraq war and the drone attack on a Yemeni doctor to which he refers (seems he must have a mole in that air force base on the prairies who fed him ...

  3. Smart way to get on in the ministry of silly ideas

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... always rely on immediately accessible manifestations of this genre. They need to study the drone-like speeches delivered in the legislature, pore over government publications for small signs ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Escalation is the wrong policy The US has intensified its killing in Afghanistan and Pakistan. On December 17 and 18, US Predator drone aircraft carried out an escalating series of missile attacks on Pakistani targets near the Afghanistan frontier. What was described as a fleet of drones pummelled a village in North Waziristan, killing as many as 17 people on December 17. According to media ...

  5. In need of a makeover

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... to tight schedules were treated to officials droning on endlessly in party propaganda-speak, while translators made valiant attempts to determine whether they meant 100 million when they said 10 ...

  6. In your dreams

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Something the financial secretary said last week made me chuckle. It wasn't anything to do with his humour: there wasn't any in his lengthy budget speech, which he read, head bowed, in that monotonous drone so typical of our bureaucrats. Maybe John Tsang Chun-wah didn't look his listeners in the eye because he had nothing to say that would even ...

  7. The quiz

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... 3 Shanghai Shenhua 4 Three 5 D 6 A US Predator drone 7 Havel; The Garden Party. Hitchens; The Trial of Henry Kissinger. Gaddafi; The Green Book 8 C 9 Her right leg 10 Credit Suisse 11 Estonia 12 ...

  8. talk back

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... looking for that last elusive fish. Many a resident is woken night after night by the drone of the boats' diesel engines. Dead fish and black diesel deposits coat the sands on Cheung Sha ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Hong Kong, are we creating drones or real humans who can think laterally and troubleshoot on a case-by-case basis? Brett Forsyth, Happy Valley ...



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