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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Do we need a BRICS development bank?

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... nations have created a US$100 billion contingency reserve arrangement, which will be co-managed by their central banks. But we already have the China Development Bank (CDB), which has been active ... crowded. There is bound to be duplication of effort and resources, leading to waste. The BRICS summit in Brazil said the bank would help "emerging and developing nations mobilise resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555464/do-we-need-brics-development-bank
  2. Fair play to insurer for covering the 19th hole

    Posted Oct 07th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... definition of the meaning of 'contingency'. Not only does it cover the usual medical fees, emergency services, baggage damage and personal injury, it also offers to pay for all your friends' drinks at the bar- limited to HK$1,000- if you manage a 'hole-in-one' on the golf course. Isn't the insurer afraid of false witnesses for the policy claimant, such as his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/566763
  3. Widow questions 'unacceptable' 999 delay

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... after the first emergency call was made. James Barnes, 68, who was the former Asia-Pacific head of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and managing director of San Miguel Brewery, suffered a cardiac arrest ... sense that he can break a few rules, can afford to run a few risks in an emergency. For an ambulance to arrive at the scene 27 minutes after a 999 call is unacceptable by any standard. 'It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488517/widow-questions-unacceptable-999-delay
  4. Old boys take a little shine off alma mater

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... councillor and managing director of Citic Pacific Henry Fan Hung-ling (pictured), who also holds eight other public roles, including a directorship at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and slots on various Securities and Futures Commission committees. It emerged this week that during his joint tenure with chairman Larry Yung Chi-kin, unauthorised currency bets were made by traders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657633/old-boys-take-little-shine-alma-mater
  5. Hot pot puts style boss in tight spot

    Posted Jan 07th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... managing to place orders at a restaurant. The incidents happened recently when a Sing Tao photographer just happened to pass by a Causeway Bay hot pot restaurant after Mr Sham (pictured) parked his ... seeing how I.T.'s stocks have plummeted in a year of plenty, perhaps Mr Sham has reasons to be frugal, or at least change his stock's tag, 999, the emergency call number. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/531825
  6. Racy ad had 10-year run before exposure in international journal

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the cover. 'To our sincere regret... it has now emerged that the text contains deeper levels of meaning, which are not immediately accessible to a non-native speaker.' Actually, the topic ... word and work out the messages.' The latest development is that the journal has managed to find a new Chinese-language cover using the title of a book by 17th century Swiss Jesuit Johannes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663627/racy-ad-had-10-year-run-exposure-international-journal
  7. Windows rival wins official backing

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... programmers can tinker with it to suit their own purposes and fix problems. Linux has emerged as the main challenger to Windows because it is free and is immune from the many computer viruses which ... it's all free,' said the Productivity Council's principal consultant in enterprise system management. 'You still have to pay for the hardware - but that's unavoidable,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428212/windows-rival-wins-official-backing
  8. Linux wins official backing in HK

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... purposes and fix problems. Linux has emerged as the main challenger to Windows because it is free and is immune from the many computer viruses which specifically target the Microsoft operating ... Council's principal consultant in enterprise system management. 'You still have to pay for the hardware - but that's unavoidable,' the consultant said. The mainland's Ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428224/linux-wins-official-backing-hk
  9. first person

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... As told to Alex Lo Sam Chiu Shen-sion is a musician and assistant human resources manager at the Langham Place Hotel in Mongkok We had to pick an extra-curricular activity when ... were embedded in my way of playing. So it was a struggle that lasted two to three years. But I definitely emerged a better musician for it. After graduating, I worked in human resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530839
  10. No dozing on the job

    Posted Jan 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... vary greatly, of course. Those in accident and emergency departments work the fewest hours- about 44 a week- because they have a three-shift rotation. However, surgeons can work as many as 90 hours a week, as they are on call for emergency operations. Would you want to be cut open by a drained and irritable surgeon? A tired doctor, like all other human beings, becomes less alert ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/531257/no-dozing-job

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