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  1. A formula for financial heartache

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo It is a sad irony that we live in one of the great financial centres of the world, yet so many of us are clueless when it comes to elementary finance and investment. This fact is borne out in survey after survey. The Consumer Council this week warned elderly investors about so-called financial advisers, who push them to buy investment products with no guaranteed return, ...

  2. The evolution of HR as a force for evil

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in the discipline, and sounds innocuous enough. Remarkably, it has also been used by such diverse groups as the Hong Kong government, the civil service and US financial institutions to justify hidden goals. ... for political appointees. The expanded accountability system is seen by many as a blatant attempt to emasculate the civil service and create a separate centre and channel of executive power ...

  3. Fear of open spaces

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that do not allow children to run around, and public pet parks that ban dogs from being off the lead so they could roam free. A sign in one play room- padded, with cushions- at a community centre ... and parking spaces. Commoditised space, like any financial instrument, is an object of manipulation in any free market. But we shouldn't complain too much; anyone who has speculated ...

  4. No time for apathy

    Posted Feb 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and pass- the many professional training courses. However, most working parents- from humble truck drivers to well-paid financial managers- are familiar with work days of 12 to 14 hours, having ... I believe, leaves parents with no choice but to act. We must change one of our fundamental attitudes: treating schools as part academy and part day-care centre. The twice-yearly, teacher-parent day ...

  5. It's a risky business

    Posted Oct 24th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to work in international press centres where journalists covered major news events, like the peace accord between Egypt and Israel in 1979. It was very educational. Early in my career I was thrown ... worked extensively with a number of industries, particularly the oil and gas, aviation, shipping and the financial sector. I find it particularly stimulating to get to know the client's ...

  6. Mars tool team was refused HK funds

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the university's industrial centre director, Chris Wong Ho-ching, on Commercial Radio's Teacup in a Storm yesterday. 'We have called press conferences and organised exhibits. Certainly ... that the tools had no local industrial or commercial use. Professor Yung told the South China Morning Post yesterday: 'I hope the government will widen financial support for research projects ...



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