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  1. The penny is yet to drop on false economy of Asia's dollar delusions

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... this in the Foreign Correspondents' Club. No one is paying any attention. When he made his first big speech back in 1998 he had an attentive audience of more than 50 people. ... of it in the chart and table. Total Asian foreign reserves are more than US$2 trillion, the equivalent of 27.9 per cent of combined gross domestic product. We in East Asia are by far the world's biggest ...

  2. Urgent issues forgotten as government inspects itself in a mirror

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... There goes my prospect of anyone buying me drinks at the Foreign Correspondents Club tonight, but I do not blame journalists alone. Our Legislative Council, for instance, is too heavily made up ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The message is the medium.' With apologies to Marshall McLuhan I HAVE TWISTED the old aphorism around because I have always read a different meaning ...

  3. Row shows we're backing the wrong horses when it comes to culture

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the Jockey Club has a declining appeal to the Hong Kong public. Jockey Club chief executive Lawrence Wong Chi-kong had to admit that attendance for the big day at the races was down 19.5 per cent from last year and turnover was off 8.2 per cent. It was not the weather. It was not the promo. It was not the horses. It was just stark reality. Time for a major rethink on the club ...



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