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  1. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo I can't tell you the answer to that, but we will tell the buyer the unit is on the 66th floor. Our top unit will be on the 88th floor, and the second-highest floor will be the 68th floor A Henderson Land spokesman, when asked what floor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695665/quotes-week
  2. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... a good show by the government's heads but Hong Kong is still lagging behind. Greenpeace campaigner Prentice Koo Wai-muk, after Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and most ministers walk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693635/quotes-week
  3. Doomed to lack of leaders, but so what?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... an answer. Indeed, it may offer clues to arguably the most enduring challenges Hong Kong poses to political science: how we enjoy extraordinary freedom in the most general sense while being ... political talent. Unfortunately, the civil service is a machine that produces more civil servants, not leaders. Critics often argue Hong Kong needs full democracy, which will create a Darwinian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657277/doomed-lack-leaders-so-what
  4. 'Bus Uncle' returns to limelight looking for companionship

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... 'I've got pressure and you've got pressure'- became a slogan overnight for people who were too stressed out living in Hong Kong. Recently, he posted a personal profile on Facebook declaring he was looking for a companion. He confessed: 'Interested in: women. Looking for: a relationship. Political views: moderate democrat.' But since a local magazine exposed his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659364/bus-uncle-returns-limelight-looking-companionship
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let's keep calm about suffrage debate

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Let's keep calm about suffrage debate It's not every day that a community has an opportunity to remake a constitutional order. Hong Kong people ... executive candidates; only back then, it was pan-democrats who went into paroxysm. Let's keep in mind that it's all just talk at this stage. Beijing or the Hong Kong government cannot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1234008/lets-keep-calm-about-suffrage-debate
  6. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of the world's most expensive flats If those rich folks from the mainland or Hong Kong are buying luxury flats, you should just let them. Ronnie Chan Chi-chung, chairman of Hang Lung Group, saying any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696322/quotes-week
  7. QUOTES OF THE WEEK

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... they are welcome to take over.' - Tsang Yok-sing, executive councillor and head of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong, commenting on whether cabinet members should be replaced. 'I have people's names in mind, I know in Hong Kong there are people willing to make sacrifices for the greater good.' - Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, promising to find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422078/quotes-week
  8. Legco may also need to ban karaoke for precious politicians

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... chief executive Tung Chee-hwa was fond of saying, Hong Kong people need to be conversant in two languages and three dialects to succeed nowadays. But ni (you) bu gai is a famous line from ... And patriotic members of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong wouldn't have been caught dead in their younger days listening to subversive music from the renegade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676470/legco-may-also-need-ban-karaoke-precious-politicians
  9. 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. ... HR argument right back at the chief executive. Meanwhile, outside Hong Kong, in the City of London and Wall Street, bankers and financial executives have been humbled. Their institutions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680200/evolution-hr-force-evil
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hysteria will not hasten democracy

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Hysteria will not hasten democracy So a Beijing-friendly figure had an off-the-record lunch with a bunch of hacks from Hong Kong in which he or she mentioned ... the pan-dems demanding one person, one vote in a direct election. Those are their opposite but maximum demands. That's why they are poles apart, perhaps even irreconcilable. For Hong Kong to have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1189426/hysteria-will-not-hasten-democracy

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