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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Will Hong Kong let democracy slip from its grasp?

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of journalists- who "have surely reported nine out of the last five revolutions". But it does not seem an exaggeration to report that Hong Kong is reaching a turning point, a democratic ... by fringe groups and a yellow press. All these simply spell irreversible decline for Hong Kong as other great Asian and mainland cities overtake us. Apologies to our anti-locust narcissists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1104793/will-hong-kong-let-democracy-slip-its-grasp
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    'Beautiful souls' blinkered to reality

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com 'Beautiful souls' blinkered to reality A distinctive Hong Kong identity politics is emerging. As it is still developing, it is hard to pin down and put your finger on. But one important aspect seems clear enough: demonise China, idealise Hong Kong. Yes, yes, I know. How can that be when the city is part of China? But it's that very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1252256/beautiful-souls-blinkered-reality
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    At least we now know where we stand

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Alex Lo

    ... extent it still actually underpins Hong Kong-mainland relations. But given the high-profile manner in which Beijing has handed down its democratic reform package, officials on both sides ... along with token appearances before the media of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in the last two days, says everything you need to know about the diminishing role the Hong Kong government has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1583219/least-we-now-know-where-we-stand
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Democracy doesn't come with guarantees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... argument- that it will exacerbate conflicts between different classes, vested interests and groups, and may even make Hong Kong-mainland relations more difficult- seems to me to be equally, ... Madrid, Jakarta, Sofia or Washington. These democratic cities and societies are as deeply divided and conflicted as Hong Kong in their own ways. I rather think people in "undemocratic" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1274149/democracy-doesnt-come-guarantees
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Leung Chun-ying, reach out and meet the Hong Kong students

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:35am by Alex Lo

    ... candidates, however chosen, must run from district to district and meet people in the streets to convince them they are worthy of their votes. And while the "love Hong Kong, love China" stricture may sound severe, Beijing has made it clear you don't need to love the party, only not oppose it. The message is clear: pan-democrats who stick to Hong Kong issues can run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1601252/leung-chun-ying-reach-out-and-meet-hong-kong-students
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    Some crazy goings-on in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Some crazy goings-on in Hong Kong Is Hong Kong going crazy or what? It seems many of us need serious help in anger management. A guy went with his brother ... "But I am over 70. I want to do something for Hong Kong," he replied, laughing. "Maybe I will buy it from Shenzhen, put it in bags and throw them at those Occupy people." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1603469/some-crazy-goings-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Those crying foul over police tactics should look at how protests are handled overseas

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Claims of police brutality overblown The police's use of tear gas against protesters on Sunday was a tactical failure and public relations disaster. ... the charge. Other academics joined the chorus. There was also implicit racism in some Chinese-language media commentaries that asserted that police had never fired tear gas on Hong Kong people- citing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1607059/those-crying-foul-over-police-tactics-should-look-how
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time to stop exploiting Hong Kong's street cleaners

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's time to stop exploiting street cleaners I often feel awed and remorseful about how clean most of our city's streets are given the blatant and callous exploitation of street cleaners under the government's syste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1599737/its-time-stop-exploiting-hong-kongs-street-cleaners
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... remains in office, Beijing will take a hard line towards Hong Kong. But how hardline is hardline? Xi has, domestically, gone after "flies and tigers" as well as taken on scores ... Kwok-cheung observed that if the self-immolation of Tibetan monks wouldn't move Beijing, what makes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists think it would bat an eyelid if they skip classes for a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597591/beijing-shifts-indulgence-hard-line-hong-kong
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Idealistic dreams could become real nightmares for young Hongkongers

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by Alex Lo

    ... for real change? How do you give real contents to vacuous forms like freedom and democracy in terms of effecting real changes to the political institutions of Hong Kong? The problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1604893/idealistic-dreams-could-become-real-nightmares-young

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