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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong schools get it all wrong on sex and dating

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:46am by Alex Lo

    ... where dating has been banned. The other has to do with sex education at my children's international school. According to Chung Fat-shing, the principal of Po On Commercial Association Wong ...

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    How Hong Kong's government subsidises those who need it least

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... of surpluses every year in recent time. Since John Tsang Chun-wah became finance chief in 2007, he has underestimated revenue by a total of HK$582 billion. As one-off sweeteners, he has given back ...

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    Catholic Cardinal John Tong Hon has more tolerant tone towards gays now

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A more tolerant tone towards gays Last year, Cardinal John Tong Hon used his Christmas message to denounce gay marriages, saying a real union could only be between a man and a woman. That sparked a fierce reaction from gay rights groups. Yesterday, the good cardinal went back to reaffirming family values in his festive missive without explicitly saying ...

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    A Mandela lesson for Wong Yuk-man?

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A Mandela lesson for Wong Yuk-man? "Do you know who I am, little girl? I'm Wong Yuk-man. Would I take it back?" A hapless female reporter provoked ... Bully boy Wong has been embroiled in a row with the government ever since he said in the legislature that people would start throwing petrol bombs and not eggs at officials like Lam. Now he ...

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    Robert Chung's Hong Kong polls show pan-democrats are as unpopular as Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:08am by Alex Lo

    ... protest-prone Albert Chan Wai-yip, "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung and Wong Yuk-man range between 34 and 38.8. The last poll for political parties, conducted in October last year, shows ...

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    Democrat Albert Ho has thirst for girly photos … and economic intricacy

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by Alex Lo

    ... to sit through two hours of finance chief John Tsang Chun-wah reading through his budget. You try doing that. Your mind quickly goes into a stupor, so looking at photos of scantily clad models ... of Milton Friedman and John Maynard Keynes. So here's a man who clearly has a curious mind and a thirst for knowledge and beauty. Well, you can have someone far worse than that for a lawmaker. ...

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    One-dimensional thinking afflicts Hong Kong's budget

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com One-dimensional thinking on the budget There seems to be fixated, one-dimensional thinking among our officials. Whenever they fret about our declining competitiveness, they inevitably cite tourism and information technology like magical chants, as the panacea to all our economic ills. You have a perfect example of that in finance chief John Tsang ...

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    Why Jenny Ng and Li Wei-ling make unconvincing heroes of press freedom

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:44am by Alex Lo

    ... before the cameras to accuse the government of misquoting a company report to justify its decision to block a TV licence for businessman Ricky Wong Wai-kay's Hong Kong Television Network. ... HKTV, of course, deserved a licence. Why was it the government's business to discourage competition in a market if an entrepreneur such as Wong was committed financially to the venture? ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Burden of history weighs on all of us- just take a look at Japan and China

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... in the region. Unlike post-war Germany, Japan accepted defeat, but not guilt. As US historian John Dower wrote in Embracing Defeat, the single best book on post-war Japan I have read, surrender ...

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    Wishing you a literary Valentine's Day

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:36am by Alex Lo

    ... of love is spoken. Yet, by the end, an unbreakable bond has been formed. He would die for her after that. Years ago, the BBC did a superb production of the novel, starring John Hurt. Pale, sickly ...




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