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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't follow EU's bad privacy ruling in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Don't follow EU's bad privacy ruling It sounds less ominous in Spanish. After all, the case that started the imbroglio originated from Spain. Derecho al olvido means roughly the right to turn over a new leaf. In French, it's droit à l'oubli, which is close to the English of "the right to be forgotten". People in the European ...

  2. They came, they partied, they scored

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... They may have partied more than they should and cancelled a few functions - to the dismay of fans dogging their every move - but Hong Kong loved the Real Madrid stars just for being here. After the public relations debacles, the world's arguably most ...

  3. Row over German safe-sex ad has Mao-lovers wriggling

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... so strongly.' Last year, French carmaker Peugeot Citroen also had to apologise for using an advert in Spain that showed Mao as a cross-eyed old man. ...

  4. Youth was spy's secret weapon

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... I was actually working as a spy.' But, unlike Mata Hari, she has had a second career as a rich businesswoman, with a vast estate in Spain. ...

  5. Art tour wasted on snooze-hounds

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with mineral water during a meal in Bilbao, Spain. If the ostensible reason for the junket was to educate hacks on world-class art, the trip was not an unqualified success. First lesson about art ...

  6. Another last cry from the eternal infinite

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of the Ming dynasty, who went as far as today's Somalia. The sea explorers and spice traders of Spain and Portugal inaugurated the era of western dominance, making the west the most dynamic ...

  7. An era when graft was commonplace

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... confiscated in the 1980s. Bids to recover another $6.4 million from him are continuing. He is reportedly living in Spain after serving a four-year jail term in 1975 ...



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