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  1. On guard?

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rong Xiaoqing On Thursday night, I heard New York's mayor, police chief and a top FBI official say that there could be a terrorist attack on the city's subway at any time ... profiling, and you have a new security policy that provides little reassurance. Also, there isn't the technology to provide comfort. The truth is that the New York subway system has a lot less ...

  2. Government lets us all down in flip-flop over central abattoir

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a suspiciously short time, the food and health minister has transformed himself. He has gone from being a zealous moderniser, persuading Hong Kong's virus-prone poultry industry to surrender its licences and buy into the brave new world of a centralised abattoir, to now humbly accepting the arguments of 'science' in order to keep the status quo. So we must stick ...

  3. Green route

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to charge motorists entering the busiest parts of Manhattan during peak traffic hours to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. Should Hong Kong follow suit? Write to us. ...

  4. Vote-buying scandal a timely reminder

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the Legislative Council in 2020. However, the number of new but failed democracies throughout the world reminds us that making a success of democracy requires far more than just allowing people to vote. ... the unauthorised and corrupt spending, the candidate, Lee York-fai, only secured a little over 700 votes compared to the 2,820 of the victor, indicating that voters recognised that dedicated service ...

  5. New look at an old way of thinking

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In an influential essay translated and published in The New York Times this month the author of Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power wrote: 'I [studied] ancient Chinese political theorists ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Talk about ancient Chinese thought! New Age followers and serious thinkers alike find guidance and inspiration in its millennial insights. No less an authority ...

  6. Beijing to step up subway security to thwart Olympic terrorists

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo in Beijing Beijing police will step up security checks on public transport, especially in the subway, from next month until the end of September to stop the daily tide of commuters becoming easy targets for possible terrorist attacks. In addition t ...

  7. Time to bring art to the people

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... of our city, not just a capitalist's dream. Even a stroll down Wall Street in New York reveals art on the street and in the foyers of office buildings. Hong Kong comes late to the party, ... to understanding the contemporary ideas that new forms of art bring.' Swire Properties has displays at Island East, Pacific Place and Festival Walk ranging from oil paintings to glass sculptures ...

  8. Results

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: Alco Holdings, Allan International, Kingmaker Footwear, Modern Beauty Salon, Mongolia Energy, Norstar Founders, Pyxis Group, Synergis Holdings, UBA Investments, VXL Capital, Wing Hing, Winsor Properties ...

  9. Taipei troublemakers still have something to shout about

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... a life most in the developed world can't even imagine,' says O'Brien. He also says they're giving a whole new life to punk rock. 'In the Philippines, they're aware ...

  10. Here come the new emperors

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that is gathering pace.' And this, Lambe believes, is a good thing. A new generation of highly qualified and experienced local professionals is set to claim many of the roles in international banking, now occupied by expatriates. Despite the localisation of the finance sector labour market in Hong Kong, the city was identified- with Singapore and New York- as one of three top destinations ...




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