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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Looking out for all our futures: Nelson Chow

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... into Kowloon Walled City in 1976 or investigating a murder-suicide tragedy in Tin Shui Wai which claimed the lives of a family of four in 2004, one of a string of similar incidents in the "city ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Nelson Chow rose from poverty to become one of the city's most respected social work experts. Will a universal pension be his legacy? Looking out ...

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    How mainland Chinese influx can damage the environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on the offensive against the construction of what he dubbed "walls of buildings" across the city that trapped air pollution while feeding the greed of property developers. In these "wars on walls", Tam won some, lost most- and made himself a household name with his hard-hitting campaigns. Political commentator Choy Chi-keung once dubbed him the "environmental Taliban". ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... would facilitate the debate, he urged. The political heavyweight says the current atmosphere in the city- with Occupy Central preparing to take to the streets once Beijing rules out public ... to a piece of calligraphy newly hung on a wall in his office, which was a Chinese phrase meaning "fair and impartial", from the legend of King Yao handing his throne to King Shun. "Of ...

  4. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Back with a Banga

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... other city.," he said. "For me this is where friends are. Hong Kong is where the life is." When it comes to measuring success the second time around, it's not about making ... office, its walls lined with striking contemporary art. "I feel happy here. It's something that is my own. I created it- not inherited it- created it."   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Dr Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong's flu-fighting official, takes a well-earned break

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... of 'Detective Fai' The resignation of Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai as head of the government's disease prevention centre last month came as a shock to the city. The unexpected move has prompted much speculation over why Tsang- Hong Kong's respected and indefatigable "flu fighter" and defender of the city against severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003- who would leave public ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Scholarism's Joshua Wong embodies anti-national education body's energy

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... too quickly to catch his words, and hardly has time to chat at all. The driven 15-year-old can claim credit for an anti-national-education message that is now all over the city. From a YouTube ... it was possible to take on power, quoting Japanese author Haruki Murakami: "If there is a hard, high wall and an egg breaks against it, no matter how right the wall or how wrong the egg, I will stand ...

  7. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Chopping Block

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Tough words from a restless job hopper who admits he has a problem with authority. The New York City native grew up in Summit, New Jersey, where he scraped through high school, with a 1.4 ... of the company that came out of that, Love Box Self Storage. Then he fell into the short selling that made him a household name on Wall Street. And although his profile is now lower, he insists he's ...

  8. Magazines - Style - PROFILE

    Head for heights

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... including Berlin, Venice, Cambodia, Madrid and her favourite city, Istanbul, which she describes as "exotic but civilised, alien but totally welcoming." One of her most educational ... she has been seeking inspiration from cultural cities like Vienna. "The spend on culture is astronomical with huge attention and resources lavished on museums, cultural performances ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Fu Baoshi's granddaughter: I was destined to deal art

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... were fake- was destined for art In the famous steps of grandpa Fu Baoshi Jenny Pat may be the director of an art gallery, but she loves blank walls. Paintings at her home are not hung, but rest ... graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2004, she felt the city was no longer for her, and moved to Beijing to work as a junior specialist for China Guardian, one of the country's ...



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