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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference Are people on both sides of the political divide getting a tad too paranoid? Here is a letter from Hong Kong by one William Lam published in The New York Times a day after the July 1 march. It first accused Beijing of having no intention of honouring a free and fair election in 2017. OK, I grant you that's ...

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    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... consultation results next week. In his latest report to the British Parliament on Hong Kong, Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed support for the city's struggle for universal suffrage ...

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    Hong Kong's Leung Chun-ying should forgo desire for a second chief executive term

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... of deep fissures in our society? One suggestion has been for Leung to resign. Everyone would cheer, but would it solve anything? Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor could step in, doing a repeat of Donald ...

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    It's indefensible for APA students to perform protest stunts

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by Alex Lo

    ... Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor tells us much about the quality and manners of students at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Graduating students pulled a similar stunt last year against Chief ... you, the student. Lam was hardly the focus of the proceedings; she was there to perform a ceremonial duty as substitute chancellor while Leung was away on holiday. So why did you ruin your own ...

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    Sworn believer in independent thought

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Sworn believer in independent thought Robin Williams, in one of his most comical movie scenes, taught a class of Asians how to swear in English. His students loved ... Lam Wai-sze. Most were critical of her swearing at police officers in public. Eddie Ng Hak-kim, the education secretary, said this was unacceptable behaviour for a teacher, and Lam swore ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time for a U-turn on the scale of the West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:49am by Alex Lo

    ... from Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor down have succeeded in creating the impression that we have gone too far on the "shampooing" to reverse course on the wretched West ... bickering and planning and delaying, so almost nothing has been done. No or little shampoo has been applied. Lam has warned no U-turn is possible despite the spiralling HK$23 billion cost ...

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    Talking about core values while ignoring our minorities

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... international schools to expand, with temporary sites and permanent homes. Even the more recent Nord Anglia school in Lam Tin gets tax breaks and free land, though its mother company is listed ...

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    Time for troubled Mega Events Fund to be put out of its misery

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55am by Alex Lo

    ... had picked up enough since the onset of the global financial crisis. And I thought I was being radical many columns back when I suggested the fund's chief, Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Mega Events Fund lacks bang for its buck

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:11am by Alex Lo

    ... after the government auditor released a scathing report on the Tourism Commission's Mega Events Fund, Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, the fund's chief, grudgingly acknowledged a review was now called for. It's a bit late for that. Under Lam, the fund has been wasteful on events that did little to enhance Hong Kong or entertain the public while rejecting others that might have ...

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    Rude teacher Alpais Lam now places her trust in police over death threat

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... mainland honchos and harass pro-democracy activists. But at the slightest hint of physical danger or threat, they all call 999. So it is with Alpais Lam Wai-sze, the teacher who shouted abuse ... Don't get me wrong, I am sympathetic to Lam. As a frequent but not very good driver, I often get traffic tickets, but rarely take them lying down. While I was never as liberal with profanity ...




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