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Hong Kong's glitzy malls are pricey and uncomfortable

This letter will start off with two contentious statements that your readers may wish to dispute.

Saturday, 4 September, 2010, 12:00am

Democracy gone bad

There is no need to wait until historians pass judgment on George W. Bush. Most people, both in the United States and around the world, have already concluded that he is the worst American president in living memory.

28 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Nuclear deal marks birth of the 'knowledge economy'

If the freedom to legitimately and safely transfer goods, knowledge and ultimately one's self are the aims of globalisation, then the Indo-US agreement on nuclear commerce - due to be inked by US President George W. Bush tomorrow - is an encouraging message to people in Asia and Africa who lack all three.

7 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Serious take on a light-hearted poke at credit crisis

Many readers mistake me for a serious columnist; actually Lodown IS my serious column. I wrote something funny on the global credit crisis in the op-ed section the other day and, gratifyingly, instantly received an erudite letter from a reader on The Peak denouncing it.

4 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Bush is Gored as curtain rises on festival

'In a democracy, any close race would be decided by counting every ballot,' gibed Bob Carr. Literary lion Gore Vidal looked on thoughtfully as the veteran Australian politician divided votes into two piles on the table in front of him in a parody of the 2000 US election. 'One for Al Gore, one for Bush, one for Gore, another one for Gore ...'

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


I agree with Chris Maden (South China Morning Post, March 8) that 'the American and British public can remove Bush and Blair' at the next election. That is the principle of democracy.

12 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Bush - Sixteen Stone (MCA)

Bush - Sixteen Stone (MCA) There's something sinister about Bush, the English band with the US recording deal and post-grunge sound.

17 May 1996 - 12:00am

Ask Ange

Watch this space throughout the month for fan club addresses of all your favourite stars. Channel V is showcasing two LA bands on Speakeasy this month, No Doubt on Thursday (May 5) and Bush on Thursday (May 16) at 3 pm. You can write to No Doubt c/o P O Box 8899, Anahelm, California 92812, USA and c/o P O Box 9484, London NW26WP. More fan clubs next week, now to your letters.

5 May 1996 - 12:00am