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Charlotte Parsons

Tender ode leaves sour note on Li

Poor Little Richard. He's been getting some bad press of late.

But Lai See is here to bring him good news.

Come June, people will be singing his praises.

That's when the Hong Kong Welsh Male Voice Choir is performing.

Monday, 26 March, 2001, 12:00am

Tender ode leaves sour note on Li

Poor Little Richard. He's been getting some bad press of late.

But Lai See is here to bring him good news.

Come June, people will be singing his praises.

That's when the Hong Kong Welsh Male Voice Choir is performing.

The group appears to have decided that there aren't enough local business leaders immortalised in song.

26 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Anyone for tongue in cheek?

Now Lai See has been in these parts for a while now.

So the delicacies served up in the eateries of deepest, darkest Mongkok have long since lost their power to shock.

These days, we think it's kind of cute when a jutting bird foot salutes the soup slurper with a mini high-five.

24 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Graveyard shift has real impact

Ah, those spiteful little e-mails.

Lai See just received one claiming to be 'an e-mail sent round Herbert Smith in Hong Kong'.

The message has clocked up some serious mileage. We got it from a friend in New York.

The names have been changed, but here's what it said:

'From: Smith, Kelly

23 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Laying down the law on basic lyrics

Have you ever read a legal text book and been overwhelmed by the urge to burst out and sing those sub-sections?

Neither have we. But yesterday a bunch of civil servants lived that fantasy.

Twenty-one representatives from two bureaus and 10 government departments converged on City Hall to compete in the final round of the Basic Law Singing Contest championship.

21 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Copycats weave Web of deceit

He is the champion of the minority shareholder. The founder of the caustic financial site. The thorn in the side of big business.

Yes, there's only one David Webb.

Or is there?

Friday found the editor of Webb-site.com firing off e-mails warning recipients to 'beware of imitations'.

12 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

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