Earthquake donation

Letters to the Editor, May 15, 2013

Hong Kong's landfills are nearing capacity. Photo: AFP

No truth in report of deal

Referring to your Lai See column entitled "Henry Tang buys historic property in Australia" (May 14), I want to clarify that there is not a shred of truth in the story.

Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 3:06am

Letters to the Editor, May 7, 2013

Some price cap is needed on textbooks. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

We should not be happy with mere scraps

At the end of his analysis of why Martin Lee Chu-ming is supposedly behind the times, Alex Lo offers an analogy to Beijing being like Ebenezer Scrooge - if even he could offer a sum to charity then there is hope; just as China has offered conditional suffrage ("History has left Martin Lee behind", May 3).

7 May 2013 - 2:22am 3 comments

Paper talk, May 4, 2013

The Rubber Duck arriving in the harbour made industrialist Lam Leung think of manufacturing his ducklings again. Photo: Felix Wong

Sunday, Apple Daily

Mistress letter puts doubts in the minds of police wives

4 May 2013 - 4:04am

HK$172m donated to Yaan earthquake relief efforts

Temporary dormitories at Tianquan Middle School, Sichuan. Photo: Xinhua

About HK$172 million from Hong Kong corporations and individuals had been donated to Yaan earthquake relief efforts in Sichuan province, according to the central government's liaison office.

1 May 2013 - 11:05pm

Why I didn't donate to Sichuan earthquake relief

A resident stands among the Yaan quake ruins. Photo: AFP

To blame Hongkongers as being "selfish" or "cold-hearted", as some opinionated, angry mainlanders claimed on weibo, is simply wrong. We still want to help, but we need to adapt to new ways to help.

30 Apr 2013 - 10:15am 5 comments