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David Roberts steps down at 50 from Aedas

David Roberts was the Martin Sorrell of architecture: like the WPP ad mogul, Roberts was always at another early-morning meeting on another continent when you turned your back.

Saturday, 1 June, 2013, 4:58am 4 comments

HKT takes telecoms regulator to court over Apple's sim-locking

Apple recently took a pasting in People's Daily and other official mainland media for its trading practices. Now it is being criticised in Hong Kong for "anti-competitive practices" and for a "flagrant disregard" of the regulator for its own commercial gains.

6 Apr 2013 - 6:16am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, April 2, 2013

The description in Jose Chan's letter ("Policyholders worse off with proposed insurance authority", March 28) distorts our proposals. One of the purposes of establishing the new authority is to enhance protection of policyholders.

2 Apr 2013 - 3:45am 15 comments

Former CLSA analyst writes quit-and-tell-all book

Daniel Tabbush, who for many years was CLSA's head of regional banking research, has published a why-I-quit-the-rat-race book. Titled Quit & Run - My Wake Up Call on Wall Street, the book describes how he got into the finance industry, his thoughts about his work and why he left.

28 Mar 2013 - 6:31am 2 comments

Letters to the Editor, February 20, 2013

Mr Lo criticised me and the Civic Party for "jumping on the bandwagon" in uploading Lian's article on Facebook and inviting the chief executive to sue me for libel if indeed he had a case for libel.

20 Feb 2013 - 4:51am 2 comments

Cohorts of pussyfooters tiptoe around extravagance curbs

We see that Communist Party chief Xi Jinping has reiterated his call for a curb on official banquets and has called on all government agencies to tone down official receptions to end extravagance and to follow the fine Chinese tradition of "being diligent and thrifty".

1 Feb 2013 - 5:23am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, January 28, 2013

Any fair-minded person viewing China's nine-dash line, that skirts the entire area of sea outside the 12-nautical-mile maritime territory of the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, and Malaysia, would come to the conclusion that it marks a bizarre and assertive attempt to grab territory.

28 Jan 2013 - 3:04am 1 comment

Huge destruction of government records continues

It is with some regret that we feel obliged to take issue with our chief secretary, the admirable Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, over her written reply yesterday on the vexed question of Hong Kong's public records. Legislative Councillor Cyd Ho Sau-lan had asked, given Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's support for an archive law during his election campaign, if any progress had been made so far.

24 Jan 2013 - 4:58am 2 comments

No action taken against tycoons

I work in Wan Chai near the Fook Lam Moon "tycoon's canteen" restaurant.

22 Jan 2013 - 2:03am 1 comment

Sabrina Chao rises to top of Wah Kwong. Is Forbes' top 50 next?

Good to see there's no glass ceiling at Wah Kwong Maritime Transport where Sabrina Chao has become chairman.

22 Jan 2013 - 4:09am