Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Donald Tsang to address Davos forum

Friday, 27 January, 2012, 12:00am

The Language of Leaders

The Language of Leaders by Kevin Murray Kogan Page

We live in a fishbowl. Thanks to the scrutiny fuelled by social media, no manager is further than a thoughtless word away from a crisis.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Age shall not weary her

I meet Jennifer Murray on a drizzly, windy morning on Stubbs Road, halfway up The Peak, near where she lives.

It's less than a week before she competes in Racing the Planet Nepal, a six-day ultra-marathon that covers 250 kilometres of uneven terrain. Most of her serious training is over. These final few days are for relaxing and resting her body.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Readers rally as more tales of illegal parking hit the roads

We seem to have struck a chord with our piece yesterday on traffic violators and have had a number of responses.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Eldon's return back to the fold may be too close for comfort

We see that David Eldon has been taken back into HSBC's fond embrace. It yesterday announced that, as of May 1, Eldon is to become non-executive director and chairman of HSBC Bank Middle East.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Simon Murray shows true grit and comes a tad unstuck

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Wanderlust led to career of caring

There is a certain neat symmetry to James Murray's appointment as chief executive of the new Hong Kong office of global aid agency Plan International.

13 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Poles position

When British adven-turer Jennifer Murray and fellow helicopter pilot Colin Bodill finally achieved their ambition to fly around the globe via the North and South Poles last year, they had seen some of the most splendid landscapes on Earth.

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Waiter Rant

Waiter Rant

by A. Waiter

John Murray, HK$208

17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

World Beat

What's going on around the globe

Brooches made from ice cream sticks, metal rings cast from bandage strips, even bracelets made from fabric care - no, not pre-school art projects. These are serious works, made by some of Australia's leading craftspeople.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Barrister in public apology to judge

'I never even sat across a dinner table from her'

Suspended barrister Roderick Murray yesterday issued a public apology to Judge Chua Fi-lan outside Tsuen Wan Court for having made false disparaging statements against the District Court official.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Murray's late entry yields a career-best result

Having entered on an impulse, Hong Kong triathlete Claire Murray produced the best result of her career after she finished third in the Iron Man New Zealand yesterday.

6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Hair don't

A new member of the Size clan hit town yesterday and he didn't need an ID card. One look was enough to know that it was the son of the three-time champion trainer. Tim Size popped in on his way to England to catch up with his famous father, who did the right thing and led in a double.

19 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Barrister wins more time to explain his courtroom antics

The barrister at the centre of a scandal over his 'bizarre' behaviour in court surfaced yesterday to ask the Bar Association for an extension to a deadline set for him to explain his behaviour.

22 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Bar chairman defends lawyers' right to pre-court drink

The chairman of the Bar Association last night defended the right of lawyers to drink before courtroom appearances - as long as it did not affect their performance.

Edward Chan King-sang's comments came after a 'heated' meeting of the association's Bar Council executive over the antics of barrister Roderick Murray.

13 Aug 2004 - 12:00am