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Lai See

An official glimpse of Hong Kong ... through rose-tinted glasses

It's always interesting to see how governments like to project themselves and the territory for which they are responsible in speeches and publications.

Tuesday, 25 October, 2011, 12:00am

Rogue trader loses billions


What has happened? Swiss bank UBS is in a lot of trouble after it was found that one of its workers lost US$2.3 billion.

What is a rogue trader? A rogue trader is a stock trader who makes trades for his employer (in this case UBS) he is not allowed to make.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

the winning tactic

Enter a world of swords and sorcery with Dungeons & Dragons Tactics, a strategy-based role-playing game from British developer Kuju Entertainment and published by Atari exclusively for the PlayStation Portable system.

9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

A green light on the horizon

The eternal optimist took a long drag on his cigarette and set his gaze on the horizon. The sun was hovering there above the water, an orange ball suspended in a sea of pinks, reds, yellows and ever-deepening blues. Turning towards me, he imparted some personal wisdom, garnered from years of ups and downs, good times and bad.

15 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Rogue reptiles no strangers

The Yuen Long crocodile is not the first rogue reptile to have turned up in Hong Kong.

Exactly five years ago to the day after the first reported sightings of the animal, a Yau Ma Tei woman discovered a baby crocodile under her refrigerator. The 60cm reptile, believed to be an escaped pet, was caught by a snake catcher.

4 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Load of woe delivered by rogue removal man

One can only applaud your dogged pursuit of the antics of the rogue removal operator Janson Wong Hing-wah 'Removals firm boss back in business' (Sunday Morning Post, September 1). You refer to complaints against Wong stretching back a year. In fact, to my knowledge complaints stretch back over a decade. I related my story to one of your staff writers about two years ago.

8 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Rogue lion dancer falls foul of law

It seems Lai See was too late in her warning to renegade lion dancers yesterday.

One such rebel has already fallen foul of the authorities.

The Government takes a harsh view on rogue lion dancers, dragons, unicorns and martial artists. If you perform without a permit, you face six months in jail and a HK$2,000 fine.

28 Dec 2000 - 12:00am