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Simon Fluendy

Crowning glories of the 'Big Noodle' laid bare in symbolist's dream diary

PATRIOTIC Hong Kongers will accept no other desk diary in the coming years.

Our picture today is of the fabulous Bank of China Securities 'Return to Motherland' two-year diary.

Saturday, 30 December, 1995, 12:00am

Crowning glories of the 'Big Noodle' laid bare in symbolist's dream diary

PATRIOTIC Hong Kongers will accept no other desk diary in the coming years.

Our picture today is of the fabulous Bank of China Securities 'Return to Motherland' two-year diary.

30 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Taking revenge on voice-mail tyrants can help you get the message across

CYBERSPACE was the big hit of 1995. The variant for 1996 is going to be even more exciting, especially for those of us who are fed up of never getting to talk to humans on the telephone.

Voice-mail started life as something large US companies had in order to show off.

27 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Sparky numbers give taste buds cheap thrill

LAST week, Lai See got so enthusiastic over the Plonk of the Century Search that we took a dive into the shallow end of a swimming pool and damaged said facility to its severe detriment, as it will no doubt say on the missive we expect to get any day from M'Learned Friends representing the Yacht Club.

28 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Cathay's Oz talks dwarfed by airports sale

TALKS between the Government's Cathay Services Branch and Australia's Transport Department over the right to land at each others airports have not been going smoothly and, in our usual public spirited way, Lai See would like to help.

The news that Australia is putting its finest airports up for sale has given us exactly the opportunity we need (see tear-out).

29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Pilot's pager goes down a bomb at Cathay

PERHAPS it is Cathay's currently less than friendly relations with Australian competitors during the negotiations over routes or maybe the management still gets the impression that staff-relations are at a very, very low ebb, but there is more than a little paranoia in the air around the Cathay building at Kai Tak.

27 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

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