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Ted Thomas

The grande dame and the PR man

For a man who has made a successful career out of training the media spotlight on his clients and tutoring them on how to handle the press, the events of the past month must have been an unsettling experience of role reversal.

Sunday, 26 February, 2006, 12:00am

The grande dame and the PR man

For a man who has made a successful career out of training the media spotlight on his clients and tutoring them on how to handle the press, the events of the past month must have been an unsettling experience of role reversal.

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

SIMPLE SOLUTION

Regarding the argument on the pros and cons of setting up a casino on Lantau, surely the fears of widespread social disaster to our native population could be averted by confining the patronage of such a casino to tourists and other visitors.

Their status could be verified by their passports.

4 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

High demand

I refer to Ted Thomas's letter headlined, 'Vehicle ban could transform waterfront' (South China Morning Post, March 3), concerning traffic management measures at Stanley Main Street.

Public demand for car parking provision in Stanley is remarkably high, especially during weekends and public holidays.

24 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Tough time at station

Whilst I whole-heartedly support Ted Thomas' pleas, published in these columns, to report errant taxi drivers, I would like to warn of some of the problems that readers might well face.

21 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Taxis' 'Out of Service' signs are not illegal

I refer to the letter headlined, 'Puzzled by police inaction' (South China Morning Post, July 12).

In his letter, Ted Thomas asserted that for the first two weeks of July, 80 per cent of Hong Kong taxis had been 'driving around' with 'Out of Service' signs covering their meters.

23 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Good news, not news

Bad news is good news. This standard truism of journalism is not going to change, no matter how indignant we may feel at what seems like unfair, biased, inaccurate and unbalanced reporting on our affairs. It is a fact of life that the unpleasant and the dramatic are going to grab the headlines.

5 May 1997 - 12:00am

Critical

I would have thought that any knowledgeable seafarer who allows a passenger to knot a rope around his waist and jump overboard from the deck of an iron-hulled vessel steaming at 10 knots in rough sea deserves criticism.

30 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Ted Thomas

HERE'S a postscript to our story about media guru Ted Thomas in the washroom at London gentlemen's club Boodles, mistaking a senior official of the Bank of England for the washroom attendant and tipping him.

30 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

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