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China, China, China, I love China…

The 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, was recently asked in an interview why he seems to be obsessed with China? He responded by saying he hardly ever mentioned China in the run up to … Continue reading

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恭喜發財 – Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year – 2017!

Wishing all a vintage 2017 – hope it is a year of love, health, innovation, inspiration, remuneration, peace and adventure! Carpe diem.

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Hong Kong LegCo Elections 2016: Salus populi suprema lex esto?

To say that tomorrow (Sunday, 4 September 2016) may prove to be a watershed in the life of the SAR is to underplay the moment in time… Continue reading

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Le burkini: a national debate

©LECTR Artists in France have been protesting against the French various local governments’ burkini ban by drawing cartoons that have been shared widely on social media. Quite a debate and need to strike a commonsensical balance, in my view.

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FCC – classic colonial HK photograph

Photograph (©FCC) taken in the 1970s from the 14th floor of Sutherland House, an office block in the heart of Hong Kong, then home of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC). The men’s room, noted John le Carré, “provided the Club’s … Continue reading

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Kai Tak Sports Park – Wow!

Kai Tak Sports Park – What do you think? The HKRU have launched their comms around the KTSP mega project. See above link. It looks and feels amazing even from the rendering above. Hong Kong rightfully seizing back from, what some … Continue reading

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