Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Monday, September 22, 2014   

Just when you're in need of a lift they bill you for going up
It is morally wrong to describe a whole group of people as "incarnations of evil". Unless we're talking about landlords, since that's a scientifically proven fact.

A toilet cleaner's key to riches
As prices of small and medium-size homes soar, real estate experts fear an eventual crash. But a top manager of a leading developer believes prices may still rise another 5 percent.

Scottish question reveals politics of fragility
By the time this article is published, the question whether Scotland will go independent should have been decided.

TVB puts focus on students
The local news media present a number of awards each year to recognize outstanding journalism.

Collector with nose for vintage and friends
Two years ago, wine collector Paul Dunn Siu-chau hosted a wine-tasting session and asked me to join.

Some good news on a lost art
Some people say reporters must have "legs of steel, eyes of horses and a super-human stomach" as they have to run around a lot, be very observant and miss meals frequently.

Fortune-tellers may have missed rise in value
"If I had a crystal ball, I would be among the ranks of Warren Buffett!"

Promotion seen as done deal
Trade Development Council executive director Fred Lam Tin-fuk will be leaving soon to head the Airport Authority, and there are reports that deputy executive director Margaret Fong Shun-man will take up the top job.

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