Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, August 2, 2015   

Our price is right for wider choice over US
A few weeks ago at a meeting of libertarians, I presented a case study on Hong Kong's retail market. After my speech, David Friedman said in America most retailers hire salespeople to serve while in Hong Kong many shops simply partition their space to other people. How do you explain the difference?

Medical attention for school cut
Chinese University of Hong Kong dean of medicine Francis Chan Ka-leung recently visited the offices of Eastweek magazine.

Powerful performance offers hope to all
I saw Geminin Wong Yuk-tak perform her EFIL show up close for the first time at an exhibition hall.

Managers make a difference
The Hong Kong Management Association invited me to attend the presentation ceremony at its annual HKMA Quality Award banquet last week.

Beneficial metals embedded in black jade
At a time when we are bracing ourselves for the possible presence of lead in our water supply, it comes as a relief to find a gem rich in metals and trace elements conducive to our well-being.

Early birds get plum jobs
The government's administrative officers, or AOs, are elite generalist administrators. They are highly sought after by private and public organizations even after retirement from the civil service.

The pine temple behind so many schools
Many may not know that there are two schools of Taoism: Quan Zhen and Zhen Yi.

Airport art shows off to a flyer
The summer holiday is the peak traveling season. I went to Hong Kong International Airport and saw a few art pieces with vibrant colors at the arrivals hall.

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