Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, February 1, 2015   




A pat on the back for Link move
If I were a populist, I would find myself having a difficult time commenting on Link REIT's recent successful bid for government land in Kwun Tong to develop a commercial complex in hustling and bustling Kowloon East.

Young steer clear of transport sector
Transport and Housing Bureau officials are spending as much time on transport as on housing issues even though homes always gets the most share of public attention.

Singing praises of Kunqu with noted writer
I was late by 20 minutes and missed the introduction, but still in time to listen to Kenneth Pai Hsien-yung's talk about his experience of lecturing in the mainland.

Tapping in to Israeli success
The local media is becoming crazy about Israel after representatives joined a Hong Kong student delegation to the country.

Creativity may be about getting basics right
Stimulus measures for our young people to start their own businesses have created quite a buzz among friends. While some consider the government subsidy of HK$300 million too little too late, others lament the emphasis of our education system on rote learning, the paucity of retail or office space for "start-up" companies and teachers' preoccupation with examination results.

Rail winner amid new players
The ramping up of land sales by the Hong Kong government for industrial-commercial as well as residential users has kept developers busy with the tenders and all.

Brace yourself for man-made catastrophes
The year 2015 is almost a month old. However, despite the Year of the Goat starting on February 4, our Lunar New Year begins on February 19.

Testing times good for top venue
AsiaWorld-Expo has become a popular performance venue in recent years and The Phantom of the Opera was recently staged there.



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