Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014   

Internet access can calm in-flight boozers
Every year, I spend nearly 420 hours flying. Normally I work 14 hours a day so the time I spend in the air every year adds up to about a month's worth of work. It is a great deal of productivity lost as most airlines have yet to offer in-flight internet connectivity.

Dinner offer has yet to fall flat
Prices of small and medium-sized flats are continuing to surge, and Hong Kong is again buzzing with talk about how the sun will never set on the local property market.

Academic highs for those who deserve it
Many readers and clients often ask me if feng shui really works. I tell them that feng shui often works only for those who deserve it. Today I will further illustrate that certain settings are prone to academic excellence.

Projects to make hospitals better
Hong Kong's medical services enjoy a high reputation internationally.

Sitting is the new smoking, but think before leaping into action
A friend once called me "a fat, lazy slob." I chose to interpret it as a compliment. Denial has always been one of my superpowers.

URA plan raises traffic fears
The Kwun Tong town center redevelopment is the Urban Renewal Authority's biggest project but the first tender exercise had to be aborted as the bids failed to reach minimum requirements.

Stupidity goes beyond ice bucket parents
The Ice Bucket Challenge is a charitable drive in which people pour a bucket of ice water on themselves and share the video clips on the internet.

A day to get into the swing
The Hong Kong Golf Club partnered with Sing Tao Daily to hold an open day to promote public participation in the sport.

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