Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Monday, August 3, 2015   




For an amnesia sufferer, every day is spent in a dentist's chair
Just did some calculations on my savings. If all goes well, I will be able to retire by my 212th birthday.

Don't fall for those phone phonies
Declining local crime rates may have caused some people to let down their guard, creating the opportunity for fraudsters to scam many victims with a novel scheme in recent days.

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.



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