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1 2 3 Show (2014/11/07)

On today’s 123 Show, we can hear Andrew Shuen at 1.30. Let’s see what trending news he has to share! After 2pm, Alison Macleod will talk about her work and the Literary Festival. And finally after 2.30pm a short story from the HK Top Story Competition. Click here to listen

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Vanguards in Our Streets

Next Magazine (2014.10.23, A003, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) Hong Kong is a miracle. A rite of passage for young western bankers in Hong Kong is the junk trip to Lama with the top management from head office. Two decades ago my CEO, an accomplished head of the then biggest bank inContinue reading>

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1 2 3 Show (2014/10/09)

On today’s 123 Show you can hear Andrew Shuen with the latest and most daring revelations regarding CY Leung and the umbrella movement that you will want to hear. Click here to listen

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1 2 3 Show (2014/09/26)

On today’s 123 Show social and political commentator Andrew Shuen is joining forces with Noreen once again. This week’s agenda will have to remain a secret until you tune in.  Click here to listen

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1 2 3 Show (2014/09/19)

On today’s 123 show you can hear the trendy Andrew Shuen on trendy news around the world. Tune in at 1.30pm. Also what are your thoughts on the referendum in Scotland? Get in touch with us and we want to hear Click here to listen

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False Compassion

Next Magazine (2014.08.28, A002, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) It is the gift of a great economist to be able to make complex issues simple. Art Laffer reached public greatness with his insight that there is a level of tax rates that is so high that even with higher rates, revenue wouldContinue reading>

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Undermining The Rule of Law

Next Magazine (2014.07.31, A002, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) Mark Twain penned the maxim that “no man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” It has always seemed a wise precaution to keep a close eye on what the legislature is doing. Therefore it has been possibleContinue reading>

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Turn West Kowloon Into A Market

Next Magazine (2014.07.10, A002, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) Eleven years after closing, there remains controversy about plans to preserve and redevelop the Central Market. At least we now have some rather bold plans, but apparently some people still object to the number of commercial outlets in the plans. So the siteContinue reading>

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Government Waste Galore

Next Magazine (2014.05.22, A004, Second Opinion, Bill Stacey) In it last Annual Report, the Audit Commission notes that there “has been a significant rise in government spending (from $233 billion in 2005-06 to $381 billion in 2012-13 (an increase of 64%)” and describe the “significant increase in scope, complexity and coverageContinue reading>