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Archive | Letters Written as DG (2000-2001)

I am on my way

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, Tonight I will embark on a journey, which I have been looking forward to for some time. In fact, by the time you read this, if you read this, I should be half way round the globe flying to Los Angeles, if not already there. […]

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Thank You

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, I can never thank you enough for the concern and condolences, and love and support you have given me through words, messages and flowers following the death of my mother earlier this month. My life has not been as organized as I hope these days, […]

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Merry Christmas

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, Wen Huang, if you don’t know him, is a Public Relations Consultant at RI Headquarters, Evanston, which would make him Rotary’s spin-doctor, I suppose. He is quite a likeable character – warm, sensitive and helpful. I first met him at the meeting when Jason handed […]

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Calling Presidents Elect!

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, Another fortnight. I woke up remembering that it is District Council Elections Day. Yes, it is the first such election after Reunification. As I was figuring out whether to go and who to vote for, amidst my rather busy schedule of public and private avocations. […]

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Preparing for 2000 – 2001

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, We live in exciting times. Within a fortnight, all sorts of things happened in Hong Kong, China and the world, ranging from plane crashes to border conflicts, unnecessary human sufferings, and more earthquakes. Thus, we had the Egyptair crash of Flight 990; the crash of […]

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Typhoon York

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, For those in Hong Kong, I hope you are spending this unexpected morning and probably the whole day profitably. At least, you deserve a good rest. If you tell me what you did, there would be sufficient material for my next two or three letters. […]

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A Short Summer

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, A few things happened after I sent out the first issue of my letters around 26 July 1999. First, they did not reach many of the readers who used to receive Kingspark News by email. They were lost, or non-delivered. I had thought I fixed […]

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Silence Explained

My Dear Rotarians and friends, in particular my Action Presidents, The last article I wrote for Kingspark News was published on 12 April 1999. A lot has happened since, and I owe it to readers of Kingspark News to explain what happened, but first I should assure readers that the club bulletin is still being […]

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