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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Howard Winn

    ... for tourists travelling to the Philippines was on a par with Syria. For much of this period, Syria was racked with civil war involving the deaths of thousands of civilians. The Security Bureau rightly ...

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    Security Bureau shoots itself in the other foot over Philippines

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... visit, Thailand was assigned a red alert, mean while the Philippines was supposed to be as risky as Syria. People in the Security Bureau must think we are as deranged as they appear to be, ...

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    Remarkable change in Philippine security says Hong Kong government

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... and for much of this period the Philippines has shared the black travel alert with Syria, which is engaged in a full-scale civil war and has witnessed huge loss of life. This is patently absurd. ...

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    Harbour watchdog to get more teeth for mammoth task

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... but it's taken Hong Kong a long time to approach this stage. Philippines ain't Syria We couldn't help noticing that activist groups in Syria say that 5,000 people were killed in Syria ... week, the highest weekly death toll so far. Understandably the Hong Kong government gives Syria a black travel alert warning, which means avoid all travel to the country. Meanwhile, it maintains ...

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    Hong Kong government's travel alerts are compromised

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to deteriorate there". However, two other countries are already on the black alert list, the Philippines and Syria. So how, we wonder, should we view the addition of Egypt? Is it a situation like the Philippines or should we view the Egyptian situation as being closer to Syria? The latter is tearing itself apart amid a nasty civil war with a horrendous number of civilian deaths. The Philippines ...

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    Hong Kong travel to Philippines surges despite government's black alert

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Pakistan, and Thailand. Egypt and Lebanon are given a red alert, which advises avoiding non-essential travel. A black alert warns to avoid all travel. Here we find Syria which is undergoing a vicious civil war and the Philippines, which in the opinion of our government, is just as dangerous. This makes nonsense of the travel alert since the Philippines is nowhere as dangerous as Syria ...

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    HSBC withdraws public transport insurance ad

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Hasseldahl refers to is the 2007 Israeli air attack against a suspected nuclear weapons research facility in Syria. He says that reports by the magazine IEEE Spectrum traced reports that a French ...

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    The Philippines is dangerous … because HKers say so

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... as Syria, which shares the black travel alert. It is irresponsible of politicians to encourage the view that popular sentiment should govern the outbound travel alert system. A weak connection ...



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