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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    New 7-Eleven in Lan Kwai Fong dismays bar owners

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Howard Winn

    ... in the area, are also allowed to sell alcohol to minors. Indeed there are no restrictions on retail outlets such as convenience stores and supermarkets from selling to minors. Although some as a matter of policy do not, there is no legal requirement. As a result it is not an uncommon practice for minors to buy alcohol in convenience stores such as 7-Eleven and disappear off to the beaches or parks ...

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    Harbour watchdog to get more teeth for mammoth task

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

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com We hear that the Harbourfront Commission, the body that is charged with overseeing development around the harbour, is to be upgraded in the not-too-distant future. The terms of reference for the commission, as they stand a ...

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    CLSA less than communicative over communications change

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... drinking age- ho ho- Diageo's little joke no doubt. Alcohol probably serves women less well than it does men. We wonder how the judges will receive submissions on alcohol and women's ...

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    Sex Drugs and GDP

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... per cent of GDP. Greece was able to boost its GDP by €60 billion, which included estimates for the value of prostitution, cigarette and alcohol smuggling, and money laundering. Once the global ...

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    Financial secretary says Hong Kong is like Dr Who's Tardis

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:19am by Howard Winn

    ... trader with commodities giant Glencore, who said in court that "alcohol consumption is an integral part of entertaining and building relationships with people". He went on to argue, ...

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    Dr Doom Marc Faber spells out the end game at CLSA Forum

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... presumably on health grounds as high levels of methanol- wood alcohol- is of the type said to make you go blind, cause permanent neurological damage, in addition to leaving you with a nasty hangover. ...

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    Hong Kong government's travel alerts are compromised

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

    ... This is a joint venture involving the firm that makes Almond Roca chocolate and a winemaker. It's based on the Baileys Irish Cream concept, though it is a good deal less alcoholic at 14 per cent. ...

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    Governance standards struggle to get out of the basement

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... had to "ban" alcohol within the organisation and will auction off its stocks. The Public Records Office is a shambles and government records are not being properly maintained, ...

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    Make Hong Kong more family-friendly says women's survey

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... million) combined, and more than twice as many as alcohol. There is no other consumer product or risk factor that remotely resembles this degree of risk. According to the American Cancer ...

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    US study links autism to roadside pollution

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... "Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. More people die every year from smoking than from murder, AIDS, suicide, drugs, car crashes, and alcohol, combined." Other statements ...



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