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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    An unwelcome reminder of why 'the law is an ass'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:31am by Howard Winn

    ... the Ink Society and the School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong are in fact all set up as non-profit organisations, and with the exception of the latter have charitable ...

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    Property agents will be watching this one closely

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 12:58am by Howard Winn

    ... At HK$8.2 billion it cost more than three times the initial estimate in 2006. It was designed by Norman Foster's architectural firm, and the complex has been described by US lifestyle magazine ...

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    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... in the Financial Times recently found that the majority wanted to work in IT (34 per cent) followed by engineering (18 per cent). Next came police work, health care, architecture, law, hospitality, social ...

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    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Howard Winn

    ... referrals to six departments- Lands, Buildings (or Housing or Architectural Services), Fire Services, Planning, Transport and Home Affairs. The report says it takes a mere 53 working days ...

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    Wu case drags on and on

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... action? The architectural firm RMJM was yesterday fined a total of HK$53,200 for non-payment of wages. Readers may recall that we have written extensively about this company that used to be one of the world's largest architectural firms with 1,200 employees worldwide until falling on hard times in recent years with numerous reports of unpaid salaries from its offices all over the world. Last ...

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    Former RMJM employees owed HK$3m in unpaid wages

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:53am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The long-running saga involving architecture firm RMJM took a new twist over the weekend when a group of 25 former employers approached Legislative Councillor Lee Cheuk-yan to help them in their pursuit of HK$3 million in unpaid wages. Trouble at the Hong Kong arm of what was once one of the world's largest architecture practices began to surface in 2010 ...

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    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... that a winding-up order has been made against architectural firm RMJM, once one of the world's leading practices. Over the past two years it has flagrantly ignored Labour Tribunal orders to pay ...

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    RMJM hit with winding up order for non-payment of salary

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:04am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Hong Kong operation of troubled architectural firm RMJM, once one of the world's largest practices, has been issued with a winding up petition by a former employee who is claiming almost HK$335,000 in unpaid pay. The petition was filed last month in the Court of First Instance by former marketing director Liliana Silva who left the company in August after working ...

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    David Roberts steps down at 50 from Aedas

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com David Roberts was the Martin Sorrell of architecture: like the WPP ad mogul, Roberts was always at another early-morning meeting on another continent when ... and British-owned architecture practice. "David worked hard for 24 years to build Aedas from a small company to its current global reach and stature," said Keith Griffiths, Aedas's chairman. ...

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    A new festival to cheer up Hong Kong after a downbeat year

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and architecture. The leading figures include Chris Law, chief curator of Oval Partnership, Margaret Brooke, corporate director of the Harbour Business Forum, and Cassius Taylor-Smith, director, Giant ...




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