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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Anton Oilfield adjusting to new situation at PetroChina

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... to have been hurt more than other oilfield service companies by the slowdown in exploration by PetroChina. The number of drill holes fell for the first time in 10 years following the arrest of two senior executives at PetroChina Changqing. There were rumours that under Ran Xinquan, the general manager at Changqing, contracts were awarded using a "different" approach. A piece ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583992/anton-oilfield-adjusting-new-situation-petrochina
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

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

    ... Howard Winn Air China president Zhiyong Song didn't seem overly enthusiastic when asked about the idea of senior executives at state-owned enterprises having their salary reduced ... of the cycle. Air China's net profit for the first six months of the year was down 55 per cent, although this was mostly due to foreign exchange losses. But it's not just executive pay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1581570/luxury-crackdown-brings-fear-flying-first-class-china
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    Mahjong calamity

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... in a book that can be read in 60-90 minutes. It is organised around their view that China is being driven by six megatrends, the most important of which is urbanisation, followed by manufacturing ... Howard Winn We bring sad tidings from Strasbourg where China's national mahjong team came a dismal 37th at the 5th Open European Mahjong Championships this month. The best individual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1559383/mahjong-calamity
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    Sino Iron fiasco has Clive Palmer changing his attitude to China

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Clive Palmer's tirade against China made global headlines earlier this week. But what's got the Australian mining billionaire so fired up? After all, four years ago Palmer was critical of the previous Labor government when Kevin Rudd was prime minister saying its policies made trade difficult for Chinese investors. In a speech he called the policies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1579552/sino-iron-fiasco-has-clive-palmer-changing-his-attitude-china
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    How will Beijing contain city's demand for political reform?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:28am by Howard Winn

    ... elsewhere in China. There is also the problem of how a democratically elected Hong Kong leader would interact with Beijing. He would have a mandate and legitimacy and could justifiably claim ... hostile foreign influences. Nevertheless, there is strong demand for political change in Hong Kong. How will China contain this demand? Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583210/how-will-beijing-contain-citys-demand-political-reform
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    It's Christmas again with David Webb's Arts Optical tip

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:26am by Howard Winn

    ... from the regular guests that have appeared on the show.   Credit to China They say cash is king. Nowhere is that more true than in mainland China. According to a recent Accenture survey of 3,000 consumers in 22 cities, mainland Chinese still prefer cash to credit. While almost 391 million credit cards had been issued as of the end of 2013 in China, that amounts to only 0.29 card ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577980/its-christmas-again-david-webbs-arts-optical-tip
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... serious. But this is what happened at Wuhan airport recently. A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 was preparing to land, reports AFP, but had no response from the air traffic control tower for 12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577220/arts-affairs
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    'Closed to media' event at Foreign Correspondents' Club

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:02am by Howard Winn

    ... The British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong are at the forefront of foreign direct investment into and out of China. Offshore structures have helped Chinese enterprises access foreign finance, thereby ... be reluctant to leave their mobile behind when going on holiday followed by South Korea, Japan, and China. Hong Kong was ranked 11th out of the 28 regions surveyed, while India was ranked 28th, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1572400/closed-media-event-foreign-correspondents-club
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ... the technology's apparent immaturity, plasma gasification plants are being planned by municipal authorities across the world, including China, the US, Britain, Indonesia and Canada. In his letter, Au says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKEx still feels the pain of losing Alibaba to the United States

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:28am by Howard Winn

    ... loss of new China listings to the US exchanges. But Chow's recent chairman's statement gave no inkling as to how this problem was to be resolved. He simply says, "Therefore, we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1568626/hkex-still-feels-pain-losing-alibaba-united-states

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