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    Hospital Authority chief faces professional hearing

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... conduct of Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, Ernst & Young, of which Wu was chairman until December 2005, and Catherine Yen Ka-shun, another senior figure at the accounting firm. The hearing has been set down for five days from May 6 in what is probably the institute's highest-profile case. In addition to heading the Hospital Authority, Wu is a former chairman ...

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    Police come to the aid of the protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:32am by Howard Winn

    ... non-participants have been sympathetic, helped by what many perceive to have been gratuitous use of pepper spray and tear gas but it is unlikely to remain so. The Beijing authorities will not be keen ... environs then that would be a severe embarrassment for the authorities here and in Beijing. Risk consulting company Steve Vickers & Associates says that while the range of likely outcomes ...

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    Occupy has shown us a car-free Central

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Howard Winn

    ... apparently prepared him for his next job as CEO of the Hong Kong Airport Authority. The event was attended by some 600 government officials and business leaders which included a significant number ...

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    Report paints gloomy picture of corporate governance in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:09am by Howard Winn

    ... to say standards across Asia, according to the authors, have slipped. On Hong Kong, they say reform of the due diligence process for initial public offerings, a more robust price-sensitive ... flexibility in the city's listing regime (read "lower standards of corporate governance"). While welcoming the debate, the authors note: "What is quite depressing, however, ...

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    Can climate science predict the future with confidence?

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:26am by Howard Winn

    ... The author is Steven Koonin, a former undersecretary for science in the US Department of Energy during President Barack Obama's first term and director of the Centre for Urban Science ...

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    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn In the book The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market, the authors reckoned routine tasks would be handled by computers while more complex tasks would be the domain of humans. The book was written in 2004 and one "complex" task the authors cited was driving a car through traffic. But in 2010 Google announced its driverless car ...

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    We will die poorer than our parents, says Marc Faber

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Marc Faber has over the years developed a highly successful persona as Dr Doom and is the author of the well-read Gloom, Boom & Doom Report- though anyone acquainted with him will know he is anything but gloomy. Those anticipating more gloom from him were not disappointed yesterday as he delivered the final keynote speech at the CLSA Investor Forum. His message ...

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    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... elsewhere where the authorities are rejecting incineration and adopting other processes such as gasification that produce no emissions and no toxic waste. On the other hand, they produce syngas, ...

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    Suspense at Wison Engineering is killing shareholders

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:00am by Howard Winn

    ... per cent. A week or so later the chairman and founder, Hua Bangson, disappeared and it emerged in early September last year that he was assisting the authorities with their corruption ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... their descent from a resident in 1898 of a recognised village are eligible. Since the Lands Department does not keep a list of eligible villagers, village heads have authority to verify the credentials ...




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