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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    White paper triggers heated debate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:19am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We have been dragged into the debate over the white paper by a sharp-eyed reader. He notes that the government's executive power appears to have diminished in the white paper. The Sino-British Joint Declaration stated in Item 3 (3): "The HKSAR will be vested with executive, legislative and independent judicial power, including that of final ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong government can't be bothered to support start-ups

    Posted May 28th 2014, 12:34am by Howard Winn

    ... into technology start-ups compared with other rich centres. In their World Bank study, Martin, Han and Tanaka described the venture capital sector as successful in Taiwan and Israel, but not in Hong Kong. Ken Au and Steven White, in Hong Kong's Venture Capital System and the Commercialisation of New Technology, attribute this to the city's "historically rooted ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Steve Miller plans to start his third airline

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to the air by October last year. But it appears that investors have so far been slow in coming forward. The venture appears to have been prompted by the withdrawal of AirTran Airways from Sarasota ... venture and put himself through the wringer yet again.   Waste matters While the Environment Bureau continues with its line that gasification is an inappropriate technology for dealing with Hong ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

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

    ... for the joint efforts of the nine departments in completing its review. Whether the restaurant business will feel significant change has been achieved is highly questionable.   High frequency rip-off ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Numbers don't stack up for 30% Club's boardroom goals

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:27am by Howard Winn

    ... to get a kick out of start-ups. His venture capital firm, Horizon Ventures, since 2006 has invested in some 40 start-ups around the world including the likes of Skype, Siri and Facebook. His ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    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. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LAI SEE

    One picture says it all for the artfully rich Max Burger

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Nobody can accuse Max Burger of being shy about being wealthy. Burger is the CEO and a joint controlling shareholder of Hong Kong-based investment company Golien. He and his ... StartmeupHK Venture Programme. The judges will choose the best three of 12 entrepreneurs from around the world who will be given free business support to develop their businesses in Hong Kong. ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Deborah Annells expelled after six counts of dishonesty

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

    ... from a client, a former colleague and a former joint-venture partner and related to events that occurred between May and August 2011. Annells confirmed police initiated an investigation ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Activists to show why incinerator plan should be thrown out

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 02:45am by Howard Winn

    ... Counterpoint Asian Macro Fund is to be managed by a venture he set up with London-based City Financial Investment. Barker told Bloomberg that the tie-up with City Financial would enable him to avoid ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Private sector shames Hong Kong government with Philippine aid

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 02:19am by Howard Winn

    ... Philippine ventures include Sabah Al-Ahmad Global Gateway Logistics City and an investment in the 2GO Group, the Philippines' largest supply chain management and logistics services provider. ...




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