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  1. 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

    ... Howard Winn Looking at HKEx's interim results we were struck by a paragraph in the chairman's statement which said, "We never lose sight of our responsibilities as an exchange controller, a regulator as well as a listed company". Altho ...

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

    Hong Kong's political future looks bleak

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:05am by Howard Winn

    ... However, should the more extreme political groups show signs of getting out of hand or if civil disorder is instigated in some way, it is not hard to imagine the central government imposing a state ... a "global reputation" for managing large crowds peacefully. A former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is also on record as saying that the United States has learned from Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545158/hong-kongs-political-future-looks-bleak
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... Howard Winn After years of being promised political change, it turns out that what Hong Kong is going to get is universal suffrage with Chinese characteristics. It bears little resemblance ... are clearly in for a period of political unrest. Hong Kong protesters are among the most peaceable in the world but it is not hard to imagine the presence of agent provocateurs to stir up trouble. ...

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

    CLSA's Chris Woods assesses death and markets

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Howard Winn

    ... financial institutions. He was upbeat about markets and the engagement with the firm's new masters, state-controlled Citic Securities. "It's an exciting time to be in financial ... in Gujarat. "He's not part of the Delhi political establishment. He's basically changing the way the government works. So if something happens to him in the near future before he's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593374/clsas-chris-woods-assesses-death-and-markets
  5. Business - LAI SEE

    Entertaining insights into China's state capitalism

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Howard Winn

    ... Joe Zhang's latest book Party Man, Company Man: Is China's State Capitalism Doomed? has a similar appeal. Zhang is from mainland China and, after graduating, spent some years working ... fraud at two mainland companies listed in Hong Kong, Greencool Technologies and Euro-Asia Agriculture. In 2006 he accepted an invitation to become chief operating officer of state-owned Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549968/entertaining-insights-chinas-state-capitalism
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Police reluctant to enforce the law on Justice Drive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Howard Winn

    ... are threatening to block the streets and stop our tycoons from the convenience of being able to park illegally.   Hong Kong's political risk It hasn't taken long but already stories are appearing following Beijing's announcement on universal suffrage, on whether Hong Kong's competiveness has been affected by the new political reality. Yahoo Finance has a piece which muses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1586231/police-reluctant-enforce-law-justice-drive
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... for way too long, and it's a surprise as Lai See always believed that this case would never see the inside of a courtroom given the political sensitivities involved. The SFC's case ... on the police and the DOJ to pursue the criminal case. Only this will dispel the lingering suspicion that this case is being stalled because it is politically sensitive and involves powerful people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1591283/sfcs-civil-action-against-citic-good-first-step
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... infrastructure, "knowledge", trading links and so on. Indeed in 2012, the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Hong Kong the fourth-most competitive city in the world, far ahead of Beijing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  9. 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 ... are now frowned on. Hence its premium classes have taken a hit. But Air China says it is not planning to adopt China Southern's approach and make its first class more politically acceptable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1581570/luxury-crackdown-brings-fear-flying-first-class-china
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

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

    ... the interplay of politics, property and money. The policy was set up in 1972 as a temporary measure to deal with the low level of housing in the New Territories. Indigenous male villagers who can trace ... Since then the government has had so many political battles to fight that it doesn't have the stomach for taking on new ones. So when faced with angry villagers it invariably backs down. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy

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