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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Singapore Airlines and the strawberry ice cream

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Ettedgui said. The hotel is located on the prestigious Rue St Honore, within walking distance of the city's famous cultural attractions and world-class retail areas.   Bicycle logic A reader has sent us a photograph of a sign that reads: "Illegally parked bicycles will be confiscated." This is no doubt to avoid the situation where bicycles are chained to the railing ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong does not need a culture tsar to define what is art

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to come to this. As we see now, it's the small guy that gets hurt by corrupt officials.   On your bike Government officials have warned that bicycles parked outside Tai Wai station ... bicycle parks. One arm of government encourages the use of bicycles as part of the green, healthy Hong Kong it would like to see. Other arms view the bikes as a litter problem. The problem cries ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Never was so much bureaucracy employed with so little effect

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... for these bodies to come together. It transpires the problem is the vexed issue of illegal parking of bicycles, which according to a letter from the District Lands Office, Sai Kung, is "causing obstruction on the street and posing risk to public safety". The problem has become so great that in 2011 no fewer than 41 bicycles were seized in six operations (netting an average of 6.8 ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    A Russian Bank that didn't read the small print

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... laws. However, they spring into action in surprising circumstances. We noticed an item in the Discovery Bay Magazine pointing out that driving electric bicycles and scooters is illegal and could lead to possible imprisonment and fine. "Electric bicycles have been found using the roads in DB, leading the police to step up action and resulting in an arrest some weeks ago." All ...



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