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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tobacco and roadside pollution more dangerous than bird flu

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

    ... Howard Winn Given the rising concern over bird flu, it is worth recalling that there are other bigger killers in Hong Kong. In the past two weeks in which nine deaths have been recorded, ... These two sources alone do far more damage than bird flu yet seem to raise far less alarm in the minds of legislators and government. This is why it is particularly galling ...

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    Deborah Annells remanded in custody after fresh charges

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:32am by Howard Winn

    ... to rent premises in Sea Bird House. Annells is the founder and CEO of AzureTax, which specialises in arranging the tax affairs of expatriates in Hong Kong. This sometimes involves setting up trust ...

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    Another bar given leave to appeal against licensing conditions

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 12:45am by Howard Winn

    ... the best to our clients." Citi's Asia-Pacific chief executive Stephen Bird was at pains to point out that women made up more than half of the bank's 50,000 workforce in Asia. We see ...

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    Urgent action needed to combat Hong Kong's killer air

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... an average of 3,200 avoidable deaths a year as a result of Hong Kong's filthy air. As we have remarked before, if we were told that bird flu would cause 3,200 deaths over the next 12 months ...

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    Higher illegal parking fines are only effective if they are applied

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:30am by Howard Winn

    ... Bird, the chief executive for Asia. FinanceAsia's awards have been going for 16 years and Citi has won the best bank award 15 times, so it would have been news if it had not won ...

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    Please, delay no more in clearing the air

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... as a result of Hong Kong's pollution. This is way more than the number of people that died from Sars, bird flu, swine flu and a lot more besides. If we were told that there would be 3,200 deaths from bird flu this year, then there would be panic. But for some reason, there is relatively little concern at the prospect of 3,200 deaths as a result of air pollution, which will happen. ...

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    Citi donates commissions to Philippine Red Cross

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:14am by Howard Winn

    ... Pacific Typhoon Fund to support relief and recovery efforts in the communities affected by Haiyan. In a memo to Citi staff, Stephen Bird, the chief executive for Asia-Pacific, said the bank had ...

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    Hong Kong travel to Philippines surges despite government's black alert

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Nor have people been advised to steer clear of Shanghai and its environs where bird flu lurks. Fortunately, the travelling public is able to take a more realistic view of risk ...

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    Town Planning Board's atrocious decision on Peak boutique hotel

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Stephen Bird, is leading from the front and has signed up. So have the three, shall we say, heavyweights that run the corporate communications division in Hong Kong, Richard Tesvich, James ...

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    Dirty diesel engines an obvious target for EPD

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... deaths each year for the past five years. This is a figure which the government has evidently felt quite comfortable with even though it exceeds by a long way the number of deaths due to bird flu, Sars, and swine flu, diseases that receive far more attention. Getting rid of highly polluting vehicles is low-hanging fruit and is hopefully something that can be achieved relatively ...




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