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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:21am by Howard Winn

    ... to construct a historical account of the early days of one country, two systems. It is therefore hardly surprising that since the Hong Kong-Macau bridge assessment, public confidence and trust ... pollution in Hong Kong, and the situation is hardly going to improve once trucks and buses start rumbling across the bridge to Macau. The air quality standards for these projects are supposed ...

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    HKICPA's disciplinary arrangements are a joke

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am by Howard Winn

    ... to the collapse of an investment in New China Hong Kong Group in 1999. Wu was the financial adviser to the company and EY was the auditor. Wu has served as the chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber ...

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    We are still waiting for Anthony Wu's sanctions

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:15am by Howard Winn

    ... to the collapse of an investment in New China Hong Kong in 1999. Wu was the financial adviser to the company and EY was the auditor. Normally, disciplinary findings and sanctions are announced at the same ...

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    What should we be worried about in World Cup year?

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:08am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Around World Cup time analysts are fond of using their skills either to chart the chances of the various teams or draw attention to arresting correlations. Lombard Street Research has produced the first of these we have encountered. It kicks off by observing: "For many, the soccer World Cup is a time of anxiousness and suffering, followed by chaotic collapse ...

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    Tax consultant Annells denied bail in High Court

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:15am by Howard Winn

    ... represented David Beckham. To give him credit, he was trying to bridge the gap between Asia and London. Traders-football-Beckham- geddit? This year's event quietly ticked over to James ...

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    CLSA's Mike Mayo goes full circle on Citi view

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:11am by Howard Winn

    ... Governments need travel and tourism to support the processes of nation building and disaster recovery. They need travel and tourism to provide bridges to increase international co-operation ...

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    Infrastructure spending is declining, says Starry Lee

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... grounds. The Hong Kong-Macau-Zuhai bridge and the express rail link are two such projects. Capital works expenditure forecasts in the 2006/07 budget until 2010/11 range from HK$29 billion- HK$39 ... and have significantly added to the congestion.   Water under the bridge Recently, a roving inspection group of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, China's graft watchdog, took ...

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    Wu case drags on and on

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... Ka-shun, a senior figure at EY, were guilty of professional misconduct. These findings related to the collapse of the New China Hong Kong Group in 1999, owing creditors some HK$1.5 billion. ...

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    It's more a scaremongering act than a poor job of forecasting

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 01:16am by Howard Winn

    ... with this approach is that it imposes a degree of financial discipline, in that if you are borrowing at, say, 5 per cent to finance a bridge, you need to ensure a realistic price is paid by the users, which might put a dampener on some of the sillier, politically driven projects like the bridge to Macau or the high-speed train. It is bizarre for the government to pay cash for infrastructure ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Anthony Wu found guilty of professional misconduct

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 01:48am by Howard Winn

    ... this is a case that has been fraught with delays. Wu's professional misconduct relates to the collapse of the New China Hong Kong Group (NCHK) in 1999, owing creditors some HK$1.5 billion. ... a professional standard." In the 14 years since the collapse of NCHK, while various court cases and the HKICPA investigation have rumbled on in the background, Wu has carved out another career ...




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