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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 ...

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    The green green grass of Hong Kong … or lack of it

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... according to a Financial Times story. The British company's China operations are being investigated for corruption by mainland Chinese and British authorities. Chinese sales staff say that GSK ...

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

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

    ... trading-and-arbitrage business mentality, the legacy of British banking practices, manufacturers' reliance on short-term loans, and the particular backgrounds of locally active VC investors". ...

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    We are still waiting for Anthony Wu's sanctions

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

    ... announced that he is in search of a new home for his 457 British classics, estimated to be worth £100 million (HK$1.3 billion). His collection of cars covers each decade from the 1930s to the present day, reflecting the history of the British automotive industry. It includes the first 1961 Jaguar E Type roadsters, a Sir William Lyons Jaguar Mk10, two 1954 Bentley Mulliner R Type ...

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    Should Hong Kong introduce tax breaks for start-up investors?

    Posted May 17th 2014, 01:59am by Howard Winn

    ... for investors. This was something the British government introduced in 2012 with some success. Investors in start-ups get upfront tax relief of 50 per cent and profits up to a certain level are also tax-free. The British scheme is raising an average of about £1.3 million (HK$16.9 million) for 19 firms a week. Offering tax breaks would be a radical departure for the Hong Kong government, which ...

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    Steve Miller plans to start his third airline

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

    ... gasification plant in Billingham in Britain. Numerous airlines, including British Airways and Lufthansa, have signed deals for plasma gasification plants to turn municipal solid waste into biojet fuel, ...

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    Ivanhoe Pictures bets on Crazy Rich Asians

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:04am by Howard Winn

    ... The Royal Tenenbaums, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Pirates of the Caribbean. In 2007, Jacobson formed her own production company, Color Force and had fought hard to secure rights ...

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    Nightmare airport ride darkens Black card reputation

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... this explain their popularity at Minsheng?   HSBC offer meets real test Banking with HSBC does occasionally have its upside. Take the rugby tour of Australia by the British and Irish Lions. HSBC sent ...

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    'The government behaves as if it is ashamed'

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... see with interest that the British government is to cap fees on workplace pension schemes at 0.75 per cent from April next year. It follows from research by the Office of Fair Trading, which ...

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    Yucky title

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:25am by Howard Winn

    ... the "Judgment of Paris", a tasting that apparently changed the wine world. In 1976 British wine merchant Steven Spurrier organised two blind tastings conducted by nine French judges of white ...




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