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  1. Business - LAI SEE

    Entertaining insights into China's state capitalism

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

    ... Howard Winn Some years ago Tim Clissold wrote an entertaining tale entitled Mr China. The book describes a series of investment exploits he was involved in, to bring Western capitalist know-how to China, in the belief that this would bring China into the modern world. The book is a series of case studies of investment projects, which are often hilarious in their outcomes while ...

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

    Power squeeze

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 12:32am by Howard Winn

    ... market prices, CLP would have to buy from PetroChina. The threat of introducing third parties to the duopoly that controls the power market is an old government ploy. The government uses ... to the eyes. There is a performance target on the wall stating that the waiting time to renew a licence should be no longer than 40 minutes. The task yesterday took 20 minutes. So well done ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1552375/power-squeeze
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    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 ... two years for the institute to decide if the complaints merited an investigation, and then almost 21/2 years to investigate the case before it was heard in May last year, making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549251/hkicpas-disciplinary-arrangements-are-joke
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Trust me- I'm an expert, but even experts can get it wrong

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by Howard Winn

    ... for an incinerator, and topics such as global warming. These are technical matters in which Lai See has no formal qualifications. That being the case, should we then just defer to the experts in such matters? ... to be an expert in matters such as incineration or climate, we just don't like to have the wool pulled over our eyes by so-called experts.   Trading places Changes are afoot in the finance industry, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1547030/trust-me-im-expert-even-experts-can-get-it-wrong
  5. Business - LAI SEE

    Old school politician Macfarlane tells it like it is on carbon tax

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Howard Winn

    ... case. It turned out the choices were between Australia and Kazakhstan. "Of course it was a no brainer," said one of the businessmen. "Kazakhstan won." Macfarlane observed ... to help themselves to the perks that traditionally went with the job.   Lack of jail time is not justice The eye-watering US$8.9 billion fine BNP Paribas agreed to pay to US regulatory authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1543891/old-school-politician-macfarlane-tells-it-it-carbon-tax
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Elvis Au yet to convince on case for an incinerator in Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:19am by Howard Winn

    ... in yesterday's South China Morning Post. Lai See, along with others, has long argued that there are better, cheaper and more appropriate technologies for dealing with Hong Kong's municipal solid ... since looked at other technologies. A number of local authorities in the United States, China and Britain, among other countries, have built or are in the process of building plasma gasification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1519784/elvis-au-yet-convince-case-incinerator-hong-kong
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:39am by Howard Winn

    ... of these emissions. Opponents have drawn attention to the widespread adoption of plasma gasification plants for dealing with waste by the authorities in the United States, China and Britain, among others. ... Hopefully, the finance committee will refrain from playing political games with it.   China- a worry Star fund manager Anthony Bolton recalls that during his somewhat ill-fated sojourn in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1546110/incinerator-proposal-goes-legco-funding
  8. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's political future looks bleak

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

    ... Their grievances took different forms, but according to a poll by the South China Morning Post, the vast majority of people who marched were in favour of civil nomination for the 2017 chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545158/hong-kongs-political-future-looks-bleak
  9. 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 ... is authorised by the NPC, and there seems to be an implication that it could be removed by that body. And as yesterday's Insight article in the South China Morning Post suggests, the white paper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1532107/white-paper-triggers-heated-debate
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Howard Winn

    ... or is this simply another case of obeying a political instruction? Hard to say in the current political climate.   Appealing case Lai See may have been a little hasty yesterday in declaring that after three ... But the SFC successfully appealed the acquittal in the Court of First Instance in January. The court ruled the adverts did not fall within the exemption and ordered the case be returned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1531110/can-we-believe-security-bureau-occupy-central

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