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  1. 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 ... that leave us? It means that from now on, constitutional reform is going to be even more of a dominant factor in Hong Kong politics than it has been already. Positions are hardening on both sides, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545158/hong-kongs-political-future-looks-bleak
  2. 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
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mahjong calamity

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... 75 per cent of solar panels and 70 per cent of mobile phones. Some may raise their eyebrows at the authors' view that there is no need to say much about politics and China's state ... Howard Winn We bring sad tidings from Strasbourg where China's national mahjong team came a dismal 37th at the 5th Open European Mahjong Championships this month. The best individual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1559383/mahjong-calamity
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Anthony Wu pays the price of professional misconduct

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:59am by Howard Winn

    ... In the meantime, while this case has been allowed to drag on for more than 10 years Wu has developed another career in public service helped by political friends in high places. Had he come under the ambit of the Securities and Futures Commission he might have felt more pain. Wu's professional misconduct relates to the collapse of the New China Hong Kong Group (NCHK) in 1999, owing creditors some HK$1.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557780/anthony-wu-pays-price-professional-misconduct
  5. 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 ... election committee. In March last year, he was elected to the Standing Committee of the mainland's top political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. So ...

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

    MTR saga highlights governance and accountability issues

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:16am by Howard Winn

    ... feel about having politically defined projects thrust on the company? The MTR has become a political football ever since its partial privatisation in October 2000. The then financial secretary, ... tranche was sold for HK$10 billion. The merger with the Kowloon Canton Railway in 2006 was made for political rather than economic reasons. The upshot is that the MTR now is neither fish nor fowl. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555904/mtr-saga-highlights-governance-and-accountability-issues
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding

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

    ... 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 ... to pay in order to ensure the continued support of Lau Wong-fat, chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk whose political fiefdom takes in Tuen Mun, where it was originally planned to build the incinerator. ...

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

    What's the point of yet another report on biodiesel?

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:08am by Howard Winn

    ... mainland China's legal system to "protect their legitimate interests" ended up banging their head against a brick wall. Even if against all the odds they manage to secure a court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557108/whats-point-yet-another-report-biodiesel
  9. 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

    ... and records. Given the current political climate, it is not hard to believe that it is no accident that the government's records are shambolic and unlikely to be of much use to anyone hoping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1556562/hong-kong-will-get-its-third-runway-hook-or-crook
  10. 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 be seen acquiescing in the additional costs to consumers of using more gas and less polluting coal. The government no doubt senses the prospect of a rare political victory in forcing the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1552375/power-squeeze

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