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    Scientists say planet is warming at half the forecast rate

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... would have chosen. Chinese steel companies are running out of cash, Xu Kuangdi, the president of the Chinese Society for Metals said at a forum recently, according to Caijing. Over 30 of 86 big ...

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    An unwelcome reminder of why 'the law is an ass'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:31am by Howard Winn

    ... the Ink Society and the School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong are in fact all set up as non-profit organisations, and with the exception of the latter have charitable ...

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    New Territories group to visit waste management systems

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Junius Ho, who in addition to being a former president of the Hong Kong Law Society, also has the distinction of having deposed Heung Yee Kuk chairman, Lau Wong-fat, as chairman of the Tuen Mun Rural Committee. The group is sending a delegation to Europe primarily to form a bridge between the overseas Chinese and Hong Kong people, but it will take the opportunity to better understand ...

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    Hong Kong only has two good think tanks, global index shows

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Hong Kong has about 30 think tanks. But how good are they? To get an idea, we turned to the latest report of the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme at the University ... language has attracted some heat. It is true, as others have noted, that Cantonese is not cited in the Basic Law as an official language. It says English and Chinese are the two official languages. ...

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    When is the right time for HSBC to sell Ping An stake?

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... economic growth at an Asia Society lunch recently. Having delivered his piece he left immediately and so did not hear the distinguished economics professor Jagdish Bhagwati, from Columbia ... opposition parties, an independent judiciary and civil society, while growing political aspirations do not have an outlet in China. However, we recall that Bhagwati's fellow countryman, Nobel ...

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    Annells denies reports of investigations

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... media" her professional conduct is not being investigated by Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), nor by the British business association, the Society of Trust and Estate ... Kong office. However, these issues were eerily avoided by Financial News which instead waxed lyrically about Tang's expert knowledge of ancient Chinese texts and poems and his expertise ...

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    Annells sidesteps investigation into business practices

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... tribunal of Britain's Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and was expelled. Recently she resigned from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the worldwide professional ... and the appreciation of the Chinese yuan." ...

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    Murray Building units not for sale: Cheung Kong please note

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... which he uses to ride for charity, he runs a hedge fund. But there is more. He is one of what the local Chinese press refer to as one of the 10 martyrs of the Occupy Central Movement started ... one man, one vote. It's also about establishing a more just and fairer society where all can benefit from a level playing field."   High flyer joins Swire The former Singapore ...

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    Who will be Hong Kong's next Director of Public Prosecutions?

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... are, perhaps, premature. We are led to understand that there is a strong feeling that if an outside DPP is sought, it should be a Chinese Senior Counsel this time, given that all three DPPs ... an art?' in last Saturday's column, incorrectly described the former chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society as Charles Lee Xiaojia, due to an editing error. His correct name ...



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