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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... minutes. The plane landed safely but "because air traffic control was asleep on duty, [the plane] called many times," civil aviation authorities said in a statement quoted by the business ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577220/arts-affairs
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Fun at the park

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... to say not much of this is enforced.   Planning permission issue gets curiouser and curiouser Our civil service works in strange ways. We've had another look at the planning papers related ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573854/fun-park
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    House rules in sale of land to official

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... the application". There are some who say this a witch-hunt since she hasn't broken any rules. But you have to wonder about our civil servants. They are well paid, but this doesn't stop them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573096/house-rules-sale-land-official
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Jockey Club to rethink plans for police station art operator

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 12:57am by Howard Winn

    ... strong links with London's Tate Gallery and the Royal Society. While his art credentials may be impressive, some have found his taste questionable. One example can be found at Cheng's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1574511/jockey-club-rethink-plans-police-station-art-operator
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why do some civil servants get an easy ride from the law?

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We were surprised at the relatively lenient sentences handed out to the two civil servants- former development secretary Mak Chai-kwong and an assistant director of highways, ... and described the gravity of the offences as on the low side. He decided to impose suspended sentences after taking into account the men's previous contributions to society. Call us old-fashioned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1295389/why-do-some-civil-servants-get-easy-ride-law
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tycoon bids for a piece of Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... Centre and a consortium which included Claire Hsu's Asia Art Archive, Para Site, the Hong Kong Arts Festival, and The Ink Society. While the JCCPS will be overseeing the site, the Jockey ... Tate and the Royal Society and so on. But as with so much of what goes on here, if it's a project with prestige then there's a tycoon involved. This is a public site though ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563029/tycoon-bids-piece-central-police-station-project
  7. 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 election. The large turnout, together with the almost 800,000 people that voted for civil nomination in Occupy Central's unofficial referendum, mean it will be impossible for pan-democrats ...

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

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

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

    ... violent should it go ahead with its threatened mass civil disobedience. This is the same official whose department for more than three years tried to convince us that the security risk for tourists travelling to the Philippines was on a par with Syria. For much of this period, Syria was racked with civil war involving the deaths of thousands of civilians. The Security Bureau rightly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1531110/can-we-believe-security-bureau-occupy-central
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    What's good for the civil service is good for Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Howard Winn

    ... increasingly obvious these days: that the government is being run for the benefit of the civil service rather than the community at large. Its estimates and forecasts are made on the basis of what is good for the civil service rather than what suits Hong Kong. It is time to get a grip of this situation. The finances are out of control in that the government has more money than it knows what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1422431/whats-good-civil-service-good-hong-kong
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... to this sector, what's to stop others from asking for them?" Our answer to this is to show some backbone. Just because they don't offer civil servants the prospect of a cosy retirement job ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520138/hong-kong-government-cant-be-bothered-support-start-ups

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