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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas The world's five key emerging nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have proposed the launch of the BRICS Development Bank. SCMP Business, July 9   Translation: the Losers' Club wishes to squander even more of the scant capital resources of its member governments by funding vanity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1550671/losers-clubs-spend-good-money-bad-ideas
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... years, the average HA flat rents for little more than HK$1,200 a month. In a city that is a byword for high-priced housing, a third of the population lives in some of the cheapest urban ... subsidised with free land, the biggest treasure we have in the public purse. What to do? Quite simple, say I. We already pay public housing tenants to live in public housing. They don't pay us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that democracy is essential to Hong Kong's continued prosperity. I think it is essential to China's, too, but that's another matter. Hong Kong is my home. I have lived here for 35 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547561/my-seven-hours-july-1-march-was-worth-it-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Council proposals won't do much for investor protection

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... fellas, listen up. We said no. Do you live on another planet or something? Yes, it is true that London and New York allow some big swingers in technology to have absolute control over companies ... fancy, live high, fly first class and then return and recommend the reforms already in process; mission accomplished. But, aw shucks, they wouldn't listen to me. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1537836/council-proposals-wont-do-much-investor-protection
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Social responsibility should begin and end with the law

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a dark hint from the human resources department that their year-end employee performance scores may benefit from participation in a showy charity event sponsored by the company on Sunday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1535837/social-responsibility-should-begin-and-end-law
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Ungrateful arts leaders owe public an apology over West Kowloon project

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:29am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with their fellows and their followers on their laptops and iPads over the web. They live in the 21st century. The arts industry is still stuck in the 19th century. But I think the saddest thing about ... the lives of these millions of people just that little bit harder and force them to devote just that little bit more of their creative ability to staying alive, leaving them just that little bit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524094/ungrateful-arts-leaders-owe-public-apology-over-west-kowloon-project
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Don't write off Warren Buffett, despite recent failures of judgment

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... it true. I think the gurus who consistently get it wrong do so because they are utterly conventional in their thinking, and conventional thought in financial markets is already always in the price. I shall withhold judgment on the Marxist dictum that the truth is always revolutionary but there is certainly something to be said for it being non-conventional, at least in forecasting share ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1503517/dont-write-warren-buffett-despite-recent-failures-judgment
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Pension funding figures don't add up

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:44am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to is that we must either have a pension that is much less than HK$4,000 a month and which does not cover living costs, or we must raise the money by imposing higher contribution rates to the Mandatory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520668/pension-funding-figures-dont-add
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Chinese brands in world of their own

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:33am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Chinese brands are living in a world of their own Mainland internet giant Tencent Holdings emerged as the world's fastest growing brand this year and surpassed China ... excluded, it is not entirely a work of magic to build up a local brand loyalty as valuable as a global brand loyalty. With this sort of market you can live in world of your own. The other thing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1519371/chinese-brands-world-their-own
  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    US dollar peg to blame for high private rentals in Hong Kong

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:32am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... It was not the wages that were stagnant here. But, of course most workers do not live in private rental housing. Their landlord is the government's Housing Authority and its rents are on average now about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1505396/us-dollar-peg-blame-high-private-rentals-hong-kong

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