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  1. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's political future looks bleak

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

    ... 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, ... vote" for candidates that have not been pre-screened is not the universal suffrage the people of Hong Kong feel they had been promised. You cannot be half-pregnant. Giving everyone the right ...

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

    Is Hong Kong's rule of law becoming a victim of political expediency?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Howard Winn

    ... happening. A favourite mantra that slips so easily off the tongues of government officials is that one of the features that makes Hong Kong a special place for doing business is its adherence to the rule of law. This is an important issue for Hong Kong as the rule of law is touted as one of its competitive advantages over the mainland. It would be a shame if Hong Kong's rule of law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524839/hong-kongs-rule-law-becoming-victim-political-expediency
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong tops wealth concentration table

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn It is interesting but not wholly surprising to see that Hong Kong has topped another index which it may not be so proud of. It leads the rankings of an analysis which shows the wealth of the uber-rich as a proportion of an economy's gross domestic product. According to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report, the net worth of Hong Kong's billionaires in 2013 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1522242/hong-kong-tops-wealth-concentration-table
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The green green grass of Hong Kong … or lack of it

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn One of the striking aspects of Hong Kong is the absence of grassy areas in the urban areas where people can walk around, sit, lie down, or where children can play. So many ... accessible to the public in Hong Kong was drastically reduced, there was some disappointment. We are referring to the lawn at the back of the Hollywood Hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland, which has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1521431/green-green-grass-hong-kong-or-lack-it
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... Howard Winn There has been a good deal of talk recently as to whether Hong Kong has the wherewithal to become a start-up hub. For many, it's a conundrum as to why one of the richest and most entrepreneurial cities in the world shouldn't be better at this. There are those, like our colleague Jake van der Kamp, who would say this is because it is not Hong Kong's forte. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520138/hong-kong-government-cant-be-bothered-support-start-ups
  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 ... proposed for Hong Kong. The EPD's plans were first formulated around 2002, before being approved by the Advisory Council on the Environment in 2005. Municipal authorities around the world have ...

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

    Hong Kong's most unusual restaurant

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:12am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We recently had the pleasure of dining at a Japanese restaurant which we can safely say is like no other in Hong Kong. The restaurant is in the style of Kyoto kaiseki, which ... There has been immense attention to detail and this is reflected in the eye-watering eight months it took to fit out and decorate the restaurant before opening. Given the rents in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1519180/hong-kongs-most-unusual-restaurant
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Should Hong Kong introduce tax breaks for start-up investors?

    Posted May 17th 2014, 01:59am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Taxiwise, a Hong Kong start-up company with a taxi-booking app, was sold last week. The firm that bought it- Ikky- has not disclosed the price which is believed to be north ... investment. That's an arresting business proposition by any standards. But the company, Bigcolors, has been making waves in the Hong Kong start-up scene over the past year. We last wrote about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1513862/should-hong-kong-introduce-tax-breaks-start-investors
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong needs a superior system of government

    Posted May 15th 2014, 12:38am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn It is hard not to agree with the view that Hong Kong stands in danger of becoming ungovernable. Former civil servant Rachel Cartland expressed this view yesterday during a talk ... of the advantages of having an administration that has a genuine popular mandate is that the legislative process works more smoothly. Hong Kong's system seems almost designed to fail.   Davidoff's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1512227/hong-kong-needs-superior-system-government
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why do FedEx vans routinely park illegally in Tsim Sha Tsui?

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:28am by Howard Winn

    ... Journey to Success- The Inside Story. From modest beginnings, FedEx has gone on to become a runaway success. You see FedEx vans all over Hong Kong. But one location in particular has been brought ... to strain profitability. Given FedEx's "incredible journey to success," you have wonder why it has to employ such tacky business practices in Hong Kong. Surely persistent offenders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1551476/why-do-fedex-vans-routinely-park-illegally-tsim-sha-tsui

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