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  1. 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

    ... Jake van der Kamp Seven hours on the march was worth it for Hong Kong I went on the democracy march on Tuesday, start to finish, from Holding Pen No. 1 in Victoria Park to the corner ... 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 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Charles Li Xiaojia's quixotic quest for the Holy Grail of preferential control

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:59am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... When this monkey business of preferential control over a listed company was last rebuffed by the stock exchange 25 years ago, the wags had it that all questions of democracy in Hong Kong had ... Jake van der Kamp Li's quixotic quest for the Holy Grail of preferential control There appears to be movement on Hong Kong's side, too, with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Don't change listing rules until lawyers have to change theirs

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... was "heads I win, tails you lose". The committee quite rightly showed them the door, upholding the principle that all questions of democracy have long been settled in Hong Kong- A shares have ... to list here. At the end of May, a third of the 102 mainland companies listed in the US [had] dual-class share structures and 70 per cent of them [were] IT companies. In Hong Kong only 6 per cent ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let the Hong Kong taxpayer off the hook for a new runway, please

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the issues. Here is an example: "Besides, it would be inconvenient and time-consuming if travellers had to use [Pearl River Delta] airports instead of our own airport in Hong Kong." I agree. ... the convenience, shouldn't you be the one who pays the price? Why should the Hong Kong taxpayer pay it for you? The issue here is not primarily the Chinese white dolphins (CWDs, as these sponsored ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    The joke is on Hong Kong in endless talks on Guangdong trade deal

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 05:17am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com The joke is on HK in endless talks on Guangdong trade Hong Kong and Guangdong are still working to tear down more barriers to cross-border trade ... the governments in Guangzhou." That's 11 years and 17 talk shops since Hong Kong secured a so-called Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) with the mainland, and the sum total ...

  6. Business - Companies - JAKE'S VIEW

    MTR's disregard for law shames the SFC

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:27am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Failure to disclose delay to South Island Line is flagrant breach of market regulator’s ordinance MTR's disregard for law shames the SFC The long wait for a railway to the south side of Hong Kong Island will get even longer, with the opening of the South Island Line pushed back a further six months, the MTR Corporation announced yesterday. …Details of the delay ...

  7. Business - China Business - JAKE'S VIEW

    Mystery in China trade figures begs explanation

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... it worked and it was all quite simple. What you did as an exporter in China was ship your goods to Hong Kong at cost and then add your profit margin in Hong Kong before shipping the goods further ... however, of doing things this way. The first was you would pay no profits tax in China as you made no profits there and none in Hong Kong because the authorities looked the other way about ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong logistics sector doesn't need own ministry, despite whinge by lobbyists

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... issues." Lobbyists' whinge, British Chamber of Commerce   And therefore, says the British commercial chamber to the chief executive in this gimme pitch- "Hong Kong as a regional ... migrant workers for the airport alone when Hong Kong's workers are screaming for more living space. How many Hongkongers will you push out of their homes? And if you say we should bus ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Vital aspect missing from the Shanghai through train-trust

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:16am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to work. It relates the nominal performance of the Hong Kong economy to the record of the Hang Seng Index on the same basis of January 2000 equals 100. That stock market line bounces about a good deal but the link to the economy is clear. Tomorrow the Stock Connect through train is set to leave the station. Hong Kong and Shanghai will be able to trade each other's stocks through ...

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

    Court of Final Appeal makes sense of money-laundering law

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 05:38am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... are the proceeds of an indictable offence. Mr Pang arranged for two deposits totalling HK$14 million to be paid into one of his company accounts in Hong Kong through a close friend and business associate ... presented to the courts. In many of these cases, there may have been no underlying indictable offences. All that these people may have done is transfer money from mainland sources to Hong Kong ...




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