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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong goes with the flow and reaps the rewards of capital movements

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:04am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... department's website. The latest from the HKMA is deputy chief executive Peter Pang Sing-tong, telling us in earnest well-meaning tones that water is wet, the sky is blue and therefore "the public ...

  2. 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

    ... hours of standing or shuffling slowly along a 7km route, carrying two litres of water in my backpack, no chance to sit down for a rest, soaking wet the whole time because I was caught out ...

  3. 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

    ... bulbs is a failure of government social responsibility. Making it a corporate matter just muddies the waters. They are muddied plenty enough anyway most weekends. CSR, to many people, means ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... wealth value because it generates rental income. An equivalent volume of sea water has no wealth value as you cannot drink it and anyone can go boating on it. Change the income that the asset ... There are not many of the rich left in France. They left long ago, even if only to Monaco. Squeezing them to satisfy dreams of egalitarianism would be like wringing out a dish cloth to water the Sahara ...

  5. 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

    ... about the US stock market because he is himself Mr USA. He lives in a suburban standalone house at 123 Main Street (or something like it) in Omaha, Nebraska. His favourite drink is Coca-Cola, ...

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

    Reluctant borrowers showing interest again

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... banks everywhere is best expressed by that age old aphorism that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. A central bank seeking to boost the economy over which ... Jake van der Kamp At last, the horse has begun to drink from the trough [Asian] central banks are manning their defences as emerging market currency, bond and stock markets have been ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    GDP scores quest built on shaky ground

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 02:29am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... if overseas markets do not buy. Governments can do nothing about this. The old principle applies: you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. All that governments can really do ...

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

    Housing Authority has no business in being a shopping mall landlord

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... bubbles in a soft drink. But, more than this, Mr Pescod knows that the bureaucracy is universally of the opinion that the privatisation of The Link Reit was a mistake and should never be repeated. ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keeping the taxman on the other side of the mountains

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of this illegal hoard goes to high living rather than investment but there is only so much Chateau Lafake that anyone can drink, only so many Italian sports cars that anyone can let rust and only so much ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Science Park's tech hub dream a waste of money and scarce land

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 12:48am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jiuling An ancient drinking game, a prominent scholar of the Tang dynasty, or a mountain range in Jiangxi; take your pick from a search engine. Those are all the references I could find ...




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