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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    So who's responsible for the MTR debacle?

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... transformation, they drive for reform. From my personal experience, CFOs have already emerged to be someone who takes a leading role in a company's transformation." Hmm … perhaps it's just ...

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    'The government behaves as if it is ashamed'

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... He went on to say Hong Kong was going through a period of tremendous turmoil over political reform, which was undoubtedly generating considerable discussion within the government, but under ... of its arrangements for the archives. It referred the matter to the Law Reform Commission in June last year, which is equivalent to burying it for 10 to 15 years, by which time all the key ...

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    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Howard Winn

    ... shelters that are standing empty. While our political leaders are champing at the bit trying to get things done, our civil servants, those that attempt to execute policy, are stuck in a bureaucratic quagmire. Hong Kong is choking on its own bureaucracy. This is a serious problem, but as everyone knows reforming the civil service is one of the hardest things to do. There are too many ...

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    Legco advisers to tobacco groups should declare their interest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... maintaining close contacts with executive and legislative councillors, political parties as well as the public sector to enlist their support for government work".   Have you got any stories ...

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    Charles Li calls for a 'rational' debate on dual listings

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:19am by Howard Winn

    ... with a cheery report that says Hong Kong's current positive economic demeanour is masking the tell-tale signs of a sharp and possibly unprecedented correction. "Hong Kong is in the path ...

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    New milestone in burning incinerator saga

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... "Tocqueville tries to prove that if social reforms are not in lock-step with economic reforms, a 'middle income trap' could cause a real crisis," economist Xu Xiaonian wrote on Weibo. ... which will need to be resolved at a higher level.   De Tocqueville and China The reading material of the mainland's leaders is sometimes a source of interest for observers of the political ...

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    More pragmatism needed over Hong Kong's land policy

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:05am by Howard Winn

    ... because the premiums demanded by the Lands Department don't make economic sense. SHKP has found it more appealing to bid for land at government auctions. If the government wants more ... or near the top of indices comparing relative economic "freedom", ease of doing business and so on. One index it may not be so keen on assuming prime position is the Economist ...

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    The dark economic thoughts of Charlene Chu

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:37am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Charlene Chu, a former senior director and head of China financial institutions at the ratings agency Fitch, has been talking to Britain's Telegraph about why she feels that China is on the verge of a crisis. Chu left Fitch last year and ...

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    Is it possible to be a good CEO and a good mother?

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn With the approach of International Women's Day on Saturday, there is a frenzy of women's events this week, propelled mainly by the indefatigable Su-Mei Thompson, chief executive of The Women's Foundation. But last night was the turn of Intelligence Squared, the organisation that provides a forum for political, economic and cultural debate. Last ...

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    Infrastructure spending is declining, says Starry Lee

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... organisation of government finances. Obviously hospitals and schools are necessary, but it also serves to fund a raft of projects for political reasons that certainly cannot be justified on economic ... officials don't seem to have noticed, whether out of political correctness or some other aberration, the huge increase in wheelie bags which are used by our compatriots from mainland China ...




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