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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    What should we be worried about in World Cup year?

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:08am by Howard Winn

    ... is that every child should have the right to receive an education, and it focuses on poverty and illiteracy in outlying villages in China. The charity has been responsible for some 2,000 children from deprived areas on the mainland receiving an education. International concert pianist Ernest So, who has been associated with the charity for many years, staged a special performance. Born in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1516719/what-should-we-be-worried-about-world-cup-year
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... Although this highlights the interest in start-ups, Giancotti is uncertain over the prospects for crowdfunding in Hong Kong, saying it would need education and pro-crowdfunding legislation. ...

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

    If StanChart doesn't want us, why keep inviting us?

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... that Fortress now only has a Chinese website and had dropped its English language site. Fearing there had been a change in the store's policy which had gone unnoticed, we asked the group's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1264574/if-stanchart-doesnt-want-us-why-keep-inviting-us
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Rogue bankers are not criminals, says trader who lost US$1.1b

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We don't often get the opportunity to chat with a trader who lost US$1.1 billion. That was the misfortune of Toshihide Iguchi, who was jailed for four years in 1996 for unauthorised bond trading at Daiwa Bank in New York. Iguchi is in Hong Kong to promote his book, My Billion Dollar Education: Inside the Mind of a Rogue Trader, in which he explains how he lost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1501183/rogue-bankers-are-not-criminals-says-trader-who-lost-us11b
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Never say Dai Mingfang, it sounds too feminine

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Why is it that Frank Dai Mingfang, the chairman of solar-panel equipment maker Hanergy Solar Group, is so careful about the use of his name? At a recent press briefing, he was asked by a sharp-eyed reporter why his name always appeared in his company's English-language press announcements but never in its Chinese ones. Dai, from northern China, explained that people who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1258717/never-say-dai-mingfang-it-sounds-too-feminine
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Henry Tang's basement an engineering miracle

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... recognised by the US Department of Education. "That makes it a degree mill by our measure," observes David Webb on webb-site.com Some months ago we asked Dr Quat's office if we could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1477005/henry-tangs-basement-engineering-miracle
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC action to put hunger strikers out of their misery

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:29am by Howard Winn

    ... in October 2012 at the age of 35 after contracting cervical cancer. Before she died, it was her wish to educate and spread awareness in Hong Kong about gynaecological cancers and provide women access ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1474467/hsbc-action-put-hunger-strikers-out-their-misery
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mines & money, sex, babies and commodities

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Howard Winn

    ... billion people hooked up through Facebook and millions more on the internet, people have greater expectations for their children and families. People want better education, cars, clean environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1457272/mines-money-sex-babies-and-commodities
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong crowd funding site looking for momentum

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... and produces elegant watches. It is looking for US$30,000, and has so far raised 66 per cent and has 16 days of its campaign left. Appedu (Apprendre Education Ltd) is an equity campaign looking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1447319/hong-kong-crowd-funding-site-looking-momentum
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    It's the infrastructure, not the aged, that's costing us

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... and recurrent expenditure of HK$307.4 billion. This provides a recurrent surplus of HK$122.7 billion. This is the surplus that we will have after spending HK$67 billion on education, HK$60 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1435875/its-infrastructure-not-aged-thats-costing-us

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