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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Hong Kong's travel alerts more a threat to common sense

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Readers will be aware that we have expressed our curiosity as to how the Security Bureau is able to categorise the Philippines, Syria and Egypt as having more or less the same ... and Syria, which is now a war zone. In reply to our queries, the Security Bureau responded: "The Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) system set up by the government aims to facilitate Hong Kong ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    PetroChina listing means we are still 'bigger' than Singapore

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

    ... Bureau says it has received about 75,000 applications for civil service vacancies, according to Apple Daily. Some 17,000 of them were vying for the post of administrative officer. However, ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Typhoon Usagi's message for Hong Kong's wind farms

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in fact it is damaging the environment, and costing the community a lot of money in terms of higher fuel bills and higher costs to business. The only beneficiaries are the power companies." ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Government looks for a new director of public prosecutions

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... project. However, the project has not been axed and land appraisal work is continuing at the location. The Spanish study published in the October edition of Environment International wanted ... complaining of illness due to air pollution from ash from the incinerator. The Food and Health Bureau became alarmed last year when hundreds of residents, many of them students and teachers in nearby ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Elsie Leung caught up in Rusal's byzantine politics

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... available to the press. This usually takes the form of a convivial exchange of views where Li is quizzed on everything from the direction of the stock and property markets, the economic environment ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Things are already looking up above and on ground for 2013

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... on the mainland to corruption is making life awkward for officials. Take the case of a senior justice official with the Hunan provincial bureau of justice who threw a wedding banquet for his son. Xinhua ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Hard to take the Economic Freedom index seriously

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... things flow from economic freedom- empowerment, happiness, better environment and so on- in the same way that some people believe "cleanliness leads to godliness". The index is at best ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Green is good, as long as taxes are not in the red

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and this was affecting tax revenues. As a result, new, more stringent regulations are to be introduced reducing the number of eligible models to 26, not because of their impact on the environment ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Common sense in Hong Kong's Clochemerle moment

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in the scenic environs of the island of Shek Kwu Chau off South Lantau. However, the project's official status is that it has been shelved, so there is still the possibility it will re-emerge. It was, after all, carefully nurtured by the previous secretary of the environment, Edward Yau Tang-wah, during Donald Tsang's administration. After his stellar career in this capacity he now ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    The Tamar Project- where did it all go wrong for government HQ?

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and receptive to new ideas and a city of diverse cultures; "Land Always Green"- reflects Hong Kong's aspiration for a lasting green environment; "Sky Will Be Blue"- establishes ...




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