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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    CY says the poor can't vote as we need to protect the rich

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by Howard Winn

    ... was needed to protect minority groups. "If it's entirely a numbers game- numeric representation- then obviously you'd be talking to half the people in Hong Kong [that] earn less than ... a say in how Hong Kong is run lest we end up with a system that doesn't protect the tycoons. CY has either wittingly or unwittingly indicated what this demonstration is all about. People ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1621635/cy-says-poor-cant-vote-we-need-protect-rich
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Report warned of confrontation over constitutional reform

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Howard Winn

    ... This is the technology our Environmental Protection Department dismisses as being insufficiently tested to deal with Hong Kong's waste. At 500 tonnes a day of municipal solid waste this is a much smaller ... "Many doubt the fairness of a consultation before it barely began … Many feel their preferred form of identity is not being protected … They are committed to confrontation, if necessary, despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1611643/report-warned-confrontation-over-constitutional-reform
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:21am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The 30-day consultation period for the environmental impact assessment for the third airport runway is over and all that is needed now is for the Environmental Protection Department to apply its rubber stamp. The assessment report will next be scrutinised by Anissa Wong Sean-yee in her capacity as director of environmental protection. She also wears another hat- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1556562/hong-kong-will-get-its-third-runway-hook-or-crook
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Trying to fake 'one country, two systems' won't work

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:50am by Howard Winn

    ... the SAR government deals with the central government. This is because it is not perceived to be making much effort to protect the high level of autonomy that is supposed to exist under "one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1612339/trying-fake-one-country-two-systems-wont-work
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Environmental Protection Bureau is fond of telling us through the letters page of this newspaper that the best way to deal with municipal solid waste is through an incinerator. This is, we are told, after having examined all other forms of technology for dealing with such waste. Despite the supposed "advantages" of an incinerator, it is still going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ... Committee. But if what we hear is correct, the Environmental Protection Department appears to have succeeded in doing deals with the various political groupings and the project is likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  7. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Planning board should reject Hopewell's Wan Chai project

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Howard Winn

    ... Protection Group (KRPG), have fought Hopewell's plans for more than 10 years because access to this monster development is to be through Kennedy Road. Indeed, one of the reasons why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1598274/planning-board-should-reject-hopewells-wan-chai-project
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... there is no need for this policy. However, it has become a valuable perk, and one they will not give up easily. Villagers now believe it is a "right" protected by Article 40 of the Basic Law, ... What are the prospects for action any time soon on this? Despite the environmental degradation, poor planning, the corruption it engenders and illegal development, the government is likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    What's the point of yet another report on biodiesel?

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:08am by Howard Winn

    ... the government is embarking on this study is not wholly clear since the Environmental Protection Department commissioned the University of Hong Kong to carry out a feasibility study for using biodiesel ... States should not underestimate Chinese enterprises' capabilities to protect their legitimate interests". Well, at least the US has a judicial system in which a decision made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557108/whats-point-yet-another-report-biodiesel
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The Stanley car park plan is madness and should be stopped

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... the Southern District Council in 2009 along with various other government departments. "The review has taken into consideration factors such as site constraints, environmental and visual impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1585357/stanley-car-park-plan-madness-and-should-be-stopped

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