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  1. 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

    ... no Putonghua spoken around me- which is unusual these days on the route of that march- and I saw few other expatriates. I thought I might encounter some glances or comments along the line of: ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKRFU needs to rethink its Sevens ticketing policy

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the union sees as its first responsibility. It is certainly true that the HKRFU has done a fine job of promoting local rugby at a grass-roots level so that what was once an expatriate sport now has ...

  3. The one-man band can't play in Hong Kong's institutional economy

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... economies such as Australia and the United States should have a much higher entrepreneurial rating than Hong Kong. I put it down to the fact that they were both founded as expatriate societies and this cultural tradition continues robustly. There has always been a strong link between expatriate culture and commercial aptitude. In fact, one could ascribe the earlier entrepreneurial success of Hong ...

  4. Full Marx for Singapore's working class

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... expatriates what they thought of labour costs in different countries, another example of the sort of detailed policy research that has little time for hard statistics. The figures from both countries ... you get when basing a labour cost study on expatriate opinion, notice from the table that Perc rates labour costs in Vietnam higher than in Thailand. For a good laugh tell that to people ...

  5. Overpaid civil servants yet to produce any evidence to the contrary

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... evidence that these figures were wrong. All they have done is scream and shout. The loudest screamers, by the way, exclusively the ones who have screamed about it to me, are expatriate policemen. ...

  6. Deflation? It's a mixed shopping basket

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... markets appear to have had a pricing edge on the supermarkets. We may have a difference here of the expatriate and local shopping baskets. More than that, look at the difference in scale ...



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