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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Shinzo Abe's best bet for Japanese revival may rest with casinos

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by BLOOM

    ... has long been awash in pachinko, lotteries, and betting on everything from horse, boat, bike and motorcycle racing. Japan engages in the fiction that gambling is illegal when in 2012, pachinko ...

  2. Business - Comment - CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Is the customer always right?

    Posted May 28th 2014, 02:09pm by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines People may not know what they want until they see it but the outcome is usually a compromise Customers always right, but only up to a point The customer is always right: this is the mantra repeated by every bright spark who thinks that flattery will get you everywhere. They may be right but, in the famous words of Evelyn Waugh's fictional tame editor, only "up ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    EU aims to shock with tougher bank stress tests

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Milan EU aims to shock with tougher bank stress tests The strength of Europe's banking system is about to be tested against a fictional doomsday scenario that includes a global bond rout and a currency crisis in central and eastern Europe. The three-year outlook features "the most pertinent threats" to the stability of European Union banks ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... as little as possible. I shall read myself to sleep on Captain Hornblower tonight. In fiction, derring-do on the high seas appeals to me more than landfill. jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Yet another damning report on government archives

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... reluctance to look after its records properly has always been that it doesn't want to show how "one country, two systems" really works.   Stranger than fiction A novel by our old chum ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... planning, 1986-96 SCMP, February 24 I have another way of looking at it. The English author H.G. Wells, in his science fiction classic, The Time Machine, postulated a race far in the future ...

  7. Business - Money

    Living in a prime London location – the reality

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:33am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... an SE15. Frank raised his glass: “Here’s to Peckham.” Even if Frank’s tale is fictional, his experience sounds chillingly real. Prime London real estate is now more often than not a ghost town. ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Credit squeeze raises recovery doubts

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:26am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... that the 'strong recovery' so confidently declared by most analysts is in fact a fiction," Leland Miller, president of CBB International, told the South China Morning Post. "While our new ...

  9. Business - Commodities - REGULATION

    Lawsuits in US likely over 10pc limit of ethanol in petrol

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Proponents of biofuels argue that 10 per cent limit a fiction constructed by oil industry Lawsuits in US likely over level of ethanol in petrol With two words, ... The words will cut deep for proponents of biofuels. They have argued for years that the blend wall is largely a fiction constructed by an oil industry that does not want to cede any more share ...

  10. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Mining on the moon? That's sheer lunacy

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Tom Holland

    ... to the height of GPS satellites, 20,000 kilometres up, it is quite literally worth more than its weight in gold. And the moon is 380,000 kilometres away. Whatever the science fiction fantasists believe, ...




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