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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The patron saint of regulators

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of "bait and switch", applied not just to single products but to entire industries. Economists call them two-sided markets, where the profit-making potential of one market (advertising) ... a middle path. Every regulatory framework has to address the defining features of an industry rather than imposing simple rules like capped rates of return to avoid unintended negative effects. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617219/jean-tirole-winner-nobel-prize-economics-patron-saint
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to sort out financial arrangements for third runway

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for the next challenge- the financial arrangements. With a price tag of at least HK$136 billion, the runway is likely to be the city's most expensive construction project. The transport chief has ... of aviation, standing still means losing out. Now that environmental mitigation measures are in place, it's time to hammer out the financial arrangements. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596894/time-sort-out-financial-arrangements-third-runway
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Poor economic signals add to sense of danger in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Monetary Fund has warned of a 4-in-10 chance that the euro zone will slide into a recession. If so, it will be the third time since the financial crisis. In its twice-yearly World Economic Outlook, ... The emerging markets fared relatively well during the financial crisis, but many have now hit a snag. And Japan's recovery, much anticipated under the banner of Abenomics, has been disappointing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1612280/poor-economic-signals-add-sense-danger-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Supermarkets must make prices fair

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of course, just accept the prices at the checkout without checking each item on the bill. The problem stems partly from a common industry practice of offering all sorts of discounts on scores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1621595/supermarkets-must-make-prices-fair-and-transparent
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... generally understood. The University of Hong Kong's Hedley Environmental Index has for six years been collating data to track the health and financial costs of air pollution to our city; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619524/new-front-hong-kongs-war-pollution
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's crackdown on English teachers vital to protect pupils

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... checks, proof of qualifications, references and even work visas may not even be asked for by those involved in schools that are more about financial gains than education. The boom has attracted ... will regulate an industry that lacks standards and safeguards. Child sex scandals in Beijing and Nanjing last year prompted the changes. A lack of background checks meant that two foreigners, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1599006/beijings-crackdown-english-teachers-vital-protect-pupils
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No more delays to competition law

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The business sector is understandably worried. Some examples of conduct raised in the guidelines are commonplace across various industries. For instance, it has been a long-standing practice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1616532/no-more-delays-competition-law
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let Central Market plan sink

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... easily. More often than not, the process is painfully slow and involves many financial and statutory hurdles. The Central Market redevelopment is a case in point. Dubbed the Urban Floating Oasis, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1615340/concession-land-premium-needed-keep-central-market-plan
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Circuit breakers have divided the financial community

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... institutional investors such as those represented by the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association are supportive of introducing circuit breakers. However, many of the smaller local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1431107/circuit-breakers-have-divided-financial-community
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Let market forces work their magic on China's trust industry

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Let market forces work their magic When it comes to financial reform on the mainland, watch what the authorities do, not what they say. It has been official policy to rein in China's shadow financial system, and more recently, to give market forces "a decisive role in the economy". But the way the shadowy trust-products sector is being handled tells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1433410/let-market-forces-work-their-magic-chinas-trust-industry

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