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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Amex Black Card holders say the service is not worth the price

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

    ... was its inaugural event. The aim of the event, held at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, was to raise awareness and funds to prevent and treat women's gynaecological cancers. ...

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    Standard Chartered Bank chairman eats humble pie

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... furnishing false information and conspiracy to offer an advantage to a public servant. However, the new indignity to which we refer is the heinous offence of being posted in the Foreign Correspondents' Club for non-payment of bills. It is possible that he has been distracted by his present legal problems. Some members have actually spent time in jail but still managed to remain in good ...

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    So who's responsible for the MTR debacle?

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... of Chartered Certified Accountants (not to be confused with Air Conditioning Contractors of America) has launched a CFO Club to connect "top minds in finance". Speaking at the opening ceremony the chairman of ACCA HK, Roy Tsang, introduced the new club. "We aim to make the CFO Club a platform for its members to share insights in issues of common interest affecting ...

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    Deborah Annells remanded in custody after fresh charges

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:32am by Howard Winn

    ... to Sunday. It normally resides in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan and came to Hong Kong as a result of the efforts of the Italian consulate, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, which donated HK$4.2 million to ensure it got here and back to Italy safely. When the Asia Society approached the Jockey Club, it was asked how many people it thought would view the painting. ...

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    Hong Kong should outsource control of illegal car parking

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Anthony Lawrence. His birthday yesterday was no ordinary one. Lawrence, who came to Hong Kong in 1958 and retired in 1973, celebrated his 100th birthday appropriately in the Foreign Correspondents' Club. Since retiring, Lawrence has worked as a volunteer for the International Social Service Hong Kong Branch for almost 40 years. So the ISSHK laid on a party for him and it attracted ...

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    HSBC action to put hunger strikers out of their misery

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:29am by Howard Winn

    ... of Taipan Day, which is hosted by the Hong Kong Football Club. The event is free and features a full day of rugby, including mini, colts, ladies and varsity games, culminating in the Taipan versus ... chairman, Rob Blain, is this year's Taipan. The event dates back to the '50s and, for many years, was a match between the armed services and the civilian members of the football club ...

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    Charles Li calls for a 'rational' debate on dual listings

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:19am by Howard Winn

    ... the city as a base for sourcing foreign funding that is re-lent in the domestic economy. A real estate crisis on the mainland would have a serious impact on Hong Kong bank balance sheets.   Have ...

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    Webb no ball stumpscricket club maidens

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:25am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Hong Kong Cricket Club is commemorating International Women's Day on Saturday with a Ladies Night Dinner. The original plan was for the ladies to be offered free ... various kinds of rights, including those of shareholders, consumers, and in this case, men. He pointed out to the club that offering free drinks to women only discriminated against men ...

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    Can Hong Kong be the world's biggest mining finance market?

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:35am by Howard Winn

    ... but he qualified it the other night during a talk at the Asia Mining Club when he said: "I didn't say when it would happen." He added: "Hong Kong is a very important market ... receive in their overseas posts. Unfortunately not everyone appears to have known that, and the news has been received with considerable chagrin. But BNP's foreign legion of bankers ...

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    Numbers don't stack up for 30% Club's boardroom goals

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:27am by Howard Winn

    ... But the real reason was to continue the 30% Club's assault on the corporate boardrooms which have long been a bastion confined largely to males. The 30% Club is an outreach arm of The Women's ... attention on women in the boardroom when it was published in Britain in 2011. The aim of the club is to increase the number of women on corporate boards to at least 30 per cent. The task is a big ...




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