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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Property agents will be watching this one closely

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 12:58am by Howard Winn

    ... location being "only moments away from Frank Gehry's iconic Opus Hong Kong residence and the King Yin Lei Chinese mansion." The flat is being sold furnished and comes with high ...

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    External forces have helped to fashion modern China

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Howard Winn

    ... of "correct retreat" that contributed to the Long March and the survival of the Red Army. Indeed, University of Hong Kong historian Frank Dikotter, in his latest book, The Tragedy of Liberation, ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC distances itself from David Eldon's blog

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:11am by Howard Winn

    ... on to say that the revelations about the payments Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying received from UGL might lead to pressure from Beijing for him to resign. In an unusually frank observation ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mines & money, sex, babies and commodities

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn "Sex, babies and commodities" was Frank Holmes' rather lurid title to his presentation at the Mines & Money conference yesterday. The industry has been through a torrid time for the past three years. But Holmes, chief executive and chief investment officer of US Global Investors, believes there are reasons to keep the faith with commodities. ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Never say Dai Mingfang, it sounds too feminine

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

    ... Why is it that Frank Dai Mingfang, the chairman of solar-panel equipment maker Hanergy Solar Group, is so careful about the use of his name? At a recent press briefing, he was asked by a sharp-eyed reporter why his name always appeared in his company's English-language press announcements but never in its Chinese ones. Dai, from northern China, explained that people who ...

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    New Territories group to visit waste management systems

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... the 1990s or Qing dynasty porcelain or something like that, quite frankly." This possibility may well please his critics. But we can't help feeling that the prospect of dealing ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Buried treasure a waste when we can sell it to the Europeans

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... there was some embarrassment on his part as he was unable to settle a hotel bill. But he ends by commending HSBC staff: "Frankly, I was amazed to find them responding at 4.30am Hong Kong time, ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    How to prosecute the Tang illegal basement case?

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... as a proxy for a referendum of Hong Kong people. Frankly, Lai See is surprised. It is one thing not to embrace rule by the mainland but quite another to apparently desire to be ruled by the British. ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Cohorts of pussyfooters tiptoe around extravagance curbs

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Packer, controlling shareholder in Crown, on A$6 billion; Frank Lowy, co-founder of the Westfield Group, on A$5.3 billion; and Andrew Forrest, non-executive chairman of Fortescue Metals, ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Deutsche Bank's property analysts seek a helping hand

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... doing God's work Proprietary trading by investment banks is supposed to have been banned under the Volcker Rule. The rule within the Dodd-Frank Act was designed to prevent banks from taking ...




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