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  1. 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. ...

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    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 ...

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    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, ...

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    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. ...

  6. 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, ...

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    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 ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    More quantitative easing means bubbles are back

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com Clients sitting in on the teleconference of one large bank yesterday morning were slightly surprised at the frankness of the bank's message, following Ben Bernanke's announcement overnight in the US of a resumption of quantitative easing. The message was simple and to the point: "Please close your eyes and buy. Thanks ...

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    HSBC's MPF fund is great for HSBC

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 02:36am by Howard Winn

    ... the microphone and berated the little emperor's parents. A fight broke out, resulting in two deaths, The Daily Telegraph reports. In the Philippines, the Frank Sinatra song My Way has been removed ...

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    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... including greener shipping and market trends the museum should also cover. Librarian Kitty But said steps had been taken to see if there were ways for the museum to co-operate with the IMC-Frank ...



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