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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Cheers to the wine fakers who help tell us what's real

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 04:14am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... formula and fake medicines. Law enforcement agencies are well employed when protecting the public from such things. But where is the deep evil in a bottle of wine that is not quite what ... Koch, an American billionaire who owns 43,000 bottles of wine, discovered that several prized bottles reputed to be part of the private collection of American president Thomas Jefferson were all ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's big spenders on infrastructure must generate better returns

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the chart shows you that fixed capital formation stands at a record high of 46 per cent of gross domestic product in China. A free bottle of Scotch goes to the first person who can show me any ... by drinking my bottle of Scotch in one sitting. Surely this comparison suggests that China is spending too much on infrastructure and Britain too little. But perhaps not. China is a poor ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Pitch for culture concrete is just the same art form

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 03:14am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... between the concrete with glass. Bridges, railways, theatres, what’s the difference? The point is to award contracts. The job is done when the concrete sets. But lest the arts industry be unjustly ... pretty pictures. We haven’t seen any from you for a long time. You know the kind – a shimmering glass building  at dusk on a mid-summer’s eve with beautiful people in beautiful clothes. It’s how ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    iBonds are little help in easing inflation and a bad bet financially

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the second bar? You can? Then tell your optometrist she was a liar to say you needed glasses. I can't see it. But that bar, relative to the first, gives you the real picture of just how much ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Great expanses of mud prevail as promised edifices of steel and glass have not yet taken the place of swathes of tasteful brown landscape Why ... The promised sparkle of glass and polished metal has not yet taken the place of a tasteful shade of landscape brown. Great expanses of mud prevail. The Qianhai authorities know they must look ahead, ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    The black and white behind the statistics

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... gives you the 12-month running total of FDI as calculated by the People's Bank of China and reported in the semi-annual balance of payments statistics. On offer is a free bottle of Scotch ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Fear not the retail investor- for now

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The mainland's deposits have grown eightfold over the period and now exceed in value the comparable M2 measure of the money supply in the United States. This is an enormous tide of money to be bottled up ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Ho Tung Gardens was an eyesore … not Hong Kong heritage

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... steel-and-glass tower overshadowing both the botanical gardens and that gem of Japanese architectural design, Government House, but demolition of the west wing would at least rid us of an eyesore. Oh, ...



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