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  1. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's political future looks bleak

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:05am by Howard Winn

    ... that leave us? It means that from now on, constitutional reform is going to be even more of a dominant factor in Hong Kong politics than it has been already. Positions are hardening on both sides, ... vote" for candidates that have not been pre-screened is not the universal suffrage the people of Hong Kong feel they had been promised. You cannot be half-pregnant. Giving everyone the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1545158/hong-kongs-political-future-looks-bleak
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is Hong Kong's rule of law becoming a victim of political expediency?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Howard Winn

    ... happening. A favourite mantra that slips so easily off the tongues of government officials is that one of the features that makes Hong Kong a special place for doing business is its adherence to the rule of law. This is an important issue for Hong Kong as the rule of law is touted as one of its competitive advantages over the mainland. It would be a shame if Hong Kong's rule of law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524839/hong-kongs-rule-law-becoming-victim-political-expediency
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ... time ago and new technologies are now available. How confident can we be that we are getting the best waste management solution for Hong Kong? The project has so far been blocked by the Finance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  4. Business - Economy - LAI SEE

    Former judge says Hong Kong's town planning process is unfair

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Howard Winn

    ... unacceptable practice of being indecently vague again and again and … the frequent promises to give fuller details later". Waung is also unhappy with the way Hong Kong's town planning process is structured. "The whole town planning process in Hong Kong is a classroom example of inequality of arms, with the developer having the huge resources, with professionals working for long periods ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581336/former-judge-says-hong-kongs-town-planning-process-unfair
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:21am by Howard Winn

    ... to construct a historical account of the early days of one country, two systems. It is therefore hardly surprising that since the Hong Kong-Macau bridge assessment, public confidence and trust ... by the Airport Authority's own consultant, Ove Arup, which admitted that the runway would struggle to meet Hong Kong's latest air quality standards, which are a legal requirement. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1556562/hong-kong-will-get-its-third-runway-hook-or-crook
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Territories, and to a lesser extent elsewhere in Hong Kong. Nobody is likely to be prosecuted for this. It's also another example of the government's weakness in dealing with the problem. It set up a committee in 2002 to consider the matter, but when asked its progress will say it is "still studying" the issue. It is Hong Kong governance at its worst, involving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... to 600,000 yuan a year. "I've noticed it in the newspapers, but I haven't received any instructions about it," he told reporters at a meeting yesterday in Hong Kong to discuss ... by calling it business class.   Nathan Tinkler in Hong Kong We see that Nathan Tinkler has had the rug pulled out from underneath him by Peabody Energy. The flamboyant Australian coal miner had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1581570/luxury-crackdown-brings-fear-flying-first-class-china
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Remarkable change in Philippine security says Hong Kong government

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... it "aims to help people better understand the risk or threat to personal safety in travelling," we all know the decision had nothing to do with this, but was related to the Hong Kong ... Obviously the black alert had nothing to do with the security situation in the Philippines but was a cynical abuse of the system. It was a political decision. What effect did it have? True, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1495407/remarkable-change-philippine-security-says-hong-kong-government
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Howard Winn

    ... Hong Kong. Small wonder it cannot organise itself to get a halfway decent harbour front, or why there is a shortage of moorings for boats while there are literally acres of space in typhoon ... in a bureaucratic quagmire. Hong Kong is choking on its own bureaucracy. This is a serious problem, but as everyone knows reforming the civil service is one of the hardest things to do. There are too many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1462722/hong-kong-being-choked-its-government-bureaucracy
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Jockey Club to rethink plans for police station art operator

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 12:57am by Howard Winn

    ... that the average Hong Kong traveller spends almost five hours researching online before buying a ticket. They also make an average 92 visits to 22 travel-related websites and apps before actually booking ... will be operated. This is because Lai See understands that after interviewing, earlier this month, Adrian Cheng Chi-kong and Calvin Hui, the co-founders of the not-for-profit organisation Arts in Heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1574511/jockey-club-rethink-plans-police-station-art-operator

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