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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

    'External forces' claim diminishes the Hong Kong government

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 05:01am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn There has much talk about the Umbrella Movement damaging Hong Kong's international reputation. But the truth is the movement plays rather well overseas. Scenes of thousands of well-behaved young students demonstrating in support of universal suffrage goes down relatively well in other countries. The one player in this that is damaging Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1624086/external-forces-claim-diminishes-hong-kong-government
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    How will Beijing contain city's demand for political reform?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:28am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn After years of being promised political change, it turns out that what Hong Kong is going to get is universal suffrage with Chinese characteristics. It bears little resemblance ... are clearly in for a period of political unrest. Hong Kong protesters are among the most peaceable in the world but it is not hard to imagine the presence of agent provocateurs to stir up trouble. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583210/how-will-beijing-contain-citys-demand-political-reform
  5. 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
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Report paints gloomy picture of corporate governance in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:09am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Hong Kong officials and regulators often preen themselves on the level of corporate governance in the city. So it is always good to read something that comes from outside ... to say standards across Asia, according to the authors, have slipped. On Hong Kong, they say reform of the due diligence process for initial public offerings, a more robust price-sensitive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1600496/report-paints-gloomy-picture-corporate-governance-hong-kong
  7. 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
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    CY says the poor can't vote as we need to protect the rich

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by Howard Winn

    ... for democracy. This is one of the many intellectual, moral and political contortions that the Chinese Communist Party has had to undergo with respect to the way it manages Hong Kong. But it sends ... dominate Hong Kong." While he didn't actually say that, it amounted to the same. The Financial Times said that Leung warned of the dangers of populism and insisted the electoral system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1621635/cy-says-poor-cant-vote-we-need-protect-rich
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Will CY Leung give keynote speech at the London Dinner next week?

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:19am by Howard Winn

    ... at The Dorchester hotel on October 30. This is an annual jamboree organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council where the great and the good from Hong Kong and Britain celebrate what great chums ... chairman of the Hong Kong Association. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah last year gave what by all accounts was one of the best keynote speeches for some years, wittily combining Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1623224/will-cy-leung-give-keynote-speech-london-dinner-next-week
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Could Singapore be one of the 'external forces'?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by Howard Winn

    ... bringing the city to a grinding halt it demonstrates Hong Kong's suitability for grand prix racing. Green groups are also suspected for seeking to influence others with radical ideas about ... swirling around Hong Kong's streets and police using pepper spray, are in stark contrast to the serenity of Singapore's tree-lined streets where families can live in peace and quiet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1622376/could-singapore-be-one-external-forces

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