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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hospital Authority chief faces professional hearing

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... conduct of Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, Ernst & Young, of which Wu was chairman until December 2005, and Catherine Yen Ka-shun, another senior figure at the accounting firm. The hearing has been set down for five days from May 6 in what is probably the institute's highest-profile case. In addition to heading the Hospital Authority, Wu is a former chairman ...

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    Umbrella Movement is frittering away its gains

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:51am by Howard Winn

    ... of Hong Kong and thus to make it easier for the authorities to eventually crack down on them without attracting a great wave of sympathy as occurred when the police first used tear gas. As recent ...

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    Trying to fake 'one country, two systems' won't work

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:50am by Howard Winn

    ... authorities. "If there is somebody in the SAR government who followed orders from the Beijing government in twisting Hong Kong opinion, then this is not how I understand the government's role ... to the mainland authorities to rein in a disaffected population. There's no secret police here to speak of, you can't hold troublesome people in jail indefinitely or torture them until they see ...

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    Report warned of confrontation over constitutional reform

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Howard Winn

    ... environmentally friendly technologies. Meanwhile, the authorities in Hong Kong have resolved not to go down this route, instead choosing a humongously expensive and dirtier alternative.   Have you got any ...

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    Umbrella movement heading for an unhappy ending

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:26am by Howard Winn

    ... authorities to make significant concessions with respect to the structure of the nominating committee for the 2017 chief executive election, since this would be viewed as yielding to popular pressure. ...

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    Michael DeGolyer explains the anaconda strategy

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Howard Winn

    ... are employees, and the more they can be made "to look extreme, isolated and uncaring about the rest of Hong Kong, the easier it is for the authorities to crack down on them at some point without ...

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    Police come to the aid of the protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:32am by Howard Winn

    ... non-participants have been sympathetic, helped by what many perceive to have been gratuitous use of pepper spray and tear gas but it is unlikely to remain so. The Beijing authorities will not be keen ... environs then that would be a severe embarrassment for the authorities here and in Beijing. Risk consulting company Steve Vickers & Associates says that while the range of likely outcomes ...

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    Occupy has shown us a car-free Central

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Howard Winn

    ... apparently prepared him for his next job as CEO of the Hong Kong Airport Authority. The event was attended by some 600 government officials and business leaders which included a significant number ...

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    Report paints gloomy picture of corporate governance in Hong Kong

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

    ... 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 ... flexibility in the city's listing regime (read "lower standards of corporate governance"). While welcoming the debate, the authors note: "What is quite depressing, however, ...

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    Can climate science predict the future with confidence?

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:26am by Howard Winn

    ... The author is Steven Koonin, a former undersecretary for science in the US Department of Energy during President Barack Obama's first term and director of the Centre for Urban Science ...




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