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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    In the public interest

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:36am by Howard Winn

    ... interest. Unsurprisingly, the decision was applauded by Andrew Ceresney, the SEC's enforcement director, who said the ability to settle allowed "regulatory agencies to serve the public interest by returning money to harmed investors more quickly". Ho hum.   Harsh words inflict pain in a funny old world Being a sensitive soul, Lai See was somewhat pained by some ...

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

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

    ... and so on. They feel that the present arrangements for electing the chief executive do not lead to the election of a leader that is interested in pursuing their interests. The job of all chief ...

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    HSBC distances itself from David Eldon's blog

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:11am by Howard Winn

    ... and start throwing their weight around in what is supposed to Asia's World City. Speaking to people who take an interest in these matters and who observed this incident say they came prepared ...

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

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

    ... represent the interests of Hong Kong people. However, under the terms of the Basic Law, the Chief Executive has a responsibility to Beijing and to Hong Kong, in that he is supposed to represent ...

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    Report warned of confrontation over constitutional reform

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

    ... election. Concern with political issues is now at its highest level ever in Hong Kong. Interestingly the survey showed that while the under-30s were the strongest supporters of Occupy Central, ...

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    Can climate science predict the future with confidence?

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

    ... on to make the point that the crucial scientific question for policy is not whether climate is changing. It always has and always will. Nor is the crucial question about whether humans are influencing the climate. He says there is little doubt that greenhouse gases mostly due to carbon emissions are influencing the climate. But "the impact today of human activity appears ...

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    Report paints gloomy picture of corporate governance in Hong Kong

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

    ... is the way in which vested interests put their short-term interests so obviously above what is good for the market as a whole. Looking at the destruction of value that so many IPOs leave ...

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    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... would be the domain of humans. The book was written in 2004 and one "complex" task the authors cited was driving a car through traffic. But in 2010 Google announced its driverless car ... Machines are now capable of unsupervised learning. The pace of digital encroachment into what used to be human skills has profound implications. Not least of which is the hollowing out ...

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    'Humble Scottish merchant' writes to the Financial Times

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We read with interest a letter in the Financial Times last week on the subject of the Scottish referendum. It starts, "Sir, I am a humble Scottish merchant trading ... might qualify are more interested in the top job. She covers regulation of Hong Kong retail investment products, policies on international engagement, and market developments in China and Hong ...

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    Structural change in United States will impact on China

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Howard Winn

    ... deficits then this raises a question over the suitability of the global monetary system. As interest rates begin to rise as QE comes to an end, this will restrict the ability of many emerging ...




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