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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Trees just the start for axe swinging needed at West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:21am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Kowloon is that this project had been prised out of the grip of that awful Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which runs the rest of the arts venues in town. I sympathise. The LCSD ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Social responsibility should begin and end with the law

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a dark hint from the human resources department that their year-end employee performance scores may benefit from participation in a showy charity event sponsored by the company on Sunday ...

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

    Mainlanders' spending in Hong Kong doesn't show up in our GDP- that's statistical reality

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... be the other way round. What non-residents spend here is a boost to our economy and what Hong Kong people spend abroad is lost to us. Go argue the toss with the Census and Statistics Department ...

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

    There's no proof that graft has harmed China's market development

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in large companies tries it. Invariably he discovers to his dismay that the chief financial officer's department has eagle eyes. You may, of course, accuse the private sector party of being ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tardy MTR Corp must tell stock exchange about its delays

    Posted May 15th 2014, 12:52am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... bankers said HK$25 billion. In order not to lose face, Donald then told the Lands Department to stuff the company full of cheap property with relaxed development restrictions. It was done ... this legislation and Legco passed it. We are now told that the MTR faces big losses because of delays in the Sha Tin-Central Link. It was revealed by a Highways Department bureaucrat to the Kowloon City ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Inventive 'circuit breaker' metaphor hides its true meaning

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:14am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... stage of frantic trading all rationality departs from a market and prices can fall to zero or rise unstoppably. I have never heard of it happening in practice, although I will say that circuit ...

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

    Tsang's budget concerns for Hong Kong ones most cities wish they had

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:11am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of a revenue problem is nothing more than government annoyance with losing a court decision on welfare benefits for recent immigrants. Get over it, John. It makes you look silly. ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong foots the bill as Beijing tops up its tax take

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

    ... smuggled, which, according to our story on the Customs and Excise Department's new anti-smuggling squad, "include precious metals, animal furs, seafood, computer hard disks and frozen ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tung Chung a case study in foolishness

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 01:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Cuckooland. To serve a costly bridge to Macau, for which not the slightest need was ever adduced, we are to engage in another reclamation project of 150 hectares for immigration control and commercial ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    JP Morgan just doing as Romans do

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 01:39am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in the disclaimer attached to those e-mails. Memo to JP Morgan: Unplug the company e-mail system. In the research department of a big local brokerage firm I worked at 30 years ago we had a good way ...




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