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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... is a bad investment." Luckily, he rated it. DRAMA AT THE OPERA My next post was at the BBC, making feature documentaries. My boss was David Attenborough. I pitched the idea of making a film ...

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    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... with the destination being of no concern to the manufacturer (or retailer). Most ended up on the mainland; several “patriotic” business fortunes evolved from investments in this latter-day drug trade. Broader ...

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    Then & now: Tempting fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Jason Wordie

    ... investment. So far, so crooked, and much more widespread in contemporary Hong Kong than most members of the public are willing to believe. But what happens if, as now is the case for new civil-service ...

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    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by ATLANTIC

    ... investment.   ...

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    Then & now: Laundering service

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Jason Wordie

    ... Thai-Chinese money (and at least one prominent Bangkokbased Chiu Chow banking family) decamped to Hong Kong following the 1957 coup. Malaysian- Chinese investment increased  substantially following ...

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    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by ATLANTIC

    ... where you are? Libra (Sep 24- Oct 23) If you’re the kind who enjoys a challenge, you will have a great week. If you’re the kind who enjoys peace and quiet, invest in ear plugs. Voices ...

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    Then & now: the grip of the grape

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Jason Wordie

    ... in three centuries), high-priced wine, along with gold, jade and other luxury goods, has become a popular investment vehicle and an inventive business "gift" that keeps on giving. But how ... is required to maintain the asset's value, an investment in fine wine offers a high level of anonymity and, in consequence, far greater scope for creative mischief. Various present (and former) ...

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    Rant: room disservice

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... may rebrand itself as "boutique" simply by investing in some hideous wallpaper. Smaller and more distasteful than "boutique" is the "intimate" hotel, wherein ...

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    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... to one whose prosperity increasingly revolved around stock-market investment cycles and property bubbles. Clague recognised that by the late 60s Hong Kong had started to develop a small ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Stone stock

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Long prized for its ornamental value, jade is back in fashion with those looking for a good investment, writes Jason Wordie Stone stock Jade has been treasured in China ... die, their families put jade in the tombs with them to keep them from decay." Jade has long been regarded as an investment vehicle. In the 30s, Aw Boon Haw, the "Tiger Balm ...




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