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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Could Singapore be one of the 'external forces'?

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

    ... Board last month. However, the developer applied for the matter to be deferred. The process is so skewed in favour of the developer that it is able to defer ad infinitum until it feels the time ... refinements. None of these advantages are available to the objectors who have to scrutinise the board's website to see when a project is to be heard or has been deferred. If they want to see ...

  2. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Planning board should reject Hopewell's Wan Chai project

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Howard Winn

    ... is due to be heard by the Town Planning Board this Friday, though we understand Hopewell has asked for it to be deferred. As we've noted before, the proposed alterations have aroused ... Previous applications by Hopewell for convention and exhibition facilities were rejected by the Town Planning Board before 2008. That alone should be a reason to reject the new application. ...

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

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

    ... of the lighter things of life. We see that the Police Officers Mess, at police headquarters at 1 Arsenal Street, has applied to the Liquor Licensing Board for a renewal of its licence. According the official notice, "Any person who knows any reason why this renewal should not be granted", has until November 6 to inform the board of its objections. We should add that even though you ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Report paints gloomy picture of corporate governance in Hong Kong

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

    ... information disclosure regime and getting religion on board diversity took a "sharp dive" in the discussions of whether to allow Alibaba Group Holding to list in Hong Kong with its special ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

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

    ... economy is underestimated. Since the end of the second world war, the health of the US economy could be gauged by considering real GDP, labour productivity, private employment and median household ... profits have never been higher but the returns for labour are getting lower. And we now have machines that can diagnose breast cancer faster and more efficiently than highly trained doctors. ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Structural change in United States will impact on China

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

    ... times since 2007 compared with a 12 per cent increase in the US. The US has access to cheaper fuel, and developments such as robotics are reducing the importance of cheap labour in global ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... was still discussing the matter, or at least an aspect of it- the representation of women on the boards of listed companies. The 30% club yesterday held its second 30% Club Boardroom Lunch, which brought some 90 women aspiring to be directors in face to face contact with some of Hong Kong's leading companies. This is because it is generally recognised most boards in Hong Kong ...

  8. Business - Economy - LAI SEE

    Former judge says Hong Kong's town planning process is unfair

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Those that take the time and effort to object to planning applications at the Town Planning Board have long been angered by the unfairness of the process. It is routinely criticised for rubber-stamping developer applications, no matter how awful their impact on the community. But it will be interesting to see how the board reacts to an objection letter by retired High ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Judge Zervos calls for reform of liquor licensing process

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:15am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We are revisiting the vexed question of the licensing of bars and restaurants. The owners seem to be in a state of permanent attrition with the Liquor Licensing Board and its appellant body, the Municipal Services Appeals Board. So it was with some interest we see Mr Justice Kevin Zervos calling for the reform of the process by which liquor licences are issued. ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... recently. Song said he had no objections but felt pay should be under review by the board of directors and be linked to company performance. This may not be such a good thing for him at this stage ...




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