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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Maybe mainland visitors aren't so bad after all

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... insurance division of ACE Group, has decided to promote its brand by giving the public trips around the harbour in a yacht. It's also taking disadvantaged families out to Lamma. This is clearly ... the island of Shek Kwu Chau with letters to the press, have evidently not been wholly successful. A message from the Living Islands Movement committee to its members has asked for the best dates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520674/maybe-mainland-visitors-arent-so-bad-after-all
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:39am by Howard Winn

    ... itself will cost HK$18.24 billion, together with an extra HK$3.2 billion for building the island out at Shek Kwu Chau. This latter figure is the price the previous administration was prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1546110/incinerator-proposal-goes-legco-funding
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Digesting the price

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:50am by Howard Winn

    ... Hong Kong needs a better system for managing its liquor licences.   High costs mean Lamma housing plan doesn't add up An early spanner has been thrown into government plans to provide housing for 5,000 people in a 20-hectare development to be built on the site of the old quarry adjacent to Sok Kwu Wan on Lamma island. The idea is that one third of the new residents would live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1448917/digesting-price
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Security Bureau shoots itself in the other foot over Philippines

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

    ... in operation, but claim tax relief for five cows. The rights to six cows are transferred by a Panamanian intermediary on to the bank account of a company registered in the Cayman Islands, owned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1499441/security-bureau-shoots-itself-other-foot-over-philippines
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    EPD needs a Plan B for waste management

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... and then spend a further HK$8 billion to HK$10 billion building an artificial island of 11.8 hectares. Inevitably, this price will rise. All this in a scenic conservation area. Even proponents of incineration think it odd to site the incinerator on an island miles away from the users of the electricity it is supposedly going to generate. Then on top of that is the problem of disposing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1494727/epd-needs-plan-b-waste-management
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Henry Tang's basement an engineering miracle

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... see her PhD dissertation, but that request has yet to be granted. In 1998 Greenwich University moved to Norfolk Island, one of Australia's so-called external territories and set up shop courtesy of a loophole in Australian legislation that allowed the island to provide accreditation for Greenwich University, although it never received Australian academic accreditation. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1477005/henry-tangs-basement-engineering-miracle
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Yet another damning report on government archives

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... It downgrades the professionalism of the department and doesn't give it enough staff. Hardly surprising then that it can't do its job. The report notes 11 recent cases, including the Lamma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1453449/yet-another-damning-report-government-archives
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    More pragmatism needed over Hong Kong's land policy

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:05am by Howard Winn

    ... more housing from the existing sites without having to engage in potty exercises like building artificial islands in the sea. In the 1970s, for example, the government gave developers a 50 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1451158/more-pragmatism-needed-over-hong-kongs-land-policy
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Outrageous sexism in the People's Daily

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Credit for this campaign should in fact go to Living Islands, though it was actively supported by Paul Zimmerman's Designing Hong Kong group. Indeed, the outcome of the campaign was announced yesterday at a press conference hosted jointly by the two groups. The result of the campaign after a number of clean-ups on Pak Kok beach on Lamma Island is that the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1183865/outrageous-sexism-peoples-daily
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Capturing the full ugliness of a one-size-fits-all approach

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... exercise in which volunteers collected and sorted waste found on beaches by brand label. The winner will be announced by Living Lamma and Designing Hong Kong this morning. Lantau's Living Islands Movement is also fed up with the ugliness that it feels is being perpetrated on the island both by slovenly and lazy people piling up rubbish, and by insensitive government architecture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1180468/capturing-full-ugliness-one-size-fits-all-approach

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