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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of old-fashioned xenophobia. It's not as if Ng is going to transport the estate back to Macau. Cow pats v progress in Lantau We hear of a meeting in Mui Wo yesterday between the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and a collection of non-governmental organisations that want to stop the removal of feral cows from southern Lantau. Rainbow Wong, a big landowner, together with the department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1022697/macau-gaming-executive-threatens-french-heritage
  2. 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
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Digesting the price

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

    ... in North Lantau. It will process 200 tonnes a day of food waste and will supposedly generate some 14 million kilowatts per hour. The plant was discussed at an environmental affairs panel meeting ... 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

    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
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why are London barristers calling Hong Kong Treasure Island?

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... as "Treasure Island".   A forum on incineration Incineration is a sensitive topic these days. The government has for the moment put on hold plans to build one on the island of Shek Kwu Chau near Lantau. There has been growing opposition around the world to traditional mass burn incinerators, which many see as a threat to the environment and public health. There are those who maintain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1211726/why-are-london-barristers-calling-hong-kong-treasure-island
  6. 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
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government clearly off the rails on transport policy

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:28am by Howard Winn

    ... result in a tremendous loss to the civil service. This is why it has to keep control of building roads. Look at the new plans for "developing" Lantau. We can imagine the scene: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1432163/government-clearly-rails-transport-policy
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Outrageous sexism in the People's Daily

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

    ... and return for recycling use."   Pointless pavilions Our piece yesterday about ugliness on Lantau has prompted a reader to inform us of a recent visit to the beautiful Tap Mun (Grass Island ... 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 ...

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

    New 7-Eleven in Lan Kwai Fong dismays bar owners

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Howard Winn

    ... to a Reuters report, are unfazed about parking their cars and scooters on traffic islands, the pavement or simply in the middle of the street. But at least the police there have come up with a creative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1416109/new-7-eleven-lan-kwai-fong-dismays-bar-owners
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Antarctic mystery heats up with ships trapped in ice

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:36am by Howard Winn

    ... increasing by about 1 per cent per decade. Last week, the British Antarctic Survey announced that the melting of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, in Antarctica, had suddenly slowed in the past few ... are indebted to Financial News for the following story: a few years ago a senior investment banker was on holiday on a remote Scottish island. With no mobile phone reception and desperate for news from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1400130/antarctic-mystery-heats-ships-trapped-ice

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