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    More pragmatism needed over Hong Kong's land policy

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

    ... Howard Winn There's been some gnashing of teeth within the government over the supposedly low bids from property developers over the land premiums they have tendered recently. Meanwhile, the government has been trying for the past few years to force down property prices, first by attempting to talk the market down and then by introducing the stamp duty. The market has ...

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    Charles Li calls for a 'rational' debate on dual listings

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:19am by Howard Winn

    ... of a typhoon developing on the mainland," Sharmila Whelan, an analyst with Asianomics, told The Telegraph. "A nasty downturn in China and a sudden sharp correction in the Hong Kong property ...

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    Yucky title

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:25am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We all know what "yummy" means, but "Rise of the Yummy?" This is the title for a research report by HSBC about the luxury goods sector. This, according to HSBC, is being driven by young urban males- geddit? At the risk of being a tad pedantic we can see that gives us yum. We suppose that we are invited to make the jump to yummy in the same way ...

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    Another bar given leave to appeal against licensing conditions

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 12:45am by Howard Winn

    ... Licensing Board in October 2013 in the face of strong local objections, according to submissions at the hearing in which residents complained that the area was primarily a residential district ...

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    2013 was a good year for HKEx's Charles Li

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 12:32am by Howard Winn

    ... the status of women in four traditionally male-dominated sectors; logistics and transport, technology, trading and hedge funds, and one we found surprising, luxury. Luxury you would have thought would be one area where women would excel. But apparently not. While women are the major consumers of luxury brands, with LVMH reporting that they account for 85 per cent of its customers, ...

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    Infrastructure spending is declining, says Starry Lee

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... to task China Three Gorges Corp for wasteful and expensive spending on overly big and luxurious offices and cars. The state-owned enterprise that manages the Three Gorges Dam, the biggest dam ...

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    It's the infrastructure, not the aged, that's costing us

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... miracle given the depredations made on it by the government and property developers. Belatedly, further encroachments have just about been stopped and efforts are being made to beautify ...

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    Sex Drugs and GDP

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... draws a parallel with the crackdown on "luxury" spending, gifting and banqueting by Communist Party officials last year, which had a significant impact on retail sales. China ...

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    A new website makes it easier to find a place to live in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:55am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We recently came across a startup whose mission touches practically everyone in Hong Kong. It's an online property advertising platform called spacious.hk. Nothing remarkable in that you might think, but this site aims to shake up the residential online market by radically improving the experience for buyers and renters. "You only need to compare websites ...

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    Landlord sues Annells' AzureTax over unpaid office rent

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:27am by Howard Winn

    ... developments. The landlord who owns the company premises in Lippo Centre is suing her for unpaid rent and vacant possession of the property. Readers will recall that Annells, a well-known tax consultant ... with "mesne profits" of HK$8,821.70 per day from December 20. So far, this totals just over HK$247,000. In addition, the landlord is demanding AzureTax quit the property. Interestingly, ...




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