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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Trying to fake 'one country, two systems' won't work

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:50am by Howard Winn

    ... Along with this there is a fear of Hong Kong being used as a base to subvert the party's control of the mainland. As a result, Beijing wants to have its own man in charge in Hong Kong. ... under the Basic Law," said Wong. And he felt that those involved- "people of conscience"- should resign. This is the dilemma for Beijing. It wants its own man in Hong Kong, ...

  2. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Sincere shares soar following chairman's death

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:45am by Howard Winn

    ... "independents" for quite a while. Ma King-wing, another of Walter Ma's cousins, is 82 and has been an independent non-executive director since 1979, Charles Chan Man-wai since 1995 and Eric Lok ...

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    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... was naturally quite proud. What better way to inspire students than to have one of the great man's proverbs inscribed in big characters on a prominent wall together with his signature. ... is sadly lacking in rhetorical rigour. As for his rationality, as one of our colleagues remarked: "A man that drinks so little is not rational but boring."   Alibaba's women ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The SFC finally gets its man- third time lucky

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:39am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We see that the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has finally nailed Andrew Mantel, chief executive of Pacific Sun Advisors, on its third attempt. Pacific Sun and Mantel were convicted on Tuesday at the Tsuen Wan Court on four charges of ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Where does the truth lie in McDonald's 'lack of clarity'?

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by Howard Winn

    ... the company? Did the company lie?   Lord Patten of Barnes rocks Hong Kong's last governor Chris Patten, or Lord Patten of Barnes to give him his current title, is a man of wide-ranging tastes. His ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The economist who wants to be paid to be wrong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:16am by Howard Winn

    ... This is possibly a curious position for someone hoping to make money by selling his research. It is akin to the dilemma posed by the German philosopher Nietzsche of a man sawing off the branch of the tree ...

  7. Business - LAI SEE

    Entertaining insights into China's state capitalism

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Howard Winn

    ... Joe Zhang's latest book Party Man, Company Man: Is China's State Capitalism Doomed? has a similar appeal. Zhang is from mainland China and, after graduating, spent some years working ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding

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

    ... on the mainland: "There is always something to worry about." What a modest man.   Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? E-mail them to  howard.winn@scmp.com ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Scientists say planet is warming at half the forecast rate

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... despite the much lower levels of man-made carbon dioxide. One of the central arguments of previous IPCC reports has been that man's production of carbon dioxide has contributed to half ...   Steeling the show For years the mainland has been trying without success to consolidate the steel industry. That moment may be drawing closer, although not in the circumstances the authorities ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    We are still waiting for Anthony Wu's sanctions

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:15am by Howard Winn

    ... is a highly regarded silk, and is therefore a busy man. The HKICPA might argue that this case is a one-off, but it is clear the system is flawed and needs overhauling.   So farewell, Chitty After 27 ...




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