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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKT takes telecoms regulator to court over Apple's sim-locking

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

    ... have more for those wishing to continue the great debate triggered by our Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah as to what it means to be middle class. Class and its ramifications have long ... see people wrestling with questions like, "Can I have no money or job and still be middle class?" Then there is this: "I've been lost in South America, and 'found ...

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

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

    ... Howard Winn Now that the dust has settled on whether the Hong Kong stock exchange should grant Alibaba a special waiver to list dual-class shares, HKEx chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia ... makes the point that dual listings are permitted in the US, saying, "It is difficult to conclude that US regulators chose to allow the dual-class share regimes because they do not care ...

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    Hong Kong crowd funding site looking for momentum

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... Appedu was founded by a group of University of Hong Kong graduates and describes itself as an e-learning platform to link up teachers and students in conducting online classes, sharing teaching ...

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    John Tsang is already taking too much out of the economy

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... In racking up surpluses in this way, the government is taking money out of the economy. This money, if left in our hands, could be spent on goods and services. There is no need for the middle class ...

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    Former RMJM employees owed HK$3m in unpaid wages

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:53am by Howard Winn

    ... with reports of unpaid wages and bills to suppliers and contractors. There were similar reports from its offices elsewhere in Asia, Europe, the United States and the Middle East. Controlled ...

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    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 ...

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    The Women's Foundation seeks those with blue-chip credentials

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 05:29am by Howard Winn

    ... middle- and high-school students more than doubled between 2011 and 2012. About 11 per cent of the population smoke in Hong Kong, which is low by world standards. Nevertheless, although its cost ...

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    Hong Kong's roadside pollution is affecting children's lungs

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 02:52am by Howard Winn

    ... schools in the city, although none were in the most polluted urban areas. Nevertheless, in one class 25 per cent of the children suffered from asthma, and in another 15 per cent had the condition. ... condition. In one class, there was smoking in 60 per cent of pupils' homes. Admittedly, this a fairly small survey, but its findings should worry the parents of young children. The Hong Kong ...

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    CLSA unearths the truth about made-in-China excavators

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 01:32am by Howard Winn

    ... Caterpillar came out on top, Chinese firm Sany offered "competitive models with superior performance and fuel efficiency to Korean and Japanese brands in the medium 20-24.9 tonne class." So ...

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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

    ... a world-class easy-to-use site. Both Ghafoor and co-founder David Beatty come from property-owning families in London and Australia. They have funded the site themselves with assistance from the Hong ...




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