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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Sign up to save the government from another political blunder

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and 20 metres deep for use by occasional visits by PLA warships for social or ceremonial visits. There is no harm in that and indeed might be fun for the public. But there is no need to cede the land to the PLA for this. As Paul Zimmerman, the chief executive of Designing Hong Kong, points out under the Public Order Ordinance, the area can be declared a temporary closed area for use ...

  2. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    CAAC making name over flight delays

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by George Chen

    ... Delays are understandable if caused by bad weather or technical problems, but more travellers are getting fed up with the PLA's self-important attitude towards how it wants to control ... to the military. The PLA has effectively controlled mainland airspace since 1949, allocating as little as 20 per cent of it to civil aviation. That compares with nearly 90 per cent in the United States, ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Rigid town planner annoys objectors at PLA site hearing

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 02:36am by Howard Winn

    ... they wanted to state their views at the board. The matter concerns the arrangement before the 1997 handover to provide land 150 metres long and 20 metres deep for use by PLA warships for social ... the PLA to have control over the controversial site and seven against. Nevertheless, the planning board had let it be known that in view of the large number of people who had said they wanted ...

  4. Business - China Business - SCAMS

    Chinese police in battle against fake army officers

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Beijing Culture of rampant corruption gives rise to a growing number of criminals impersonating PLA officials in a bid to make financial gains Mainland police in battle ... stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriel waiting behind," the newspaper wrote, borrowing a traditional Chinese expression. The PLA is riddled with corruption. Notoriously secretive, ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government planners are ruining Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Right in the middle of this stretch of prime waterfront we come across a fenced-off eyesore which extends for 150 metres blocking the view. This is the area reserved for the PLA pier. ...

  6. Business - Economy - TOYS

    Not so fun for some at Asia's biggest toy fair

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... but this year, there will be some big hits," Samson Chan said. A hit is a wildly popular toy that takes the market by storm. Neil Friedman, a US toy consultant, and Tim Kimber, of PlaSmart, a US toy ...

  7. Business - Companies - LEISURE

    Jockey Club targets growth of mainland China elite membership

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the club has donated selected retired racehorses to equestrian teams, PLA troops, and mounted police forces of various mainland provinces and cities in a bid to promote the development ...

  8. News - China - BANKING

    Two more bank veterans stay on to ensure stability

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to have close links to former president Jiang Zemin. Li is the son-in-law of Xiao Hua, a former senior PLA general. Neither CDB nor Exim Bank were available for comment. Zhang Ming, a professor ...



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