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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Mark Daly

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... and works at a firm doing China intellectual property law. I was interested in human rights stuff, but wasn't sure how I could do that in Hong Kong. Then I saw (Hong Kong-based human-rights ... Canadian. She said she wouldn't continue to go out with me if I didn't get a law degree- very status conscious; if you're not a doctor, lawyer or engineer, it's not good. RIGHTS ...

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    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Heritage-themed property developments are a lucrative exploitation of history, nature and the public, writes Jason Wordie The money culture Heritage themes in Hong Kong’s property market have proliferated in recent years, for reasons that extend far beyond a desire to portray local history in meaningful, accessible and authentic ways. Photographic exhibitions ...

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    Reflections: The hoard instinct

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:27pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... has not been spared the ignominy of public court appearances for his alleged corruption in office. Whether that's the much-vaunted rule of law at work or he is the victim of a political purge orchestrated by shadowy forces doesn't matter. Hui's ordeal- he faces charges over his dealings with Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairmen while in office- makes us believe ...

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    Then & now: la Bella Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... state money to finance church property purchases. These were brokered by the dictator's daughter, Edda, and son-in-law, Count Galeazzo Ciano, the Italian consul in Shanghai. Italian ... but the influence of the Italian state, and fascist-financed links to the Roman Catholic Church's substantial local property empire, are less well known. Recent newspaper investigations in Europe have ...

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    Bog standards

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... as now, it was virtually impossible to take serious action against property developers, as class-action suits are not permitted under local law. Lee Iu-cheung (1896-1976), businessman, ...

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    Then & now: Laundering service

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Jason Wordie

    ... From the beginning, Hong Kong was simply “that kind of place” and in consequence the colony attracted, and created, “those kinds of people”. Legal protection on private property created a safe ... the British colony offered. At the least, Hong Kong’s laws (unlike those in the rest of China) were not arbitrary. In consequence, the colony was a safe haven for businessmen (and others), ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: taking liberties

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am

    ... the worst offenders in the public eye, but the Public Works Department was also a law unto itself, as was the Lands Department. In light of the salt-water concrete and other shocking scams, one ... posts for their children and other close relatives; and sweetheart retirement or overseas property investment deals. And, of course, there is the whole gamut of cheap-jack stunts perpetuated ...

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    Then & now: Home and away

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... on neutral ground and conduct negotiations among the safety of crowds. In mainland cities, by contrast, law enforcement and personal security- then as now- could be readily bought and sold. ... advantage. Discreet properties, bought and then kept empty by mainland "investors", are nothing new; if the past offers any reliable guide, many have recently been acquired to provide ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Andrea Chen

    ... the Executive Council after it rejected his calls to delay enactment of the controversial anti-subversion Article 23 of the Basic Law. His action reportedly forced then chief executive Tung Chee-hwa ... One of the properties was in the Hong Kong Parkview development, which made headlines again in 2003 when the body of a wealthy banker was found in a rented storeroom there. The poor man had ...



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