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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's anti-money-laundering laws make a mockery out of justice

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Our anti-laundering laws are a travesty "I immediately realised I was being hired … to hide the source and beneficiaries of shady transactions potentially worth ... evaluation. Hong Kong had best ready itself. We practice a gross breach of one of its most fundamental principles of rule of law And Hong Kong has. We have found an easy way to score high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593408/hong-kongs-anti-money-laundering-laws-makes-mockery-out-justice
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong contractors' bid-rigging is behind rising prices

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Industry players say their own costs are pushing quotes sky-high, but data taken from GDP figures does not support their claims HK contractors' bid-rigging behind rising prices One contractor who asked to remain anonymous described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1594838/hong-kong-contractors-bid-rigging-behind-rising-prices
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Distant central bankers drive home prices up in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and it is that these irresponsible monetary practices abroad have completely distorted our property market. I present the evidence of the chart, which shows that over the last six years prices of smaller flats, defined ... of the more common reasons offered for the strength of our property market is that an inflow of hot money, principally from the mainland, is driving prices up. But hot money flows mostly do not go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586672/distant-central-bankers-drive-home-prices-hong-kong
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing- not science- is the best use of land at Science Park's fourth phase

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... what a surprise- help for the elderly and for small and medium enterprises. If only Science Park chairman Nick Brooke, a career property man, could learn to wrap his tongue around words like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1588170/housing-not-science-best-use-land-science-parks-fourth-phase
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the whole world. We are talking of Hong Kong only, and Hong Kong employers have their own way of distorting the local labour market as much as any minimum wage law can do. Their way is to lobby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Social responsibility should begin and end with the law

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and end with the law Corporate social responsibility (CSR)- a management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns into their operations and interactions ... an obligation beyond any imposed on them by law to promote social harmony and equality and to pioneer environmental protection practices. If it is required of them by law then they have a legal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1535837/social-responsibility-should-begin-and-end-law
  7. Property - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's simple answer to its industrial land space puzzle

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:06am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to industrial land puzzle The government's bias towards housing development in planning policy has left business owners crying out for industrial space. SCMP Property, July 2 Let me present you ... be put to purely industrial uses. I don't blame the CFA. That was what the law said and our top judges had to go with the law. Nor would it be easy for government to change this law. It goes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/article/1545172/hong-kongs-simple-answer-its-industrial-land-space-puzzle
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong government's reserves are not big enough to fight 'financial predators'

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to the US dollar was in occasional question and general confidence was weakened when a certain ship owner's son, mistakenly made chief executive, vowed to trash property prices with a flood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563045/hong-kong-governments-reserves-are-not-big-enough-fight-financial-predators
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's currency swap deal with Switzerland is just plain dumb

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with it. The basic rule here is something like the law of gravity, which says that what goes up must come back down. In balance of payments matters, the law is that what comes in must go back out. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559951/chinas-currency-swap-deal-switzerland-just-plain-dumb
  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China risk is the real worry for Hong Kong banks

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... As the first chart shows, even at the height of the property slump in 2001, with residential prices on their way to a 70 per cent collapse from their 1997 peaks, the six-month mortgage delinquency ... keenly, although they do. Traditionally, if your bank forecloses on you it can sell your property at only the value of your outstanding mortgage balance. Someone in the know- we say no more- may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555497/china-risk-real-worry-hong-kong-banks

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