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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... in the Financial Times recently found that the majority wanted to work in IT (34 per cent) followed by engineering (18 per cent). Next came police work, health care, architecture, law, hospitality, social ... that Brazil is relatively expensive for a developing economy and while China is cheap for car rentals, for branded goods like Levi's jeans, Adidas shoes and iPhones it is more expensive than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510850/beijing-does-not-have-most-polluted-air-world
  2. Business - LAI SEE

    Entertaining insights into China's state capitalism

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

    ... in the People's Bank of China, before spending 11 years with investment bank UBS as an analyst, mainly as head of its China research. Indeed he first attracted public attention around 2001 for exposing ... Howard Winn Some years ago Tim Clissold wrote an entertaining tale entitled Mr China. The book describes a series of investment exploits he was involved in, to bring Western capitalist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549968/entertaining-insights-chinas-state-capitalism
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tycoon bids for a piece of Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... Tate and the Royal Society and so on. But as with so much of what goes on here, if it's a project with prestige then there's a tycoon involved. This is a public site though ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563029/tycoon-bids-piece-central-police-station-project
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Anthony Wu pays the price of professional misconduct

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:59am by Howard Winn

    ... In the meantime, while this case has been allowed to drag on for more than 10 years Wu has developed another career in public service helped by political friends in high places. Had he come under the ambit of the Securities and Futures Commission he might have felt more pain. Wu's professional misconduct relates to the collapse of the New China Hong Kong Group (NCHK) in 1999, owing creditors some HK$1.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557780/anthony-wu-pays-price-professional-misconduct
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The economist who wants to be paid to be wrong

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

    ... the public on unsafe crossings and missing or narrow footpaths. After making an on-site assessment, Designing Hong Kong submitted 128 reports to 15 districts councils and the Transport Department for action. As a result changes are being made and a street level crossing has reappeared near the Peninsula Hotel across Salisbury Road. The public can make submissions at its website: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1562207/economist-who-wants-be-paid-be-wrong
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mahjong calamity

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We bring sad tidings from Strasbourg where China's national mahjong team came a dismal 37th at the 5th Open European Mahjong Championships this month. The best individual ... from France. China's performance follows its poor showing at the Open French Championship at Toulouse last year when only one Chinese player made it into the top 10. Predictably the news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1559383/mahjong-calamity
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

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

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

    ... Howard Winn McDonald's press conference on Sunday to apologise for "its lack of clarity" should be in the playbook of every crisis management consultant. The conference was held presumably to try to boost its flagging image following its public relations missteps in its handling of the expired meat scandal surrounding Shanghai Husi Food. First it said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1561430/where-does-truth-lie-mcdonalds-lack-clarity
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Asia pays heavy price on front line of 'smoking epidemic'

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of transnational tobacco companies". The region is paying a high price for its involvement with tobacco. On the mainland, between 2003 and 2008, some 3.2 per cent of total health-care expenditure went ... in the western Pacific region two people die every minute, "placing a huge burden on health-care systems". Interestingly, Mackay observes that one of the obstacles to tobacco control include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1296770/asia-pays-heavy-price-front-line-smoking-epidemic
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    What's the point of yet another report on biodiesel?

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:08am by Howard Winn

    ... mainland China's legal system to "protect their legitimate interests" ended up banging their head against a brick wall. Even if against all the odds they manage to secure a court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557108/whats-point-yet-another-report-biodiesel
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:21am by Howard Winn

    ... to construct a historical account of the early days of one country, two systems. It is therefore hardly surprising that since the Hong Kong-Macau bridge assessment, public confidence and trust ... and intended to pervert the course of public justice. This relates to using a false document to obtain a variation of bail at a court hearing on April 11. Annells has applied for legal aid and her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1556562/hong-kong-will-get-its-third-runway-hook-or-crook

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