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  1. Business - Economy - LAI SEE

    Former judge says Hong Kong's town planning process is unfair

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Howard Winn

    ... unacceptable practice of being indecently vague again and again and … the frequent promises to give fuller details later". Waung is also unhappy with the way Hong Kong's town planning process is structured. "The whole town planning process in Hong Kong is a classroom example of inequality of arms, with the developer having the huge resources, with professionals working for long periods ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581336/former-judge-says-hong-kongs-town-planning-process-unfair
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Territories, and to a lesser extent elsewhere in Hong Kong. Nobody is likely to be prosecuted for this. It's also another example of the government's weakness in dealing with the problem. It set up a committee in 2002 to consider the matter, but when asked its progress will say it is "still studying" the issue. It is Hong Kong governance at its worst, involving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... Airways has invested in the company in return for a long-term jet-fuel supply agreement. You would have thought it would have made sense for Cathay to strike that kind of deal in Hong Kong ... for the government to think out of the box, and conceive a way that Hong Kong's hugely unpopular landfills could be turned into biofuels?   The death of Hong Kong? We read of another report predicting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The green green grass of Hong Kong … or lack of it

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... accessible to the public in Hong Kong was drastically reduced, there was some disappointment. We are referring to the lawn at the back of the Hollywood Hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland, which has been ... the resort area, which the public can access freely and are well away from the crowds in the main amusement park. It is just a pity there isn't more of this elsewhere in Hong Kong.   Not cricket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1521431/green-green-grass-hong-kong-or-lack-it
  5. 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 ... by the Airport Authority's own consultant, Ove Arup, which admitted that the runway would struggle to meet Hong Kong's latest air quality standards, which are a legal requirement. ...

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

    We will die poorer than our parents, says Marc Faber

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Howard Winn

    ... trillion. Total credit in the world has increased by 30 per cent since 2007. Faber cited the exploits of one of Hong Kong's former financial secretaries, John Cowperthwaite, who is often credited as the architect of Hong Kong's economic miracle in the 1960s and '70s. When asked later how he did it, Cowperthwaite responded that essentially he did nothing. He let people get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1596365/we-will-die-poorer-our-parents-says-marc-faber
  7. Business - Companies - LAI SEE

    Sincere shares soar following chairman's death

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:45am by Howard Winn

    ... in billionaires occurred in Asia, rising 18.7 per cent. The United States continues to be the country with the most billionaires with 571, followed by China with 190 and Britain with 130. Hong Kong, where ... Hong Kong lags other regional financial centres in terms of female discrimination in the workplace. The survey, by eFinancialCareers, asked about 5,000 female professionals if they would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1594893/sincere-shares-soar-following-chairmans-death
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ... time ago and new technologies are now available. How confident can we be that we are getting the best waste management solution for Hong Kong? The project has so far been blocked by the Finance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    CLSA's Chris Woods assesses death and markets

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Howard Winn

    ... is assassinated than if the Thai king dies." In another interesting observation Woods drew attention to the high capital inflows into China from Hong Kong and Singapore banks, noting they appear to have been driven more by the carry trade than by foreign direct investment. That is, Hong Kong dollar funds are being swapped into renminbi and invested in high yielding renminbi wealth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593374/clsas-chris-woods-assesses-death-and-markets
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... brought some 90 women aspiring to be directors in face to face contact with some of Hong Kong's leading companies. This is because it is generally recognised most boards in Hong Kong and around the world tend to choose their directors from among their circle of buddies. The 30 per cent club was first set up in Britain and then two years ago in Hong Kong to draw attention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1591283/sfcs-civil-action-against-citic-good-first-step

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