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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why do FedEx vans routinely park illegally in Tsim Sha Tsui?

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:28am by Howard Winn

    ... of electric vehicles and were subsidised by the taxpayer.   Top World Cup drubbings Germany's 7-1 defeat of Brazil has prompted a scramble through the record books for signs of a worse drubbing. ... on the ball with its chart that depicts every goal scored in World Cup games by minute. Thus we learn that altogether there have been 2,375 goals, of which 175 were penalties, and 38 were own goals, ...

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    Solution found for US chicken and egg problem

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Howard Winn

    ... the difference between England and a teabag? A teabag stays in the cup for longer.   HSBC tops the cost cuts The best jobs in banking are to be found in the US, at least according to research by Morgan ...

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    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Howard Winn

    ... "I have never in my 25-year career seen a revocation for such a trivial offence." We await the outcome of these appeals with interest.   World Cup modelling With the World Cup starting ... But no such relationship has been found for the World Cup. Instead, key factors include the number of players available to each country, the national interest in football, long-term footballing tradition, ...

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    What should we be worried about in World Cup year?

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:08am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Around World Cup time analysts are fond of using their skills either to chart the chances of the various teams or draw attention to arresting correlations. Lombard Street Research has produced the first of these we have encountered. It kicks off by observing: "For many, the soccer World Cup is a time of anxiousness and suffering, followed by chaotic collapse ...

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    Hong Kong tops wealth concentration table

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... they haven't done anything for the past three years.   Cup of cups The World Cup starts in 12 days in Brazil. Amid criticism of the country's preparations for the event Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff said: "I am sure that our country will put on the cup of cups." She may not have intended any ambivalence in her remarks. But if the comments by former player Ronaldo are true, ...

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    HSBC action to put hunger strikers out of their misery

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:29am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn HSBC has taken legal action against the pan-democrat hunger strikers encamped on the ground floor of its headquarters at 1 Queen's Road Central. It took out a summons earlier this week against the occupiers, seeking "to recover possession" of the premises. The occupiers were invited to attend the High Court on April 29 at "9.30 o'clock ...

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    SFC and Department of Justice like a divorced couple

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:01am by Howard Winn

    ... was that relations had improved significantly. Quizzed by the press afterwards, the silver-tongued Webb said they could hardly be worse than before. "They're like a divorced couple. They're ...

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    Li Ka-shing is still sulking about his treatment by the press

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... that?   Let them eat popcorn One of our readers was not in the best of moods last week having spent some time outside HSBC's Queen's Road Central building waiting in line in front ...

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    Chinese carmakers need to upgrade their names

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:04am by Howard Winn

    ... improvement in vehicle quality in 2013". All they have to fix now is the branding. These names don't exactly slip off the tongue.   No lining for Silver Base Two Hong Kong-listed companies announced profit warnings on the stock exchange website yesterday. Silver Base said it expected to record a loss for the six months to September on account of the economic slowdown and "a ...

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    The allure of fine art still strong among Hongkongers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to Gregory Pepin, managing director of silver for the firm. He told Lai See at a preview of its The Magnificent Silver 2013 exhibition yesterday, that Asian interest in silver objects had increased ...




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