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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Legco advisers to tobacco groups should declare their interest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... in medical care and which seriously impedes productivity. Tobacco kills one in two users. Cigarettes retail here at only 65 per cent of the prices in Singapore, 50 per cent in Ireland and Britain ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Howard Winn

    ... Michael Lewis has a new book out. Flash Boys is about high frequency traders and how they make their money. Investment in rapid transmission systems enables them to see retail orders coming ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Female lawyer says it is ludicrous to ban ladies' nights

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 12:34am by Howard Winn

    ... silent for fear of isolation or discrimination. A number of bars and retail outlets are supporting the charity. For the numerous ways you can lend support over the next month go ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... to a deterrent level in today's budget. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah had apparently been considering increasing the tax so that the retail price for a packet of cigarettes would ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Sex Drugs and GDP

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... draws a parallel with the crackdown on "luxury" spending, gifting and banqueting by Communist Party officials last year, which had a significant impact on retail sales. China ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    New 7-Eleven in Lan Kwai Fong dismays bar owners

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Howard Winn

    ... in the area, are also allowed to sell alcohol to minors. Indeed there are no restrictions on retail outlets such as convenience stores and supermarkets from selling to minors. Although some as a matter ... "to party", much to the consternation of parents. This is surely undesirable. Retail premises such as convenience stores and supermarkets selling liquor should be licensed to sell ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Charles Li makes a big call on one country, one system

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:30am by Howard Winn

    ... was launched in 2002 and has seen sales of some two million pieces. In its statement the company complains that jewellery retailers and online traders on the mainland website Taobao "have been ... communication's head honcho in Asia, Tom Grimmer, has resigned after about only 18 months in the job. His place has been taken by Malcolm Wallis, previously HSBC's retail banking global head ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Wild ride for Hang Seng Index in the Year of the Horse

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... detector" suggests the best performances will come from businesses associated with wood such as retail and plantations, while the fire element favours sectors such as the internet, ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKTDC's unnecessary forum does nothing for Hong Kong's image

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:15am by Howard Winn

    ... to sell off their old stock, unlike other retailers which have ceased all sales of Angora items. In a message to shoppers Peta says to look at the label on sweaters and scarves, and if it says ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Couple's medical plan turns out to be sham

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 03:03am by Howard Winn

    ...   Is tapering a plus for property? We were interested to see the swift positive response by retail estate agent CBRE to the US Federal Reserve's announcement that it will start to "taper" ...




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