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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

    ... Howard Winn Those that take the time and effort to object to planning applications at the Town Planning Board have long been angered by the unfairness of the process. It is routinely criticised for rubber-stamping developer applications, no matter how awful their impact on the community. But it will be interesting to see how the board reacts to an objection letter by retired High ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mui Wo parking out of control

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... it will take to get the police to enforce the traffic regulations.   Duck is welcome but fantasies still waddle on to yearbook pages We are pleased to see that the government's yearbook Hong Kong ... heads and choosing more interesting photographs. This year's frontispiece is a cheery photograph of the yellow duck floating off the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. There is an enlightening ...

  3. 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

    ... Howard Winn The 30-day consultation period for the environmental impact assessment for the third airport runway is over and all that is needed now is for the Environmental Protection Department to apply its rubber stamp. The assessment report will next be scrutinised by Anissa Wong Sean-yee in her capacity as director of environmental protection. She also wears another hat- ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The ducks are not talking to the chickens, says Steve Vickers

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... the government is citing as the reason for changing the ordinance. "The ducks are not talking to the chickens," quipped panellist Steve Vickers, a veteran of corporate investigations. He ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Rapid response when the rich get robbed

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... about. Could it be a revival of the rubber duck syndrome that transfixed so many people? Anyhow, once the unveiling occurs, the new sign which is now a super-dynamic, all-singing all-dancing type ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why does the global warming debate generate such hot air?

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:10am by Howard Winn

    ... in attempting to lure us to one of its client's events. It turns out that the Hong Kong owned factory, Guangzhou Daming United Rubber Products, produces a range of condoms under the Aoni brand ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong only has two good think tanks, global index shows

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Howard Winn

    ... forced Blumenthal to close his award-winning Fat Duck restaurant in Bray, Berkshire, in 2009.   Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? E-mail them to howard.winn@scmp.com ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    How much longer for action on roadside pollution?

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:16am by Howard Winn

    ... their first incarnation in 1945 from leather looted from a cobbler's shop in post-war Germany and using discarded rubber from Luftwaffe airfields. They were initially popular with postmen, police ... This was immediately followed by, "Rubber Drops Most in Three Weeks." Was somebody at Bloomberg, as they say, "having a larf"?   China growth A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Town Planning Board's atrocious decision on Peak boutique hotel

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in Hong Kong. It is accessible to the rich and poor alike, the young, the old and the infirm. One wonders if anyone at the board has taken the trouble to visit the site before applying its rubber ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    If I scream and you scream, you might get chocolate ice cream

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... by Lionrock's Alice Liu and Christian Brun of Wellesley Partners. Liu and Kopp were, respectively, ranked first and second in Japan.   Duck dressed as lamb China Central Television has been having ... 40 tonnes were seized recently. This involves fraudsters treating cheap duck meat with toxic chemicals and mutton grease and selling it as expensive lamb to hotpot restaurants. ...




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