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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Ominous warnings over damage caused to protest-hit Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 07:26am by Howard Winn

    ... with the media. Vickers said it was important that the government addressed the social issues that fuelled public support for the protests, such as housing and low wages. As for business, Hong Kong ...

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    Leung needs wow factor to defuse umbrella movement

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:29am by Howard Winn

    ... and social issues that have fuelled the dissatisfaction of many people in Hong Kong and that show up in surveys such as the Baptist University's Hong Kong transition project and have ignited ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKEx still feels the pain of losing Alibaba to the United States

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:28am by Howard Winn

    ... in the economic, social and environmental dimensions of our industry." Clearly this issue has not gone away.   Chainrai sues for HK$66.7m There seems to have been a falling-out between Hong Kong ... for having let such a milch cow slip through their fingers was palpable. They were at a number of meetings to try and get round the vexed issue of Alibaba's dual-class shares. In one of his ...

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    New 7-Eleven in Lan Kwai Fong dismays bar owners

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

    ... regulations. Also, the chief executive in council has for many years had the authority to issue regulations to regulate the sale of liquor for consumption off the premises and specifically to regulate ... a cultural shift. "Sharing, such as on social networks, is needed to fight certain patterns of illegality and rule breaking, and also of crime," he said. Absolutely!   Have you got any ...

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    Rigid town planner annoys objectors at PLA site hearing

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 02:36am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Observers of yesterday's meeting of the Town Planning Board to hear the People's Liberation Army waterfront site issue were mystified by the rigid attitude of board ... they wanted to state their views at the board. The matter concerns the arrangement before the 1997 handover to provide land 150 metres long and 20 metres deep for use by PLA warships for social ...

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    Make Hong Kong more family-friendly says women's survey

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... biases in Hong Kong's decision-making process," DeGolyer said, adding that poll data show that women are more concerned then men about social and environmental issues. "Democracy ... and mines the public opinion data that HKTP has collected since 1994 to reveal changes in attitudes and behaviour of Hong Kong people in areas such as feeling towards national day, issues of concern ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The importance of knowing who does the auditing

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... over issues such as what are business' ethical and social responsibilities; is philanthropy an important part of the social responsibility of business, or should they get on with what ... or a "compelling" way for companies to contribute to society. Others pointed out that the issue was not so much about business handing over a cheque to charity but acting responsibly in the first place. All ...

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    HKT takes telecoms regulator to court over Apple's sim-locking

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

    ... been an issue of some interest in Britain, where it has been debated by social commentators and comedy shows like Monty Python. Such is the level of interest in the matter the BBC has developed ... Mobile and China Mobile. HKT's application for a judicial review is not directly aimed at Apple but at the Communications Authority, which it says has been dragging its feet over the issue ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Our HSBC- too big to fail, and too big to work

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... was recently in Paris, and attempted to use his HSBC ATM card at an HSBC ATM machine on the Champs-Élysées. The only payment network used by HSBC outside Hong Kong is China UnionPay. A Hong Kong-issued ... station. We asked SmarTone how a company that claimed to be socially responsible could brazenly behave like this. The company thanked us for bringing the subject to its attention, adding: "We ...

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    Never was so much bureaucracy employed with so little effect

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... for these bodies to come together. It transpires the problem is the vexed issue of illegal parking of bicycles, which according to a letter from the District Lands Office, Sai Kung, is "causing ... in second- and third-tier cities to avoid becoming "too commonplace". Quartz also makes the point that Burberry has a better social media strategy and apparently does better than Louis ...




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