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  1. Business - LAI SEE

    Solution found for US chicken and egg problem

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

    ... Howard Winn They are cock-a-hoop at Reuters over their exclusive story about a problem in the chicken breeding industry in the US. Apparently a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility leading to a shortage of chickens and rising prices. The breed, Aviagen Group's standard Ross male, is sire through its offspring to as much as 25 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1550666/solution-found-us-chicken-and-egg-problem
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Trust me- I'm an expert, but even experts can get it wrong

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by Howard Winn

    ... of science, the truth of an idea or theory is not always on its own sufficient for it to become accepted. Ideas, scientific, social or political, come to us through people within a certain social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1547030/trust-me-im-expert-even-experts-can-get-it-wrong
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKICPA's disciplinary arrangements are a joke

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am by Howard Winn

    ... and at most a week. It is clear that nobody is taking this issue seriously and that the institute's disciplinary proceedings are a joke. There is no question after this farce that it should lose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549251/hkicpas-disciplinary-arrangements-are-joke
  4. Business - LAI SEE

    Old school politician Macfarlane tells it like it is on carbon tax

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Howard Winn

    ... that it only takes a few years of bad government to destroy an investment reputation and conceded that Australia did have a sovereign risk issue. However he was at pains to assure potential investors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1543891/old-school-politician-macfarlane-tells-it-it-carbon-tax
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

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

    ... issued a black alert for the country, meaning that all travel should be avoided. The risk in the Philippines was nowhere near this serious but the bureau nevertheless issued the same alert ... the matter was resolved, Lai still tried to maintain the alert was imposed for valid security reasons. Now, with Occupy Central, we have an even more politically charged issue. Given its record ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1531110/can-we-believe-security-bureau-occupy-central
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    White paper triggers heated debate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:19am by Howard Winn

    ... attempts to recast the debate over political reform in Hong Kong and make it an issue of national security, which is synonymous with the maintenance of the Communist Party. Together with references to the People's Liberation Army garrison here, the document is intended as a warning to Hong Kong people to pull their heads in and stop protesting. Occupy Central is a particularly touchy issue, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1532107/white-paper-triggers-heated-debate
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The SFC finally gets its man- third time lucky

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:39am by Howard Winn

    ... were convicted on Tuesday at the Tsuen Wan Court on four charges of issuing advertisements to promote a collective investment scheme without the authorisation of the SFC. Pacific Sun was fined ... not been authorised by the SFC to be issued to the public and that in this case there was no evidence the fund was only intended for or had only been sold to professional investors. Some years ago ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1530379/sfc-finally-gets-its-man-third-time-lucky
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is Hong Kong's rule of law becoming a victim of political expediency?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Howard Winn

    ... And while we're on politically sensitive issues, let's not forget the matter of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. He was referred to the Independent Commission Against ... at the way the organisation has handled the case. In any case Tsang himself admitted several of the trips at issue. In the meantime we had the unsavoury case of former ICAC chief Timothy Tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524839/hong-kongs-rule-law-becoming-victim-political-expediency
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Elvis Au yet to convince on case for an incinerator in Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:19am by Howard Winn

    ... there have been numerous papers written on incinerators and their impact on public health. There is still significant concern over this issue. In Europe, where there are hundreds of incinerators, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1519784/elvis-au-yet-convince-case-incinerator-hong-kong
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... in the Financial Times recently found that the majority wanted to work in IT (34 per cent) followed by engineering (18 per cent). Next came police work, health care, architecture, law, hospitality, social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510850/beijing-does-not-have-most-polluted-air-world

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