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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Capital investment fails unless you build social capital as well

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... unless you build social capital as well As a youngster, Monitor 's columnist lived largely in the oil-exporting kingdoms, sultanates and emirates of the Persian Gulf. At the time, money ... to private entrepreneurs and levels of education, among others. All these together, he calls social capital, arguing that for any level of social capital, there is an optimum level of investment ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    It's not heresy to expect grand projects to pay for themselves

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:01am by Tom Holland

    ... declared, is for the government to "broaden the revenue base", which is a euphemism for raising more tax. In response, Monitor argued that the prospect of a deficit is the result ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Even an export rebound won't do much to lift China growth

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:07am by Tom Holland

    ... as significant as many of the responses implied. What really threw the analytical community was the publication of customs figures showing mainland exports were up 10.6 per cent last month compared ... In fact, imports were also strong, rising by a chunky 10 per cent. Second, if over-invoicing were responsible for exaggerating exports, you would have expected shipments to Hong Kong- hot ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    The encouraging signs behind China's record funding figures

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Tom Holland

    ... shadow market- and both optimists and pessimists can find evidence to support their views. Altogether, as the first chart shows, new funding measured by Beijing's "total social ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    A nice idea Mr Yam, but it will be a long time before it can fly

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:27am by Tom Holland

    ... cheap Clearly, however, Yam was undismayed at the lukewarm response generated by his 2012 recommendation, because now he's at it again. This week he published a paper calling ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Claims for economic freedom index simply don't stand up

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:30am by Tom Holland

    ... On Liberty, for daring to suggest that because trade is a social rather than personal act, it should be subject to social control and regulation. The foundation's researchers have no doubts. ... Yet despite that handicap, Britain has managed to overhaul Hong Kong in terms of income per capita. Meanwhile, the social democracies of Scandinavia, which also get a lowly freedom rank from ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The essential financial reform Beijing cannot afford to ignore

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:27am by Tom Holland

    ... be overhauled, so local governments are no longer responsible for 85 per cent of overall government spending on just 50 per cent of the revenues. No one advocates a re-imposition of the old agricultural ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong needs a fresh policy on water before the taps run dry

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:15am by Tom Holland

    ... to water policy. At the moment, there are almost a dozen different government bureaus and departments responsible for water management, including the Water Supplies Department, the Drainage ... Civic Exchange contrasts Hong Kong's water policy, or lack of it, unfavourably to the approach taken in Singapore, where everything to do with water is the responsibility of the Ministry ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Spending on old folks isn't the problem- it's the solution

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:37am by Tom Holland

    ... and Welfare Fund, to be managed by the Exchange Fund and dedicated to providing a social safety net for the city's growing population of elderly. The government is now sitting on something like ...

  10. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    CY's policies will exacerbate city's coming down-cycle

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:36am by Tom Holland

    ... and plentiful reserves. But then he warned: "Tackling the root of persistent problems will lead to a continuous increase in expenditure. The government has the responsibility to keep expenditure ...




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