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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Deborah Annells remanded in custody after fresh charges

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:32am by Howard Winn

    ... say that they do not have M&A plans in 2014, around the same proportion as in 2013," the report said.   What is art? There will be some disappointment at the Asia Society and possibly others at the number of people who turned up to the painting Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The painting has been on display at the Asia Society for the four weeks ...

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    Legco advisers to tobacco groups should declare their interest

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

    ... from a frustrated reader who, tired of inhaling the fumes from idling engines outside his residence in May Road, complained to the Environmental Protection Department about the nuisance. ... period. "Both traffic wardens and environmental protection inspectors are empowered to enforce the law. Traffic wardens will enforce the law during their normal patrol duty. The EPD, ...

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    Charles Li calls for a 'rational' debate on dual listings

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:19am by Howard Winn

    ... about investor protection. The success to date by firms like Google and Facebook makes it difficult for us to conclude that US investors have lost out as a result of such structures." One ...

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    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

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

    ... Hong Kong. Small wonder it cannot organise itself to get a halfway decent harbour front, or why there is a shortage of moorings for boats while there are literally acres of space in typhoon ...

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    'The government behaves as if it is ashamed'

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... of our children, about the shape of the society we want to have. That's why it is so important to create proper records," he said. Waung might also have added that this was precisely ...

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    Art Basel coming to Hong Kong in a cloud of cigar smoke

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:34am by Howard Winn

    ... of repose is in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan. It's on display at the Asia Society Hong Kong until April 13. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities trust has given HK$4.2 million to ensure it got here in one piece. When the Asia Society approached the Jockey Club it was asked how many people it thought would view the painting. The Asia Society said 40,000 even though the most ...

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    Female lawyer says it is ludicrous to ban ladies' nights

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

    ... on international ladies' day." The lady, who is herself a lawyer, goes on. "I would like to explain that the whole spirit of the anti-discrimination law was to protect ladies, or men ...

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    Webb no ball stumpscricket club maidens

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:25am by Howard Winn

    ... will continue to be remote. When men and women are prevented from recognising one another's essential humanity by sexual prejudices … society as a whole remains less than it could otherwise ... at Emmaus. It will be the centrepiece of an exhibition at the Asia Society Hong Kong from March 12 to April 13. A particular feature of Caravaggio was the vividness and dramatic light of his ...

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    It's the infrastructure, not the aged, that's costing us

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... the waterfront Hong Kong is routinely described as having one of the finest harbours in the world. On clear days, which are getting rare, it is a sight to behold. That it still survives is a minor ... difficult to access. In the words of Paul Zimmerman of Designing Hong Kong, which commissioned the survey with the Harbour Business Forum, "There's a lot more to be done."   Have you ...

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    Numbers don't stack up for 30% Club's boardroom goals

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

    ... Howard Winn The great and the good of Hong Kong society gathered at the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre to hear Mervyn Davies, Lord Davies of Abersoch, talk about the 21st Century Boardroom. But the real reason was to continue the 30% Club's assault on the corporate boardrooms which have long been a bastion confined largely to males. The 30% Club is an outreach arm of The Women's ...




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