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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the BRICS Development Bank. SCMP Business, July 9   Translation: the Losers' Club wishes to squander even more of the scant capital resources of its member governments by funding vanity ... serve mass markets, not premium ones, and their beneficiaries include you. Odds are that you are a small indirect shareholder of McDonald's and Nissan through funds held in your pension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1550671/losers-clubs-spend-good-money-bad-ideas
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Housing Authority will run out of money if it continues building flats without raising rents that are already among the lowest in urban world High time we stopped paying this rent Professor Raymond So Wai-man, who chairs the Housing Authority's finance committee, said it may need to ask for more funding as its coffers will have dwindled to HK$28.2 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Pension funding figures don't add up

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:44am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp A state pension would either be paltry or would have to be funded through higher MPF payments, further undermining people's savings Pension funding figures ... need this savings income to fund the health costs that we have assumed are taken care of separately from the pension. In any case our government is of no mind to use its savings for social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520668/pension-funding-figures-dont-add
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Social responsibility should begin and end with the law

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... afternoon. So they go, dressed in silly hats and forced smiles to raise a few thousand dollars for the children's something or other fund. It's really just corporate self promotion and, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1535837/social-responsibility-should-begin-and-end-law
  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that private sources would provide some of the funding, in the end it all came from the banks under edict from the state. That just weakened the banks further. Much the same will happen with social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1534348/permanent-stimulus-putting-chinas-economic-health-risk
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's consumer success story still has a long way to go

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... future wealth and, quite obviously, idle, frivolous spending must take second place while this is being done. But once basic infrastructure demands have been met, there is room for a more relaxed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1530418/chinas-consumer-success-story-still-has-long-way-go
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Piketty's 700-page blockbuster details how wealth has become more concentrated this century and how the gap between rich and poor has widened to an extent that it can only, in his view, be redressed ... and you will be struck by how poorly the working people live for the wealth of their country. Their president, aided by the likes of Mr Piketty, tell them ceaselessly that their problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1501208/rich-are-easy-target-tax-offensive-wont-help-poor
  8. Business - Companies - JAKE'S VIEW

    Corporate rescue bill not worth saving

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in this town that in practice it is shareholders who are paid out first and wages last. It is why we have a Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund, financed by an annual levy of HK$250 on each business registration certificate. If your employer goes bust and vanishes, leaving your wages unpaid, the fund will make it up to you for up to four months' pay. But who will speak for unpaid wages if we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1525558/corporate-rescue-bill-not-worth-saving
  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Ungrateful arts leaders owe public an apology over West Kowloon project

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:29am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Mix public funding with the arts in this town and what you get is a fixation with costly, fancy buildings, mostly of the windowless sort ... "Gimme more money." I have never met a fund manager that compulsive. Note the arrogance, too. These people want HK$23 billion from us for a basement in West Kowloon, more than the entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524094/ungrateful-arts-leaders-owe-public-apology-over-west-kowloon-project
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    There's no proof that graft has harmed China's market development

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... only gradually. I do not advocate it but I do recognise it. The proceeds of corruption in a state-planned economy are often what funds the creation of the efficient and productive sides ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1522679/theres-no-proof-graft-has-harmed-chinas-market-development

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